Senator Schwertner Proposes Capping University Tuition & Fees Then Limiting Future Increases

Capping tuition and fees at state universities then limiting future increases to the rate of inflation will be considered by the legislature next year. Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner, who filed the proposal (Senate Bill 233), also says state lawmakers have to also discuss increasing the state’s share of paying tuition, which hasn’t changed […]

Plea Agreement For Property Crimes in Three Counties

An out of towner is headed to prison for property crimes in three counties, including two scams in Bryan. 29 year old Desmond Robinson made a deal with prosecutors in Brazos, Grimes, and Harris counties that resulted in a prison term of six years. That includes 13 crimes in Brazos County, some where Robinson was […]

Bryan Police Make Two Arson Arrests

A Houston man is accused of causing almost $20,000 dollars damage to an apartment near Blinn College Sunday morning. Bryan police report at College Edge apartments, a fire extinguisher exploded after it was set on top of a stove. When officers entered, they smelled the residue from the fire extinguisher, which was compared to an […]

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed the upcoming vote in a $1 trillion spending bill, the release of a controversial report detailing CIA interrogation practices, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, December 10. Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

CS Deputy City Manager Chuck Gilman on WTAW

College Station Deputy City Manager Chuck Gilman discussed maintenance and improvement of city infrastructure, intelligent traffic systems, plans to close Wade and Straub roads, and more while filling in for Mayor Nancy Berry on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, December 10. Click below to listen to Chuck Gilman’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.  

Four Car Crash in West Bryan Injures Six

Motorists in west Bryan were slowed to stopped for more than one hour Tuesday following a four car crash that left six people with non-life threatening injuries. The pileup took place just before 6 p.m. on Harvey Mitchell Parkway near Rockwood, which is between Villa Maria and Traditions Drive. Three others were not hurt, including […]

CS Police Issues Phone Scam Advisory

The College Station police department has issued an advisory of the return of a phone scam. Lt. Chuck Fleeger says targets are receiving calls that on their caller ID indicating it’s from CSPD when it’s actually a scammer. Lt. Fleeger says hang up and return the call to confirm whether it’s a scam. Targets can […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the response to BPD’s Blue Angel holiday campaign, a reminder of tonight’s Tree of Angels Ceremony to honor victims of violent crime, a heads up of TxDOT’s “sober sleigh” coming to town next week, holiday crime prevention tips, and locations of […]

Northgate Holiday Lighting Ceremony is Thursday

The Northgate District Association (NDA) hosts the annual Northgate Wonderland lighting ceremony Thursday evening at 6:30 on the promenade behind the Dixie Chicken. NDA executive director Chris Scott says there will be Christmas carols and refreshments in addition to the lighting of more than 15 trees. Businesses and organizations adopted the trees and are donating […]

First of Two Public Hearings to Close Railroad Crossings

The proposed closing of two railroad crossings south of Wellborn continues to draw opposition and resignation from area homeowners. Brazos County commissioners heard from more than 30 speakers Monday night during the first of two public hearings…most from the Duck Haven and Saddle Creek subdivisions where homes are valued at more than $350,000 dollars. Click […]

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