Posted: Aug 15, 2013 6:01 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2013 6:01 AM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) Pathologists who examined bodies of people killed in 2009 rampage at Fort Hood are expected to resume testimony today. Major Nidal Hasan (nih-DAHL' hah-SAHN') is accused of opening fire on unarmed soldiers. He faces the death penalty if convicted. Hasan has put up a minimal defense.
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) Investigators are trying to identify a man's body found in a burning pickup truck near at East Texas business. Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle on fire along a dirt road near a mobile home sales business yesterday. DNA evidence will be used to try to identify the man.
TYLER, Texas (AP) A second man has been charged in the slaying of an East Texas woman caught in alleged gang gunfire at a park where she took her 3-year-old son. Dennis Montrell Bendy is charged with murder. Rakheem Goldstein turned himself in Monday on a murder charge. Briana Young was shot while at P.T. Cole Park.
HOUSTON (AP) A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for cocaine trafficking involving a nearly $114,000 payment stuffed in a bag. Michael Washington was convicted in 2011 of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute. Washington was busted after receiving nearly 20 pounds of cocaine.