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Bryan Council Receives Updates On I-14 And A Freeport To Hempstead Freeway

Plans are underway for not only Brazos County’s first interstate highway, but a direct route from B/CS to the gulf coast. The Bryan city council was told this week that a freeway between Hempstead and Freeport could be built in the next five to ten years.


Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge

A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


Man accused of kidnapping Lyft driver during 3-hour robbery spree near Katy

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A 19-year-old man is accused of kidnapping a Lyft driver and stealing from her home in the Katy area, prosecutors say. Deveriq Yell is charged with felony aggravated kidnapping, according to documents filed in a Harris County District Court. He appeared before a probable cause


1,400 cases tied to officer at center of deadly raid to be reviewed

HOUSTON - More than 1,000 cases connected to the officer at the center of the investigation of a raid-turned-shootout will be reviewed, officials announced Wednesday. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said she has ordered the review of 1,400 cases connected to Houston Police Officer Gerald Goi


New highway corridor from Freeport to Hempstead proposed

A new highway stretching from Freeport to Hempstead could be on its way at some point in the future. At the Bryan City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dan Rudge from the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization explained what they are doing right now in reference to the proposed new High


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice

The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


NPD warns public on ‘juggers’

The Navasota Police Department is warning citizens that the country-wide crime of ‘jugging’ has come to the Brazos Valley and that steps should be taken to protect personal property.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


Investigation underway in Bellville shooting

Bellville resident De'eddrick Graves was reportedly in critical condition after being shot in the neck by a Prairie View A&M police officer last week. Authorities say Graves was armed at the time and the officer – who has not been named – was attempting to serve an arrest warrant when the shooting o


Sealy falls to Wharton at the buzzer

Friday night was another busy sports night for Sealy as the Tigers on the basketball court headed to B.F. Terry High School in a postseason matchup with the Wharton Tigers with the winner walking away with the last playoff spot in District 25.


Texas nurse injured in elevator accident now awake, mouths 'I love you' to family

FORT WORTH, Texas — The nurse injured in an elevator accident at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth is now out of intensive care and conscious, her attorney told WFAA on Wednesday.


Treat of the Day: Author responds to Navasota ISD students

NAVASOTA, Tex. (KBTX) - After reading the book, "Bren Bataclan Smile Artist" several Webb Elementary students from Navasota ISD became very interested in the author, Bren Bataclan.