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Sketch of suspect released in weatherman shooting--The Texas Department of Public Safety says the shooting occurred outside KCEN-TV’s rural studio on Interstate 35 —75 miles north of Austin. No motive has been determined and it is unclear if the shooter has any ties to the station. The suspect is described as a white, balding man in his 30s. He is said to have been wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans at the time of the shooting. Meteorologist, Patrick Crawford is in stable condition and resting after he underwent surgery.
Michael Phelps on trial – a second time – for DUI—Phelps, now 29, is the most decorated Olympian in history, with 22 medals, 18 of them gold.
When Robin Williams died in August, he had just completed work on what turns out to be his second-to-last movie, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. Movie is now debuting nationwide. Robin Williams once again plays president and naturalist Teddy Roosevelt
People in Seattle’s Whittier Heights neighborhood are so frustrated they have decided to hire off-duty police officers to help them fight a spike in crime. One neighbor says she’s been the victim of a home invasion and three car break-ins. She says police response times were slow and the thieves got away. Starting in January, neighbors will subscribe by paying about $250 for a year’s worth of service. The money will go to a local security company that will dispatch off-duty Seattle Police officers. The off-duty officers will work in their uniforms.