Multiple Fire Departments Put Out Oil Tank Fire In Bryan

The source of thick and black smoke over Bryan Sunday around noon was an oil tank fire behind a nursing home near the Blinn College campus. Fire chief Randy McGregor says no cause has been determined to how the fire started, and no one was injured. The Lampstand nursing home on East 29th, west of […]

Wrong Way Driver Killed In West Bryan Crash

A Bryan woman was killed Sunday morning in a two vehicle crash on Harvey Mitchell Parkway near Villa Maria. Bryan police reported a southbound car was driving in the northbound lanes when it struck a pickup. The driver, 83 year old Toshiko Bessette, died at the scene. The driver of the pickup was taken to […]

UPDATE: Bryan Police Find This Man?

Saturday update, quoting Bryan police: Person has been identified! Original story from Bryan police: On 4/4/16 a stolen check was cashed at Aggieland Credit Union located at 2127 E. WJB in Bryan. This person is a person of interest and we need to talk with him. We are asking that if anyone recognizes him to […]

Rare Community Meeting Held Involving A State Licensed Youth Facility

A state-licensed residential care facility for eight though 17 year old boys located northeast of Bryan that’s been in business for 16 years has been under fire by neighbors and the Bryan school district. Complaints from neighbors to state representative Kyle Kacal resulted in a recent meeting. Kacal told WTAW News his foremost concern was […]

Julian Castro Doesn’t Think Hillary Will Ask Him To Be Her Running Mate

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro says he isn’t being vetted as a potential running mate for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Castro deflected questions Friday while in his hometown of San Antonio about whether he would accept an invitation from Clinton to become her vice presidential running mate. The 41-year-old former San Antonio […]

Local Family Receives A Brush with Kindness

A Brush with Kindness is part of Habitat for Humanity’s revitalization program and focuses on improving home exteriors. Saturday, June 18, the local Habitat for Humanity organization is bringing this event to a local family in the McCullough neighborhood in College Station. Ashley Burk, Development Coordinator, said Girl Scout Troop 9036, community volunteers and Habitat […]

FEMA Repeats Scam Warning to Storm Victims

HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston police have arrested a man who allegedly posed as a government assistance worker after storms and scammed flood victims. Police say 25-year-old Derron L. Skinner was arrested Thursday on a forgery charge. He’s free on $50,000 bond. One victim told police that a friend of hers claimed to know a Federal […]

State Prison Inmates Returning To Three Flood Damaged Units In Brazoria County

ROSHARON, Texas (AP) _ About 2,400 inmates evacuated last month from Texas prisons near the rain-swollen Brazos (BRAZ’-uhs) River are being returned to their previous lockups. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Friday began using buses to haul prisoners back to the Terrell (TER’-uhl) and Stringfellow Units in Rosharon (roh-SHEH’-r’n). Evacuations began May 29 […]

UPDATE: Names Released Of Those Arrested In CS Bank Robbery

Update: College Station police announced Thursday evening the identities of two Houston men accused of the armed robbery earlier in the day of the Commerce National Bank branch on University. 29 year old Andronicus Edison and 33 year old Andre Tippett are each charged with eight counts of aggravated robbery. Bonds for each man on […]

Construction Worker Rescued From Texas A&M System Construction Site

A construction worker at the site of new Texas A&M System Park West student housing complex at George Bush and Penberthy was injured Thursday morning. University police Lt. Allan Baron says the victim was operating equipment that was boring a hole under Penberthy, when the torque from a drill bit that got stuck knocked the […]

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