Judge weighing whether to allow Uvalde DA to join suit on blocked public records regarding mass shooting
The legal battle for information related to the May 24 massacre at Robb Elementary School continues in Austin on Thursday as a judge hears arguments related to the lawsuit filed in August 2022 by KSAT 12 and more than a dozen other media organizations.
“Somber day” in Uvalde as community commemorates one year since Robb Elementary shooting
Numerous vigils and memorials were planned in Uvalde to mark one year since the Robb Elementary School shooting. In what became the deadliest school shooting in Texas, a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers and injured 17 others.
‘One Year In: Uvalde’ — Scenes from a year since the Robb Elementary tragedy
The community of Uvalde was hit with a tragedy one year ago. On May 24, 2022, 19 fourth-grade students and two teachers died in a shooting at Robb Elementary School, forever changing the town about 90 miles from San Antonio.
Texas bill proposes up to $25K for armed school 'sentinels'
Texas schools could offer up to $25,000 stipends to teachers and staff who accept the dual role of being armed campus “sentinels” with specialized mental health training under a proposal that state lawmakers advanced Tuesday in response to the Uvalde classroom shooting.
Uvalde families press urgency after California shootings
Families of the 21 victims killed in a Texas elementary school shooting last May gathered Tuesday at the state capitol in Austin to renew their calls for tighter assault weapon restrictions, just days after three separate shootings in California left 24 people dead.
Uvalde shooting victims seek $27B, class action in lawsuit
Victims of a Texas elementary school shooting are seeking a $27 billion class action lawsuit against city and state police, the city of Uvalde and other school and law enforcement officials for failing to follow active shooter protocol, according to the lawsuit filed this week.
Uvalde officials promised a 60-90 day timeline for police review. Now there is no timeline for completion.
After Uvalde city officials told residents this summer a review of its police department’s actions during the Robb Elementary School shooting would take 60 to 90 days, they conceded Thursday there is no longer a timeline for when it will be completed.
Uvalde voters support Abbott, suspended interim police chief in wake of scrutiny over Robb massacre
November 8 showed voters in Uvalde aren’t ready for a revolution. They still support Gov. Greg Abbott and even re-elected a county commissioner who was the acting city police chief during the May 24 massacre.
‘Lives Robbed’ group calls DPS hearing a ‘bait and switch’ after no update to investigation
A nonprofit group that formed in response to the Robb Elementary massacre in Uvalde has issued a response to Thursday’s Department of Public Safety hearing on the investigation, calling it a ‘bait and switch’ and a ‘glorified press conference.’
Suspended Uvalde PD lieutenant facing three write-in candidates in Uvalde County Commissioner race
Incumbent Mariano Pargas, Jr. is facing three write-in candidates looking to unseat him; Javier J. Cazares, father of Jacklyn “Jackie” Cazares, who was killed in the Robb Elementary shooting, retiree Diana Olvedo-Karau and business owner Julio Valdez
Ex-Trooper burned through leave time, started at UCISD PD a day after resigning from DPS
A Texas state trooper hired then later fired by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department worked sparingly in the weeks before leaving the state agency and started her new position a day after formally resigning, timecard records obtained by KSAT Investigates show.
New York Times investigation bolsters Uvalde parents’ demands that more officers be held accountable
Families of the victims killed in the May 24 Robb Elementary School massacre say a New York Times investigation is further proof that more people need to be held accountable for failing to protect their children that day.
Lexi Rubio’s parents say ex-trooper fired by Uvalde CISD was working at their son’s campus
The parents of Alexandra “Lexi” Rubio, a victim of the Robb Elementary shooting in Uvalde, said in an interview with ABC News on Thursday that a now-former officer and Texas Dept. of Public Safety trooper had been working at their son’s campus before she was fired by the school district.
Uvalde parents protest after school district hires ex-DPS trooper under investigation for massacre response
Parents and relatives of victims in the Robb Elementary School shooting are protesting on Thursday morning after the Uvalde CISD police force hired a former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was under investigation for her response to the attack.
Uvalde protestors hold vigil, demand that school district suspend officers
Brett Cross launched the protest Sept. 27, joined by other Uvalde families who say the school district hasn’t held five of its officers accountable for their part in law enforcement’s delayed action during the May 24 shooting.
DPS director apologizes for Robb Elementary shooting response, says Uvalde will soon be ‘safest city in Texas’
The director of the state’s top law enforcement agency is apologizing on behalf of law enforcement for the botched response to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde that claimed 21 lives just over three months ago.
‘A little more nervous than normal’: Parents, students prepare for first day of school in Uvalde
Students and their parents came to Uvalde Elementary for their meet the teacher night, many of these students attended Robb Elementary last year. There are some fears and hesitation with the school year around the corner.
KSAT, other outlets sue City of Uvalde, sheriff, school district for Robb Elementary school massacre records
KSAT 12 and more than a dozen media organizations have filed a lawsuit against the City of Uvalde, the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office and the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District seeking access to records related to the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Uvalde school district and a litany of law enforcement agencies could face $27 billion class-action lawsuit over shooting
A lawyer for shooting victims is seeking compensation for victims and families, citing the Texas House committee’s investigative report that found “systemic failures” in response to the tragedy.