The Robb Elementary School shooting left 19 students and two teachers dead. In the months since, law enforcement has come under scrutiny and even ridicule for the 74 minutes it took officers to enter the school and kill the lone gunman.
Wednesday marks one year since the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, in which a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers. A criminal investigation over the hesitant police response is still ongoing.
19 students and two teachers died on May 24, 2022, making the Uvalde mass shooting the deadliest at a U.S. grade school since Sandy Hook and the deadliest in Texas history.
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.
Mariano Pargas is the second police leader to leave law enforcement in the fallout since the massacre in May, when hundreds of officers waited more than an hour to confront the gunman inside a classroom at Robb Elementary School.
Families of children murdered at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde attended a meeting with DPS about an update in their investigations.
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.
In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two teachers died, parents are rushing to campuses before rampant rumors can be quashed.
Five Texas Department of Public Safety officers who responded to the Uvalde school shooting in May will face an investigation into their actions at Robb Elementary, the agency said.
Uvalde CISD students will return to classrooms with several new safety and security measures in place.
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.
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.
A notice from the school board says the meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24 will be open to the public.
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.
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.
A damning report and hours of body camera footage further laid bare the chaotic response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, where hundreds of law enforcement officers massed but then waited to confront the gunman.
Mayor Don McLaughlin also says the city will be conducting its own internal investigation regarding Uvalde PD's actions, policies and procedures.
The nearly 80-page report was the first to criticize both state and federal law enforcement.