PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP)--At least ten people have died in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Dennis.The storm collapsed bridges, triggered landslides, inundated homes and blocked roads with downed power lines and trees. Young Haitian men were charging two dollars to carry travelers and their possessions across the Grand Goave River, which overflowed and collapsed a 300-foot bridge. The collapse has cut off Haiti's southwestern peninsula. A Haitian official says five people died on the collapsed bridge, and others are reported missing. At least four people died in a southern town (Jacmel), while another person was killed by a falling tree. Copyright 2005 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced four days ago they will no longer pay for forensic services across the state. DPS will put a price tag on services and charge law enforcement agencies for certain crime lab reports to adjust to state enacted cutbacks. On Monday, two East Texas prosecutors and a sheriff spoke out against the surprising changes brought upon by the agency. Angelina County District Attorney Joe Martin said these changes will...More >>
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced four days ago they will no longer pay for forensic services across the state.More >>