Updated: 5:09 AM As he recovers at home from hip replacement surgery, former President George H.W. Bush is already thinking about jumping out of an airplane --- again. Bush plans to mark his 85th birthday in June 2009 by skydiving like he did when he turned 80.
Updated: 5:02 AM Designed to train and educate students with the latest tools and technology in a hospital environment, the Texas A&M Health Science Center Health Professions Education Center hosted an open house and dedication ceremony Wednesday for its new facility.
Updated: 5:01 AM When Robert Huffaker was a reporter for KBTX, covering the news allowed him to report stories that affected his community. Little did he know that less than a year after he left the Brazos Valley, he would cover a story that greatly affected the nation.
Updated: 9:55 PM In an address to the nation, President Bush has committed more than 20,000 additional American troops to Iraq. The President says that the situation there is "unacceptable" to him and to the American people and his plan is a "strong commitment." Plus, reaction to the speech.
Updated: 8:24 PM Earlier this week, we told you that Milam County authorities are trying to solve a 20-year-old cold case. In 1986, the body of a young girl was found near Rockdale. Now, with new DNA technology, authorities hope to find an answer.
Posted: 4:46 PM The Democratic-controlled House has overwhelmingly voted to increase the minimum wage by more than $2, to $7.25 an hour. The vote was 315-to-116. It would be the first increase for the nation's lowest-paid workers in almost ten years.
Updated: 5:00 AM Appeals are pending as Carlos Granados faces execution tonight over a 1998 deadly stabbing in Georgetown during a domestic dispute. The victim was his girlfriend's three-year-old son -- Anthony Jiminez. Katherine Jiminez suffered from some two dozen stab wounds -- but survived to testify against Granados.
Updated: 4:58 AM A man accused of repeatedly stabbing a five-year-old girl with an ice pick is facing capital murder charges. Twenty-one-year-old Michael Eugene Moorman of Morgan is accused of stabbing the girl in the chest and then stabbing himself.
Posted: 10:13 PM Bond has been set a $30,000 for a Spring man accused of injuring his infant twins. Joshua Powell, 26, remains in the Montgomery County jail charged with two felony counts of injury to a child.
Updated: 4:51 AM A mystery is unraveling in Conroe after a man's body is found in a secluded, wooded area on the southeastern edge of the city. As of Tuesday evening, investigators have no idea who the man is, how he got there, or how he died. But they do suspect murder.
Updated: 10:38 PM It's among the busiest streets in Bryan. FM 1179 -- better known as Briarcrest -- is all but maxed out when it comes to traffic capacity. TxDOT has been working up plans to try to alleviate the travel woes. But property owners will have another chance to weigh in.
Updated: 10:10 PM Health officials in Austin have been trying to answer what caused more than sixty birds to die Monday morning. They realized they needed help from their colleagues at Texas A&M, who were on the mystery case by Monday afternoon.
Updated: 10:23 PM A routine traffic stop turned into an extensive man hunt Tuesday in Burleson County. According to sheriff officials, a highway patrolman tried to stop a truck speeding on Highway 21. The vehicle went off the highway and eventually into some brush.
Updated: 5:03 AM Tom Craddick made history four years ago when he became the first Republican to lead the Texas House since 1871. Now he could be the first Texas speaker to be voted out of the powerful office. That could happen today when the 149-member House votes for speaker.
Updated: 5:01 AM A man involved in a struggle with a Houston police officer was shot and killed today after using the officer's stun gun to attack him. The man was identified by relatives as 23-year-old Robert McIntosh. He was a passenger in a car that the officer had stopped because of a defective tail light.
Updated: 4:59 AM The Texas Legislature convenes today in Austin as lawmakers try to figure out how much money to spend -- on what. Comptroller Susan Combs says legislators will have about 82 and a-half (B) billion dollars in state revenue available for the 2008-09 biennium.
Updated: 10:08 PM A 20-year old Milam County murder mystery is getting a fresh look. A drawing was made recently using the victim's exhumed skeletal remains. The girl is believed to be Hispanic, 12-to-16 years old, and suffering from Spina Bifida.