State Sen. Gutierrez, Uvalde victim’s sister, pediatrician ask Congress for gun violence solutions: ‘When is enough, enough?’
Nearly seven months after the tragedy at Robb Elementary School, State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, the sister of a slain student and Uvalde’s only pediatrician relived the horrors of May 24 during a congressional hearing on gun violence.
Reports: Uvalde County sheriff knew about Robb shooting call, diverted to other scene half-mile away
Uvalde County Sheriff Ruben Nolasco knew about the calls for shots fired on campus the day of the Robb Elementary shooting in which 19 students and two teachers died on May 24 but diverted to a shooting reported less than a half-mile from the school, according to a CNN report.
Audio shows DPS was aware children were trapped in Robb Elementary 30 minutes before classroom was breached, CNN reports
New audio obtained by CNN shows the Texas Department of Public Safety was made aware that children were trapped in Robb Elementary 30 minutes before the Border Patrol Tactical Unit finally breached the classroom and killed the shooter.
Uvalde mayor says interim police chief will be gone ‘by the end of the week’ following release of CNN report
The mayor of Uvalde says the interim police chief who reportedly knew about victims at Robb Elementary School while responding to the massacre will be gone “by the end of the week,” if not earlier.
Doctor to review if Uvalde victims had survivable injuries
A Texas doctor said Thursday he has been tasked to review the medical information surrounding the 21 victims killed in the Uvalde elementary school shooting “to determine if there was potential to save more lives had medical care been provided sooner.”.
DPS director refuses Uvalde families’ call for resignation but says shooting should’ve been stopped within minutes
The head of the Department of Public Safety told the families of the Uvalde shooting victims that first responders were “wrong” in their delay to breach the classroom where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers.
‘We did it! And we are going home!’: Uvalde parent who protested at district office for 12 days celebrates
A group of parents and relatives of victims in the Robb elementary shooting who stood defiant outside district headquarters for 12 days, demanding action over officers’ response to the massacre, finally received the news they waited for.
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 CISD hired former DPS trooper knowing she was under investigation, letter shows
New documents released by the Texas Department of Public Safety reveal that Uvalde CISD police officials knew the officer they hired, who previously worked as a trooper and responded to the May 24 massacre, was under investigation.
State Sen. Gutierrez, Uvalde parents call for DPS director to resign after ex-trooper hired by district
The head of the state’s top law enforcement agency is being asked to resign after one of his troopers under investigation for her response to the May 24 shooting was later hired by the Uvalde CISD.
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 parents, supporters criticize state leaders for not calling special session on guns: ‘Don’t wait until it happens again’
Families of Robb Elementary School victims and survivors declared a “war against guns” and condemned the state’s top Republicans by name for protecting gun rights after yet another mass shooting.
Uvalde parents demand stricter gun laws ahead of Abbott, O’Rourke gubernatorial debate
Before the gubernatorial debate between Greg Abbott and Beto O’Rourke in the Rio Grande Valley, the parents of Robb Elementary students stepped up to the microphone to voice their opinions on one of the state’s most divisive topics: gun control.
Robb Elementary teacher injured in shooting says kids comforted her, but she won’t return to classroom this year
When Elsa Avila looks at the scar that runs down her torso, she can't help remember May 24, when a gunman stormed her fourth grade wing at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two teachers and leaving her and others wounded.
More than 30 DPS officers will patrol Uvalde CISD campuses in new school year, Gov. Abbott says
More than 30 Department of Public Safety officers will patrol the campuses of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District as students and teachers head back to class in the wake of the school shooting.
Uvalde residents call for 5 officers to be placed on leave, say inactions ‘directly resulted in further loss of life’
Families and supporters of the Robb Elementary School shooting victims called out five Uvalde officers to be placed on administrative leave as community members engaged in a heated discussion with the City Council on Tuesday.
Uvalde County district attorney testifies during hearing over release of Robb Elementary shooting records
Uvalde County District Attorney Christina Busbee testified to a Travis County judge on Thursday morning to explain why she wants details of the Robb Elementary School shooting investigation to remain private.
Uvalde City Council to vote on resolution on assault rifles; would join UCISD, county leaders in plea to Gov. Abbott
Uvalde City Council members are expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution urging Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special session of the legislature to consider raising the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic assault rifles.
Uvalde CISD to consider new elementary school, resolution calling for special session on assault rifles during meeting Monday
The school board is expected to consider the development of a new elementary school, approve an updated 2022-2023 calendar and vote on a resolution to be forwarded to Gov. Greg Abbott asking him to call a special legislative session to consider raising the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic assault rifles from 18 to 21.
Frequent lockdowns may have contributed to Uvalde tragedy
Nearly two months after a deadly shooting a Texas elementary school, a Texas House of Representatives committee report found that nearly 400 officers from local, state and federal agencies responded to the 77-minute rampage in which 19 kids and two teachers died.
Uvalde Police Department’s acting police chief placed on leave after report outlines failed response
The mayor of Uvalde announced Sunday that the city’s acting police chief on the day of the Robb Elementary School massacre has been placed on leave after a new report found wide failures by law enforcement, according to the Associated Press.
Uvalde officials told DPS that police had ‘zero hesitation,’ ‘each minute was used to save lives,’ document shows
The City of Uvalde painted its law enforcement officers as “heroes” that had “zero hesitation” and saved hundreds of people in the May 24 attack on Robb Elementary School, according to a document presented to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
‘My goal is to secure justice’: Uvalde County district attorney says school shooting investigation could result in criminal charges
The Uvalde County District Attorney is breaking her silence on the Robb Elementary School mass shooting investigation just days after surveillance video was leaked from two Austin news outlets.