Recap of St. Joseph RHC Decontamination Incident

Friday evening statement released by Texas A&M University: 20-year-old Texas A&M senior biochemistry major Christian Amadeus Taylor of Killeen passed away earlier today at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan. The precise cause of his death is pending. A police investigation is ongoing, including awaiting results of toxicology reports. Authorities believe Taylor may have ingested sodium […]

New College Station Police Chief is Named

College Station’s new police chief has filled the interim role three times. On Friday, Scott McCollum was promoted to the top position. McCollum, who has spent his career at CSPD, began in 1985 and has been an assistant chief since 2001. Click below for comments from Scott McCollum, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.   News […]

Brazos County Health Officials Preparing For Ebola

Brazos County Health Department officials met with local media Friday to share what they’re doing to prepare for the Ebola virus. That’s after the office has fielded calls from concerned residents about Ebola coming to the Brazos Valley. Brazos County Alternate Health Authority Dr. Seth Sullivan says people carrying the virus are not contagious until […]

98,000 Brazos County Tax Statements Are in the Mail

Some of the 98,000 Brazos County property tax statements mailed earlier this week have already arrived at their destination. Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe says the first thing to check is to make sure all your properties are listed. Property owners can look at the back of their statement to learn more paying online or over […]

Brazos County District Court Criminal Convictions

A Bryan man is headed to prison for a shooting that took place during a barbecue in College Station more than five years ago. 51 year old Margarito Bustos, who had been out on bond since his arrest in April 2009, was convicted this week of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The Brazos County […]

Former Bryan Police Department Building Being Sold

The former home of the Bryan police department, renovated but never used as a city hall annex, is being sold. The city council has authorized the mayor to execute the sale of the building at 29th and Texas to Bryan-based Otis Instruments. Deputy City Manager Joey Dunn says the building, vacant the last five years, […]

Citizens Rescue Child Who Was Assaulted

A Bryan man working on his vehicle in the parking lot of his apartment complex put a choke hold on a man he saw knock a boy to the ground. Bryan police were sent Tuesday afternoon to a call of a disturbance with weapons in the parking lot of the Buena Vista apartments on Providence. […]

Recap of College Station Structure Fires

College Station firefighters were called to a pair of structure fires in a ten hour hour period this week. Tuesday night was a house fire east of the Emerald Forest subdivision on Indian Trail. Deputy Fire Marshal Steve Smith says a downstairs occupant was alerted by a barking dog. The fire started in a second […]

First Dallas Nurse With Ebola Being Moved to Maryland

DALLAS (AP) _ The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says 26-year-old Nina Pham will be taken Thursday from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to the National Institutes of Health […]

Texas A&M Police Investigating Rudder Plaza Incident

7 p.m. update: University Police Lt. Allan Baron says investigators are still working to determine the circumstances leading to the student ingesting what is still an unknown substance. This took place on the northwest side of Rudder Plaza, between the statue and the fountain. Baron says there is a barrier around where the student was […]

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