Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 2 2022 - 2:08pm
By Zach Despart, The Texas Tribune Aug. 1, 2022 More than a dozen news organizations filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday, accusing the agency of unlawfully withholding public records related to the May school shooting in Uvalde.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 18 2022 - 3:59pm
By Uriel J. García and Jaden Edison, The Texas Tribune UVALDE — The Texas Department of Public Safety is reviewing how 91 state troopers and Rangers responded to the Robb Elementary School shooting to determine if they violated any policies or laws.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 18 2022 - 3:29pm
By Uriel J. García and Jaden Edison, The Texas Tribune UVALDE — Tina Quintanilla-Taylor’s 8-year-old daughter joined an army of angry adults in this town of 15,000 people Monday night and stood at a microphone, looking up to school district officials who sat behind tables draped in maroon cloth on a high school auditorium stage.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 12 2022 - 1:13pm
By Uriel J. García and Zach Despart, The Texas Tribune
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 15 2022 - 2:02pm
Annabell was a quiet child and an earnest student, having earned her place on the school’s honor roll. She was cousins, classmates and close friends with Jackie Cazares, another victim. “We are a very tight family,” Polly Flores, Annabell’s great aunt and Jackie’s aunt, told The New York Times. “It’s just devastating.” -- from the Texas Tribune
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 15 2022 - 12:45pm
Eliahna wore the number four on the softball field. She loved the sport and was in contention for a spot on the city all-star team. She was looking forward to her last Little League game of the season after school on Tuesday. Two Little League teams in the area played a game in honor of her memory this week, according to TV station KIII.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 14 2022 - 8:07pm
Eliahna knew she wanted to be a cheerleader, her dad, Steven Garcia, told the Today Show. She loved basketball and making TikToks.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 14 2022 - 7:52pm
A large stuffed Yoda, along with a Batman-themed football and several stuffed animals, greeted loved ones at Rojelio’s memorial at the town square. On the cross with his name, one child had written,“You were a good friend” with smiley faces for the two O’s in “good.” Others kept it simple. “Sup Rojelio,” another message read.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 14 2022 - 5:20pm
Tess had a jar full of cash in her purple bedroom, according to The Washington Post. She was saving up money for a family vacation to Disney World. Relatives said she loved the Nickelodeon show “Victorious” and the Houston Astros. Maelee Haynie, 16, and Mackenzie Haynie, 17, said Tess was best friends with their younger sister. They remember Tess as an introverted girl who loved her cat.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 14 2022 - 4:53pm
Even at 10 years old, Xavier could pull off a stylish outfit, complete with a button-down shirt and clean Adidas sneakers. He could also put on a show for the cameras. He would dance to Colombian songs and do face masks with his mom on her TikTok account. “He was funny, never serious, and his smile,” his mom, Felicha Martinez, told The Washington Post. “That smile I will never forget. It would always cheer anyone up.”