Bryan Council Hears From Uber Drivers and Opponents

UPDATED July 30, 2015 6:30 a.m.*** The Bryan city council at this week’s meeting postponed consideration of regulating ride sharing companies like Uber. But that didn’t stop five speakers from addressing the council during the public comment portion of the meeting. Four of the five said they drove for Uber. The fifth was a taxi […]

UPDATE: Identity Confirmed of Woman Who Died in Mobile Home Fire

Wednesday afternoon update: Bryan police has announced the woman killed in Tuesday’s mobile home fire as 32 year old Susanna Moreno-Lott. She was among seven adults and one juvenile who lived in the trailer. The cause of the fire remains unknown. A joint police-fire department investigation continues. Tuesday afternoon update: Bryan police and fire investigators […]

UPDATE: Planned Parenthood Lawyer Appears At Texas Senate Committee Hearing

Update: There was an unexpected appearance by a representative of Planned Parenthood Greater Texas and Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast at Wednesday’s emergency hearing of the Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee. Chairman Charles Schwertner called the general counsel for the agencies to the podium. Schwertner asked Deborah Hiser if she was going to testify […]

Two Arrests for Child Endangerment

Courtesy of College Station Police On July 28, 2015 at approximately 2032 hours, officers with the College Station Police Department received a call in regards to a theft that was in progress at Wal-Mart located at 1815 Brothers Ave. in College Station, Brazos County, Tx. As the officers were enroute to the scene, the suspect […]

CS Council Considers More Options To Fund Capital Projects

The College Station city council met for 90 minutes Tuesday night to continue deliberating whether to hold a bond issue this November. The only decision was to resume the discussion in two weeks. Staff recommended going to voters to finance some capital projects and having the council issue debt for others…as is done in Bryan. […]

City of Bryan Health and Wellness Center Expands to Include Bryan ISD Employees

The Bryan school board earlier this month approved and the city council on Tuesday gave its blessing to use a health and wellness center operated by St. Joseph Regional Health Center. Superintendent Tommy Wallis says it’s been discussed for several years and the timing was right to join in an effort to reduce illness among […]

Car Accidentally Rear Ends a College Station Apartment

College Station fire and police responded to the report of a car striking an apartment building Tuesday during the noon hour. Fire department batallion chief Robert Mumford says this was at the Flats at 12, the former Doux Chene apartments across Harvey Mitchell from the post office. A man in the apartment was watching t-v […]

Confederate Warship Cannons Arrive at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Four cannons recovered from a sunken Confederate warship have arrived at Texas A&M University for preservation. Officials say the cannons from the CSS Georgia were trucked to the school’s Conservation Research Lab on Monday. The Georgia was scuttled by its crew before Savannah fell to Union forces in 1864. The […]

CS Council Approves Developer Option Turning Retail Into Housing Space

The owners of an underperforming retail area in College Station are being allowed to have the option of converting the space to apartments. That followed a spirited debate by two members of the city council at its last meeting. Julie Schultz, who voted no, was concerned about the future of the lone business at The […]

Toxicology Report Released on Sandra Bland

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) _ Two experts say it is likely Sandra Bland had access to marijuana in jail before her death, three days after she was pulled over for a traffic stop. Authorities on Monday released an initial toxicology report for Bland after her July 13 death in the Waller County Jail. The report says […]

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