Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:00 AM
Updated: Oct 11, 2013 6:01 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans vying to replace him as lieutenant governor are squaring off in another debate. Todd Staples, Jerry Patterson, Dan Patrick and Dewhurst will share a stage today at the annual convention in Austin of the Texas Municipal League.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) Investigators say three people have died following a passenger van rollover in Central Texas. Police say the wreck happened last night on northbound State Highway 130 near Pflugerville (FLOO'-gur-vihl). Police are investigating whether the van blew a tire in the single-vehicle accident.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A South Texas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing his estranged wife more than 30 times just days after she filed for divorce. A judge sentenced Roberto Barron as part of a plea deal in the 2010 attack with a hunting knife outside a school. Investigators say Teresa Barron continues her recovery.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A Central Texas man faces up to life in prison over the 2010 death of his 2-year-old nephew who was critically hurt while in his uncle's care. Prosecutors say Mark Paniagua (pan-ee-AH'-gwuh) was upset with Carlos de la Rosa when the child cried. Authorities say Paniagua shook the boy, threw him into a room and on a mattress while baby-sitting the child.