Updated: 7:20 AM Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez have found the body of a woman on a dirt road. The find of the body of 29-year-old Abigail Rodriguez yesterday comes in a city made infamous by the killings of more than 100 other young women since 1993.
Updated: 7:18 AM A nine-year-old East Texas boy has died of injuries suffered when a drill allegedly thrown by his stepfather pierced his chest. Longview police say the boy caught the cordless drill thrown by Fredrico Garcia in the family's backyard.
Updated: 9:10 PM A Big 12 ruling will likely make a big change to a Texas A&M football tradition. Starting in 2007, all school bands must be seated outside the 25 yard lines. The change comes after concerns that the band could distract opposing teams.
Updated: 10:08 PM A month after the practices of the Walker County Sheriff's office came into question, a grand jury's ruling cleared them of all wrongdoing.
The Walker County Sheriff's office says the investigation into the death of Courtney O'Bryant is complete.
Posted: 5:52 PM Hundreds of volunteers are taking time this week to prove they care about their community. The United Way is hosting its annual Dayz of Caring and hundreds of volunteers have signed up to take part.
Updated: 10:39 AM A Waco man walking along Highway 6 was killed early Monday morning after being hit by an 18-wheeler.
The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. just north of Benchley in Robertson County.
Posted: 5:44 PM Madison County restaurants may soon be cleaning up their act. County commissioners have agreed to hire a health inspector. County employee Keith Sanders will take on the responsibility.
Updated: 7:43 AM The Harris County Hospital District says tomorrow it will start diverting non-urgent patients away from emergency rooms. Officials say it's an effort to reduce emergency room overcrowding brought on by walk-in patients seeking care for relatively minor problems.
Updated: 7:39 AM A 68-year-old Austin man is charged with drug possession after he was arrested -- allegedly with more than a dozen pounds of black-tar heroin in his possession. San Antonio police say the heroin was worth about two (M) million dollars.
Updated: 7:29 AM Former top Enron executives Jeffrey Skilling and Andrew Fastow could hear firsthand how their crimes affected their colleagues when they're sentenced. A federal judge in Houston ruled recently that victims can address Skilling and Fastow in court.
Updated: 12:30 AM A Brenham homeowner has been forced to clean up after a fire heavily damaged her home. It happened Sunday night in the 900 block of Muse Street. Authorities say grease left on the stove to warm up caught fire.
Updated: 12:30 AM Firefighters in Conroe found themselves fighting an apartment fire, reportedly caused by a lightning strike. The Saturday fire was quickly put out. But some residents had an unpleasant surprise when they returned home.
Updated: 12:31 AM HOUSTON (AP) - Two felons of the Enron rubble - Jeffrey Skilling
and Andrew Fastow - could hear firsthand how their crimes affected
their co-workers. Sentencing hearings are pending for the former executives of Houston-based Enron, which filed for bankruptcy protection in 2001.
Updated: 12:32 AM SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Valero Energy Corp. has filed 150 lawsuits
against 42 appraisal districts across Texas, saying that assessments of its properties -- ranging from convenience stores to refineries -- are too much.
Updated: 12:32 AM After spending more than 20 years in the Brazos Valley, a local church leader is saying goodbye. Tim Skaggs has served Central Baptist church as a youth minister and associate pastor. Now, he's getting his own church in West Texas.
Posted: 8:31 PM A Grimes County girl is safe and back with her family after she was found safe Saturday morning in Madisonville. Four-year-old Mayra Ruiz's scary ordeal ended Saturday morning after being missing since Wednesday.
Updated: 6:12 PM A group of concerned citizens in Robertson County rallied against two of the counties proposed coal plants Saturday in Hearne. More than a dozen citizens and out of town volunteers held what they call a "walk and talk" in the city.
Posted: 6:02 PM Mumford Independent School District has seen an increase in transfer students. Superintendent Pete Bienski says just in the last two days 20 transfer students have enrolled. He says he's never seen this many students enroll in such a short period of time.
Updated: 9:10 PM With energy costs as high as they've ever been, Texas A&M wants to change that. Friday, the state experiment stations for agriculture and engineering formed a BioEnergy Alliance, all in an effort to cultivate new ways to run America.