Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook:
Warmer-than-normal afternoons are the rule Saturday and Sunday with highs in the upper 80s to near 90! Rain holding off until the middle of next week.
LUBBOCK, Texas (January 6, 2013)—Austin Hasten, 23, was in custody Sunday, charged with murder after an elderly woman died in a fire in Lubbock.
The Lubbock Police Department says Hasten was charged with murder in connection with the apartment fire Friday night.
He remained in the Lubbock County Jail Sunday in lieu of $3 million bond.
Jail records show Hasten lives in an apartment in the same complex where the fire broke out.
Firefighters found the woman's body after they entered her apartment to extinguish the blaze.
Sgt. Johnathan Stewart said police were dispatched to the scene because the fire appeared suspicious.
He did not say if the woman lived alone.
Her name was not immediately released.