Posted: 04/26/2006 - Texas business owners are paying close attention to Gov. Perry's business tax expansion to fund public schools. The House has already passed the measure; now it's in the hands of the Senate.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - The Grimes County Auditor is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - 650 juvenile cases are tried each year in Brazos County. It's an increase that's forced the District Attorney's Office to go from having a part-time prosecutor to two full-time prosecutors trying juvenile cases.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - The Supreme Court is considering whether a prisoner can challenge the way he is executed. Convicted murderer Clarence Hill is challenging Florida's execution method of lethal injection -- specifically, the drug being used.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - Some working-age Americans may be losing touch with health insurance. A new study shows 41 percent of people with moderate to middle incomes didn't have health insurance for at least part of last year.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - NASA's chief says a new spaceship could be ready to replace the nation's aging shuttle fleet by 2011. That would be three years ahead of schedule.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - The call is moving quickly through Mexican cyberspace -- Boycott US companies and restaurant chains in Mexico to pressure Congress to legalize undocumented migrants in "El Norte." But American executives say the attack is misguided.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - One of the conspirators in the Tommy Andrade murder plot pleaded guilty to robbery charges. Bradley Padrick was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison.
Posted: 04/26/2006 - A College Station man is behind bars, charged with driving drunk with an infant in the front seat. Thirty-four-year-old Pedro Ebran Tumax was stopped by College Station police for driving on the wrong side of the road.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - We've all heard of some common tips for saving gas like checking your tire pressure or using cruise control. While they're certainly worth doing, do they really improve gas mileage?
Posted: 04/25/2006 - Local emergency management officials are trying to stay ahead of hurricane season. A shelter rally was held Tuesday at the Brazos Center.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - Charges have been dropped against a local pro-life activist accused of impersonating a city of Bryan official. The Brazos County Attorney's Office dismissed the case against Donald Parsons, 69.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - The USDA says by 2009 all farm animals that are sold for food purposes must have an identification number.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - A juror's racist remarks about the defendant in a Central Texas capital murder trial have prompted the judge to declare a mistrial. Michael Paul Boyd of Copperas Cove was indicted last year on charges he killed apartment manager Kenneth Ray Haney at an apartment complex in Killeen.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - A convicted killer who won awards as an inmate journalist and called attention to a 1980's Louisiana pardon-selling scandal -- is now out of prison. Officials say the next stop for Billy Wayne Sinclair is Houston.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - Houston authorities say rival immigrant smugglers are probably to blame for a gunbattle yesterday. The shootout occurred at a Houston drop house for undocumented immigrants.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - The Texas House has approved a three-point-four (B) billion-dollar expansion of the state business tax. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst was hoping the House would pass all the bills under consideration so they could go to the Senate.
Posted: 04/25/2006 - Some university administrators are standing by double-digit tuition increases in Texas. The school officials say they needed higher tuition to compensate for state funding that hasn't kept up with inflation or enrollment growth.