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Federal Appeals Judge Reinstates Most of the New Texas Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal appeals court has reinstated most of Texas’ new abortion restrictions. A panel of judges at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling Thursday evening, three days after District Judge Lee Yeakel said one provision serves no medical purpose. The panel says that the law requiring doctors to […]

Vehicle Repossession Leads to Shooting

A tow truck driver is accused of shooting a person during an attempted vehicle repossession. Bryan Police reports the unidentified man who was shot is in critical condition at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. The tow truck driver, who has a concealed handgun license, told investigators he fired multiple shots after the owner of the […]

Bryan ISD Update

Brandon Webb of the Bryan school district visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about Halloween, a reminder of early voting hours being extended tonight and tomorrow night, the latest episode of the online “Inside Bryan ISD” program, and a new feature on the district’s smartphone app.

Downtown Bryan Update

Downtown Bryan Association Executive Director Sandy Farris visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about Halloween activities, the agenda for First Friday…including the display of nine sculptures that part of the first “Monumetal” competition, and a preview of what’s planned for the holidays.

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary October 31

TxDOT Road Flooding Update

The TxDOT district office in Bryan reports the following roads are closed due to flooding: Milam County is the hardest hit county. Water is over the roadway on FM 485 and FM 437. There is damage on both of these roadways. TxDOT hopes to have FM 437 open by the end of the day, but […]

Madisonville Woman Convicted of Human Trafficking & Prostitution

News release courtesy of the Texas Attorney General’s Office: A Madison County jury sentenced defendant Jennifer Nicole Kelly, 33, of Madisonville, to prison for operating a human trafficking and prostitution ring in Madisonville. In April, the defendant was indicted for trafficking of persons under the age of 18 and compelling prostitution of a child, both […]

Boston Rejoices in World Series Victory at Home

BOSTON (AP) _ Red Sox fans are celebrating the first time their team has captured a World Series title at home since Babe Ruth was in the lineup. Wednesday’s historic victory sent fans spilling into the streets after Boston’s 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6. The win capped an emotional season […]

A&M Basketball Player Suspended Indefinitely

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ Texas A&M guard J-Mychal Reese has been suspended indefinitely from playing in games for violating athletic department rules. The school says Reese can practice with the team and is expected to be reinstated for games in the “near future.” Reese appeared in each game last season for A&M with 25 […]

Aggie Soccer Playing for SEC Regular Season Title Tonight

COLLEGE STATION, Texas –┬áThe No. 24 Texas A&M Aggies host the LSU Tigers in the regular-season finale at 7 pm on Thursday. The Maroon and White enter Thursday with a chance to win share of their first-ever SEC regular-season title. A win against LSU guarantees a title for the Aggies. A tie or loss would […]

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The Texas Bucket List
A few weeks ago, a video of my son at a Texas A&M University football game went viral. The pure joy and amazement on his face as the team took the field resonated with football fans and Aggies all over the country. Well, with all the incredible reactions to his reaction in the video, he was lucky enough to be invited to Texas A&M Football pratice and checked this incredible opportunity off The Texas Bucket List! Thank you to the Texas A&M Athletics Department and let's beat those boys from Bama!
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