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Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw speaks during a press conference held outside Robb Elementary School on Friday, May 27, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Nearly 20 officers stood in a hallway outside of the classrooms during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school for more than 45 minutes before agents used a master key to open a door and confront a gunman, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Police waited 45 minutes to breach classroom in Uvalde, believing kids not at risk

Nineteen students and two teachers died in the carnage in a Texas school Tuesday

 

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference in Uvalde, Texas on May 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Dario Lopez-Mills

Gunman entered Texas school unimpeded, police say as questions swirl about response

U.S. President Joe Biden will travel to Uvalde on Sunday to “offer comfort”

 

Crime scene tape surrounds Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 fourth-graders and their two teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

‘Horrifying’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

‘It gives people who don’t want to face reality a patsy, it gives them someone to blame’

 

Equipment from the San Antonio Fire Department is parked outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, after a gunman entered the school and killed 19 children and two adults. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has added his voice to a global chorus of grief following the shooting deaths, but emotions in the U.S. have already turned to unbridled anger. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Equipment from the San Antonio Fire Department is parked outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, after a gunman entered the school and killed 19 children and two adults. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has added his voice to a global chorus of grief following the shooting deaths, but emotions in the U.S. have already turned to unbridled anger. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
The Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia Seller comforts families outside of the Civic Center in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

‘Terrible, terrible day’: Canada grieves as outrage grips U.S. following Texas horror

‘All of Canada grieves with our American friends on this terrible, terrible day’

The Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia Seller comforts families outside of the Civic Center in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
People react outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

Texas killer locked classroom door and started shooting students and teachers inside

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in elementary school rampage

People react outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

UPDATE: Texas school shooting death toll rises to 18 children, 3 adults

Robb Elementary the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since Sandy Hook, almost a decade ago

Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Parents walk away with their kids from the Meijer's parking lot, where many students gathered following an active shooter situation at Oxford High School, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Oxford, Mich. Police took a suspected shooter into custody and there were multiple victims, the Oakland County Sheriff's office said. (Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press via AP)

Fallout from school shooting could go beyond teen, parents

Fallout from school shooting could go beyond teen, parents

Parents walk away with their kids from the Meijer's parking lot, where many students gathered following an active shooter situation at Oxford High School, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Oxford, Mich. Police took a suspected shooter into custody and there were multiple victims, the Oakland County Sheriff's office said. (Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press via AP)
Michael Roper, an Oxford High School sophomore, listens to prayers during a vigil after the Oxford High School school shootings, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

Michael Roper, an Oxford High School sophomore, listens to prayers during a vigil after the Oxford High School school shootings, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
In this image from WFAA-TV video, students evacuate Timberview High School on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. Authorities say a student opened fire inside the Dallas-area high school during a fight. (WFAA-TV via AP)

Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

In this image from WFAA-TV video, students evacuate Timberview High School on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. Authorities say a student opened fire inside the Dallas-area high school during a fight. (WFAA-TV via AP)
Police: Wounded middle school student in critical condition

Police: Wounded middle school student in critical condition

Police: Wounded middle school student in critical condition NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — An…

  • May 25, 2018
Police: Wounded middle school student in critical condition
Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar…

  • Apr 20, 2018
Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting
TV host resigns after threatening school shooting survivor

TV host resigns after threatening school shooting survivor

ST. LOUIS — A conservative commentator who sent a tweet saying he…

  • Apr 10, 2018
TV host resigns after threatening school shooting survivor
7,000 shoes filled the Capitol lawn on Tuesday to mark the number of children who have died as a result of gun violence since Sandy Hook. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for AVAAZ)

7,000 pairs of shoes laid out in Washington, D.C., to honour kids killed by gun violence

Students across the United States are set to stage a walkout on Wednesday

7,000 shoes filled the Capitol lawn on Tuesday to mark the number of children who have died as a result of gun violence since Sandy Hook. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for AVAAZ)
Florida House debates amendments to school safety bill

Florida House debates amendments to school safety bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A proposal to arm some teachers and school employees…

  • Mar 6, 2018
Florida House debates amendments to school safety bill
Washington governor signs bump stock ban

Washington governor signs bump stock ban

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Spurred by last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas,…

  • Mar 6, 2018
Washington governor signs bump stock ban
Victims’ families support Florida governor’s safety proposal

Victims’ families support Florida governor’s safety proposal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Families of the 17 Florida high school massacre victims…

  • Mar 5, 2018
Victims’ families support Florida governor’s safety proposal
Congress stalls on guns as Trump’s stance scrambles debate

Congress stalls on guns as Trump’s stance scrambles debate

Congress stalls on guns as Trump’s stance scrambles debate WASHINGTON — Action…

  • Mar 1, 2018
Congress stalls on guns as Trump’s stance scrambles debate
Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun; no one hurt

Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun; no one hurt

ATLANTA — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at…

  • Feb 28, 2018
Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun; no one hurt
Across Florida, parents, teens, officials, talk safety

Across Florida, parents, teens, officials, talk safety

PARKLAND, Fla. — Florida’s governor said Tuesday that he’s determined to make…

  • Feb 27, 2018
Across Florida, parents, teens, officials, talk safety