Here's your daily look at five stories we're following:
1. Fort Hood shooting: A soldier opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Texas, killing three people and wounding 16 others before turning the gun on himself at the same facility where a 2009 attack left more than a dozen people dead.
2. SEPTA negotiations: SEPTA will resume negotiations with its largest union today at Transport Workers Union Local 234's headquarters. The last of the transit agency's contracts with its unionized employees expires Sunday. TWU leader Willie Brown says he wants to avoid a strike, but a union executive board has scheduled an "emergency strike meeting" for this evening.
3. Haddon Twp. chickens: Haddon Township's planning and zoning board is scheduled to weigh whether residents should be able to keep up to six chickens for noncommercial purposes in their backyards.