The Robb Elementary School shooting left 19 students and two teachers dead. In the months since, law enforcement has come under scrutiny and even ridicule for the 74 minutes it took officers to enter the school and kill the lone gunman.
An Islamic day school in suburban Bridgeview switched to virtual learning Friday after receiving what was described as a “threatening hate letter."
Wednesday marks one year since the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, in which a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers. A criminal investigation over the hesitant police response is still ongoing.
Mariano Pargas is the second police leader to leave law enforcement in the fallout since the massacre in May, when hundreds of officers waited more than an hour to confront the gunman inside a classroom at Robb Elementary School.
Uvalde CISD police department activities have been suspended “for a period of time,” says the district. Currently employed officers will be filling other roles in the district during the suspension.
Texas DPS said on Twitter that they were working with the Uvalde Police Department and Sheriff's Office following a suspected gang-related shooting at Memorial Park.
In the past two nights, FOX 32 Chicago has gone over what happens when a threat comes into a school, who handles it and where it goes. But what if the threat is real and becomes a reality?
Security is top of mind as students in Chicago and the suburbs return to class, and there is a new Illinois law requiring all districts to have a plan to deal with threats.
With the new school year just starting, FOX 32 Chicago is beginning a series of Special Reports looking at how school threats are handled locally.
Robb Elementary School teacher Elsa Avila describes the hour after she was shot by a gunman who killed 19 students and 2 teachers.
Uvalde CISD students will return to classrooms with several new safety and security measures in place.
Pete Arredondo is now the first officer to lose his job over the police response to the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas.
10-year-old Mayah Zamora was surrounded by dozens of applauding family, friends and staff when she walked out of a San Antonio hospital more than two months after being shot.
VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: Raw body camera has been released as officials continue to investigate the shooting that left 21 people dead.
A damning report and hours of body camera footage further laid bare the chaotic response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, where hundreds of law enforcement officers massed but then waited to confront the gunman.
Mayor Don McLaughlin also says the city will be conducting its own internal investigation regarding Uvalde PD's actions, policies and procedures.
The nearly 80-page report was the first to criticize both state and federal law enforcement.
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with a 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.
This news comes after a battle between the city’s mayor and Texas Department of Public Safety over whether the footage should be released.
Also according to the report, officers spent 13 minutes in the school hallway during the shooting discussing tactical options, whether to use snipers and how to get into the classroom windows -- all while the door was unlocked.