After the school shooting, planning for Wreaths Across America Day in Uvalde “was too much” — but the generosity of volunteers from thousands of miles away helped get the job done.
The lawsuit is asking a judge to compel DA Christina Mitchell to hand over all relevant law enforcement investigation records and materials from all agencies related to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Uvalde CISD police department activities have been suspended “for a period of time,” says the district. Currently employed officers will be filling other roles in the district during the suspension.
Fans filled the stadium to support the Uvalde High Coyotes, a brief celebration amid the heartache and pain following the shooting at Robb Elementary School that killed 19 children and two teachers.
As students get ready to return to school in Uvalde on Tuesday for the first time since the massacre at Robb Elementary, PTSD symptoms are starting to show.
Pete Arredondo is now the first officer to lose his job over the police response to the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas.
10-year-old Mayah Zamora was surrounded by dozens of applauding family, friends and staff when she walked out of a San Antonio hospital more than two months after being shot.
The Uvalde city council said at the meeting all the officers who responded to the shooting will be interviewed as part of the city's own internal investigation.
The board was expected to meet Saturday, July 23 to consider Superintendent Dr. Hal Harrell's recommendation to fire Uvalde CISD Police Chief Pete Arredondo.
Former sports superstar Bo Jackson helped pay for the funerals of the 19 children and two teachers killed in the Uvalde school massacre in May, revealing himself as one of the previously anonymous donors.
The city's school board will consider firing schools police Chief Pete Arredondo at a special meeting Saturday to consider the superintendent's recommendation.
The review comes as a damning new 80-page report released over the weekend by the Texas House revealed wide failures by all levels of law enforcement.
The nearly 80-page report was the first to criticize both state and federal law enforcement.
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with a AR-15 style rifle and later shows officers in body armor milling in the hallway outside the fourth-grade classrooms where 19 children and two teachers were killed.
Mayor Don McLaughlin is disputing the report, which says there were missed opportunities to stop the gunman who killed 21 people and injuring 17 others.
Also according to the report, officers spent 13 minutes in the school hallway during the shooting discussing tactical options, whether to use snipers and how to get into the classroom windows -- all while the door was unlocked.
“They told us that she’s a big KF fan and her family had planned to come see us play this weekend before the shooting occurred. She was very sad that they couldn’t attend the show.”
Pete Arredondo has been on administrative leave from his Uvalde CISD position since June 22.
A Uvalde mother who was handcuffed as she tried to run by police outside Robb Elementary School, but eventually got free and rescued her kids, is now being harassed by police after speaking out about the ordeal, her lawyer said this week.
The legislation will toughen background checks for the youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to take weapons from people judged to be dangerous.