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Batchelor New Precinct 4 JP

Brazos County is about to have a new Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4, as County Commissioners will swear in local attorney Colleen Batchelor Tuesday at 9 a.m. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with County Judge Randy Sims: Batchelor will hold the position until next year when it was scheduled to come […]

Split Tax Payments Due in Brazos County

Taxpayers who take advantage of the split payment option for their property taxes need to keep in mind a June 30 deadline for payment. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with assessor/collector Kristeen Roe: Roe says those who wait until Tuesday afternoon to make their payment will need to be prepared to wait outside […]

Traffic Changes on 2818

The Texas Department of Transportation wants to alert drivers of changes underway on FM 2818. Press release from TxDot: Beginning Tuesday June 30th, the Texas Department of Transportation

Langwell Retires from CSPD

A long time member of the College Station Police Department has announced his retirement. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Master Officer Rhonda Seaton about the retirement of Lt. Mark Langwell: Press release from CSPD: On Tuesday, June 30, 2009, Lt. Mark Langwell will retire from the College Station Police Department following 27 […]

Police Brutality Alleged in Gay Bar Raid

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Two Fort Worth City Council members are calling for an investigation into a police raid at a gay bar inwhich a man suffered a serious head injury. Chad Gibson remains hospitalized with bleeding on the brain. His sister Kristy Morgan told Dallas-Fort Worth television station WFAA that Gibson, 26, isn’t […]

Judge To Rule on Stanford’s Bond

HOUSTON (AP) _ A judge is expected to rule Tuesday on whether Texas financier R. Allen Stanford will be free on bond while heawaits trial on charges he swindled investors out of $7 billion. Prosecutors want U.S. District Judge David Hittner to revoke Stanford’s $500,000 bond and keep him in jail. Stanford has been in […]

Feds Launch Increased Texas Labor Inspections

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced that more federal safety inspectors will arrive in Texas next monthto begin stepped-up enforcement of safety standards. Solis said Monday the inspectors will concentrate on construction sites and will focus on unsafe scaffolds, trenches and other risks. More construction workers died in Texas than in […]

BP Agrees to Emissions Cuts at Texas City Refinery

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to a court order forcing the petrochemical giant to end illegalpollution emissions at its Texas City refinery.

Judge Delays Arguments in DNA Hearing

HOUSTON (AP) _ A judge delayed closing arguments in a hearing in order to hear testimony from a forensic expert before ruling on whether new DNA evidence is favorable to a death row inmate. State District Judge Joan Campbell wants to hear from the city’s expert Patricia Hamby before issuing a ruling in an evidentiary […]

Edwards Votes ‘No’ on Cap-and-Trade

President Obama’s controversial energy cap and trade bill has made it out of the U.S. House and now heads to the Senate.

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