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Reconstruction set on county road
A section of Old Independence Road will be Monday for rehabilitation. The Washington County Road & Bridge Department said Old Independence Road from the Brenham city limits to Airport Road will be "semi-closed" Monday, and that motorists using the road can expect delays.
R. Kelly charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, reports say
CHICAGO - Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court records. Thursday's charges come after years of allegations directed at Kelly, accusing the now 52-year-old of sexual misconduct involving women and underag
Brenham baseball takes first two games in Round Rock
Lanny Williams has been up front about the importance of run support for his talented pitching staff. So far, the Cubs are proving they’re listening.
Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
P&Z discusses 'metal' homes
Brenham’s Planning and Zoning Commission appears to be leaning toward allowing metal homes in areas zoned for manufactured housing. The commission may also recommend that the use of metal on homes in other areas be limited to a certain percentage, hesitating at an outright ban.
Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police
Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.
Cubettes fall to Magnolia High on a pair of tough goals
Two unlucky goals doomed the Brenham Cubettes in a 2-0 District 19-5A home loss to Magnolia High on Tuesday night here. In wet and chilly conditions at Cub Stadium, the Lady Bulldogs outshout the Cubettes, 10-6, and generated what Brenham head coach Craig Boggan called “much better” scoring opportun
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha
Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut
A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.
SOCCER ROUNDUP: Caney Creek, K-Park boys tie in first-place battle
Photo: Cody Bahn, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer. In a battle of the top two teams in District 20-5A, Caney Creek and Kingwood Park played to a 3-3 draw Tuesday night. The two teams tied earlier this season as well.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution in sex sting
JUPITER, Florida (KTRK) -- Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.
Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.
Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings
AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.
Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says
Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.
Eight Texas counties agree to halt voter citizenship reviews while lawsuits proceed
When the Texas secretary of state embarked on its controversial voter citizenship review almost four weeks ago, multiple county officials across the state immediately leapt into action to question the citizenship status of their local voters marked for review.
Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.
Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers
Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.