46 migrants found dead inside truck trailer in San Antonio, Texas: officials – National

46 migrants found dead inside truck trailer in San Antonio, Texas: officials – National

Forty-six people believed to be migrants were found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in rural San Antonio on Monday, according to Texas law enforcement officials. Sixteen others, including four children, were found alive and taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses, police and medical officials told a news conference. … Read more

Musk says Tesla’s new car factories ‘losing billions of dollars’

Musk says Tesla’s new car factories ‘losing billions of dollars’

Tesla Inc’s TSLA-Q new car factories in Texas and Berlin are “losing billions of dollars” as they struggle to increase production because of a shortage of batteries and China port issues, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in an interview published on Wednesday. “Both Berlin and Austin factories are gigantic money furnaces right now. OK? It’s … Read more

Robb Elementary School, Uvalde school shooting site, to be demolished – National

Robb Elementary School, Uvalde school shooting site, to be demolished – National

The elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two faculty members were killed by a gunman last month will be demolished, the city’s mayor announced. Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin shared news of Robb Elementary School’s eventual razing during an emotional city council meeting with residents on Tuesday. Read more: Uvalde shooting could have … Read more

Uvalde shooting could have been stopped in 3 minutes; it took over an hour: Texas official – National

Uvalde shooting could have been stopped in 3 minutes;  it took over an hour: Texas official – National

A top law enforcement official from Texas gave a scathing critique of the police response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde during a Texas senate committee hearing on Tuesday. Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, told state officials that within three minutes of when the shooting began, … Read more

Boy, 5, dies after being left in car for hours while mom prepped birthday party – National

Boy, 5, dies after being left in car for hours while mom prepped birthday party – National

A five-year-old boy died Monday afternoon when his mother left him inside a parked car at the family’s home while she prepared for her daughter’s birthday party. The child was left inside the car for hours amid record-high temperatures in the Texas summer heat. The Houston-area mother had been running errands with her son and … Read more

Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas is sweating out a massive heat wave unusually early in the year – and sweating potential blackouts as all those air conditioning units put extra strain on the state’s infamously fragile grid. Already, before the hottest months of the year have even hit, Texans have annihilated previous records for all-time high electricity demand, surpassing … Read more

Shell Is Looking To Shake Up The Energy Game In Texas

Shell Is Looking To Shake Up The Energy Game In Texas

For years now, we have seen a growing divide between oil supermajors in Europe and the United States, as Big Oil has split into two factions on opposite sides of the Atlantic over what to do in response to climate change and increasing global calls for decarbonization. As climate activists grow louder and policymakers ramp … Read more

Uvalde shooting survivor, 11, nearly suffers heart attack at friend’s memorial – National

Uvalde shooting survivor, 11, nearly suffers heart attack at friend’s memorial – National

Iliana Treviño, an 11-year-old Grade 4 student at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, lost her best friend in last month’s mass shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers. On May 31, when Treviño’s mother took her daughter to leave a teddy bear at a memorial for her best friend, Amerie Jo Garza, the girl … Read more

‘I will never forgive them’: Wounded Uvalde school teacher calls police ‘cowards’ – National

‘I will never forgive them’: Wounded Uvalde school teacher calls police ‘cowards’ – National

NOTE: This article contains details and descriptions that are graphic and disturbing. Please read at your own discretion. Grade 3 and 4 teacher Arnulfo Reyes, who was injured during the school shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, called police “cowards” for their delayed response to the attack. In an emotional interview … Read more

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

CNN — In South Carolina and Texas, victims were shot at a high school graduation party. In Kentucky, funeral goers were hit outside a church. Multiple shooters sprayed a crowd with bullets in Philadelphia. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, shots rank out at a nightclub. Just America going about its normal business this weekend under the deadly … Read more