City of Uvalde refiles lawsuit against Uvalde County District Attorney; mayor alleges ‘cover-up’
The City of Uvalde has filed a second lawsuit against Uvalde County District Attorney Christina Mitchell alleging that she’s been involved in a “cover-up” and not cooperating with the city’s investigation into the massacre at Robb Elementary in May 2022.
Families of Robb families left feeling swindled; KSAT investigates Balling for Uvalde World Weekend
The families of the 21 victims are trying to get through each day, and now some are feeling a renewed sense of pain and anger because of Nathan Kouamou, who they say swindled them and capitalized on their tragedy.
Uvalde’s state lawmakers face an uphill battle raising the age limit for semi-automatic guns. They’re trying anyway.
Many relatives of Uvalde victims back bills that state Rep. Tracy King and Sen. Roland Gutierrez are pushing in the Legislature. But limits on gun access don’t fare well at the Capitol.
Uvalde officials promised a 60-90 day timeline for police review. Now there is no timeline for completion.
After Uvalde city officials told residents this summer a review of its police department’s actions during the Robb Elementary School shooting would take 60 to 90 days, they conceded Thursday there is no longer a timeline for when it will be completed.
Uvalde mayor says interim police chief will be gone ‘by the end of the week’ following release of CNN report
The mayor of Uvalde says the interim police chief who reportedly knew about victims at Robb Elementary School while responding to the massacre will be gone “by the end of the week,” if not earlier.
Uvalde Police Department’s acting police chief placed on leave after report outlines failed response
The mayor of Uvalde announced Sunday that the city’s acting police chief on the day of the Robb Elementary School massacre has been placed on leave after a new report found wide failures by law enforcement, according to the Associated Press.
Uvalde's new anguish: Video shows police waiting in school
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with an 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.
“Nobody’s giving us any answers”: Uvalde families demand details of shooting investigation at City Council meeting
Uvalde’s mayor said city officials could be prosecuted for releasing details of the investigation. Pete Arredondo, the City Council member and school district police chief, was absent for the second straight meeting.
Uvalde mayor says Robb Elementary teachers wouldn’t leave classrooms until all their students were evacuated
Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin said Tuesday that teachers at Robb Elementary need to be commended for helping evacuate hundreds of students despite a gunman going on the deadly rampage two weeks ago at the school.
School police chief a no-show at Uvalde City Council meeting
The school district police chief criticized for waiting too long before ordering law enforcement to confront and kill the gunman during a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school did not appear at a Uvalde City Council meeting, despite being newly elected to the panel.
Uvalde mayor says he never heard 911 call, describes attempts to call shooter
After an 18-year-old man walked into Robb Elementary School and opened fire inside a fourth-grade classroom, a negotiator at a funeral home across the street desperately dialed any telephone number available to contact him, according to the mayor.
Uvalde school police chief says he’s talking with authorities despite claims that he’s stopped cooperating
The school district police chief who served as on-site commander during last week’s deadly shooting in Uvalde, Texas, says he’s talking daily with investigators, contradicting claims from state law enforcement that he has stopped cooperating.
U.S. Justice Department will review Uvalde response as furor mounts over law enforcement actions
The Texas Department of Public Safety previously said local police made key errors. A specialized team of federal officers didn’t enter the school until more than an hour after the shooter arrived at the school.
Uvalde records first COVID-19-related death
UVALDE, Texas – Uvalde has recorded its first COVID-19-related death. “It’s a sad day for our county today ... so sad for the family that this has happened,” Mayor Don McLaughlin said on Facebook live Wednesday. The mayor blamed an increase in cases in Uvalde to “younger people going to San Antonio and going out and visiting friends that may be sick, whatever. They’re coming back to Uvalde and infecting their family.”San Antonio ranks third for major cities with fastest growing COVID-19 cases, report findsMcLaughlin said as of Tuesday, there are 44 cases of COVID-19 in Uvalde with 33 recoveries. COVID-19 death toll passes grim milestone in San Antonio, Bexar CountyHe said the city will post a statement on its Facebook page later Wednesday about the death, the increase in cases and urged what he called common-sense protection from the virus.