Posted: Aug 31, 2013 5:59 AM
Updated: Aug 31, 2013 5:59 AM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) The convicted Fort Hood gunman has arrived at death row at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. Officials say Maj. Nidal Hasan arrived yesterday. The Army psychiatrist was sentenced to death earlier this week for the 2009 shooting rampage. Hasan joins just five other inmates on the military's death row.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that would have denied 52 North Texas Episcopal church properties from a breakaway sect. The Fort Worth Episcopal diocese had sued for ownership of those properties after it broke away from the national church. The diocese opposes the consecration of gay bishops, ordination of women and other policies its leadership considers too liberal.
WEST, Texas (AP) West, Texas, is holding the signature celebration of its Czech heritage. The weekend will include sausage, sauerkraut and its famous kolaches. It's the first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas plans to go on a pheasant hunt when he makes a trip to Iowa in October. The trip is planned for Oct. 26 near the northwest Iowa city of Akron. Cruz will speak at a GOP event in Des Moines on Oct. 25. Iowa Congressman Steve King plans to join him on the hunt.