Updated: 01/17/2007 - Student ticket pull for Saturday's Big 12 showdown between No. 8 A&M and No. 12 Oklahoma State has been moved back again, to Thursday at 7 a.m.
Updated: 01/17/2007 - Wednesday's Big 12 women's basketball game between No. 17 Texas A&M and Colorado at Reed Arena has been postponed due to inclement weather and icy conditions in the Bryan/College Station area.
Posted: 01/17/2007 - A man convicted of raping a child in 1983 is expected to be formally exonerated today in a Dallas court. That would make James Waller the 12th Dallas County man since 2001 to be cleared based on DNA evidence. Only New York and Illinois have more DNA exonerations than Dallas County.
Posted: 01/17/2007 - A Texas Indian tribe wants to build a casino on ten acres in southern New Mexico to replace one that the state of Texas shut down four years ago. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the Tiguas' plan is at least the third off-reservation gambling proposal to emerge in New Mexico.
Posted: 01/17/2007 - Forget the fierce ice storm outside. With country musician Clay Walker at his side, Governor Rick Perry kicked off his second full term in office. Hundreds of guests packed the ballroom last night in elegant gowns and tuxedos despite treacherous winter weather and repeated warnings to stay off the roads.
Posted: 01/16/2007 - The victim in yesterday's fatal accident was a University of Texas-Dallas student. Sarah Magri, 20, was killed instantly in the wreck south of Hearne on Highway 6.
Updated: 01/17/2007 - An East Texas high school band director's alleged relationship with a former student landed him in Brazos County jail. William Watson, 27, turned himself over to authorities Tuesday and was charged with sexual assault of a child.
Updated: 01/16/2007 - Death row inmate Johnathan Moore faces execution Wednesday in Huntsville over the 1995 slaying of a San Antonio policeman. The victim was 29-year-old Officer Fabian Dominguez.
Posted: 01/16/2007 - Governor Rick Perry and fellow Republican Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst took their oaths of office Tuesday in Austin. If Perry completes his new term, that would make him the longest-serving governor in state history.
Posted: 01/16/2007 - Texas is among 14 states that fund corridor service that Amtrak might not otherwise provide. Senators Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Trent Lott of Mississippi are expected to announce legislation today that would encourage more state investment in Amtrak by making federal matching funds available.
Posted: 01/16/2007 - Governor Rick Perry's second full term is sure to get off to a chilly start today -- due to a lingering winter storm. Perry is scheduled to be sworn in during ceremonies on the south steps of the Texas Capitol. The inaugural theme is: "Texas: Imagine the Possibilities."
Posted: 01/15/2007 - It was a day off from work and school for many, but it was a day on for giving. Youth volunteers with the United Way used the day to help at several community agencies. A few high school students taught youngsters games at the Bryan VFW and others helped out at the Boys and Girls Club.
Updated: 01/15/2007 - District 17's voice in the US Congress was being repaired Monday morning. Congressman Chet Edwards had a successful two-hour surgery to remove a benign polyp from his larynx. Afterwards, he said he felt fine, and was grateful for support from well-wishers.
Updated: 01/15/2007 - A Humble man was injured early Monday morning when the 18-wheeler he was driving overturned on Highway 6. According to the Department of Public Safety around 3:45 a.m. 59-year-old Rudolf Rodriguez was driving a Kroger semi truck on Highway 6 near Highway 159 when he misjudged an exit and turned too sharply.
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