A pair of prop Oscars are seen during rehearsals for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 22. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

PHOTOS: 2016 Academy Award story lines

On Thursday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards. Here are the top story line…

This undated photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department shows John Russel Houser, in Lafayette, La. Authorities have identified Houser as the gunman who opened fire in a movie theater on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Lafayette. (Lafayette Police Department via AP)

Police release Louisiana movie theater shooter’s journal

After a long wait, the Lafayette Police Department has finally released the personal journal of Grand Theatre shooter John Russell Houser.