Here are some stories we've hand-picked for you to dig into this afternoon:
1. An East Texas native considered armed and dangerous has been added to the Texas Department of Public Safety's Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. DPS is offering a $3,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of 32-year-old Doug Otis Sims of Center. Sims has a violent criminal past.
3. Two men claiming to be and dressed as Mormon missionaries assaulted and robbed a person at his doorstep, according to Las Vegas Metro police.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are noted for strict schedules. Police noted the crime occurred at 6:20 a.m. It is not customary for any missionary to be out until about 9 a.m. or past 9 p.m. More on this unusual story from our sister station in NV here.
4.Military prosecutors rested their case Tuesday against the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.After calling nearly 90 witnesses in 11 days, prosecutors said they had completed their case during Maj. Nidal Hasan's trial. Hasan also is accused of wounding more than 30 people at the Texas Army post during the attack, which was the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military base.
7. Newly released court documents describe the extent of injuries to the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, including multiple gunshot wounds to his face and a skull fracture. Read more here.
Friday, August 22 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:11:37 GMT
A 22-year-old woman and a 4-month-old baby are recovering in the hospital after being struck on the sidewalk in a hit-skip accident. The driver is in custody, but the passenger remains on the run. More >>
A 22-year-old woman and a 4-month-old baby are recovering in the hospital after being struck on the sidewalk by a driver who didn't stop at the scene of the accident. The driver is in custody, but the passenger remains on the run. More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>