Posted: Aug 30, 2013 3:46 PM
Updated: Aug 30, 2013 3:47 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) Fort Hood officials say the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the 2009 shooting rampage has arrived at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. Officials released a statement today saying Major Nidal Hasan had arrived at the prison's death row. Hasan joins just five other inmates on the military's death row. The military hasn't executed an active duty U.S. soldier since 1961.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A spokeswoman for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas says he plans to hunt pheasant with Iowa Congressman Steve King during a trip to the Hawkeye state in October. The Des Moines Register reports Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier wrote in an email today that the senator would hunt with King and was "honored to have received the invite."
WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) A man accused of driving drunk when his vehicle slammed into a police cruiser has been convicted of intoxication manslaughter in the death of a Waxahachie officer. Twenty-four-year-old Dyln Richards of Venus was convicted yesterday. It took an Ellis County jury 16 minutes to return with the verdict. Waxahachie is located about 30 miles south of Dallas.
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Zoo is holding its first-ever garage sale to clear out some storage space. Items offered at the sale tomorrow will include audio equipment, exercise mats, lawn care equipment, toys, and some leather-bound editions of National Geographic Magazine.