Updated: 02/24/2005 - At least three people were shot Thursday when a man with a high-powered rifle opened fire in Tyler -- near the Smith County Courthouse.
Updated: 02/24/2005 - More than 70 percent of inmates in Texas prisons are black or Latino, nearly doubling their percentage of the general population.
Updated: 02/24/2005 - President Bush says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to accelerate their work to protect nuclear weapons and materials.
Updated: 02/24/2005 - Pope John Paul is in the operating room of a Rom hospital and is expected to undergo a tracheotomy to help ease breathing problems.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - The Rock Prairie Road Sanitary Landfill takes in 1,000 tons of trash a day, a large amount of it is plastic.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - A kidnapping case which lasted more than seven hours, and spanned multiple counties, ends at a hotel in Bryan, Wednesday.
Updated: 02/24/2005 - Brazos County received proof today that not all federal mandates are unfunded. The county was reimbursed for every cent it spent on new voting machines to the tune of almost 2 million dollars.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - Congressman Chet Edwards wrapped up his series of town hall meetings in the Brazos Valley.
Updated: 02/24/2005 - Brazos and Robertson County firefighters responded to a fire around 9:30 Wednesday morning.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson says the state is losing judges because their salaries haven't kept pace with the times.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - Ahead of schedule, a jury has been chosen to hear the child molestation case against pop star Michael Jackson. The California panel includes four men and eight women -- seven whites, four Hispanics and one Asian.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - There's a 48-hour stay in the case of Terri Schiavo, the severely brain-damaged woman at the center of a right-to-die case in Florida. Circuit Court Judge George Greer extended a stay Wednesday that was to expire late Wednesday afternoon. He says he needs more time to consider legal arguments.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - Rescue teams using dogs and heavy machinery pulled more bodies from the ruins of flattened villages in central Iran on Wednesday, and officials raised the death toll from a powerful earthquake to at least 500. The count was expected to rise even higher.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - President Bush and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder insisted Wednesday that Iran must not have nuclear weapons, but remained divided on how to coax Tehran into giving up its suspected ambitions for such an arsenal.
Updated: 02/23/2005 - Family and friends who packed a Virginia courtroom to support Ahmed Omar Abu Ali laughed out loud when prosecutors alleged that the former high school valedictorian had plotted to assassinate President Bush.
Updated: 02/22/2005 - It's time to pay up in Brenham because in less than two weeks, Brenham police officers are hitting the streets in the first warrant roundup of the year.
Updated: 02/22/2005 - A study on Brenham State School operations and spending, recommends that it look into independent living for its clients.
Updated: 02/22/2005 - Shock and disappointment. That's a Texas A&M student's reaction to the $37,000 bail set for the man accused of trying to rape her at gunpoint
Updated: 02/22/2005 - A local economic development group is changing its guidelines to raise the bar for new companies in the Brazos Valley.