Two Women Arrested After Standoff with Bryan Police

A standoff in Bryan Monday night into early Tuesday morning ended with two women being arrested. Bryan police officers responded to a home in the 800 block of Tanglewood Drive after the caller reported being threatened by a neighbor with a gun. When officers arrived, 36 year-old Jeannette Castillo refused to come out of her […]

UPDATE: Fire Breaks Out at a Houston-area Petrochemicals Terminal

Article from AP on Tuesday: HOUSTON (AP) — A large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. The fire erupted Sunday at Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast […]

The Battalion Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Texas A&M University’s student newspaper, The Battalion, is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a gala this weekend. Sue Owen of the Texas A&M Former Journalism Students Association says the event, which will bring together former Battalion employees from several decades, is also meant to raise awareness of the newspaper’s current struggles. “With the drop in […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update on WTAW

United Way of the Brazos Valley’s Peggy Goss visits with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) and upcoming grant deadlines in this week’s UWBV update. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley Update on WTAW” on Spreaker.

A&M Women Selected To 14th Straight NCAA Tournament, Hosts Wright State In First Round Friday

COLLEGE STATION- Texas A&M women’s basketball was selected to its 14th straight NCAA Tournament on Monday afternoon, earning a No. 4-seed and the right to host First-and-Second Round games in Reed Arena, starting the 2019 NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 22 against Wright State, with television coverage on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. This marks the […]

Beto O’Rourke Raises More than $6 Million Online in First 24 Hours

WASHINGTON (AP) – Beto O’Rourke’s Democratic presidential campaign says he raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid last week. O’Rourke spokesman Chris Evans tweeted Monday the “record-breaking” $6.1 million came “without a dime” from political action committees, corporations or special interests. The $6.1 million […]

Southwest, Mechanics Reach Tentative Deal in Labor Dispute

DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they’re on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns. The two sides say the breakthrough announced Saturday consists of a preliminary agreement on a new contract after six years of […]

Aggies Dominate No. 2 Vanderbilt to Claim Series Rubber Match, 7-0

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Christian Roa and Bryce Millercombined on the shutout and Jonathan Ducoff delivered four RBI as the No. 22 Texas A&M Aggies claimed the rubber match from the No. 2 Vanderbilt Commodores, 7-0, Sunday afternoon on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park. Roa (2-1) and Miller stymied Vanderbilt hitters all game long, holding the Commodores to just four […]

Billy Kennedy Will Not Return as Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Director of Athletics Scott Woodward announced that Billy Kennedy will not return as head coach of Texas A&M men’s basketball.  Kennedy coached eight seasons at Texas A&M, posting a record of 151-116. “Billy’s tenure included some great memories and remarkable achievements,” Woodward said. “He represented our program and Texas […]

Online Customer Survey About Texas A&M Transportation Services Continues Through Monday

Customers of Texas A&M Transportation Services are invited to participate in the agency’s annual survey. That includes those who ride A&M buses, use parking lots, and/or take advantage of alternative transportation services that include rental bicycles and vehicles. Communications director Melissa Melissa Maraj says in addition to finding out about employee performance, survey results are […]

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