5 O'Clock News Hour-logo

5 O'Clock News Hour

Local News >

Need an update on what happened while you were at work? Tune in between 5 and 6 pm to get the latest in News, Weather, and Sports.

Need an update on what happened while you were at work? Tune in between 5 and 6 pm to get the latest in News, Weather, and Sports.
More Information

Location:

College Station, TX

Description:

Need an update on what happened while you were at work? Tune in between 5 and 6 pm to get the latest in News, Weather, and Sports.

Twitter:

@WTAW1620

Language:

English

Contact:

WTAW Box 3248 Bryan, TX 77805 (979) 695-3219


Episodes

CHI St. Joseph Health and Texas A&M System Announce New Partnership

4/23/2018
More
CHI St. Joseph Health and the Texas A&M system announces a new partnership. A public-private partnership adds the A&M brand to CHI’s 16 primary care locations, while CHI becomes the primary clinical partner for A&M in the Bryan-College Station market. The partnership also affects A&M system employees, who will have a significant reduction in health […] Read the full article CHI St. Joseph Health and Texas A&M System Announce New Partnership at WTAW.

Duration:00:03:11

College Station School Board Approves New High School Boundaries & Grandfathering

4/20/2018
More
The College Station school board has voted to change high school boundaries. The unanimous vote combines option 2-B and the Margraves development and east Wellborn. The board took a break, then instead of adjourning the governing body approved the administration’s grandfathering recommendation for ninth and tenth graders. The board’s vote on grandfathering was 5-2. Michael […] Read the full article College Station School Board Approves New High School Boundaries & Grandfathering at WTAW.

Duration:00:10:45

What Was “The Grove” At Texas A&M Becoming “The 21st Century Classroom Building”

4/20/2018
More
North of Kyle Field, Texas A&M’s hotel and conference center, and the Cain parking garage, groundbreaking takes place next month on a new academic building. That’s after the A&M system’s board of regents on Thursday approved “The 21st Century Classroom Building”, which will be built at the corner of Wellborn Road and Old Main. The […] Read the full article What Was “The Grove” At Texas A&M Becoming “The 21st Century Classroom Building” at WTAW.

Duration:00:01:33

You Can Help Veterans Get Caps, Gowns, And Tassels For Texas A&M Graduation Ceremonies

4/20/2018
More
In less than two weeks, a Facebook post went viral to provide caps, gowns, and tassels for veterans graduating Texas A&M who could not afford them. Karen Allen at A&M’s veteran resource and support center says many vets have to choose needs, particularly the 49% of vets who are married and have children. Allen says […] Read the full article You Can Help Veterans Get Caps, Gowns, And Tassels For Texas A&M Graduation Ceremonies at WTAW.

Duration:00:09:20

City of Calvert Celebrates 150th Anniversary

4/20/2018
More
This Saturday, Calvert is celebrating their 150th anniversary. Brenda Van De Walle says the event’s theme, “A Texas Celebration – Fit for a Queen” honors their Victorian era roots dating back to 1868. “We have 40 blocks on the national registry, which many of those are Victorian architecture,” said Van De Walle. Among other things, […] Read the full article City of Calvert Celebrates 150th Anniversary at WTAW.

Duration:00:09:30

College Station City Council Approves Design Contract For Third Water Tower

4/20/2018
More
The next step has been taken towards building College Station’s third water tower. The city council at its last meeting approved a design contract that will cost almost $1 million dollars for the tower off Rock Prairie Road near Baylor Scott & White hospital. Interim water services director Alan Gibbs told the council the third […] Read the full article College Station City Council Approves Design Contract For Third Water Tower at WTAW.

Duration:00:03:35

College Station Council Approves Sale Of Milled Asphalt, Awards Contract For Veterans Park Project, & Buys Land For Street Extension

4/19/2018
More
The city of College Station is picking up an unexpected $219,450 for repairing streets. That’s after the city council at its last meeting approved the sale and removal of about 19,000 tons of surplus asphalt that was milled or removed from city streets. Public works director Donald Harmon told the council it was the first […] Read the full article College Station Council Approves Sale Of Milled Asphalt, Awards Contract For Veterans Park Project, & Buys Land For Street Extension at WTAW.

Duration:00:02:38

Bryan Council Approve Designing Two New Drainage Projects

4/19/2018
More
The Bryan city council at its last meeting approved contracts to design two new drainage improvement projects targeted to stop repeated flooding of homes. Public works director Jayson Barfknecht one contract addresses flooding off Burton Creek, affecting homes on Melba Circle and Willow Bend Drive. The second contract will design new culverts at two locations […] Read the full article Bryan Council Approve Designing Two New Drainage Projects at WTAW.

Duration:00:01:58

New South Brazos County Road Opens With A Ribbon Cutting

4/19/2018
More
For the first time in recent history, Brazos County officials held a ribbon cutting of a major road project. County judge Duane Peters did the honors Wednesday at Mesa Verde Drive, which connects Highway 6 between Texas World Speedway and the Indian Lakes subdivision south of College Station. Developer Paul Clarke donated the land and […] Read the full article New South Brazos County Road Opens With A Ribbon Cutting at WTAW.

Duration:00:01:26

Bryan ISD’s Superintendent Started Year Two This Week

4/19/2018
More
Bryan school district superintendent Christie Whitbeck started her second year on the job this week. Reviewing her first year with WTAW News, she says she is farther along than she expected a year ago. Doctor Whitbeck brought up as an example, resolving unexpected problems with busing students last August. Whitbeck continues to work on her […] Read the full article Bryan ISD’s Superintendent Started Year Two This Week at WTAW.

Duration:00:18:49

Navasota 5th Graders & Adults Are Out Of The Hospital Following A Crash In Houston

4/18/2018
More
Update: Two Navasota ISD school buses headed to Houston on a fifth grade field trip were involved in a collision with a dump truck this Wednesday morning. Superintendent Stu Musick tells sister station Navasota News that 25 students and seven adults…including both bus drivers…were taken to Houston area hospitals where all were treated and released. […] Read the full article Navasota 5th Graders & Adults Are Out Of The Hospital Following A Crash In Houston at WTAW.

Duration:00:02:51

College Station School Board Continues To Study Random Student Drug Testing Proposal

4/18/2018
More
College Station school district administrators have been given more questions from the school board on the idea of random drug testing of students. During the board’s Tuesday workshop, president Jeff Harris asked what percentage of CSISD’s 4,000 seventh through twelfth graders should be tested for the program to be an effective deterrent. Chief administrative […] Read the full article College Station School Board Continues To Study Random Student Drug Testing Proposal at WTAW.

Duration:00:00:15

Lifesaving Award Presented To Five Bryan Police Officers

4/18/2018
More
Five Bryan police officers recently received lifesaving awards from the department. Officer Kelley McKethan says the group assisted a man in crisis after he threatened to jump from the six story parking garage at CHI St. Joseph health center. McKethan says the officers, some who were also on the ledge, pulled the man to safety. […] Read the full article Lifesaving Award Presented To Five Bryan Police Officers at WTAW.

Duration:00:01:20

Bryan School Board Names A New Assistant Superintendent, Budgets For Pay Raises, & Reclassifies A Coordinator To A Director

4/17/2018
More
Bryan school board members addressed several personnel items at their monthly business meeting on Monday night. Topping the list was choosing the new assistant superintendent of business services. Director of financial services Kevin Beesaw will take over when Amy Drozd retires. Beesaw was introduced by human resources director Carol Cune. The only comments came […] Read the full article Bryan School Board Names A New Assistant Superintendent, Budgets For Pay Raises, & Reclassifies A...

Duration:00:00:12

College Station Council Investigating Charter Amendment Election This November

4/17/2018
More
Voters in College Station could be asked to consider changes to the city charter. After the city council at its last meeting directed the city attorney and city secretary to start reviewing the charter, mayor Karl Mooney told WTAW News one of the possible subjects is asking voters to return city elections to May. Another […] Read the full article College Station Council Investigating Charter Amendment Election This November at WTAW.

Duration:00:03:13

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

4/17/2018
More
United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and Lemonade Day B/CS director Katy Dempsey visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about registration continuing for the annual event. Read the full article United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update at WTAW.

Duration:00:04:38

High Speed Chase On The Freeway Leads To A Crash And Arrest

4/17/2018
More
A Navasota man is accused of leading deputies from the Brazos County precinct two constable’s office on a chase Monday morning on the freeway at speeds reaching or exceeding 100 miles per hour. 20 year old Tyler Savant was arrested on charges of reckless driving and evading arrest. According to a news release from the […] Read the full article High Speed Chase On The Freeway Leads To A Crash And Arrest at WTAW.

Duration:00:02:02

College Station Council Asked To End Ban On Aggressive Dog Breeds At Apartment Complexes

4/16/2018
More
The College Station city council was asked at their last meeting to end the restriction of specific dog breeds by apartment complexes. Abigail Fields, who identified herself with the organization “Free The Breeds”, says their group learned out of 85 apartment complexes in College Station, only three have no breed restrictions. Fields says all three […] Read the full article College Station Council Asked To End Ban On Aggressive Dog Breeds At Apartment Complexes at WTAW.

Duration:00:02:46

Texas A&M’s Capital Campaign Passes Milestone Six Months Ahead Of Schedule

4/13/2018
More
Six months ahead of schedule, Texas A&M’s capital campaign has passed the $3 billion dollar mark. That feat, a combined effort of Texas A&M, the A&M Foundation, the Association of Former Students, the 12th Man Foundation, and the George H.W. Bush Foundation, was celebrated Thursday night at Kyle Field’s Hall of Champions with the Legacy […] Read the full article Texas A&M’s Capital Campaign Passes Milestone Six Months Ahead Of Schedule at WTAW.

Duration:00:12:07

College Station Council Votes 6-1 To Employ Search Firm For Next City Manager

4/13/2018
More
The College Station city council voted 6-1 Thursday to hire a search firm to assist in the selection of a city manager. Mayor Karl Mooney says the vote directed the city’s human resources director to negotiate a contract. The mayor’s goal is to hire a manager in time for that person to attend the council’s […] Read the full article College Station Council Votes 6-1 To Employ Search Firm For Next City Manager at WTAW.

Duration:00:01:41

Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads