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Two Men Arrested for 150 Austin-Area Burglaries

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Police say they suspect two men are responsible for more than 150 apartment burglaries in the Austin area. Austin police have investigated the burglaries for more than a year. Authorities said during a news conference Wednesday that 29-year-old Patrick King and 33-year-old Dennis Webb have been charged with a handful of […]

Cement Truck Flips After Running Red Light

The intersection of Wellborn and Rock Prairie Roads was blocked for nearly three hours Tuesday following a crash. Witnesses told College Station Police a southbound cement truck ran a red light. The truck driver, attempting to avoid striking crossing traffic, swerved into the northbound lane. That caused the truck to roll onto its side. The […]

Bryan School Board Asked to Help Fund Natatorium Study

The Bryan school board has heard the pitch for building a new recreation center serving the twin cities, including an indoor aquatic center, that might be operated by the Houston YMCA. The Convention and Visitors Bureau board asked trustees to contribute $5,000 towards a feasibility study. College Station city councilman Karl Mooney, a member of […]

Slow Down in Work Zones

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Bryan district office held a news conference Tuesday to publicize National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week. Among the participants were the Bryan district’s transportation engineer and maintenance supervisor. Ryan Jackson and Jeffrey Holland were joined by their families in asking motorists to slow down, stay alert, and obey traffic […]

Update on BV Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Organizers of the Brazos Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial are seeking public assistance in three areas. Spokesman Ken Spencer says they’re looking for family members of three men who have been identified, so they can attend the memorial dedication that is planned for this Veterans Day. Spencer says one of the vets is Sammy Arthur Martin […]

Arrest Made in Suspected Arson Case

Bryan Police were awaiting results Tuesday on the identity of two bodies found after a Monday morning house fire, now considered arson. Police said they were unable to contact the sole occupant of the home on Vinewood, near Texas and Carson, the night of the fire. Dispatch was able to contact the resident’s mother, who […]

Two Bodies Found in Residential Fire

Update Monday 9:45 p.m. Bryan police reported finding the 2011 Ford Edge at 6 p.m. in Bryan. The vehicle was unoccupied and no other information was disclosed what was or wasn’t found. The update did not disclose whether the identities of the victims have been determined and/or the cause of death. Original story: Bryan Fire […]

UT Regent May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A draft of a long-awaited legislative committee report says University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall may have committed impeachable offenses in his campaign to oust UT President Bill Powers. The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/1mUH6Yj) obtained a copy of the 176-page draft made available to members of a select Texas House […]

False Sexual Assault Report Made to the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office

Last November, Brazos County sheriff’s officers investigated a reported sexual assault involving a woman who said she was pulled over by a law enforcement officer. The woman has been arrested for making a false report and fabricating evidence. Sheriff Chris Kirk says there was evidence 24 year old Elizabeth Hilty of Huntsville had consentual contact […]

Only Psychiatric Hospital in the Brazos Valley Opens Tuesday

Tuesday is opening day at the newest medical facility in Brazos County. Monday was the ribbon cutting and tours of the 72 bed Rock Prairie Behavioral Health center. Dr. Duane Runyan, a Texas A&M graduate, is chief executive of the only psychiatric hospital in the Brazos Valley. The 72 bed campus includes inpatient and outpatient […]

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