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.
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has announced that police chief Pete Arredondo has been placed on administrative leave.
The Uvalde school shooting timeline shows it took 74 minutes from when police went into the school to the time they confronted and killed the gunman. Throughout that time, unknown officers are reported rejecting DPS Special Agents' calls to go into the classroom, saying, "Don't you think we should have a supervisor approve that?"
Two Uvalde city police officers passed up a fleeting chance to shoot a gunman outside Robb Elementary School before he went on to kill 21 people inside the school, a senior sheriff's deputy told The New York Times.
"This is and was about gun responsibility," the video began. "Camila and I met with over 30 members across both parties. We met with leaders of the Senate, the House and the president."
Motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York, protestors say lawmakers must take note of shifting public opinion and finally enact sweeping reforms.
When Superintendent Hal Harrell was asked if he still trusts the school district’s police chief, Pete Arredondo, he said, “that’s personnel.”
Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo, who is newly elected to the panel, has been criticized for the law enforcement response during the mass shooting.
The Justice Department says the review will include an examination of police policies, training, and communication, along with the deployment of officers and tactics.
AT&T and the AT&T Foundation also are contributing $50,000 to the OneStar Foundation to support the Robb School Memorial Fund.
The father of a Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim is currently in federal prison for a drug trafficking offense and had asked for a temporary release to attend the 10-year-old’s funeral.
The House Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would raise the age limit for purchasing a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21.
The speech follows recent mass shootings in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York.
The Uvalde school police chief didn’t know of the panicked 911 calls coming from students trapped inside school, says Texas Sen. Roland Gutierrez, who called it a "system failure."
The blame for an excruciating delay in killing the gunman at a Texas elementary school -- even as parents outside begged police to rush in and panicked children called 911 from inside -- has been placed with the school district's homegrown police chief.
Pete Arredondo, the Uvalde school district police chief, has reportedly not responded to Texas Rangers in two days for a follow-up interview
One week after the tragic mass shooting in Uvalde that left 19 children and two adults dead, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the city of Uvalde.
It should have been the first day of a joyous week for Robb Elementary School students in Uvalde, Texas — the start of summer break.
A former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher who witnessed the school shooting in Parkland, Florida in 2018 hopes to be a source of comfort for the Uvalde community.
The president hinted Monday that there may be some bipartisan support to tighten restrictions on the kind of high-powered weapons used by the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting.