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# texas - Thursday 23 June, 2022

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

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

Thu 7:03 AM 12,625 Views 6 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’
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

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

Wed 6:51 PM 10,645 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
# US
# US

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House

Jun 7th 2022, 10:45 PM 44,976 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
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

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

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:46 PM 16,938 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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 27,102 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
# Texas
# Texas

Uvalde locals grapple with school chief’s role

May 31st 2022, 6:06 PM 16,481 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
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

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

May 31st 2022, 11:16 AM 9,944 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
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

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

May 30th 2022, 8:19 AM 10,140 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
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims

Updated May 29th 2022, 7:29 PM 10,636 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
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors

May 28th 2022, 4:51 PM 27,011 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
# Texas
# Texas

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

May 27th 2022, 11:50 AM 15,985 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'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

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

May 26th 2022, 10:37 PM 57,224 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
# Texas
# Texas

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

May 26th 2022, 1:58 PM 16,906 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
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

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

May 26th 2022, 9:08 AM 23,058 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
# Texas
# Texas

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

May 26th 2022, 8:08 AM 30,010 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
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

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

Updated May 25th 2022, 7:21 PM 67,931 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?
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?

May 25th 2022, 1:58 PM 10,343 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
# Texas
# Texas

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 121,029 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
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion

Apr 12th 2022, 7:42 AM 18,949 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
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

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

Mar 31st 2022, 7:59 PM 3,652 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
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

Jan 20th 2022, 10:52 PM 25,670 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
# Colleyville
# Colleyville

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

Jan 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,357 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
# Colleyville
# Colleyville

Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas

Jan 16th 2022, 11:00 AM 22,424 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
# Star
From The42
# Star

The Irish teen with the world at her feet

Jan 3rd 2022, 10:00 AM 50,095 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
# Houston
# Houston

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

Dec 17th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,461 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
# Billy Chemirmir
# Billy Chemirmir

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

Nov 15th 2021, 8:04 AM 22,510 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
# Astroworld
# Astroworld

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

Nov 15th 2021, 6:50 AM 27,183 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
# Astroworld
# Astroworld

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

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 10:18 AM 64,489 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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:09 PM 9,270 Views 29 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 18 October, 2021

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 18th 2021, 10:43 PM 7,841 Views 4 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

# texas - Friday 15 October, 2021

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Texas
# Texas

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 15th 2021, 9:35 PM 13,042 Views 42 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

# texas - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates
# Greg Abbott
# Greg Abbott

Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates

Oct 12th 2021, 7:50 AM 30,932 Views 54 Comments

Democratic President Joe Biden last month announced the government would demand vaccines for federal workers.

# texas - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
# United States
# United States

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order

Oct 9th 2021, 7:14 AM 22,824 Views 57 Comments

Clinics had braced for the New Orleans-based appeals court to act fast.

# texas - Friday 8 October, 2021

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
# Texas
# Texas

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,399 Views 9 Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

# texas - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
# United States
# United States

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Oct 7th 2021, 7:10 AM 14,588 Views 19 Comments

The ruling is the first legal blow to the contentious Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.

# texas - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

18-year-old student suspected in Texas school shooting in custody
# Texas
# Texas

18-year-old student suspected in Texas school shooting in custody

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 8:03 PM 23,979 Views 9 Comments

The shooting stemmed from a fight that broke out in a classroom.

# texas - Saturday 2 October, 2021

‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law
# Dublin To Dallas
# Dublin To Dallas

‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 21,197 Views 76 Comments

The protest took place to coincide with hundreds of similar demonstrations across the US.

# texas - Friday 1 October, 2021

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,354 Views 19 Comments

At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.

# texas - Saturday 25 September, 2021

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,738 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

# texas - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban

Sep 21st 2021, 9:51 AM 19,388 Views 67 Comments

The legislation bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

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