A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for Leon, Milam, and Robertson Counties until 1:00 am Sunday morning. A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. Some storms could be strong to severe. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
KILLEEN Funeral services have been held for two young girls killed by their father at Fort Hood just hours before their mother returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.
Hundreds attended the service in Killeen for 9-year-old Leila Ezzeddine and 4-year-old Zeinab Ezzeddine. The Killeen Daily Herald reports pink flowers covered a single casket carrying the bodies of the girls.
Military authorities say 43-year-old Rouhad Ahamd Ezzeddine killed his daughters Jan. 21 before taking his own life. Authorities have not revealed how the three died.
The bodies were found in a Fort Hood home assigned to the children's mother, 33-year-old Private 1st Class Carla Santisteban.
Santisteban's brother, Jose Santisteban, eulogized his nieces Monday by saying they were angels who "came to this world to put a smile on my sister, to put a smile on me."
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