Posted: Jan 20, 2014 2:30 AM
Updated: Jan 20, 2014 2:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is set to begin accepting Freedom of Information Act requests for records from Bush's presidency. The library will start taking requests Monday, which marks five years from the end of Bush's presidency. Access to the records is governed by the Presidential Records Act, which says the records may be requested by the public five years after the presidential administration ends.
(Information in the following story is from: The Eagle, http://www.theeagle.com)
BRYAN, Texas (AP) Relatives of a 9-year-old Bryan girl have been charged for holding her down in water in a bathtub as punishment for acting up in school. The girl's mother, father, grandmother and grandmother's roommate were arrested Friday and charged with abandoning or endangering a child. Police say the girl described it "like a baptism" during which she would be asked a question and subsequently dipped and held under water by her grandmother, father and grandmother's roommate.
DALLAS (AP) Dallas police are investigating after finding a fatally wounded man in an intersection and then following a blood trail to a home where another person was found shot to death. Police say detectives on Sunday found a man shot and collapsed in an intersection. Detectives followed a blood trail to a home they found secured. A SWAT team entered the home and found a man dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
HOUSTON (AP) A 24-year-old Southeast Texas man who told authorities he killed a stray cat by throwing it into the air and shooting it with a shotgun because it was sick is charged with animal cruelty. Joseph D. Morgan has been charged with cruelty to animal/torture with firearm. Morgan, a Harris County resident, said the stray was sick and needed to be euthanized, so he shot it with a shotgun loaded with bird shot.