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Uvalde families demand answers from City Council during heated hearing

More than one month since the massacre at Robb Elementary School that killed 19 children and two teachers, families of victims demanded answers from city leaders.
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Uvalde families demand answers from City Council during heated hearing
June 28, 2022, 10:02 PM

Family of Uvalde victim Amerie Jo Garza remember her as the ‘sweetest little girl’

Kimberly Garcia shared her immense grief and memories of her 10-year-old daughter, who was killed in the Robb Elementary School mass shooting, in her first interview since the tragedy.
June 28, 2022, 10:02 PM
Family of Uvalde victim Amerie Jo Garza remember her as the ‘sweetest little girl’
June 28, 2022, 6:46 PM

Family of slain Robb Elementary student vow to keep fighting for change

While working through their grief, 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza's parents are finding ways to honor their daughter and hope to open an art scholarship in her name.
June 28, 2022, 6:46 PM
Family of slain Robb Elementary student vow to keep fighting for change
June 27, 2022, 5:15 PM

'He would still come back': Online users say they reported Uvalde gunman's behavior, but to little effect

Some online users who communicated with Uvalde gunman Salvador Ramos before the shooting told ABC News they tried to report him -- but their efforts largely went nowhere.
June 27, 2022, 5:15 PM
Online users say they reported Uvalde gunman's behavior, but to little effect
June 26, 2022, 2:41 PM

Last funeral held for victims of Uvalde mass school shooting

Victims’ families continue to question police response after 19 children and two teachers were gunned down last month.
June 26, 2022, 2:41 PM
Last funeral held for victims of Uvalde mass school shooting
June 25, 2022, 5:43 PM

'Loving' boy last Texas school shooting victim laid to rest

The 10-year-old's funeral is the last of the 21 victims in the Uvalde massacre.
June 25, 2022, 5:43 PM
'Loving' boy last Texas school shooting victim laid to rest
June 25, 2022, 2:23 AM

Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier
June 25, 2022, 2:23 AM
Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children
June 24, 2022, 8:17 AM

1 month after Uvalde massacre, new revelations continue to compound community's grief

One month after the deadly shooting in Uvalde, Texas, a series of new revelations about the attack has done little to abate the frustrations of Uvalde’s residents.
June 24, 2022, 8:17 AM
1 month after Uvalde massacre, new revelations continue to compound community's grief
June 23, 2022, 8:04 PM

Uvalde school shooting: Tracking a changing story

ABC News pieced together what happened the day Salvador Ramos allegedly killed 21 people at Robb Elementary School, using maps, video evidence and information from law enforcement.
June 23, 2022, 8:04 PM
Uvalde school shooting: Tracking a changing story
June 23, 2022, 7:13 PM

Texas state senator sues Department of Public Safety over access to Uvalde records

A Texas state senator has filed a lawsuit against the state's Department of Public Safety, seeking access to the agency's records of its probe into the Uvalde shooting.
June 23, 2022, 7:13 PM
Texas state senator sues Department of Public Safety over access to Uvalde records
June 23, 2022, 11:39 AM

Uvalde police chief placed on administrative leave

Embattled Uvalde Police Chief Pete Arredondo has been criticized for his handling of the shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24 that killed 19 students and two teachers.
June 23, 2022, 11:39 AM
Uvalde police chief placed on administrative leave
June 23, 2022, 11:36 AM

Uvalde school district puts Pete Arredondo on administrative leave

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has put Chief Pete Arredondo on administrative leave effective today, the superintendent announced.
June 23, 2022, 11:36 AM
Uvalde school district puts Pete Arredondo on administrative leave
June 22, 2022, 11:22 PM

5 key takeaways from Texas Senate's hearing on Uvalde shooting

A top law enforcement official in Texas testified Tuesday that efforts by law enforcement to end the Robb Elementary School mass shooting sooner were an "abject failure."
June 22, 2022, 11:22 PM
5 key takeaways from Texas Senate's hearing on Uvalde shooting
June 22, 2022, 10:37 PM

Rep. Castro: Uvalde police response was ‘one of the worst we’ve seen in history’

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) discusses the police response to the Uvalde school shooting and recent bipartisan gun reform bill.
June 22, 2022, 10:37 PM
Rep. Castro: Uvalde police response was ‘one of the worst we’ve seen in history’
June 22, 2022, 8:31 PM

Texas lawmakers zero in on mental health during Uvalde hearings

: The Texas Senate committee hearings on the school shooting in Uvalde continued Wednesday with a look at mental health and its role in gun violence.
June 22, 2022, 8:31 PM
Texas lawmakers zero in on mental health during Uvalde hearings
June 22, 2022, 7:07 PM

Uvalde police chief accused of putting officers’ lives over children in shooting

Uvalde mayor accuses the Texas Department of Public Safety director of leaking records to make local police look bad “to distance his own troopers and Rangers from the response.”
June 22, 2022, 7:07 PM
Uvalde police chief accused of putting officers’ lives over children in shooting
June 22, 2022, 6:12 PM

Uvalde mayor blasts Steven McCraw, DPS for lack of transparency following shooting

Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin slammed Steven McCraw and the Texas Public Safety Department Tuesday for a lack of transparency following the Robb Elementary School massacre.
June 22, 2022, 6:12 PM
Uvalde mayor blasts Steven McCraw, DPS for lack of transparency following shooting
June 22, 2022, 4:50 PM

Uvalde mayor slams Texas public safety director

Mayor Don McLaughlin slammed the Texas Department of Public Safety and its director Steven McCraw, alleging a lack of transparency after the Robb Elementary School massacre.
June 22, 2022, 4:50 PM
Uvalde mayor slams Texas public safety director
June 22, 2022, 4:46 PM

New details in Uvalde school massacre investigation

Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez discusses the Uvalde school shooting investigation and his reaction to the state's public safety chief calling the police response an “abject failure.”
June 22, 2022, 4:46 PM
New details in Uvalde school massacre investigation
June 22, 2022, 4:27 PM

Uvalde City Council denies Pete Arredondo's leave of absence request

Pete Arredondo, a councilman who serves as chief of police for the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, wanted to be exempt from attending future meetings.
June 22, 2022, 4:27 PM
Uvalde school police chief's request for leave of absence from city council denied
June 22, 2022, 4:01 PM

Texas safety official calls police response to Uvalde shooting an 'abject failure'

ABC News’ Mireya Villarreal and Senior Investigative Reporter Aaron Katersky discuss the new revelations about the failed police response in the Uvalde school massacre.
June 22, 2022, 4:01 PM
Texas safety official calls police response to Uvalde shooting an 'abject failure'
June 22, 2022, 11:49 AM

Texas official calls police response to Uvalde shooting 'an abject failure'

The Texas State Senate heard testimony Tuesday on the deadly school shooting in Uvalde as part of a committee hearing on preventing future mass shootings in the state.
June 22, 2022, 11:49 AM
Texas official calls police response to Uvalde shooting 'an abject failure'
June 22, 2022, 10:01 AM

Hearings in Uvalde attempt to address unanswered questions about school shooting

Four weeks after the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 dead, lawmakers are questioning officials about missteps as victims’ families demand answers.
June 22, 2022, 10:01 AM
Hearings in Uvalde attempt to address unanswered questions about school shooting
June 22, 2022, 1:16 AM

Uvalde shooting hearing: Officials said police response was ‘abject failure’

Texas Director of Public Safety Steven McCraw said his department’s ongoing probe of the Uvalde Elementary School shooting uncovered evidence to suggest that the police response failed.
June 22, 2022, 1:16 AM
Uvalde shooting hearing: Officials said police response was ‘abject failure’
June 21, 2022, 9:00 PM

Timeline: How the shooting at a Texas elementary school unfolded

What began as a milestone marking adulthood ended in tragedy after a suspected gunman used the AR-15-style rifle he purchased days after his 18th birthday.
June 21, 2022, 9:00 PM
How the shooting at a Texas elementary school unfolded
June 21, 2022, 8:23 PM

Police chief of Uvalde school district testifies in investigative hearing with Texas legislators

The embattled police chief who acted as incident commander in the Uvalde school massacre testified in front of Texas legislators.
June 21, 2022, 8:23 PM
Police chief of Uvalde school district testified behind closed doors
June 21, 2022, 8:20 PM

Uvalde shooting police response was 'abject failure:' Texas DPS director

Texas DPS Director Steven McCraw testified on the police response to the Robb Elementary school shooting on Tuesday.
June 21, 2022, 8:20 PM
Uvalde shooting police response was 'abject failure:' Texas DPS director
June 21, 2022, 7:35 PM

Texas’ top cop: Uvalde response was ‘abject failure’

Texas’ top law enforcement officer said the police response to the Uvalde shooting was an "abject failure," adding that the commander on scene “put the lives of officers before the lives of children.”
June 21, 2022, 7:35 PM
Texas’ top cop: Uvalde response was ‘abject failure’
June 21, 2022, 7:05 PM

Police chief of Uvalde school district to testify

Texas legislators are reviewing new evidence in the Uvalde school massacre.
June 21, 2022, 7:05 PM
Police chief of Uvalde school district to testify
June 21, 2022, 5:56 PM

Texas Senate holds hearing amid probe into police response to Uvalde school shooting

ABC News’ senior investigative reporter Aaron Katersky and contributor Robert Boyce discuss the claim that police could’ve confronted the gunman “within three minutes” of his entering the school.
June 21, 2022, 5:56 PM
Texas Senate holds hearing amid probe into police response to Uvalde school shooting
June 21, 2022, 3:11 PM

Uvalde community demands answers 1 month after deadly shooting

Families of the 19 children and two teachers lost in the Robb Elementary School massacre demanded accountability at a school board meeting on Monday night.
June 21, 2022, 3:11 PM
Uvalde community demands answers 1 month after deadly shooting
June 21, 2022, 12:39 PM

First image from inside Uvalde massacre

A newly-released image from inside the school shows some of the first officers in the hallway were armed with rifles and a ballistic shield, but failed to move in on the shooter.
June 21, 2022, 12:39 PM
First image from inside Uvalde massacre
June 21, 2022, 12:37 PM

Uvalde parents, community members call for chief's resignation at emotional school board meeting

The parents of victims of the Uvalde shooting called for the resignation of embattled school district Police Chief Pete Arredondo at a meeting of the school board Monday.
June 21, 2022, 12:37 PM
Uvalde parents call for chief's resignation at emotional school board meeting
June 21, 2022, 1:31 AM

Families of Uvalde shooting victims call for answers

Almost a month after the deadly shooting at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that left 21 dead, the families of victims are still waiting for answers.
June 21, 2022, 1:31 AM
Families of Uvalde shooting victims call for answers
June 20, 2022, 9:44 PM

1 month after the Uvalde shooting, here are 5 questions that are still unanswered

Nearly a month after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, several key questions about the police response remain unanswered.
June 20, 2022, 9:44 PM
1 month after the Uvalde shooting, here are 5 questions that are still unanswered
June 20, 2022, 7:18 PM

Experts say proposed federal gun safety measures might not have prevented Uvalde shooting

The federal gun safety proposal announced last week might not have prevented the Uvalde shooting had it already been in place, experts tell ABC News.
June 20, 2022, 7:18 PM
Would proposed federal gun safety measures have prevented Uvalde shooting?
June 20, 2022, 12:32 PM

Police didn't try to open doors to Uvalde classrooms with shooter inside: Source

As police waited outside the Uvalde school classrooms where students and teachers were being killed, none of them tried to see if the door was unlocked.
June 20, 2022, 12:32 PM
Police didn't try to open doors to Uvalde classrooms with shooter inside: Source
June 20, 2022, 10:48 AM

Police didn't try to open doors to Uvalde classrooms with shooter inside: Source

As police waited outside the Uvalde school classrooms where students and teachers were being killed, none of them tried to see if the door was unlocked.
June 20, 2022, 10:48 AM
Police didn't try to open doors to Uvalde classrooms with shooter inside: Source
June 20, 2022, 10:36 AM

Uvalde officer passed up chance to shoot gunman for fear of hitting children

Uvalde officer passed up chance to shoot gunman for fear of hitting children, the New York Tomes first reported.
June 20, 2022, 10:36 AM
Uvalde officer passed up chance to shoot gunman for fear of hitting children
June 19, 2022, 1:00 AM

New details emerge about Uvalde school massacre

An Uvalde cop with an AR-15 style assault rifle allegedly had a chance to shoot the gunman before he entered the school, but hesitated because of fear he’d strike children, according to a new report.
June 19, 2022, 1:00 AM
New details emerge about Uvalde school massacre
June 17, 2022, 9:25 PM

Texas committee investigating shooting visits Robb Elementary school

Texas legislators visited the school ahead of its closed-door meetings.
June 17, 2022, 9:25 PM
Uvalde investigative committee visits Robb Elementary school
June 17, 2022, 8:54 PM

Uvalde investigative committee visits Robb Elementary school

Committee chair Rep. Dustin Burrows said he met with a family member of one of the victims and discussed why the sessions were happening behind closed doors.
June 17, 2022, 8:54 PM
Uvalde investigative committee visits Robb Elementary school
June 17, 2022, 8:07 AM

Uvalde principal among witnesses as hearings for state probe into shooting begin

Robb Elementary principal Mandy Gutierrez is among the witnesses as hearings kick off for a state probe into the shooting at the Texas school.
June 17, 2022, 8:07 AM
Uvalde principal among witnesses as hearings for state probe into shooting begin
June 15, 2022, 6:52 PM

Some Texas school districts to require clear backpacks in wake of Uvalde shooting

Several school districts in Texas have moved to require clear backpacks after the school shooting in Uvalde.
June 15, 2022, 6:52 PM
Some Texas school districts to require clear backpacks in wake of Uvalde shooting
June 15, 2022, 9:45 AM

Some Uvalde victims' relatives hopeful, others unsatisfied by federal gun safety proposal

Some relatives of students gunned down at Robb Elementary School say they're hopeful about the proposed federal gun legislation announced on Sunday.
June 15, 2022, 9:45 AM
Some Uvalde victims' relatives hopeful, others unsatisfied by proposed gun law
June 14, 2022, 2:31 AM

Funeral held for 10-year-old in Uvalde

A funeral was held in Uvalde, Texas, for 10-year-old Tess Mata, who was killed during the school shooting at Robb Elementary.
June 14, 2022, 2:31 AM
Funeral held for 10-year-old in Uvalde
June 13, 2022, 7:27 PM

Matthew McConaughey reacts to bipartisan gun control framework

Matthew McConaughey shared a lengthy statement with his thoughts on a gun safety proposal reached a bipartisan group of U.S. senators this past weekend.
June 13, 2022, 7:27 PM
Matthew McConaughey reacts to bipartisan gun control framework
June 13, 2022, 5:04 PM

Texas shooting records could be blocked by legal loophole

Some are concerned that officials will use a legal loophole to block a release.
June 13, 2022, 5:04 PM
Texas shooting records could be blocked by legal loophole
June 13, 2022, 12:49 AM

Senate group agrees on broad outline of new gun law after Uvalde shooting

Senators have agreed on new gun legislation after weeks of negotiations in the wake of recent mass shootings, including the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting
June 13, 2022, 12:49 AM
Senate group agrees on broad outline of new gun law after Uvalde massacre
June 12, 2022, 8:14 PM

Uvalde schools police chief defends response to mass shooting in first public comments since massacre

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo has broken his silence since the May 24 massacre at Robb Elementary School.
June 12, 2022, 8:14 PM
Uvalde chief defends mass shooting response in first public comments since massacre