Arrest Made In College Station Attempted Rape Case

A Bryan man on probation for participating in the death of a local man six years ago is now accused of breaking into the apartment of a former girlfriend and trying to rape her. 25 year old Joey Reyes was picked up this week on eight arrest warrants and is being held in the Brazos […]

Bryan Council Approves FY 17 Budget And Passes First Reading On Tax Rate

The Bryan city council gave final approval to the fiscal year 2017 budget during Tuesday’s meeting. While criticism continued from the public for two members walking out last week, there were no public comments Tuesday night about the budget. The council voted 6-0 on the budget. Rafael Pena was absent. Preceding the budget vote, two […]

Out Of Court Settlement Reached In Sandra Bland Lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) _ A lawyer for the family of Sandra Bland, a black Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop last summer, says a $1.9 million settlement has been reached in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit. Attorney Cannon Lambert tells Houston television station KTRK the settlement includes a provision […]

My Aggie Nation Podcast (Guests: Sam Butler & Erin Hartigan) – September 14th

On this week’s edition of the My Aggie Nation Podcast, My Aggie Nation’s Travis L. Brown and 1620 WTAW’s Zach Taylor preview Saturday’s Auburn-Texas A&M game with the Auburn Plainsman’s Sam Butler. We listen to the best of Noel Mazzone’s jokes and Fox Sports Southwest’s very own Erin Hartigan serves as our guest picker.

Strengthening Families of the Brazos Valley Hosts Town Hall

Strengthening Families of the Brazos Valley, a new project with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, is hosting a town hall meeting to raise awareness about drugs and the impact it has on the community. Laurie Naumann, Project Manager, said recent drug-related youth deaths sparked the idea for this meeting. “We thought a town hall would be […]

Prison For Repeat DWI’s & Violating Probation Following Child Porn Conviction

A Houston woman stopped by College Station police in June has admitted to drunk driving for the sixth time. The DA’s office says 57 year old Barbara Cain was sentenced to four years in prison. Cain’s blood alcohol level was .257, more than three times the legal limit. 9-1-1 was alerted to the drunk driving […]

Bryan Fire Department Receives Two Grants

The Bryan Fire department is the recipient of two grants, which will provide funding for more firefighters and new equipment. The FEMA Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant provides $849,078 to fund the addition of six firefighters, including salary and benefit costs, for two years. Fire Chief Randy McGregor said the addition […]

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry on WTAW

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry is joined by Dave Coleman, Water Services Director, to discuss budget updates, impact fees, water rate increases, and more during their appearance on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, September 14. Click below to hear Nancy Berry and Dave Coleman visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. NancyBerry_DaveColeman091416

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed new legislation, funding the government, the Freedom Caucus’ call for a vote to impeach the head of the IRS, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, September 14. Click below to hear Bill Flores visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. BillFlores091416

BV Groundwater Conservation District To Review Bryan Council Study To Move Water

Three weeks ago, the Bryan city council is moved ahead with borrowing more than $2 million dollars to study what could lead to moving water from an aquifer into city wells. Last week, the board of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District (BVGCD) voted to hire an outside lawyer to review that decision. BVGCD General […]

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