Updated: 09/16/2006 - Controversy is brewing in Washington County. A Brenham woman says her son was mistreated while serving time in the Washington County Jail. Katrell Lindsey, 18, is being treated for tuberculosis in Bryan. The Washington County Sheriff's Office refutes her claims.
Posted: 09/15/2006 - A service now being used in Texas lets first responders communicate with each other in an emergency -- like a terror attack or natural disaster. It lets members of various departments and agencies talk to each other, even with different technologies -- such as two-way radio or cell phone.
Posted: 09/15/2006 - President Bush says "it's a dangerous world" and efforts to resist his administration's counterterrorism tactics are based on "flawed logic."
Posted: 09/15/2006 - A Waco man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for a brutal attack on a prostitute. Paris and his wife, Denise Riley Paris, were arrested in January for attacking a woman that police described as a "known prostitute."
Posted: 09/15/2006 - A Houston-area high school sealed off nearly a quarter of its classrooms and won't reopen them until next week after a colony of bats infested the school. Humble High School officials say nine Mexican free-tailed bats removed from the school on Wednesday have tested negative for rabies. Twenty more bats caught yesterday were awaiting testing.
Posted: 09/15/2006 - Former President Bill Clinton and his wife -- New York Senator Hillary Clinton -- are among the dignitaries who'll be on hand to remember ex-Governor Ann Richards. The funeral will be Monday in Austin for Richards.
Posted: 09/15/2006 - Graduating from high school could be getting tougher in Texas. The State Board of Education has given tentative approval to a plan to increase the necessary number of credits needed to graduate from 24 -- to 26.
Posted: 09/14/2006 - College Station has their new budget, and it's a big one. Thursday, the council approved the $228 million budget, which is about a 20 percent increase over last year.
Posted: 09/14/2006 - A governor's race with two independent candidates isn't enough to entice Dallas billionaire Ross Perot to get involved in a campaign again. The man who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate tells The Dallas Morning News he's staying out of politics and sticking with issues.
Posted: 09/14/2006 - Tom DeLay's lawyer calls it "just another bump in the road." The highest criminal appeals court in Texas says it will consider reinstating a conspiracy charge against the former US House Republican Leader.
Posted: 09/14/2006 - Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst plans to push for tougher penalties for child molesters during the 2007 legislative session. Dewhurst, who presides over the Texas Senate, will encourage lawmakers to pass a version of Florida's "Jessica's Law."
Posted: 09/14/2006 - US House Republicans seeking to get tough on illegal immigration plan a new vote Thursday on a border fence proposal. The bill calls for building more than 700 miles of double-layered fencing along the nearly two-thousand-mile border with Mexico.
Posted: 09/13/2006 - A study finds that the majority of Bible courses being offered as electives at Texas high schools are devotional and sectarian in their approach. The yearlong study by the Texas Freedom Network found the courses do not teach about the Bible in a historical or literary context as is required under state law.