The man accused of a shooting spree that took the lives of five people and wounded six at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport faces a court appearance today, while investigators try to understand his motive.
Time for the College Football Playoff National Championship–The top-ranked Alabama will face Clemson tonight in the College Football Playoff National Championship. A victory would give Alabama five national championships in eight seasons, a feat never completed at the highest level of the sport during the poll era. The Tigers have not won a national title since 1981.
A 55-year-old man was struck by lightning while fishing in Florida. Emergency crews responded to the jetty during the lightning storm and were able to rescue the man. The victim told investigators that as he was casting his rod, a bolt of lightning struck the pole. The fisherman was wearing neoprene waders, which investigators said might have saved his life.
NFL Playoff matchups are set for the Cowboys and Texans. Dallas will play Green Bay Sunday and Houston takes on New England Saturday.
The state champion Lake Travis High School football team was celebrated with a parade yesterday at Hill Country Galleria. Lake Travis has now won the state championship 6 times in the past 10 years.