Top Stories Today: 5.3.2013
The top 5 stories on Statesman.com at 5 p.m.:
- President Obama coming to Austin Thursday: The last time the president visited Austin was in July 2012.
- Rare May front breaks temperature records: Cold weather in Austin, in May?? The temperature broke and 84-year-old record for the date.
- Threat made at Westlake High School: On Thursday, parents were informed of increased security at the school after a threat was graffitied on a wall. On Friday, police gave the all-clear that the school was secure.
- Florence man charged with manslaughter following wreck: A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged after officials say he walked away from a fatal wreck, leaving his stepbrother’s body inside the car.
- Franchione gets new 5-year deal at Texas State: (AP story) Texas State football coach Dennis Franchione has agreed to a five-year contract extension