Bryan Police Respond to Speculation of Suspects in Recent Robberies

The Bryan police department’s investigation of two armed robberies at an apartment complex this week has started a conversation on Twitter. Officer Kelley McKethan, responding to speculation that a Texas A&M football player was arrested, says they are still looking for one man accused of a Monday night holdup and two men involved in a […]

Attempting to Reduce Aggie Football Post Game Traffic

The College Station city council Thursday night received recommendations about how to address more traffic from an expanded Kyle Field. Tim Lomax of the Texas Transportation Institute says the concentration of people leaving Kyle Field is higher than any downtown area in Texas except for Austin, Dallas, and Houston…and those cities have more freeways. Lomax […]

UPDATE: Investigation Into Fatal House Fire Lists Source as Undetermined

Investigation update (July 25) After an investigation, the College Station Fire Marshal has listed the cause of the fire as undetermined. Spokesman Eric Dotson said they eliminated all possible ignition sources, but “sometimes due to the damage left from fires it is not possible to identify the cause.” Friday morning update (July 12) The College Station […]

UT Regents Could Name Chancellor Finalist on Tuesday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ University of Texas System regents have set a Tuesday meeting to possibly name a finalist in their search for a new chancellor to oversee the 15-campus system. Among the reported top candidates is Admiral William H. McRaven, who coordinated the operation to kill Osama bin Laden. McRaven is commander of the […]

Longtime Dallas County Commissioner Arrested After Federal Grand Jury Indictment

News release courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Dallas: DALLAS — A federal grand jury has returned a 13-count indictment charging a long-time Dallas County elected official and three of his associates with various alleged felony offenses stemming from their involvement in conspiracies involving bribes, announced Sarah R. Saldaña, U.S. Attorney for the Northern […]

Two Men Arrested For Leaving Two Children Inside Hot and Locked Car

HITCHCOCK, Texas (AP) _ Two men have been arrested after police say they left two children inside a locked car for about 30 minutes outside a Texas gas station. The Galveston County Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/Usqc7H ) 26-year-old Chase Everett Jackson and 20-year-old Jamaree Holmes were arrested Thursday in Hitchcock. They’re each charged with one […]

Update on City Council and School Board Politics

Thursday afternoon update (7/24): Filing Thursday for College Station school board is Michael Schaefer, who is seeking the place six seat now held by Kimberly McAdams, who is seeking re-election. August 18th is the filling deadline for school board and city council seats. Monday evening update: Bryan school board member John Street says he has […]

Two Armed Robberies in Three Nights at a Bryan Apartment Complex

Bryan police investigators are looking for suspects in two armed robberies over a three night period this week at Reveille Ranch apartments on Wellborn Road. The victims, both men in their 20′s, were not hurt. On Monday night around 11, the victim says he was approached by one black male in the parking lot. The […]

Twin Cities Move Up Again in Forbes Small Cities National Rankings

Bryan/College Station continues to rise in Forbes Magazine national list of best small places for businesses and careers. Click HERE to read the Forbes online article. B/CS is second this year, up from fifth last year, sixth in 2012, and ninth in 2011. The rankings are among metro areas with populations under 250,000. In Texas, […]

40 Times in Jail and Passing Fake $20′s at a Local Drive Thru

A Bryan man has been booked into the Brazos County jail for the 40th time. Online jail records show the first arrest for James Oliver Jr. was in September 1991. The latest was Monday night, when a Bryan policeman stopped a car for making a right turn without using a turn signal. According to the […]

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