Super Bowl DWI Enforcement

Lt. Chuck Fleeger of the College Station police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about increased DWI enforcement on Super Bowl Sunday.   Click HERE to read Lt. Fleeger’s blog from the city of College Station, which includes the video shown below.

Bryan Man Admits to Murdering His Mother

A Bryan man has admitted to killing his mother nearly two years ago. 49 year old Phillip Ortega entered the guilty plea Friday in Brazos County district court. Ortega was sentenced to 45 years for suffocating 79 year old Velma Bryant in the home they shared in April 2013. Quoting the arrest report, Ortega told […]

Update: The Search for Reveille IX

The search for Reveille IX has been narrowed down to five finalists. Tom Reber, Interim Vice President of Student Affairs, said committee members have scored the five dogs based on an assortment of characteristics. At Friday’s committee meeting, members will also review notes from veterinarian’s who have visited each finalist. The pool could then be […]

Brazos County Judge Questions Size of Proposed Appraisal District Building

Brazos County Commissioners this week tabled a request from the appraisal district to support construction of a new office building. The request returns for consideration at next Tuesday’s meeting. County Judge Duane Peters wants the appraisal district to review whether it needs all the space its proposing. That’s based on the county building a new […]

Reaction to Eliminating Emerging Technology Fund

A funding source for multiple economic development projects in the biocorridor and Texas A&M is proposed to go away. Governor Abbott has proposed abolishing the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) and using the remaining money to recruit university researchers and woo new business and industries through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF). The ETF provided assistance to […]

CS Councilman Karl Mooney on WTAW

College Station city councilman Karl Mooney visited with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia on The Infomaniacs January 30, 2015.

State Representative Kyle Kacal on WTAW

District 12 state representative Kyle Kacal had his weekly visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia on The Infomaniacs January 30, 2015.

Blinn Trustees Name Presidential Search Committee

Blinn College trustees held a special meeting Thursday, in part to name a 15 member presidential search committee. The committee, which will review applications and present recommendations, will include board president Douglas Borchardt and fellow trustee Carolyn Miller. Representing Blinn’s administration are Associate Vice President Cathy Boeker, Dean of Engineering Monica Cortez, Dean of Health […]

Bryan Selected for TxDOT Safety Grants

After coming up empty last year, the Texas Department of Transportation has awarded the city of Bryan the funding for six local street projects next year. City engineer Paul Kaspar told the city council Finfeather between Groesbeck and the south city limits will become a three lane for vehicles with bike lanes in each direction. […]

Austin Roundup

MUSLIM RALLY Dozens of protesters heckle Texas Muslim Capitol rally AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Hundreds of Muslims have rallied as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day _ but a small group of counter-protesters tried to shout them down. As organizers from the Council on American-Islamic Relations began Thursday’s event, a woman grabbed a […]

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