Posted: Jan 30, 2013 4:30 AM
Updated: Jan 30, 2013 4:30 AM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) A pre-trial hearing that begins today could decide whether Major Nidal Hasan's spared a possible death sentence in the Fort Hood shooting case. A new judge presiding over the case is reconsidering several defense requests.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst are set to speak before the influential Texas Association of Business this afternoon. The Republicans are continuing to press lawmakers to spend some of the state's reserves on water and transportation projects.
DALLAS (AP) A Dallas man with ties to the hacking group Anonymous is set to appear before a federal judge today to determine if he's competent to stand trial. Thirty-one-year-old Barrett Brown is facing a series of charges.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The State Board of Education is meeting today for the first time since November's election reshaped its ranks. The panel has seven new members, but is still heavily Republican.