“The fight goes on”: Families of Uvalde shooting victims hoped for change that didn’t come – Houston Public Media
The families of some of the 19 children killed at Robb Elementary rooted for Beto O’Rourke, hoping he would help change Texas gun laws. They left disappointed but determined to fight on.houstonpublicmedia.org
Uvalde school district suspends entire police department ‘for a period of time’ over response to deadly mass shooting
The Uvalde school district announced the suspension of its police department “for a period of time” over fallout from its response to the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary on May 24, according to NBC News.
Uvalde schools fire ex-Texas trooper who was at shooting
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New outrage ripped through Uvalde on Thursday over revelations that a school police officer hired after the Robb Elementary massacre was not only on campus during the May attack a[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Uvalde students go back to school for 1st time since attack
AUSTIN (AP) — Gilbert Mata woke up excited Tuesday for the first day of school since a gunman's bullet tore through his leg three months ago in a fourth grade classroom in Uvalde.The 10-year-old has h[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Five Department of Public Safety officers face a formal investigation over Uvalde shooting response
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from several local, state and federal agencies have been heavily criticized for the delayed response in confronting the gunman during the worst school shooting in Texas history.
16 Uvalde fourth graders waited an hour with wounded teacher
Elsa Avila slid to her phone, terrified as she held the bleeding side of her abdomen and tried to stay calm for her students. In a text to her family that she meant to send to fellow Uvalde teachers, she wrote: “I’m shot.” For the first time in 30 years, Avila will not be going back to school as classes resume Tuesday in the small, southeast Texas town.news.yahoo.com
Texas’ largest school district unprepared for active-shooter scenario, according to Houston ISD superintendent – Houston Public Media
The HISD police department is requesting 200 rifles, 200 ballistic plate shields and rifle ammunition in order to more adequately train for an active-shooter response.houstonpublicmedia.org
Coalition of news organizations sues Texas Department of Public Safety over withheld records on Uvalde shooting – Houston Public Media
The lawsuit alleges that the state police have unlawfully withheld records, including body camera footage and emergency communications, during the Robb Elementary shooting.houstonpublicmedia.org
Artists come together for Uvalde 'Healing Murals' project
As part of a project called "Healing Uvalde," 21 artists have made their way to the small Texas community to create murals of each victim and honor the lives lost during the Robb Elementary mass shooting in Uvalde earlier this year.lmtonline.com
Bettencourt: Uvalde classroom door unlocked during rampage; law enforcement didn’t try to see if it would open
On Monday, the state House committee investigating the response to the mass murders at Robb Elementary will hear testimony from responding law enforcement officers. It is the third day of testimony in Uvalde.
City of Uvalde police will cooperate with shooting probe, house committee says
The chair of the House committee investigating the police response to the Robb Elementary School shooting said Uvalde police will cooperate with the investigation. A day prior, Republican State Rep. Dustin Burrows told reporters that cooperation was a question mark.
Houston Texans raise $400,000 for Uvalde community after Robb Elementary shooting
The Houston Texans have always raised money for the community. On Wednesday, they announced they've raised a total of $400,000 for those in Uvalde in the wake of the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers.
Texas school police chief hasn’t responded for 2 days to state investigators about Uvalde shooting
A local police chief in Uvalde, Texas, hasn't responded for a follow-up interview in a state investigation into the law enforcement response to an elementary school massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead, an official said Tuesday.
Uvalde: 90 minutes of terror, a failed police response and shattered trust
Nineteen children and two teachers were killed in Uvalde, Tex., with another 17 people wounded, a devastating toll for a small, tightly woven Hispanic community where it was common for relatives to be in the same class at school. Local heartbreak bubbled into rage as Texas officials waxed on about police bravery, glossing over law enforcement missteps that took days to acknowledge.washingtonpost.com
Number of arrests over Valley school threats rises to 10
There have been so many threats to Rio Grande Valley schools in the wake of the Robb Elementary school shooting Tuesday that it’s beginning to get difficult to keep up with all of them. The tragedy in Uvalde and threats locally have resulted in increased law enforcement presence and heightened security measures at virtually every school district in Hidalgo County. Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said the amount of threats is unprecedented. “We are not taking these things lightly.”So far ten individuals in the Valley have been arrested for threats at seven different school systems. “There’s a message that we all want to give out: if they see something, they need to say something,” Guerra said.myrgv.com
A day after school shooting, Uvalde’s tight-knit community prays, donates blood and grieves
Many in this small South Texas town of about 15,000 residents had ties to Robb Elementary, where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers on Tuesday. A day later, residents sought to help and begin healing their community.
Top Texas Republicans resist gun control and push for more armed teachers and police at schools in wake of Uvalde shooting
As President Joe Biden vowed to enact stricter gun laws following the Uvalde shooting, top Texas Republicans worked to create distance between the shooting and potential gun restrictions.