FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A jury at Fort Hood, Texas, could begin deliberating today in the trial of Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan, who's charged with the 2009 shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and dozens wounded. Hasan has been unapologetic in saying the shooting was necessary to protect Muslim insurgents abroad from American soldiers preparing for combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Army soldier who's been sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving secret documents to WikiLeaks says he wants to live as a woman. Bradley Manning says he plans to begin hormone therapy, and he tells NBC's "Today" show in a written statement that he's been living as a man trapped in a woman's body. During Manning's trial his attorneys presented evidence showing the 25-year-old has been struggling with gender identity.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to appear in a Massachusetts court this afternoon for a hearing on what evidence prosecutors have in the murder case against him. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the death of Odin (OH'-dihn) Lloyd, who was found shot to death June 17 near Hernandez's Massachusetts home. He's being held without bail.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 16-year-old California girl who was kidnapped by a family friend says after her rescue she went online to talk about her ordeal because that's how she and her friends communicate the most. Hannah Anderson tells NBC's "Today" show that talking with her friends also helps her grieve the loss of her mother and 8-year-old brother, who police say were killed by James DiMaggio before he kidnapped the teen.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — An unwanted guest has been living in the pool house at Jennifer Lopez's home in the Hamptons. Police say 49-year-old John Dubis was living there for a week while the performer was away. Newsday reports that workers found Dubis on the property and called police earlier this month. Police say Lopez has an order of protection against the man. He's due in court next week.
Created: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:14:48 EST
Updated: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:14:48 EST