College Station Police Update

Lt. Chuck Fleeger of the College Station police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about recruiting new officers and the 50th class of the Citizens Police Academy.

College Station Police Arrest Two for Four Robberies

College Station police has announced two arrests from four robberies during the last week of May. 21 year old Roderick Washington and 22 year old Tremar Gilbert of College Station are accused of using a handgun in holdups on Dominik Drive, Harvey Road, and near Associates Avenue behind Sam’s Club. They’re also accused of striking […]

E-cigarettes Won’t be Allowed in the Brazos County Jail

E-cigarettes won’t be found on a list of approved commissary items in the Brazos County jail anytime soon. Sheriff Chris Kirk said “I’m not willing to capitalize on [an inmate's] addiction.” Tobacco products have been banned from use in the county jail since the early 90s. Texas Tribune writer Edgar Walters said in an article that sheriffs in smaller counties are […]

College Station City Council Increases Code Enforcement and Loosens Sign Code

The College Station city council Thursday night approved additions to the code enforcement department. It was part of a unanimous vote to make two budget amendments. A staff assistant will be added to Code Enforcement and a part-time code enforcement officer was elevated to full-time status. The staff assistant will provide administrative support that allows […]

Bryan Police Respond to Speculation of Suspects in Recent Robberies

The Bryan police department’s investigation of two armed robberies at an apartment complex this week has started a conversation on Twitter. Officer Kelley McKethan, responding to speculation that a Texas A&M football player was arrested, says they are still looking for one man accused of a Monday night holdup and two men involved in a […]

Attempting to Reduce Aggie Football Post Game Traffic

The College Station city council Thursday night received recommendations about how to address more traffic from an expanded Kyle Field. Tim Lomax of the Texas Transportation Institute says the concentration of people leaving Kyle Field is higher than any downtown area in Texas except for Austin, Dallas, and Houston…and those cities have more freeways. Lomax […]

UPDATE: Investigation Into Fatal House Fire Lists Source as Undetermined

Investigation update (July 25) After an investigation, the College Station Fire Marshal has listed the cause of the fire as undetermined. Spokesman Eric Dotson said they eliminated all possible ignition sources, but “sometimes due to the damage left from fires it is not possible to identify the cause.” Friday morning update (July 12) The College Station […]

Record Registration for 60th Texas A&M Fish Camp

A record 6,500 Texas A&M University freshmen will participate in the 60th Fish Camp starting August 1. Head director Alex Kalin, Class of 2014 from Arlington, says a seventh session was added to meet the growth. Each session has its own color. That means assigning a new color for the first time in 20 years. […]

Bryan Fire Department Update

Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver visit about several heat related topics, including increased fire danger from running air conditioners and other appliances and staying hydrated. There’s also an update on a couple of recent fire department calls. Click below for comments from William Bouse, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

Update on City Council and School Board Politics

Thursday afternoon update (7/24): Filing Thursday for College Station school board is Michael Schaefer, who is seeking the place six seat now held by Kimberly McAdams, who is seeking re-election. August 18th is the filling deadline for school board and city council seats. Monday evening update: Bryan school board member John Street says he has […]

© 2014 WTAW. All Rights Reserved. Log in -