Gun debate a side note in hearings on Uvalde shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first public hearings in Texas looking into the Uvalde school massacre have focused on a cascade of law enforcement blunders, school building safety and mental health care with only scant mentions of the shooter’s AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and gun reform. A day after the head of the Texas state police … Read more

Tesla’s Austin, Berlin car plants “losing billions of dollars”

Tesla’s new plants in Texas and Germany are “losing billions of dollars” as the electric car maker struggles with production due to supply chain disruptions and battery shortages, Elon Musk said in an interview released Wednesday. What he’s saying: “Both Berlin and Austin factories are gigantic money furnaces right now,” said Musk in the interview … Read more

Report: Police in Uvalde had rifles earlier than known

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Multiple police officers armed with rifles and at least one ballistic shield stood and waited in a school hallway for nearly an hour while a gunman carried out a massacre of 19 elementary students and two teachers, according to a Monday news report that marks the latest embarrassing revelation about the … Read more

Love-triangle slaying suspect Kaitlin Armstrong last seen at Newark airport

The yoga instructor wanted in the love-triangle murder of a professional cyclist was dropped off at New Jersey’s Newark airport last month — just one day after Texas cops issued a warrant for her arrest, US Marshals revealed Monday. Kaitlin Armstrong, who is suspected of shooting dead 25-year-old Anna Moriah Wilson in Austin before fleeing … Read more

Love Rival Accused of Killing Star Cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson Just Before Austin, Texas Gravel Locos Race

When Anna Moriah Wilson’s friend arrived home to her Austin apartment late on May 11 to find Wilson lying on the ground unconscious and covered in blood, it left the cycling world in shock. The 25-year-old Vermont native, known to her friends as Mo, had only arrived in Texas the day before to compete in … Read more

How a 26-year-old making $270,000 near Austin, TX, spends his money

This story is part of CNBC Make It’s MillennialMoney series, which details how people around the world earn, spend and save their money. Despite earning well over six figures, Clinton Stamper still looks for coupons for his food. The 26-year-old tries to keep his food budget to $5 a meal and uses online discounts to … Read more