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Mourners gather at a gas station in Houston on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed while filling his patrol car. On Saturday, prosecutors charged Shannon J. Miles with capital murder in the Friday shooting. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT: JAMES NIELSEN/HOUSTON CHRONICLEHOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

HONOLULU (AP) — The Big Island and Maui are under a tropical storm watch as a Category 4 hurricane approaches Hawaii.

Shannon Miles, who has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of deputy Darren Goforth at a Houston gas station, is seen in this handout booking photo provided by Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston, TexasThe accused man, Shannon Miles, is scheduled to appear in Harris County District Court, records show. Miles is accused of shooting deputy Darren Goforth on Friday evening at a Houston gas station, sheriff's officials said. Goforth's wife, Kathleen, described her late husband as "an incredibly intricate blend of toughness and gentility" in a statement released to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston.

FILE - This is a Nov. 26, 2008 file photo of Dr Oliver Sacks, receiving his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE ), by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London. Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82 .Sacks died Sunday at his home in New York City, his assistant, Kate Edgar, said. (Lewis Whyld/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTNEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

A man claiming to be the alleged Va. shooter sent a 23-page list of grievances to ABC News.

Packing potentially destructive winds of 140 miles per hour (220 kph), the hurricane was about 450 miles (720 km) east of Big Island of Hawaii moving north-northwest at 9 miles per hour (15 kph), the center said. With hurricane force winds extending 30 miles (45 km) from its center, waves as high as 20 feet (4 meters) could be expected on Sunday and Monday, along with sustained winds of 39 miles per hour (63 kph), he said.

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