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Brenham police seek missing teen
Brenham police are asking the public for help in locating a missing teen. According to a Facebook post from the Brenham Police Department, 17-year-old Ashley Adolphson went missing Nov. 23 and hasn't been seen since. Adolphson is 5'2" tall with a medium build, blonde hair and blue eyes.
Livestock Report: December 16
Results of the Mid-Tex Livestock Commission's Dec. 13 sale. Steers: 200-300 lbs.,$157-$220; 300-400 lbs., $155-$187; 400-500 lbs., $136-$155; 500-600 lbs., $138-$155; 600-700 lbs., $118-$137; 700-800 lbs., $110-$135.
Bryan Police Department: Brenham man had tire theft tools
A Brenham man with a history of tire thefts was arrested early Thursday after authorities say he was found moving between vehicles in a Bryan neighborhood. According to Bryan police, officers were called to Althea Court around 2 a.m. Thursday after a caller saw a man wearing black clothes and carryi
Unity Theatre raises money for Salvation Army
The Rev. Rand Wells and Barry Brass recently presented Unity Theatre's $101 donation to the Salvation Army outside Wal-Mart in Brenham following the theater's production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
Migrant girl's family disputes officials' account of death
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl whodied while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities.
College Station girls basketball team rolls past Brenham
The College Station girls basketball team put head coach Megan Symank in the Christmas mood by crossing off almost every item on her wish list for Friday's District 19-5A game against the Brenham Cubettes.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
WASHINGTON — An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who began suffering seizures in immigration custody along the U.S.-Mexico border and spiked a high fever, officials said.
Chamber, EDF banquet set for Feb. 5
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Foundation of Brenham have announced the date and the featured speaker of their upcoming annual banquet. Brenham native Tyson Voekel, president of the Texas A&M Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the banquet on Tuesday, Feb. 5,
Man critically injured in scooter accident in downtown Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - One person was critically injured in a scooter accident in downtown Austin on Saturday. According to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, first responders were called to the 1400 block of West Cesar Chavez Street Saturday evening. When they arrived on scene
Texas again leads U.S. in executions in 2018, and Dallas was top county, with 4
Texas again led the country in executions this year with 13 lethal injections — and Dallas County topped the state list. There were 25 executions nationwide, and only eight states carried out the ultimate punishment, according to an annual report released Friday by the Death Penalty Information Cent
National Report: Texas Ranks 44th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas ranks 44th nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from using tobacco and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by leading public health groups. Texas is spending $4.2 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is just 1.6
Texas is suing -- again -- to end Obamacare. This time it has some advantages.
THE TEXAS TRIBUNE -- The immediate fate of President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law is in the hands of a federal judge in North Texas — right where the state of Texas put it.
Robert Mueller documents dispute that Michael Flynn was tricked by FBI
WASHINGTON — Russia special counsel Robert Mueller Friday rejected any notion that former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn was tricked by FBI agents into lying about his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, resulting in his prosecution.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
18-year-old charged after shooting at Austin officer Thursday morning
AUSTIN — An 18-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly shot at an Austin officer Thursday morning. According to police, at roughly 12:54 a.m., two officers were patrolling the 6900 block of Trandal Lane in southeast Austin when they saw a blacked out
Former congressional staffer gets prison time for participating in fraud scheme with Stockman
WASHINGTON - A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $800,000 in restitution for participating in a multi-year scheme that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from charitable donors.
Family seeking answers after father's body found in Shoal Creek during his visit to Austin
AUSTIN — The sister of the man whose body police found in Shoal Creek on Friday morning is desperate for answers. Randy Lexvold, 48, was visiting from California to watch his daughter compete at a swim meet at the University of Texas at Austin. Its aquatic center hosted the junior nationals from Dec
UPDATE: Apple hopes to open 1st building of new Austin campus by 2021
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Apple announced Wednesday it will build a $1 billion campus in north Austin. The new facility will be less than a mile from its existing campus on Parmer Lane.
Texas A&M women's basketball team to play two in Hawaii
Texas A&M women's basketball coach Gary Blair is hopeful one reward leads to another. The Aggies are in Hawaii for the third annual Maui Jim Maui Classic along with Eastern Washington, UC Riverside and host Oregon State. As part of the event, the players spent time Thursday at local elementary schoo