Doug Harvey– Brian Horton/Associated Press

The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week.

1. Recently, College Station gained a new bubble tea shop. Bon AppeTea is located near Northgate and serves a variety of teas along with Vietnamese sandwiches and desserts. 

2. Christopher Loup, a Bryan Police Department detective, retired on Friday after over a decade of work in investigating crimes against children. Over his career, he received numerous awards including Detective of the Year, the Margaret Lalk Victim Advocacy Award, and two awards from Scotty’s House child advocacy center. 

3. On Thursday, while discussing immigration, Trump resorted to explicit language when referring to nations like Haiti, El Salvador, and several African states. His statement was criticized by members of both parties and several international news stations have struggled with how to translate Trump’s words. 

4. Reuben Foster, a San Francisco 49ers linebacker was arrested Friday for possession of marijuana. The Tuscaloosa Police released him later that night and the team released a statement saying they were working on “gathering all relevant facts.” 

5. The Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey died Saturday after a successful career lasting 31 National League seasons. He worked in five World Series, nine National League Championship Series, six All-Star Games, and over 4,000 games as well. 

6. On Sunday, Mark Wahlberg announced he was donating $1.5 million to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund in Michelle Williams’ name. His decision was a response to the extremely large pay gap between Wahlberg and Williams while they were doing reshoots for their movie together, “All the Money in the World.” 

7. After Mia Farrow, Woody Allen’s adopted daughter, came forward with sexual assault allegations against Allen, both Mira Sorvino and Greta Gerwig announced that they would never work with Allen again. 

8. The CDC announced Friday that this year’s flu season is quite active and shaping up to be severe, but not record-setting. Unfortunately, 20 children have already died and many people are in need of hospitals and emergency rooms. 

9. Five women have recently accused actor James Franco of sexual misconduct. He denied the allegations, but the women’s words add him to a growing list of Hollywood stars accused of harassment, assault, or misconduct. 

10. Katie Couric, a former Today show host, spoke to People on Saturday about her former co-host Matt Lauer’s recent firing. Couric claimed she knew nothing about what was going on and Lauer has been replaced by Hoda Kotb.