Former Hearne Policeman No Billed by Robertson County Grand Jury

News release courtesy of Robertson County District Attorney Coty Siegert: Today the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office presented to Grand Jury the case regarding the May 6, 2014 shooting death of Pearlie Golden by Hearne PD Officer Stephen Stem. Upon conclusion of the presentation of evidence and deliberation, the Grand Jury returned a “No Bill” […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about parking reminders on residential streets around Blinn College, the September 20th safety seat check and National Night Out kickoff event, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

BTU Buying More Wind Generated Electricity

By the end of next year, ten percent of the electricity distributed by BTU will come from wind sources. That’s the result of entering a 25 year agreement with the owner of a new wind farm being built along the Mexican border. General Manager Gary Miller says it is a bonus that they’re using a […]

Local Child Pornography Plea Agreement and Arrest

A College Station man has admitted to possessing hundreds of pictures of child pornography. 61 year old James Daves-Peterson was arrested in February of last year after his mechanic told Bryan police he found inappropriate pictures of 10 to 12 year old girls. Daves-Peterson could be out of prison in as little as six months […]

UPDATE: Four Injury Accidents in Four Days

Monday update: Four consecutive days someone has gone to the hospital following a crash in the twin cities. The latest was Sunday morning just after 4 a.m. in College Station. Police report a northbound driver on the southbound freeway frontage road struck the concrete guardrail that’s part of the Rock Prairie off-ramp. The 33 year […]

Local Police Cases Involve Drugs, Burglaries, and Assaults

Two College Station men are accused of a Monday morning residential burglary. Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call from a neighbor reporting suspicious activity in the 100 block of Park Place. Officers found the man matching the caller’s description and a second man who was running away. During the follow up investigation officers, physical evidence […]

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley President/CEO Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the progress of the state employees and community campaigns and the upcoming official campaign kickoff event.

Two Hospitalized Following College Station House Fire

A house fire in north College Station Saturday afternoon resulted in two occupants being taken to the hospital. Fire investigators have not determined the cause of the fire at 402 Eisenhower, a home north of University and east of Texas. Fire trucks were delayed in arriving at the scene due to traffic associated with the […]

Texas A&M Working on Contract Compliance With Private Companies

How Texas A&M University is monitoring its contracts with private companies was discussed at length at this week’s board of regents meeting. The Chief Auditor for the A&M System, Cathy Smock, reported the flagship campus was not ensuring textbook prices at Barnes & Noble were in compliance with contract terms. Smock also reported A&M and […]

Two CS Policemen The First In Texas To Receive Congressional Bravery Award

Local law enforcement and dignitaries saluted two College Station policemen for their actions during the Fidelity Street mass shooting in August 2012. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz presented the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery to College Station Police Department Sergeant Travis Lacox and Investigator Andy Murph for their heroic actions. Murph and Lacox are the […]

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