Juarez businesses attacked after gang leader’s killing
A number of convenience stores in Juarez, Mexico, were attacked early Thursday by members of the Mexicles drug gang after the killing of their leader by police.
Amid a KXAN investigation of Austin Community College’s use of student pandemic relief money, the institution acknowledged on Friday it launched an internal review of its aid distribution and how 115 full-time employees received nearly $500,000 of pandemic grants intended to help struggling students. Read more https://www.kxan.com/investigations/at-acc-nearly-500k-in-student-pandemic-aid-went-to-employees/
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell approved Monday lifting its burn ban for unincorporated areas within the county’s jurisdiction. The ban officially lifted at 3:30 p.m., according to an updated county news release. https://www.kxan.com/news/local/williamson-county/william-county-burn-ban-lifted/
On Monday, the Austin Police Department said no arrests were made in a southeast Austin homicide that occurred last week, and the victim was also identified, according to a APD news release. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/no-arrest-made-in-southeast-austin-homicide-police-identify-victim/
The vehicle of a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide in Bell County was found abandoned in Leander last week, the Bell County Sheriff’s Office said on social media. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/williamson-county/vehicle-of-suspect-in-bell-county-homicide-found-abandoned-in-leander-suspect-at-large-bcso-says/