Robertson County emergency authorities responded Thursday evening to what sounded like an explosion at Luminant Energy’s Oak Grove power plant. A Luminant spokeswoman says a transformer blew up and there was no fire. Bremond and Robertson County firefighters responded. No was injured. And there is no word if this interrupted power generation or distribution.
From Bryan police: On October 13, 2016 at approximately 2:40 a.m. Officers observed a burglary in progress at the Family Dollar located at 1200 W. William Joel Bryan. A white Ford F-250 stolen out of Houston was observed backing into the Family Dollar store. Several suspects entered the store in an attempt to take the […]
From the College Station police department: As you all know, relationships between law enforcement and communities have suffered due to recent major events across the nation. These incidents have caused great tension between officers and citizens, at times escalating to attacks on officers and civil unrest. In the City of College Station we have experienced […]
Another house manager of College Station’s former Sigma Nu fraternity is the ninth member to be arrested on drug charges following a party that killed a fellow member. 22 year old Alexander Statler of Bryan is out of jail on bond after being booked for possessing marijuana and cocaine. Investigators searched the frat house following […]
News release from Texas A&M: After awarding a record 15,302 degrees during the just-completed academic year, Texas A&M University begins the new school year with record enrollment: 66,426 overall and 60,979 on the College Station campus—placing it first in Texas and high among the leaders nationally. The 20th class day figures include Texas A&M’s branch […]
The College Station school board has adopted changes in school attendance zones at fifth through 12th grade campuses as recommended by their 37 member committee. But the board’s focus Tuesday night during a 90 minute discussion was on how some parents went too far to express their opinions. Board members compared the majority of parental […]
Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about Thursday morning’s Coffee with a Cop at the Brazos County Health Department, a grant to help catch drunk drivers, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.
Bryan police responding Sunday night to neighborhood reports of suspicious activity led to the arrests of three teenagers on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. According to the arrest report, a pair of 17 year olds…Quincy Taylor and Christopher Gilbert Jr…along with a 16 year old whose name was not released, are accused of […]
College Station police seized multiple quantities of illegal drugs during recent arrests at two apartment complexes. A Pearland man, 21 year old Nicholas Kindla, is out of jail after posting bonds of more than $160,000 dollars. That follows the execution of a search warrant of his apartment at The Woodlands on Harvey Mitchell Parkway. Officers […]
The end of next week is the start of the fifth Brazos Valley Fair. General Manager Tom Quarles says expanded entertainment choices includes a larger ranch rodeo. Quarles also says the children’s ag-land area has been expanded to keep up with the demand. More to do for fairgoers means more volunteer opportunities. There is no […]