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Mayor announces 'look and leave' policy

Posted: 09/16/2008 - People wanting to come back to hurricane-stricken Galveston, Texas, are now allowed to briefly return to check out their property.

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Missouri floods, again

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Flooding along the St. Louis riverfront has closed a casino for the third time this year. And the boulevard that runs in front of the Gateway Arch is again closed by high water.

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Contamination is found in more Chinese dairy products

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Chinese investigators have found more dairy products laced with a toxic chemical. State-run television reports that a nationwide inspection of companies that produce a baby formula powder has found that 22 had traces of melamine in their products.

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Huntsman finance chief testifies in Hexion lawsuit

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The chief financial officer for chemical maker Huntsman Corp. says the company is on target to meet its latest earnings forecast, and that a proposed $6.5 billion buyout by Hexion Specialty Chemicals would result in a solvent combined company.

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CSX agrees to pay $660,000 for coal spill in DC

Posted: 09/16/2008 - CSX Transportation Inc. has agreed to pay the District of Columbia more than $660,000 stemming from a train derailment that spilled coal into the Anacostia River last year.

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NC school cleared in test investigation

Posted: 09/16/2008 - A North Carolina school board says a report that examined whether its administrators tried to help students on national tests is flawed.

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Fed leaves key rate unchanged

Updated: 09/16/2008 - The Federal Reserve says strains in financial markets have "increased significantly" but it kept a key interest rate unchanged. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for continuing coverage of this developing news story.

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Judge: Woman in Iraqi spy case unfit for trial

Posted: 09/16/2008 - A judge in New York has ruled that a former congressional aide accused of helping an Iraqi spy agency while Saddam Hussein was in power is mentally unfit for trial.

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Credit Suisse settles NY auction-rate probe

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Credit Suisse Group will buy back $548 million in auction-rate securities and pay a $15 million fine to settle a probe into the sale of the risky investments, the New York State attorney general's office says.

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AIG shares under pressure as company struggles

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Shares of American International Group have dropped again today. Investors have questioned whether the insurance giant will be able to come up with more money and help avoid touching off additional financial turmoil.

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Commander says many more US troop are needed soon

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The commander of international forces in Afghanistan says that in addition to the Army combat brigade that President Bush is sending as a reinforcement in January, there is a need for three additional brigades in 2009.

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