Posted: 06/26/2006 - Lawyers for so-called "Railroad Killer" Angel Maturino Resendiz Monday asked the US Supreme Court to block his execution in Texas. Resendiz faces lethal injection Tuesday in Huntsville over the 1998 fatal stabbing and bludgeoning of a Houston-area physician.
Updated: 06/26/2006 - A Bryan defense attorney is asking for the removal of a district judge for some of his cases. Travis Bryan the III is asking for the recusal of Judge J.D. Langley for 11 of his ongoing cases including the Willie Davis trial.
Posted: 06/26/2006 - Opening arguments in the retrial of Andrea Yates are set to begin Monday in Houston. Yates was convicted in 2002 of drowning her children in a bathtub, but the verdict was overturned last year due to erroneous testimony.
Updated: 06/25/2006 - A teenage girl and her parents are suing the Conroe School District, saying it failed to protect her from sexual abuse by a campus police officer. The federal lawsuit seeks at least $2 million in damages.
Posted: 06/25/2006 - A nationwide survey finds U-S gas prices declined in the past two weeks, but the drop is hardly enough to provide relief for summer travelers.
Posted: 06/25/2006 - Iraq's prime minister has presented a plan designed to put the country on the road to reconciliation and stop the bloodshed.
Posted: 06/24/2006 - Aaron Spelling was a Hollywood heavy-hitter who brought shows such Dynasty, Love Boat, and more recently Beverly Hills 90210 to television. Friday he died at age 83.
Posted: 06/24/2006 - Democrats are blaming the Bush administration's Iraq policy for turning U-S soldiers into targets for Iraq's insurgency. In the party's weekly radio address, Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean said the Republican plan to "stay the course" is not an option.
Updated: 06/24/2006 - President Bush is urging Congress to give him more power in dealing with budget matters. He's using his weekly radio address to push for a line-item veto.
Posted: 06/23/2006 - Population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that San Antonio is now larger than San Diego – by 969 people – and has leapfrogged to seventh on the list of the 10 largest U.S. cities.