East Chicago councilman charged with murder is re-elected

Robert Battle ran unopposed and is accused of shooting a man to death on Oct. 12. He also faces a federal drug charge after police say they found more than 73 pounds of pot and more than $100,000 cash during a traffic stop.

Mike Stoner gets out of his flooded car, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 in San Marcos, Texas. A fast-moving storm packing heavy rain and destructive winds overwhelmed rivers and prompted evacuations Friday in the same area of Central Texas that saw devastating spring floods. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)  AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Storms, possible tornadoes lash Texas; 2 still missing

The storms and suspected tornadoes have socked an already-sodden swath of Texas that was still drying out from the remnants of Hurricane Patricia, forcing evacuations of flood-prone areas and slowing or shutting down traffic on long stretches of Interstate 35.