Posted: Aug 30, 2013 6:02 AM
Updated: Aug 30, 2013 6:02 AM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) A man has been convicted of causing a crash that killed an El Paso police officer in 2010. Alejandro Fierro was convicted of manslaughter, aggravated assault and driving while intoxicated yesterday. He faces 20 years in prison for each manslaughter and aggravated assault charge and 180 days in jail for the DWI charge.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Austin Children's Museum is set to close for several months as it moves to a bigger location. The 12,500 square-foot museum in downtown will close Sunday night. It'll be called the Thinkery when it reopens at its new 40,000 square-foot location in northeast Austin in early December.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) Widespread cheating in Texas' school accountability system may go unseen by the Texas Education Agency. A state audit says education officials instead rely on school districts to police themselves. State Education Commissioner Michael Williams points to TEA leadership failures under his predecessor.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has earned about $200,000 in taxable income annually since 2010. The early favorite to succeed Governor Rick Perry next year released his tax returns today. Abbott would not commit to releasing earlier tax returns.