Niomi James

Grand Jury to Consider Charges Against Former Astronaut

A grand jury will review evidence against a former space shuttle commander charged in the traffic deaths of two girls in Alabama. Court records showed Tuesday that reckless murder charges against 59-year-old James Halsell of Huntsville are being sent to grand jurors in Tuscaloosa County. Members could indict Halsell or refuse to return charges against the one-time astronaut. Halsell was…