Posted: Oct 3, 2013 2:34 AM
Updated: Oct 3, 2013 2:35 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Fort Worth state Senator Wendy Davis is expected to formally announce her campaign for governor today. Davis says her experience going from a single teen mother to a successful Harvard Law School attorney informs her politics and her commitment to middle class Texans. The launch will start a campaign to break an 18-year losing streak for Democrats seeking statewide office in Texas.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A San Antonio-area school district will settle a lawsuit by paying nearly $1 million to a woman whose son was shot and killed by a school police officer. Denys Lopez Moreno's son Derek Lopez was killed in November 2010. The Northside school district board agreed to pay her $925,000.
DALLAS (AP) Mark Cuban is scheduled to testify today in the trial of the insider-trading case against him. The verdict in the trial of the Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit could come down to whether jurors believe the billionaire's account of a 2004 phone call. Cuban is likely to say he never promised to refrain from selling his shares in an Internet company after learning news that would cause their value to fall.
DALLAS (AP) A former TCU football player has pleaded guilty to mail fraud related to a foreign currency exchange scheme. Eldon A. Gresham Jr. will serve 14 years in prison for his January guilty plea to a single mail fraud count. A four-count indictment accused Gresham of fraudulently obtaining $15.8 million by making false representations to investors.