Tires Slashed in Bryan Neighborhood

News release courtesy of Bryan Police: On August 19, 2014 Bryan Police took multiple reports of criminal mischief in the Wheeler Ridge Subdivision. Several vehicles had tires cut in the area between 2:30 and 6:00 a.m. on August 19 in the 4000 blocks of Woodbriar, Kirkwood, Woodcrest, Willow Oak, and Creekridge. Woodbriar Dr. – Chevy […]

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Bryan Crash

A motorcyclist is hospitalized in critical condition following a crash in Bryan Monday night. Police report the unidentified man was not wearing a helmet when the bike struck the curb on Boonville Road near Briarcrest. No other vehicles were involved.

Alamo’s Long Barrack Closed For Roof Replacement

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Work has begun to replace the moisture-damaged roof of the oldest building at the Alamo. The Texas General Land Office says the Long Barrack, constructed in 1724, has closed until work is completed in October. The rest of the historic mission in San Antonio remains open. Agency officials say over the […]

UT Fundraising Tops $3 Billion With $50 Million Gift From Former Lance Armstrong Foundation

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation. UT officials on Tuesday announced the major donation to the eight-year “Campaign for Texas,” which ends Aug. 31. Funds from the Austin-based Livestrong Foundation are earmarked for the Dell […]

Man Dies After Being Hit By 3,500 Pound Sandbag

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Fire officials say a man has died after a 3,500-pound bag of sand fell on him at a San Antonio warehouse. San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Christian Bove says the accident happened Monday morning and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was spotting for a forklift driver when […]

Willie to Perform in Anti-Keystone Pipeline Concert

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) _ Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast. Bold Nebraska said Monday the concert will be held Sept. 27 on a farm near Neligh in northeast […]

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley President Alison Prince and Vice President of Community Impact Lindsey Guerin visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Financial Fitness Center.

Parent Company of The MED Details Attack on Patient Records

The parent company of College Station Medical Center reports a cyberattack took information on 4.5 million patients from its computer network. Community Health Systems says the attack bypassed its security systems in April and June of this year and took patient names, addresses, birthdates, phone and Social Security numbers from the last five years. No […]

A&M System Regent Leading Governor Perry’s Indictment Defense Team

Tony Buzbee was appointed by Governor Perry last year to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry say they don’t know when he will be booked on abuse of power charges _ but that it won’t happen in secret. Houston-based defense Tony Buzbee said […]

UPDATE-Sunday Evening Townhome Fire in Bryan

Monday afternoon update: A Bryan townhome is declared a total loss from a fire Sunday evening. Deputy fire marshal William Bouse says a hot propane grill near or inside the garage was the ignition source. Bouse says a firewall saved the adjoining townhome, located on Dogwood Lane, off Carter Creek south of Coulter. No occupants […]

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