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El Dorado Sets up Claim Call Center

The El Dorado Chemical Company has established a toll free telephone line for those who want to make a claim related to the Thursday chemical fire. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Bryan Communications Director April Saginor: As of 4:40 p.m. Friday Highway 21 is still closed from Highway 47 to 2818. Anyone […]

Buske Named Bryan Police Chief

Eric Buske, the police chief in Omaha, Nebraska, has been named the new chief of police in Bryan. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Buske: Buske (pictured) will begin his new job September 14. He was one of three finalists for the job, along with former Bryan interim chief Bobby Whitmire and Mount […]

Bryan to Announce New Police Chief

The city of Bryan will announce its new police chief Friday afternoon. City officials scheduled an announcement at 1 p.m. at the Bryan Municipal Court. The pair of finalists for the job are:

***All Clear*** for Bryan Residents

Local officials have given the “all clear” for evacuated Bryan residents to return to their homes. Authorities made the announcement Friday morning following almost 24 hours of evacuation for residents affected by the fire at the El Dorado chemical plant near Texas 21 and Texas 47. All residents in the previously affected areas can now […]

Majority of Affected Residents Cleared to Return

The vast majority of evacuated residents are being allowed to return home.

El Dorado Chemical Company Fire – Photos

Couple Arrested in Falls County Murder

MARLIN, Texas (AP) _ A 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman face capital murder charges in the death of another 19-year-old man found shot several times and dumped beside a rural Central Texas road. In a statement issued Thursday, the Falls County Sheriff Department said Jesse Lee Whigham and Brittni Poile were arrested Wednesday. Cap Sudduth’s […]

Couple Arrested in Falls County Murder

MARLIN, Texas (AP) _ A 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman face capital murder charges in the death of another 19-year-old man found shot several times and dumped beside a rural Central Texas road. In a statement issued Thursday, the Falls County Sheriff Department said Jesse Lee Whigham and Brittni Poile were arrested Wednesday. Cap Sudduth’s […]

Waco Cops Fired, Suspended in Scandal

WACO, Texas (AP) _ Five Waco police officers have been fired and four others have left the department in the wake of a double-dipping scandal. The nine were accused of taking payment for working as private security guards while also being on duty with the police department. Waco Police Chief Brent Stroman said he has […]

Dallas Cop Suspended in Child Bike Fatality

DALLAS (AP) _ A Dallas police officer has been given a one-day suspension for violating agency policy in an accident that killed a 10-year-old bicyclist. Sr. Cpl. Michael Vaughn speeded without starting his lights and sirens, according to a decision reached in a disciplinary hearing and announced Thursday night by Police Chief David Kunkle. He […]

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