CS Council Takes Next Step Towards Cell Phone Ban While Driving & Bicycling

College Station is on its way to becoming the 65th city in Texas to ban the use of wireless devices while driving or bicycling. Police chief Scott McCollum says enforcement will be similar to seat belt laws, where the officer has to witness the illegal behavior.   There is a split on the city council […]

Bryan City Council Names Highway 47 Riverside Parkway

Highway 47 in the Bryan city limits will also be known as Riverside Parkway. That’s after a request from the Brazos County Historical Commission was approved at this week’s city council meeting. Commission Chairman Henry Mayo told the council before what is now the Texas A&M RELLIS campus…which before that was an Army air base…was […]

May Storm Damage Costs City of Bryan $1 Million & FEMA Announces Application Deadlines

Damage from the Bryan tornado and floods in late May has cost the city so far around $1 million dollars. The city’s chief financial officer, Joe Hegwood, says an estimated $700,000 spent by BTU and $300,000 from the city are paid out of operating reserves. Hegwood, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, expects FEMA to reimburse the […]

Bryan Police Investigating Taqueria Armed Robbery

From Bryan police: On July 14, 2016 at 9:45 p.m. officers responded to 1816 S. Texas Ave for an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. A male and female parked in the back at Taqueria Arandas to pick up an employee. As the male passenger exited the vehicle he was approached by an armed male […]

Vote for B/CS Christmas Parade Theme

Friday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to vote for this year’s B/CS Christmas Parade theme. The four options are: A Fairy Tale Christmas Joy to the World Sing a Song of┬áChristmas Toyland To vote, “Like” the parade’s Facebook page and comment with your choice. Missy Pollard, planning committee member, said they want the community […]

UPDATE-CS Council Approves Traffic Changes Around Three CSISD Schools

Update: The College Station city council approves on a unanimous vote, recommendations for traffic changes around College View High School, A&M Consolidated Middle School, and Oakwood Intermediate School. Original story: New traffic patterns for parents at three College Station public schools will be considered during Thursday’s College Station city council meeting. The council has been […]

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UPDATE: Car ID Involved In Gunfire At Islamic Community Center

Update from College Station police: The College Station Police Department is actively investigating the Deadly Conduct incident where shots were fired at the Islamic Community Center on July 7, 2016 around 4:30 AM. The department is asking for assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest regarding the case. Anyone with information regarding this vehicle, its […]

Bryan Woman Indicted On Food Stamp & Medicaid Fraud Charges

A Bryan woman is accused of stealing up to $100,000 dollars in food stamps and illegally receiving up to $20,000 dollars in Medicaid benefits. 45 year old Tonya Seager was arrested after she was indicted by a Brazos County grand jury. According to the indictment, Seager received at least $20,000 dollars in food stamps after […]

University Of Texas Regents Make One Change Before Approving Concealed Carry Regulations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas System Board of Regents has struck down a rule that would have barred chambered rounds in concealed semi-automatic handguns on the flagship UT-Austin campus. But the board has rejected efforts to overturn other rules adopted by the university to limit the guns on campus in the wake […]

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