Texas A&M System Proposing Hotel, Conference Center, & Parking Garage North of Kyle Field

The Texas A&M University System has filed a request for proposals (RFP) with the state comptroller’s office that will in part build a hotel, conference center, and parking garage north of Kyle Field. It would be located on 11 acres north of the stadium across Joe Routt Boulevard. The RFP states a pedestrian bridge would […]

Bryan Man Meeting Woman in College Station an Armed Robbery Victim

A Bryan man meeting a woman in the parking lot of a College Station apartment complex at 5 a.m. Friday did not go as planned when he became the victim of an armed robbery. College Station Police Lt. Chuck Fleeger says the victim was not injured, and investigators are still trying to determine what if […]

College Station Council Approves Contested Fracking Well Permit

There are more than 20 oil and gas wells in College Station. Construction of the next one ran into opposition at Thursday night’s city council meeting before there was a 5-1 vote approving the application. Drilling on the first of possibly two fracking wells starts around December 1st north of Cain Road between Wellborn and […]

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Voter ID Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a tough Texas voter ID law just weeks ahead of the November elections. The ruling Thursday is a defeat for Republican-backed photo ID measures that have swept across the U.S. in recent years and mostly been upheld in court. However, the U.S. Supreme Court […]

Bryan Man Convicted of Multiple Crimes Against His Ex-Girlfriend

A Brazos County district court jury has convicted a Bryan man for burglarizing and setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in August 2013. 26 year old Labrison Young told investigators he didn’t burn the apartment, because if he did, he would have done it with his ex inside. Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse says […]

Bryan Fire Department Update

Bryan Deputy Fire Marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the upcoming 70th birthday party for Smokey Bear and the assistance the Texas A&M Forest Service has given to the fire department.   More information about Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday party courtesy of the Texas A&M Forest Service: Smokey Bear’s birthday may have […]

Texas Transportation Institute’s Tim Lomax on WTAW

Tim Lomax with the Texas Transportation Institute discussed changes to game day traffic for Saturday’s evening game, feedback from the Destination Aggieland smartphone app, and more during a visit on The Infomaniacs, Thursday, October 9. Four Quick Tips for Exiting Kyle Field Avoid turning right onto Holleman from Wellborn! Holleman Drive between Wellborn and Harvey Mitchell Parkway is […]

Couple Sentenced For Stealing Mail Throughout Central Texas

News release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Waco: In Waco today, 39-year-old Charles Hattenbach and 29–year-old Kathryn Hubbert were sentenced to 81 months and 48 month in federal prison, respectively, for a postal theft scheme involving more than 50,000 pieces of mail and over $500,000 in other U.S. Government property from U.S. Post Offices […]

UPDATE: PETA Can’t Place Memorial on Highway Right of Way

Thursday update with the following statement from the Texas Department of Transportation: We appreciate PETA’s concern for these chickens and all other animals. TxDOT’s rules do not allow memorials for animals on highway rights of way. The agency does, however, allow for the following memorials: Memorial Sign Program for Victims of Motorcycle Crashes; Memorial Marker […]

Texas Ebola Update

DALLAS (AP) _ State health officials say the Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who exhibited symptoms of Ebola has tested negative for the disease. Michael Monnig had gone to a health clinic Wednesday complaining of illness, days after he was among a group of deputies who went inside the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was […]

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