The Bryan city council has exercised its right of first refusal to explore the purchase of the former district office of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Mayor Jason Bienski says this allows staff to check out the condition of the buildings and grounds and does not commit them to a purchase. Click below for […]
Bryan police officer Kelley McKethan visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about what to do if you are a victim of domestic violence harassment, two Halloween reminders, job openings at the department, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.
A Texas view of how the Internet should be regulated in the future was the primary purpose for FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai’s visit to College Station Tuesday morning. Before leading a panel discussion at the Bush Libary, Pai stopped by Bryan Broadcasting and visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs.
PLANO, Texas (AP) _ The oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery from injuries suffered in a car wreck. In a statement Tuesday, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall said the 91-year-old Texas Republican was discharged from Medical Center of Plano […]
DALLAS (AP) _ A Texas man has admitted to setting a backyard fire in 1986 that killed his two stepsons, ending a yearslong fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully put him behind bars. In a surprising twist, Ed Graf pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of murder just as a jury in Waco […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7. A judge in Austin last week had ordered the Republican to appear for a pretrial hearing Oct. 31. But Perry attorney Tony Buzbee said Tuesday that the appearance has been […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ An Austin political consultant says he will enter a guilty plea after federal authorities charged him with embezzling nearly $1.8 million from the campaign of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. The Austin American-Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/1FuQlWY ) Dewhurst’s former campaign manager Kenneth Barfield agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud, making a false […]
WTAW’s Patrick Zeinert visits with United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and the executive director of Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Cheryl Allen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Texas to use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the nation’s highest court on Saturday rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo […]
It took the better part of three hours Friday afternoon for a pregnant cow to be corralled back into a trailer parked off Texas Avenue in College Station. Police Lt. Chuck Fleeger says the driver stopped because the trailer had a mechanical problem. Somehow, the gate unlatched and the cow went out to explore. The […]