Good Morning East Texas Headlines 09/29/2010

Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: We'll hear from East Texans who were on the UT campus in Austin when shots rang out Tuesday afternoon. We'll also have the latest on the search for a motive.

They're heading to court in a fight against part of the health care reform law. We'll tell you why some East Texas doctors say part of the law is unconstitutional.

One of the world's best-known landmarks is open again today...after it was evacuated overnight. We'll tell you why authorities there and in the U.S. are worried about the possibility of a terrorist attack in Europe.

Until Next Time, 
Clint Yeatts
KLTV News Anchor 
WEATHER TODAY

Good Wednesday Morning East Texas. Another great day is on tap for us today. It will be slightly warmer this afternoon with highs reaching the middle to upper 80s with a mostly sunny sky. Another cold front is slated for East Texas this weekend. Details on Good Morning East Texas.

LOCAL HEADLINES

A group of East Texas doctors are headed to federal court.

East Texas UT students describe shooting event

Police have identified the man who opened fire on the University of Texas campus before killing himself as a 19-year-old student from Austin.

STATE & NATIONAL HEADLINES

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama ends a four-state tour today with a stop in Richmond, Va. He'll first meet with voters in Des Moines, Iowa, for one of his "backyard discussions" ahead of the November elections. Obama has been trying to recapture the enthusiasm of his 2008 drive to the White House.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Students at the University of Texas are returning to classes today, one day after a gunman wearing a dark suit and ski mask opened fire with an assault rifle. Authorities say the gunman, who fled to the university library and killed himself, was a 19-year-old sophomore. No one else was injured.

HAVANA (AP) - A tropical depression that headed over Cuba this morning is now threatening to head toward southeastern Florida as a tropical storm. Forecasters say the storm, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, is expected to strengthen. It could be near or over Florida by this evening.

DALLAS (AP) - A deaf inmate who was exonerated of the rape of a 5-year-old suburban Dallas girl has been freed from prison after 17 years. A judge ruled 39-year-old Stephen Brodie was wrongly prosecuted for the 1990 rape despite a lack of physical evidence linking him to the attack.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former city councilman in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Jeffrey Ellis blamed alcohol abuse for what he called one-time-only misbehavior.

SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) - A 22-year-old south Texas woman has been charged with having a controlled substance after neighbors reported her 4-year-old daughter was trying to sell a brick of marijuana. The Monitor of McAllen reports Maria Ipina of San Juan was arrested Monday.