90 Years For Two Bryan Armed Robberies

A second man has been convicted of the July 2013 armed robbery of the Commerce National Bank branch on East 29th in Bryan and the highjacking of the getaway car. The Brazos County district court jury that convicted 28 year old Erric Portis Junior of Calvert heard before sentencing that he told a jailer he […]

A&M System Chancellor Calls For Flagship VP’s Resignations

Two weeks from his official first day at work, new Texas A&M President Michael Young will be getting letters of resignation from his top leadership. That’s after A&M System Chancellor John Sharp sent a letter Thursday to the executive and senior vice presidents and the president’s special advisors and special assistants at the flagship campus. […]

Thursday’s Thunderstorm Incidents

Thunderstorms moving through Bryan/College Station Thursday afternoon resulted in increased activity for emergency service agencies. Incidents included a partial roof collapse in the Northgate district at Second Street apartments. College Station city officials say no one was hurt. An ambulance was sent to Rudder High School where paramedics examined a Bryan ISD employee who feared […]

Bryan Council Takes Next Step Towards Health and Wellness District

The Bryan city council has taken the next step towards creating a Health and Wellness Area. The council at this week’s meeting unanimously passed a resolution for the future development of St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Blinn College, businesses, and residences around 29th and Villa Maria. During the council workshop, Mike Southerland, whose district includes […]

CS Council Cancels Special Meeting Addressing Blinn Legislation

From the city of College Station: At the request of Rep. John Raney, the College Station City Council will not consider a resolution at 5 p.m. today supporting proposed legislation (HB 1903, HB 2621 and SB 2042) that relates to the Blinn Junior College District. Rep. Raney’s office informed the city late this afternoon that […]

District Court Criminal Case Plea Agreements

A former employee at the Brazos County jail has admitted to smuggling drugs, tobacco, and money for an inmate. 21 year old Cody Jones, who moved to Somerville since his arrest a year ago, was given eight years probation from a five year prison sentence. He was ordered to perform 200 hours community service and […]

CSPD Arrest Homeless Women After Filing False Aggravated Robbery Report

An armed robbery report College Station police received from two homeless women last month turned out to be a lie. That led to both being arrested for filing a false police report. According to the arrest report, 39 year old Denise Lopez and 53 year old Dora Gilmore admitted to being angry at a woman […]

CS Council Annexes More Land Near Wellborn

The College Station city council has annexed more land near the Wellborn community. The unanimous vote involved 233 acres bordered by Wellborn Road, Greens Prairie Trail, and Royder Road. The only speaker before the vote was an opposing property owner, Carl Hattaway. He said his wife couldn’t come because the annexation made her sick.   […]

Cameron Officer on Probation After Seen in Chilifest Video

SNOOK, Texas (AP) _ A Central Texas police officer is on a 90-day probation after he appears in a video in which an underage drinker is allowed to walk away from a citation apparently because she beat another officer in a game. Cameron Police Chief Randy Dixon notes officer Chris Ashwood wasn’t the one who […]

Lady Antebellum Tour Bus Catches Fire in Dallas

The tour bus for Lady Antebellum co-lead singer Hillary Scott caught fire in Dallas Thursday morning. Below are screen shots from Hillary Scott’s Twittere and Instagram accounts. From Hillary’s Instgram post: “Hey guys, we had a crazy morning on the way to Dallas today. Our bus tire caught on fire and we had to evacuate […]

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