Two people have been killed and at least 22 others hurt when gunfire rang out at a large house party in suburban Houston, sending partygoers fleeing in panic, authorities said.
A 44-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her sixth driving while intoxicated conviction.
Romell Madison, whose mentally disabled brother, Ronald, was one of two unarmed people gunned down on the Danziger Bridge, said the family is “extremely disappointed” and urged the Justice Department to appeal the judge’s ruling.
Nidal Hasan collected nearly $300,000 in his military salary while awaiting trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, but his attorney said nearly all of it has been given to charity — likely making it impossible for his victims to get any of it.
Metal detectors will remain in use for the rest of the school year after at a suburban Houston school where a student was fatally stabbed last week.
A Friday preliminary court hearing is scheduled in Houston for a 17-year-old student charged with murder in a knife attack at his suburban high school.
He has one final chance Wednesday to give a closing argument before his case goes to a panel of military officers that can give him death or life in prison without parole.
A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at this sprawling military post — even though the Army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding more than 30 others has admitted responsibility and mounted no defense during his trial.
Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury room when deliberations likely start Thursday about whether he is guilty of the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood: an evaluation from his boss that called him a good soldier.
A man who was enrolled in the state’s nuisance animal program and permitted as a nuisance alligator hunter has been cited with 26 alligator violations.