Written by Texas Tribune on May 29, 2022
By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Justice will review the law enforcement’s response to the Uvalde school massacre as local police face intense scrutiny for not acting quickly enough to confront the shooter.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 29, 2022
By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune Only 12 days after visiting a community center in Buffalo, N.Y., following a mass shooting that claimed 10 lives at a supermarket, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Texas on Sunday morning to console victims of the deadliest school…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 27, 2022
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Katrina Rasmussen was an eighth grade student in North Texas when she watched the raw, televised images of kids her age running from their Colorado high school while bleeding students and teachers were carried into parked ambulances. Now, 23 years later, she…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 26, 2022
By Jolie McCullough and Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Four years after an armed 17-year-old opened fire inside a Texas high school, killing 10, Gov. Greg Abbott tried to tell another shell-shocked community that lost 19 children and two teachers to a teen gunman about his wins in what is now an…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25, 2022
By Emily Hernandez and María Méndez, The Texas Tribune
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25, 2022
By Kate McGee and Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune In the past few years, Texas Republicans have been quick to consider a crackdown on gun violence after a mass shooting. They did so in 2018 after a 17-year-old entered Santa Fe High School and killed 10 people. Then again in 2019, when two…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25, 2022
By Abby Livingston and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in his nail-biter primary runoff race. But his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros,…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 24, 2022
By Matthew Watkins, The Texas Tribune Mass shootings in Texas have become so common, they begin to collectively feel familiar. But each lands with fresh horror. The sniper who climbed a tower 56 years ago at the University of Texas to gun down students introduced the state to the threat. The…
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 20, 2022
Vocal public support for Brackenridge Park’s heritage trees has so far blocked San Antonio from carrying out a controversial plan to destroy more than 100 of them. On May 24, San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation and Public Works Department will hold its third meeting for the public to learn and…