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Official: 1 dead, 14 injured in Fort Hood shooting

FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, file photo, an entrance is shown to Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood says there’s been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)...

Official: Fort Hood shooter believed to be dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. law enforcement official says the suspected gunman at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas is now believed to be dead. Fort Hood confirmed the shooting on the base in a brief statement Wednesday evening. The statement also said emergency crews were on...
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Appeals court: Texas executions back on schedule

File – In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, a corrections officer keeps watch outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction halting the executions of Tommy Lynn...

Fort Hood says shooting at Texas Army base

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood says there’s been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries. The base posted a statement online Wednesday. It said emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known. The base was the scene of a...

Fort Hood says shooting at Texas Army base

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood says there’s been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries. The base posted a statement online Wednesday. It said emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known. The base was the scene of a...

Coast Guard cadet accused of touching classmate

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A U.S Coast Guard Academy cadet should face a court martial for entering the room of a classmate and touching her leg, a government attorney said Wednesday, rejecting defense claims that the cadet accidentally went into what he thought was his...

Grim duty: Team works nonstop to ID remains

Searchers arrive to begin a shift at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Officials have so far confirmed the deaths of 29 people, although only 22 have been officially identified in information released Wednesday morning by the Snohomish County...

Pennsylvania high court won’t hear Sandusky appeal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state’s highest court on Wednesday said it would not review Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant football coach. Sandusky had asked the Pennsylvania...
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Lawmakers accuse GM of possible criminal cover-up

General Motors CEO Mary Barra listens as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee. Barra is back before Congress, where members of a Senate subcommittee are expressing doubts that...
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Judge halts Texas executions over drug secrecy

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2011, file photo, a corrections officer keeps watch outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, two days before Texas is scheduled to execute convicted killer Ramiro...