Bryan Police Looking for Taco Stand Robbers

A taco stand on North Bryan Avenue between William Joel Bryan and MLK was the target of an armed robbery Thursday night. Bryan police report two males walked up to San Francisco Taqueria and one displayed a gun and demanded money. The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money. No shots were fired and […]

Celebrating College Station Fire Chief Eric Hurt

The City of College Station celebrated Fire Chief Eric Hurt’s career Friday with a reception. Hurt announced his retirement in May after 35 years with the department. He joined CSFD in 1981 and became chief in 2013. June 30th is his last day. Click below to hear comments from Chief Eric Hurt visiting with WTAW’s […]

Three Men Arrested for Murder

Three Bryan men have been arrested for the murder of a man two months ago. Last week, the case was presented to the Grand Jury and direct indictments were issued for 30 year-old Brandon Reed, 26 year-old Robert Jones and 19 year-old Zaquarius Glover for shooting 26 year-old Luis Enrique Ibarra of Bryan in his apartment […]

Blinn College Receives More T-STEM Scholarship Money

For the fourth time, Blinn College has been given state funding that can provide students the money to pay for two years of education. Spokesman Richard Bray says new, transfer, and current Blinn students can apply for their piece of the nearly $400,000 dollar pie. Bray says the application deadline for the T-STEM scholarship is […]

Bryan Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping On Church Playground & Pawn Store Armed Robbery

Attempted kidnapping report from Bryan police: On June 23, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. officers responded to the First United Methodist Church located at 506 E. 28th St. for a possible attempted kidnapping that occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. At this time we know that three children between the ages of 8-10 were playing on […]

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds UT Admissions Program

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote. The university considers race among many factors in admitting the last quarter of incoming freshmen classes. Texas fills most of the […]

Obama Immigration Plan, Challenged By Texas & 25 Other States, Blocked By U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of Obama’s presidency. A tie vote sets no national precedent but leaves in […]

Third of Four CS Bank Robbery Suspects Is Arrested

From College Station police regarding a third arrest in last week’s armed robbery of the Commerce National Bank on University: On 06/22/16 at approximately 5:50 PM, as a part of their continued investigation, detectives with the College Station Police Department in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Houston Police Department were able […]

Burleson County & Five Others Added To Federal Disaster Declaration

From Governor Abbott’s office: Federal Disaster Declaration Granted For Additional Texas Counties AUSTIN – The federal government today granted Governor Greg Abbott’s federal disaster request for Individual Assistance for Bastrop, Burleson, Eastland, Lee, Liberty, Stephens and Tyler Counties, amending the June 11th disaster declaration following recent flooding across the State of Texas. Additional counties may […]

Plans for a Ronald McDonald House Family Room at The Med

Plans for a second Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Family Room in the Brazos Valley are underway. The 980 square-foot room will replace administrative offices at College Station Medical Center. Plans include two sleep rooms, a kitchen and dining area, and a laundry room. This is the sixth family room in the RMHC Central Texas […]

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