News 2022-08-25T04:18:52Z

Fired Uvalde police chief says he's been targeted by victims' grieving families because there's no one left to blame

His lawyer wrote that, with the shooter dead, the victims' families had been taking out their anger on Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo.
News 2022-08-25T00:27:26Z

Uvalde school police chief fired 3 months after heavily criticized response to Robb Elementary School shooting

The decision by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Board came three months after 21 were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School.
News 2022-08-24T15:35:55Z

Local funeral homes refused to handle services for Uvalde gunman after elementary school shooting, county coroner says

The county coroner said the gunman's body was in a morgue for three weeks before an out-of-town funeral home offered to take the remains.
News 2022-07-26T11:32:23Z

Robb Elementary School principal suspended after being blamed for not fixing a faulty classroom lock that the shooter likely exploited

Mandy Gutierrez was put on paid administrative leave, her attorney said. A report said school leadership knew of the broken lock but it wasn't fixed.
News 2022-07-26T01:48:12Z

Robb Elementary School employees say they received so many emergency alerts for human traffickers that they didn't take a safety alert for the shooter seriously

Employees told a House committee investigating the events of the May 24 shooting that the repeated alerts resulted in a diminished sense of vigilance.
News 2022-07-23T16:36:58Z

A friend of Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo said he 'can't understand why he wouldn't just resign'

"I care about Pete. I care that he's mentally OK," a friend of Arredondo's told The Associated Press, but also called for "consequences."
Sports 2022-07-22T16:45:46Z

Bo Jackson revealed to be previously anonymous donor who gave $170,000 for funeral expenses for victims of Uvalde shooting

Former NFL and MLB superstar Bo Jackson shared his connection to Uvalde and how the mass school shooting moved him to help cover funeral costs.
News 2022-07-20T16:49:25Z

Uvalde's school district superintendent recommends police chief Pete Arredondo be fired for 'good cause'

According to a meeting agenda, the school board will discuss "termination for good cause as recommended by the Superintendent" at a weekend meeting.
News 2022-07-19T00:43:54Z

Uvalde schools may go virtual this fall as parents threaten to pull kids from the district in emotional forum

Uvalde Superintendent Hal Harrell announced the board's plans during a heated public forum on Monday as scores of community members shared grievances.
News 2022-07-18T20:35:41Z

GOP Rep. Ronny Jackson gets ridiculed online after posting a pro-gun video with two AR-15s — one of which was aimed at his foot

"If you're thinking about taking our ARs, you can start here in Texas," Rep. Ronny Jackson said while holding two assault rifles.
News 2022-07-18T17:45:31Z

Most of the ballistic shields cops brought to the Uvalde school shooting weren't strong enough to stop bullets from the gunman's 'AR-15-style' rifle

Just one of the four ballistic shields police used at Robb Elementary School provided adequate protection, a report by Texas lawmakers found.
News 2022-07-18T15:06:12Z
News 2022-07-18T14:35:41Z

Investigation into the deadly Uvalde shooting describes the school's police chief 'fumbling' with his radios before giving up and dropping them near a school fence

He had previously said he did not have his radios because he thought they would slow him down, thwarting communication with officers during the event.
News 2022-07-18T09:12:46Z

Uvalde police chief suspended after damning report into law enforcement failure to deal with mass shooter

Lt. Mariano Pargas was put on administrative leave by the city's mayor after a report by Texas lawmakers was made public.
News 2022-07-18T00:46:43Z

Newly released body cam footage shows Uvalde police trying to negotiate with the suspect after hearing gunshots and learning children were in the classroom: 'This could be peaceful'

The police response to the Robb Elementary shooting has drawn ire from state officials, community members, and families of victims.
News 2022-07-17T23:20:45Z

Uvalde report says a coach outside Robb Elementary alerted the school that a shooter was on campus and 'almost certainly saved lives'

Coach Yvette Silva saw the shooter hop the fence into Robb Elementary and immediately alerted the school's office.
News 2022-07-17T19:26:08Z

A total of 376 law enforcement officers responded to the mass shooting at Uvalde elementary school, Texas House report says

"It's a joke. They're a joke. They've got no business wearing a badge. None of them do," said the grandfather of Layla Salazer, one of the victims.
News 2022-07-17T05:41:03Z

Uvalde families are upset over leaked video that showed police running away from the gunman and stopping for hand sanitizer while kids were trapped in classroom

The Robb Elementary video, which was edited to remove the children's screams but not gunfire, was published before it was shown to Uvalde parents.
News 2022-07-17T02:35:10Z
News 2022-07-13T18:51:27Z

Surveillance video shows Uvalde shooter stroll into school and inaction from police

Warning: Graphic content. Surveillance footage shows the shooter walking into Robb Elementary School and law enforcement's response.
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