Posted: Aug 27, 2013 2:30 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2013 2:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) At least 21 cases of measles have been linked to a Newark megachurch. Eagle Mountain International Church senior pastor says the church has been trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. Officials say those affected by the outbreak range in age from 4-months to 44-years-old.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Department of Public Safety documents show troopers seized no jars of urine or feces from Capitol visitors the day of debate of the abortion bill. The DPS said 18 bottles were seized that were suspected of containing feces on the night of Senator Wendy Davis' filibuster of the bill. DPS Director Steve McCraw says he is "tired of hearing we made this stuff up."
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A daylong manhunt has led to the arrest of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents. The bodies of Fidel and Eva Meza (MAY'-zuh) were found early yesterday when The Bexar (bayr) County sheriff's deputies responded to an emergency call. Police identified the suspect as Bryant Meza.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) Widows of the soldiers killed in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting described how the convicted Army psychiatrist's rampage tore open their lives. More witnesses are expected to testify today against Major Nidal Hasan (nih-DAHL' hah-SAHN'). A jury soon will decide if Hasan deserves a death sentence or life without parole.