UPDATE: Three Children Die And Three More Family Members Seriously Injured In House Fire Near Conroe

Update from the Montgomery County fire marshal’s office: An early morning fire in southern Montgomery County has claimed the lives of two brothers and their sister, ages 5-13, and left their 10 year old brother, their Grandfather and an Uncle seriously injured. In total 8 members of an extended family were asleep when fire broke […]

Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization Public Meeting

The Bryan College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization is hosting a public meeting on Monday, May 15 to receive feedback on the Draft 2050 Major Thoroughfare Concept. Dan Rudge, Executive Director, said this is the third draft of the plan after taking nearly 2,000 comments into consideration after the first two drafts. “Our population is expected […]

College Station Council Approves Closing A Loophole To Protect Older Residential Neighborhoods

The College Station city council has unanimously approved closing a loophole in development regulations to protect older residential neighborhoods with owner-occupied homes from rental and multi-family housing. An amendment to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance corrects language from 2012 that inadvertently allowed new lots as small as 5,000 square feet in older residential neighborhoods. The […]

BTU Reports Telephone Scammers Have Returned

From Bryan police and BTU: Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) is warning the public about a phone scam affecting area customers. This fraudulent call is asking customers to render payment in a short time frame or services will be disconnected. Normal procedures for residential customers do not include a phone call from BTU, except in special […]

FM 60/2818 Interchange Closed Thursday Afternoon Following A Crash

Already congested traffic at the interchange that is being rebuilt near Easterwood Airport got worse Thursday afternoon following a crash. College Station police report a collision between a semi and a Texas A&MM truck. College Station firefighters had to force their way into the truck to remove the driver…who was transported to a local hospital […]

Plea Agreement For One Of Two Charged In A 2014 Bryan Traffic Manslaughter Case

A Bryan man who admitted this week to his part in a May 2014 drunk driving crash has been sentenced to ten years in prison. According to online jail records, 24 year old Erick Sanchez-Zepeda is also being held for federal immigration officials. Zepeda entered an agreement with the Brazos County district attorney’s office where […]

Bryan Woman Indicted For Medicaid And Food Stamp Fraud

A Bryan woman is accused of defrauding the state for between $5,000 and $60,000 dollars in Medicaid and state SNAP food benefits. 40 year old Christina Ayala was indicted by a Brazos County grand jury on two charges. Both are related to Ayala being accused of not reporting another adult was living at her home […]

Drinking Water Week

This week is Drinking Water Week, an effort to educate people on tap water and drinking water utilities. Jennifer Nations, the city’s Water Resource Coordinator, said drinking water is more than just what is in your glass. “When we water our lawns, when we fight fires, when we flush toilets, that’s all drinking water also,” […]

Wear Red 4 vEDS Day

Ryan Dolliver of College Station, like most two year old boys, loves to laugh, play and be mischievous. Ryan does all of these things without realizing he is living with a condition that could kill him without warning. Six months ago, Ryan was diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome or vEDS, a life threatening connective tissue […]

UPDATE: Gunfire In Two Bryan Neighborhoods Injure Three, One Critically

Bryan police are investigating two unrelated shootings in a 15 hour period. Wednesday just before 2 p.m., officers responded to an apartment located at 3534 Midwest. Investigators were told an ongoing domestic dispute between two family members that began the night before continued and escalated to one man being shot. He was taken to a […]

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