Updated: 7:58 AM A rail yard worker who lost his legs when a train ran over him used a cell phone to report that he was trapped and had been "cut in two." In a tape of the 911 call, Duncan tells the operator that he was run over by a rail car and says he's about to pass out.
Updated: 7:54 AM Members of Congress say they have a good chance to end a drilling ban that was enacted a quarter-century ago on most of the country's offshore waters. They hope that states will be enticed by (B) billions of dollars in potential oil and gas royalties into allowing offshore drilling.
Updated: 7:49 AM Two 18-year-old Dallas men have been indicted on felony charges over the delivery of marijuana-laced muffins to a high school. At least 18 staffers at Lake Highlands High School got slightly sick or required hospital attention after the May 16th incident.
Updated: 7:46 AM The state has reached a one-point-three (B) billion-dollar deal with developer of the proposed Trans Texas Corridor. Under the deal, developer Cintra-Zachry will build the final 40 miles of the state toll Highway 130 from Austin to Seguin.
Updated: 7:44 AM The Federal Emergency Management Agency is cutting off rent subsidies to hundreds of 2005 hurricane evacuees. Those evacuees face a July 31st deadline to take over the rent payments or face eviction.
Posted: 12:30 AM Thursday's College Station school board meeting will likely signal the end of Jimmy's Creel's tenure as superintendent. He and the school district had reached an agreement on his exit from CSISD.
Updated: 8:33 PM A local lawyer's request to have a district judge removed from presiding over his cases was denied Wednesday. Travis Bryan III filed a motion to have Judge J.D. Langley recused from 11 of his cases at a hearing Wednesday morning.
Posted: 7:02 PM The job status of the Brazos Animal Shelter's executive director was up for discussion today, but after meeting behind closed doors for over an hour, no action was taken. However, a list of candidates for the newly formed board was announced.
Updated: 7:53 AM College students and parents are scrambling to refinance. Interest on federal student loans are due to rise by almost two percentage points Saturday. The federal government adjusts interest rates on these loans each July.
Updated: 11:44 AM The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday upheld much of a Texas congressional map engineered by former House Majority Leader
But it ruled that some of the new boundaries failed to protect minority voting rights.
Updated: 7:50 AM A group of prominent black activits -- including the Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton -- have announced a boycott of BP. They say the British oil company gouges prices and racially discriminates in its business practices.
Updated: 11:59 AM The leader of the world's feuding Anglicans is urging them to work toward a structure for co-existing despite differences on the roles of women and gays and over the authority of the Bible.
Updated: 7:41 AM Investigators are looking into whether three children killed in a Houston apartment blaze had been left unsupervised. The twin three-year-old girls and four-year-old boy died at a Houston hospital shortly after being found unconscious yesterday in the burning apartment.
Updated: 7:38 AM Massive amounts of hurricane wreckage remain on the Gulf Coast -- enough that if piled atop a football field it would reach almost two miles into the air. Yet the Bush administration says it can't clear it quickly without trampling private property rights.
Updated: 2:21 AM Brazos County commissioners have approved documents given to them by the Department of Justice which outlines new regulations on the number of bilingual election workers the county will need.
Updated: 2:24 AM The man who is believed to have killed 15 people, including eight Texans, has been executed in Huntsville. Angel Resendiz, the infamous "Railroad Killer," was executed after his appeals were denied.
Updated: 2:20 AM Texas A&M's Wildlife and Exotic Center has some new additions. Triplet fawns have become the main attraction. Sandy, Debbie, and Gavi are the first set of triplets ever born at the Wildlife and Exotic Center at A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Updated: 2:20 AM A man is out of the hospital after a train collided with the 18-wheeler he was driving. DPS says the accident happened around 7:30 Tuesday morning near FM 50 across from the post office. The driver tried to get across before the train approached, but did not have time.