Posted: Aug 21, 2013 6:01 AM
Updated: Aug 21, 2013 6:01 AM
LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) Police believe an Oklahoma man suspected in the abduction of his son and the slaying of the boy's grandmother is in North Texas with the child. Lewisville police surrounded a hotel this morning in the search for Robert Conner and his son, Declan (DEK'-lin). Conner is wanted for homicide in the shooting of the child's grandmother.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) A South Texas judge who pleaded guilty to racketeering faces 20 years in prison when he's sentenced today. Ex-state District Judge Abel Limas (LEE'-muhs) is expected to get less in exchange for his cooperation. Limas drew the FBI's attention in late 2007 as he was nearing the end of this second term.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The average ACT score for last school year's graduating class in Texas has risen by a tenth of a percentage point. Results show an average score of 20.9 out of a possible 36. The percentage of Texas graduates taking the ACT was 37 percent. That's down two percentage points from 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Regents for the University of Texas system will meet today to assess the performance of campus presidents. Regent Wallace Hall is facing impeachment after being criticized of engaging in a "witch hunt" to force out a campus president. That president is not expected to attend today's meeting.