Posted: Dec 23, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Dec 23, 2012 5:31 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Louisiana State Police say a man has been booked for DUI following a traffic accident that killed a news anchor for a Beaumont television station. Forty-eight-year-old William Leger (LAY' zhay) died early yesterday after the 2012 Jeep he was driving ran off Louisiana Highway 93. Leger was an anchor at KFDM TV.
DALLAS (AP) Hundreds of Dallas homeless will spend Christmas Eve like Cinderella at the ball. The Dallas Morning News reports that 500 homeless people will be wined and dined at the plush Omni Dallas Hotel after walking across a red carpet. As they munch on a three-course lunch including short ribs and warm chocolate cake, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet will serenade them with Mayor Mike Rawlings serving food as head waiter.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) A Crown Princess cruise ship that had nearly 100 passengers sick with a stomach virus aboard a 20-day trip to Italy docked in Galveston yesterday. About 96 passengers and six crew members contracted the norovirus, a highly contagious gastrointestinal illness that includes vomiting, diarrhea and fever. Sick passengers were quarantined for three days. They received medical care in their rooms, which were also sanitized three times a day.
IRVING, Texas (AP) A Dallas suburb is transforming into a museum the home that Lee Harvey Oswald visited and stored the rifle he allegedly used to kill President John F. Kennedy. The City of Irving wants to complete the restoration in time for the assassination's 50th anniversary.