U.S. Supreme Court Allows Texas To Use New Voter ID Laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Texas to use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the nation’s highest court on Saturday rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo […]

Wayward Pregnant Cow Keeps CS Authorities Busy

It took the better part of three hours Friday afternoon for a pregnant cow to be corralled back into a trailer parked off Texas Avenue in College Station. Police Lt. Chuck Fleeger says the driver stopped because the trailer had a mechanical problem. Somehow, the gate unlatched and the cow went out to explore. The […]

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 […]

Bedias Couple Arrested For RV Burglaries & Thefts

RV’s are the same thing as homes when it comes to burglaries. Brazos County sheriff’s deputies who responded Thursday morning to a report of suspicious activity east of Bryan led to the arrests of a Bedias couple. The man and woman were walking away from a wrecker business. 37 year old James Cates and 38 […]

Twists in Bryan Council Appointments to Advisory Committees

What is normally routine, the annual appointment to volunteer advisory boards, wasn’t so ordinary at this week’s Bryan city council meeting. A portion of the council’s Tuesday afternoon workshop was spent recommending candidates. Before the council started taking final action Tuesday night, city secretary Mary Lynne Stratta announced one applicant was no longer interested in […]

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, […]

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