The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT) submitted the attached preliminary report on the causes of generator outages and power reduction during the February 14-19 extreme cold weather event.
Police report the Criminal Investigation Division obtained an Aggravated Assault Felony 2 warrant for Aziz Pleasant, 19, from Nacogdoches after obtaining probable cause that he was the suspect that shot Markeith Tryome Roberts.
2019 census data was used to identify populations eligible for assistance. Tyler is considered a metropolitan city and will receive $21.8 million, Longview $17.35 million, and Marshall $9.01 million. The city of Houston will receive the highest amount $615.44 million.
Anna Marie Todd, 21, the mother of the child victim, turned herself in to authorities on a warrant for the offense of Injury to a Child W/ Intent Serious Bodily Injury 1st Degree Felony, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
On Wednesday, March 10, Narcotics Detectives located Lou Ann Hudson aka; “Momma Lou”, just off of E Capps Rd. Detectives searched the home and found eight people in possession of methamphetamine and items used in the distribution of illegal narcotics.
The Sept. 6, 2019 fire resulted in two employees being injured, five OSHA violations, four considered “serious”. The initial penalty amount was $48,500 which was contested, leading to a settlement for three $12,145 violations.
Both the Texas Senate and House of Representatives will hold hearings Thursday examining extreme weather condition preparedness and circumstances that led to the power outages directed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
Blacklands Railroad received a Federal Railroad Administration CRISI Grant, (Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety), of over $8 million in September 2020 and plans to begin improvements in the next six months.