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Gun debate a side note in hearings on Uvalde shooting

Jun. 22, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first public hearings in Texas looking into the Uvalde school massacre have focused on a cascade of law enforcement blunders, school building safety and mental health care with only scant mentions of the shooter’s AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and gun reform. ...

'Day by day:' Uvalde survivors recover from wounds, trauma

Jun. 02, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Bullet fragments lodged in the children's arms and legs. Traumatic flashbacks flooding their nightmares. For the 17 people injured during a mass shooting last week in Uvalde, Texas, healing will be slow in a community mourning the deaths of 21 others. As the...

Uvalde school police chief says he’s still cooperating

Jun. 01, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

The school district police chief who served as on-site commander during last week's deadly shooting in Uvalde, Texas, said Wednesday that he's talking daily with investigators, contradicting claims from state law enforcement that he has stopped cooperating. In a brief interview,...

Uvalde shooting highlights role of doors in security plans

Jun. 01, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

Doors – both the one the gunman entered and the one police did not open for over an hour – have been at the center of the investigation into the killing of 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, and the police response to the massacre. School officials under pressure to...

O'Rourke bets shooting will shake up Texas governor's race

May. 30, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Still mourning a Texas mass shooting, Democrat Beto O'Rourke gave his long-shot campaign a jolt by imploring a national audience that it was finally time for real action to curb the proliferation of high-powered guns in his home state and across America. That was...

22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Here's where the guns came from

May. 27, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18, authorities say, when they bought the weapons used in the attacks — too young to legally purchase alcohol or cigarettes, but old enough to arm themselves with assault-style...

From Columbine to Robb, 169 dead in US mass school shootings

May. 25, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

Mass shooters have killed hundreds of people throughout U.S. history in realms like stores, theaters and workplaces, but it is in schools and colleges where the carnage reverberates perhaps most keenly — places filled with children of tender ages, older students aspiring to new heights and the...

School massacre continues Texas' grim run of mass shootings

May. 25, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Once again, one of America's deadliest mass shootings happened in Texas. Past shootings targeted worshippers during a Sunday sermon, shoppers at a Walmart, students on a high school campus and drivers on a highway. Among the latest victims were 19 children and...