Road Rage Incident Reported to College Station Police

A motorcyclist told College Station police he was pushed off the freeway Friday by a pickup in a case of road rage. The motorcyclist reported receiving a minor knee injury after he was struck by a silver or tan Chevy or GMC single cab pickup that had construction materials in the bed. The victim reported […]

Former Bryan Federal Prison Guard Admits To Sexual Contact With An Inmate

HOUSTON (AP) _ A former guard at a federal prison camp in Central Texas has pleaded guilty to charges related to having sex with inmates. Kendrick Desmond Brooks had been a guard at the federal prison camp in Bryan, Texas. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson says the 45-year-old Bryan man pleaded guilty in a federal court […]

Waller County Grand Jury Indicts A Prairie View City Policeman

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Houston-area city councilman who was stunned with a Taser during a confrontation with police last October says he’s happy the officer who wrongly arrested him has been indicted and that attorneys are investigating if race played a role in the incident. Prairie View City Councilman Jonathan Miller said Friday that the […]

Traffic Reminders For Saturday’s A&M Men’s Basketball Home Sellout

Suggestions from Texas A&M Transportation Services includes: · Allow more travel time. · Signal timing will be changed to the football inbound plan, and collaboration will continue with the city of College Station for increased green traffic light time pre- and post-game. · If paying upon arrival, please have your $5 cash payment ready when […]

Texas A&M Vet School To Have Presence At Four A&M System Campuses

The Texas A&M vet school is going to have a presence on four sister campuses in the A&M system. Vet school dean Eleanor Green says they are in the process of hiring two people to teach and do research at West Texas A and M. Similar efforts will take place at Prairie View, Tarleton, and […]

H-E-B Recalls Cookware

H-E-B provided this notice from the U.S. Product Safety Commission: H-E-B Recalls Stainless Steel Cookware Due to Injury Hazard Hazard: The metal discs that cover the cookware’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware and return it to H-E-B for a […]

UPDATE: Texas A&M Police Announce Arrest In Assault Case

Update from Texas A&M University police: On January 27, 2016, University Police investigators identified an individual, who was allegedly involved in an assault that occurred on January 20, 2016 in Parking Area 104. Mohammad Usman, a 23 year old Texas A&M graduate student, was issued a citation for assault – offensive contact, a Class C […]

CS Man No Longer Faces The Death Penalty

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas’ highest criminal court has thrown out the death sentence for a man convicted of killing a woman at her College Station home in 2010. The Court of Criminal Appeals ruled 6-3 Wednesday to return the case of 50-year-old Stanley Griffin to the Brazos County trial court for a new punishment hearing.

B/CS Chamber Economic Outlook Conference Shows Strong Past, Uncertain Future

At the 2016 B/CS Chamber Economic Outlook Conference Wednesday the numbers and speakers both said 2015 was a record year for the state and local economies. Some of those same numbers point to what Texas A&M Real Estate Center Chief Economist Jim Gaines said could be a “transition year.” He said a downward trend in global energy […]

Robert M. Gates Promotes New Book at Texas A&M

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and former Texas A&M President Robert M. Gates was in Aggieland Wednesday promoting his new book, A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service. Gates served for more than 26 years in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Council. He […]

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