Posted: 01/11/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/10/2007 - Death row inmate Carlos Granados has been executed Wednesday night over the 1998 stabbing death of a Georgetown boy in a domestic dispute.
Updated: 01/10/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/10/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/10/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/10/2007 - 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: 01/10/2007 - The Texas House has voted 121-to-27 to keep Tom Craddick as speaker. The vote came after Representative Jim Pitts dropped out of the speaker's race late Tuesday.
Posted: 01/09/2007 - 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: 01/09/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/09/2007 - 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.
Posted: 01/09/2007 - 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.
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