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A&M Professor Arrested

An associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine has been arrested on child pornography charges. Douglas Dohrman, 43,

CSPD Makes Online Predator Arrest

A Rusk County man has been arrested on charges of online solicitation. College Station Police say

Ben White on WTAW

College Station Mayor Ben White is hosting “Coffee With the Mayor” Friday at 8 a.m. Click to listen to Mayor White’s conversation with WTAW’s Chris Clift: Press release from the City of College Station:

Armstrong Lobbies for Statewide Smoking Ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Cyclist Lance Armstrong joined forces with anti-smoking groups — urging Texas lawmakers to pass a statewide ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and other indoor work and public place. Armstrong battled back from testicular cancer that had spread to his lungs and brain to win the Tour de France seven times. […]

State Rests in ‘Baby Grace’ Trial

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Prosecutors are scheduled to wrap up their case today in the capital murder trial of a woman accused of beating her 2-year-old daughter to death and dumping the body in the sea. Kimberly Dawn Trenor and her husband Royce Clyde Zeigler II have been charged with capital murder.

Texas Carries Out Fifth Execution of 2009

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) _ A high-ranking prison gang member who was convicted of fatally injecting a fellow prisoner with an overdose of heroin has been executed in Huntsville.

Lawsuit: Police Tried to Skew Red-Light Camera Study

HOUSTON (AP) _ Documents in an open records lawsuit say the Houston Police Department tried to sway the outcome of a study of red-light cameras installed in Houston. The controversial city-commissioned study showed traffic accidents doubled at the 50 intersections monitored by 70 cameras in the first year after they were put in. An e-mail […]

Verdict Reached in Dallas-Area Quadruple Killing

DALLAS (AP) _ A Collin County jury has found 28-year-old Raul Cortez guilty of a 2004 quadruple murder. The jury reached its verdict in the capital murder case Thursday night. Cortez could get the death penalty for the slayings of Rosa Barbosa, 46; her Matthew Barbosa, 25; and his friends, Austin York, 18, and Matthew […]

Chemical Spill Kills Thousands of Fish

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) _ Texas environmental regulators are investigating the death of thousands of fish in the Victoria Barge Canal after a spill of two gallons of acetone cyanohydrin. The chemical is used in the production of plastics, acrylics and synthetic resins. Spokeswoman Lisa Wheeler said the state’s environmental agency was notified of the spill […]

SE Texas Plane Crash Kills Three

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) _ A single-engine plane crashed in Chambers County today, killing all three people aboard. Kay Ray, office manager of the Chambers County airport, says the plane crashed in an open pasture near Anahuac, about 30 miles east of Houston. The plane went down about 3 p.m. The plane had taken off from […]

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