Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about Thursday’s National Night Out kickoff from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot of the Bryan Target store, a retirement reception for two BPD reserve officers Thursday from 4-5 p.m. at the police department’s secondary courtroom, an upcoming fundraising golf tournament sponsored […]

President Overrides U.S. House Vote To Combine Harvey Relief With Increasing The Federal Debt Limit

From The Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Latest on Congress (all times Eastern): 4:21 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he’s agreed to a “very good” deal to fund the government and increase the nation’s borrowing limit for three months as part of an agreement to rush disaster aid to victims of […]

A Second Student Dies from Drowning at Lake Bryan

Courtesy of Bryan Police Department: Update: On September 2, 2017 Shalini Singh, 25 year old female from India, succumbed to her injuries. Update: On August 29, 2017 Nikhil Bhatia, 24 year old male from India, succumbed to his injuries. According to reports Bhatia and three friends went to the lake and were swimming when Bhatia […]

John Raney Announces Running For Re-Election In 2018

The state representative covering most of Brazos County is running for re-election next year. John Raney of Bryan has announced seeking a fourth full term. The owner of Texas Aggieland bookstore won a special election in 2011 to complete an unexpired term. Raney is secretary of the House Republican caucus, vice-chair of the higher education […]

Statement From Texas A&M President On DACA

Statement from Texas A&M president Michael Young from the university’s website: The announcement yesterday by the U.S. Attorney General on plans to rescind the executive order for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) unless Congress acts to pass the legislation has generated a number of questions among our students, faculty, staff, former students and community. […]

Texas A&M Police Looking For Indecent Exposure Suspect

From Texas A&M police: At approximately 3:35 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, a female reported that a man exposed himself when she was walking with her child toward the Becky Gates Children Center. When she observed him, the suspect was standing outside Garden Apartments Building N on the Texas A&M campus. The suspect is described […]

“Over The Edge” Fundraiser Benefiting United Way Of The Brazos Valley Is Thursday

Thursday is the second annual “Over The Edge” rappelling fundraiser benefiting United Way of the Brazos Valley (UWBV). UWBV president Alison Prince says there is still time to register and collect donations. Go online to For the second consecutive year, participants will include the Commandant of Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets. Retired General Joe […]

Port Aransas Observations From WTAW Alum Tom Turbiville

Devastation is a mild description of what hurricane Harvey did in Texas, according to WTAW alum Tom Turbiville. Shortly after arriving in Port Aransas Monday afternoon, Tom shared his first impressions; which included the spirit of those he saw in the early stages of cleaning up from the town’s first direct hit since 1970. Tom […]

CPRIT Awards Texas A&M More Than $9 Million In Grants

Texas A&M has announced receiving more than $9 million dollars from CPRIT, the state funded cancer prevention and research institute. That breaks down to seven academic research and one prevention grant. The largest grant is nearly $6 million dollars to develop new cancer therapies through the use of advanced imaging technology. And more than $1 […]

More Detours Around The New Interchange Being Built At FM 2818 & FM 60

From the TxDOT Bryan district office: Motorists can expect delays near the intersection of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway) and FM 60 (University Drive). Tuesday (9/5/17) and Wednesday (9/6/17) nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., FM 2818 will be completely closed to traffic under the FM 60 overpass. This closure is necessary for TxDOT’s […]

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