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# texas - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Officer in charge of Texas school shooting police response fired
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Officer in charge of Texas school shooting police response fired

Aug 25th 2022, 7:20 AM 16,660 Views 9 Comments

Nineteen young children and two teachers were killed by a teenage gunman last May in America’s worst school shooting in a decade.

# texas - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million over hoax claims
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Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million over hoax claims

Aug 4th 2022, 10:56 PM 33,577 Views 0 Comments

The parents had sought at least $150 million in compensation for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

# texas - Monday 25 July, 2022

Defamation trial between Alex Jones and parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims to begin
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Defamation trial between Alex Jones and parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims to begin

Jul 25th 2022, 6:49 PM 29,820 Views 23 Comments

The trial will determine how much Jones must pay for falsely telling his audience the classroom shooting was a hoax.

# texas - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Investigation finds Texas school shooter left trail of ominous warning signs
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Investigation finds Texas school shooter left trail of ominous warning signs

Jul 19th 2022, 8:29 PM 16,800 Views 0 Comments

Salvador Ramos, 18, murdered 19 children and two teachers in the rampage.

# texas - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling
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Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling

Jul 12th 2022, 8:06 AM 62,522 Views 48 Comments

She was driving in a lane reserved for vehicles carrying at least two people.

# texas - Thursday 7 July, 2022

New report details missed chances to stop Uvalde school shooting
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New report details missed chances to stop Uvalde school shooting

Jul 7th 2022, 6:54 AM 9,703 Views 5 Comments

The report is another damning assessment of how police failed to act on opportunities to stop the massacre.

# texas - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Uvalde schools’ police chief quits council after shooting response criticism
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Uvalde schools’ police chief quits council after shooting response criticism

Jul 3rd 2022, 9:33 AM 15,407 Views 13 Comments

It comes after allegations he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 pupils and two teachers dead.

# texas - Friday 1 July, 2022

Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths
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Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths

Jul 1st 2022, 8:27 AM 10,008 Views 2 Comments

53 migrants died this week after the trailer they were in was abandoned in Texas.

# texas - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths
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Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 4:34 PM 12,313 Views 7 Comments

Dozens of bodies were discovered in a truck on the outskirts of San Antonio on the US/Mexico border on Monday.

# texas - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster
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Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster

Jun 28th 2022, 5:39 PM 12,463 Views 23 Comments

US police are investigating the grim discovery of about 50 bodies in and around an abandoned truck.

Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer
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Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer

Updated Jun 28th 2022, 8:44 AM 77,377 Views 16 Comments

Three people have been arrested.

# texas - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Uvalde school police chief put on leave after response called ‘abject failure’
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Uvalde school police chief put on leave after response called ‘abject failure’

Jun 23rd 2022, 7:03 AM 12,718 Views 7 Comments

The officer grew up in city where he also spent much of his nearly 30-year career in law enforcement.

# texas - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Top Texas officer: Uvalde police response was ‘abject failure’
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Top Texas officer: Uvalde police response was ‘abject failure’

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:51 PM 10,715 Views 12 Comments

Steve McCraw said officers would have found the door to the classroom where the assailant was holed up unlocked if they had bothered to check it.

# texas - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House
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Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House

Jun 7th 2022, 10:45 PM 45,072 Views 32 Comments

The actor spoke powerfully about some of the children who died in his hometown of Uvalde two weeks ago.

# texas - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Police chief not told of children's calls during Uvalde shooting: state senator
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Police chief not told of children's calls during Uvalde shooting: state senator

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:46 PM 16,966 Views 8 Comments

The 911 calls ‘were not being communicated to the so-called incident commander’, Senator Roland Gutierrez told a news conference

# texas - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband
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Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 27,144 Views 13 Comments

Irma Garcia was killed in the shooting and her husband Joe died two days later from a heart attack.

# texas - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Uvalde locals grapple with school chief’s role
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Uvalde locals grapple with school chief’s role

May 31st 2022, 6:06 PM 16,502 Views 6 Comments

Pete Arredondo has spent much of a nearly 30-year career in policing in Uvalde, returning in 2020 to take the head police job at the school district.

Families begin to bury children murdered in mass shooting at Texas school
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Families begin to bury children murdered in mass shooting at Texas school

May 31st 2022, 11:16 AM 9,974 Views 4 Comments

This week alone, funerals are planned for 11 children and teacher Irma Garcia.

# texas - Monday 30 May, 2022

Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting
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Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting

May 30th 2022, 8:19 AM 10,169 Views 23 Comments

The US Justice Department announced on Sunday that it will review the police response and make its findings public.

# texas - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims
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Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims

Updated May 29th 2022, 7:29 PM 10,657 Views 19 Comments

Harrowing accounts emerged of the ordeal faced by survivors of Tuesday’s attack on an elementary school.

# texas - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors
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Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors

May 28th 2022, 4:51 PM 27,072 Views 27 Comments

US President Joe Biden will visit the town tomorrow.

# texas - Friday 27 May, 2022

Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21
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Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21

May 27th 2022, 11:50 AM 16,033 Views 22 Comments

Former US president Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that he will attend the NRA meeting.

# texas - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'
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Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'

May 26th 2022, 10:37 PM 57,252 Views 28 Comments

19 students and two teachers were shot dead by a gunman at around midday local time on Tuesday.

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting
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What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting

May 26th 2022, 1:58 PM 16,946 Views 16 Comments

The tragedy unfurled on Tuesday when an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
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Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed

May 26th 2022, 9:08 AM 23,109 Views 21 Comments

Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
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'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting

May 26th 2022, 8:08 AM 30,067 Views 55 Comments

19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.

# texas - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
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Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated May 25th 2022, 7:21 PM 68,053 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?
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Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?

May 25th 2022, 1:58 PM 10,436 Views 4 Comments

The shooting at Uvalde has once again raised the question of gun control in the US.

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
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Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school

Updated May 25th 2022, 6:45 AM 121,094 Views 152 Comments
  • The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
  • Two adults were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.

# texas - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion
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Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion

Apr 12th 2022, 7:42 AM 18,980 Views 29 Comments

Lizelle Herrera (26) was arrested on April 7, for “intentionally and knowingly [causing] the death of an individual by self-induced abortion”.

# texas - Thursday 31 March, 2022

McIlroy hits 72 in opening round in Texas as Knox leapfrogs Hojgaard
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McIlroy hits 72 in opening round in Texas as Knox leapfrogs Hojgaard

Mar 31st 2022, 7:59 PM 3,659 Views 0 Comments

The Valero Texas Open is this week’s PGA Tour event.

# texas - Thursday 20 January, 2022

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
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US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

Jan 20th 2022, 10:52 PM 25,701 Views 30 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

# texas - Monday 17 January, 2022

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
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UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue

Jan 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,371 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.

# texas - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas
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Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas

Jan 16th 2022, 11:00 AM 22,443 Views 0 Comments

The FBI said the man was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.

# texas - Monday 3 January, 2022

The Irish teen with the world at her feet
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The Irish teen with the world at her feet

Jan 3rd 2022, 10:00 AM 50,351 Views 9 Comments

Rhasidat Adeleke on a memorable year in which she won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships and moved to Texas.

# texas - Friday 17 December, 2021

10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say
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10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say

Dec 17th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,475 Views 1 Comment

Around 300 people were injured and treated at the festival site and 25 were taken to hospitals.

# texas - Monday 15 November, 2021

Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths
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Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths

Nov 15th 2021, 8:04 AM 22,521 Views 0 Comments

Billy Chemirmir, 48, will appear in court in connection with the death of 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris.

Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas
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Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas

Nov 15th 2021, 6:50 AM 27,199 Views 11 Comments

Ezra Blount was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries in the crush of fans.

# texas - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Eight people dead and several injured after 'crowd surge' at US music festival
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Eight people dead and several injured after 'crowd surge' at US music festival

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 10:18 AM 64,503 Views 14 Comments

A total of 23 people were also hospitalised.

# texas - Saturday 23 October, 2021

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
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US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:09 PM 9,288 Views 30 Comments

Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.

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