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Alligator Attacks Teen and Father in Southeast Texas

WALLISVILLE, Texas (AP) _ A man and his son have survived an alligator attack at a lake near Houston. Chambers County sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old James Hurley and his 13-year-old son, Kaleb, were in Cedar Hill Park on Sunday when an alligator grabbed the boy’s arm while he was swimming in Lake Charlotte and dragged […]

Three Violent Crimes Reported to Local Law Enforcement

Local law enforcement is asking for the public’s assistance in finding suspects in three violent crimes. Brazos County sheriff’s officers went to an armed robbery Sunday morning shortly before 5:30 at the Smetana Store west of Bryan off Highway 21. The suspect struck the clerk with his weapon before taking off with an undetermined amount […]

Texas Attorney General Opinion on Same Sex Marriage Licenses

Statement issued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, June 28 2015: Attorney General Ken Paxton today made the following statement and issued an opinion in response to questions about the impact of Obergefell v. Hodges, the case that redefined marriage: “Friday, the United States Supreme Court again ignored the text and spirit of the Constitution […]

Concrete Truck Overturns in CS, Driver Escapes Serious Injury

College Station police reports the driver of a cement truck escaped serious injury Friday afternoon when the truck flipped while attempting a right turn. Lt. Steve Brock says firefighters rescued the driver, who was trapped for a short time, then the driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The truck […]

Prison For C-Store Armed Robbery and Big Theft From Bryan Home

Two men from Lamar County in northeast Texas are headed to prison after ransacking a Bryan home two years ago and taking more than $25,000 dollars of electronics and jewelry. As part of a plea agreement, 26 year old Chad Salyer of Powderly and 27 year old Johnny Dale Smith Jr. of Paris were sentenced […]

Arrests For Selling Meth, Biting a Wal-Mart Employee, and Harrassing Ex-Wife

An undercover College Station policeman following a suspected drug dealer reported seeing the 17 year old jaywalk near Deacon and Longmire Thursday afternoon. A uniformed officer was contacted and the teen was caught following a short chase. Colton Blake Baker of College Station was arrested for possessing an estimated $1,500 dollars of methamphetamine, trying to […]

CS Council Majority Opposed To New Student Housing Development

A majority of College Station city council members voted against approving a zoning request to build a multimillion dollar student housing complex bordered by Holleman South, Harvey Mitchell Parkway, and Wellborn Road. The council then approved postponing final action until August 27. Aspen Heights, according to the developer’s concept plan, contains 174 buildings. The proposal […]

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop […]

HEB Issues Voluntary Recall on Hotdog, Hamburger Buns

Some HEB hamburger and hotdog buns, and Hill Country Fare hotdog buns are part of a voluntary recall by the grocer. There is concern that a terry cloth glove may have broken up into the dough, and its presence could present a choking hazard. Product on the shelf as of Friday, June 26 is considered […]

New Twists to Approaching Property Tax Payment Deadlines

Next Tuesday (June 30) is the last day to make property tax payments. A reminder from Brazos County Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe for those who mail their payments to do so now because the postmark, which is how they determine whether payments are on time, come from Houston and not the post offices in College […]

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