Posted: Apr 25, 2014 6:00 AM
Updated: Apr 25, 2014 6:00 AM
CONROE, Texas (AP) A 13-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder in the slaying of a Montgomery County convenience store owner. Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright says the boy is younger than 14 and ineligible for prosecution as an adult. Lambright says he could be eligible for up to 40 years in state custody if allegations are confirmed.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A Texas House panel will vote on whether to recommend the impeachment of University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall next month. The House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations has been investigating Hall for months. It met yesterday to review a report of his efforts to have UT Austin President Bill Powers fired.
HOUSTON (AP) Houston-based Kirby Inland Marine alleges a collision last month that dumped nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel was caused by gross negligence on the part of Sea Galaxy Marine. Kirby owns the tugboat that was involved in the crash with the Sea Galaxy ship. Sea Galaxy says the collision was not its fault.
HOUSTON (AP) Houston Airport System officials are working toward a $1.5 billion project to rebuild and expand the international terminal at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Bush had a record year for international travel last year and has seen international travel quadruple since 1990. Officials expect the project to take up to 6 years to complete.