Top Stories Today: 5.7.2013
The top 5 stories on Statesman.com at 6 p.m.
- Round Rock woman abandons two children, but books dog into pet hotel, according to arrest warrant
- Bidders snap up shoes, vehicles and memorabilia at RunTex auction: At an auction to raise money to pay Austin company’s past-due taxes, buyers bought items from a box of foot sizers (sold for $20) to a pair of running shoes worn by former President George W. Bush (sold for $1,450,) and more.
- Police facing questions in Cleveland rescue: (AP story) “After three women who vanished a decade ago were found captive Monday at the peeling, rundown house, Cleveland police are facing questions for the second time in four years about their handling of missing-person cases.”
- Southwest Airlines launches nonstop Austin to New Orleans route
- APD chief of staff selected to lead UT police