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Gunman in Lunar New Year massacre found dead; motive unclear

Striking one of California's largest celebrations of a holiday observed in many Asian cultures, the massacre dealt another blow to a community that has been the target of high-profile violence in recent years.

Texas Legislature reconvenes with focus on budget, anti-LGBTQ bills  

Under the watchful eyes of portraits of Texas’ founding statesmen, lawmakers kicked off a 140-day session in which 150 representatives and 31 senators must balance social issues with day-to-day government business.

Sandy Hook anniversary: Biden cites ‘societal guilt’ on guns

Biden was vice president at the time of the shooting and was tapped by then-President Barack Obama to lead an ill-fated effort to tighten gun laws.

Police: Idaho slaying suspect Bryan Kohberger’s DNA found at crime scene

The attack that occurred in the early morning hours of an off-campus home had spread fear throughout the university and surrounding area for weeks, as authorities seemed stumped by the brutal stabbings.

Uvalde class action

AUSTIN, Texas — In a federal lawsuit seeking $27 billion, a class of students, parents, teachers and staff at the Texas elementary school that was the scene of a mass shooting in May claim local police strayed from well-established protocols in failing to quickly respond to an active shooter.

Uvalde sues prosecutor for information about elementary school massacre

Demotions, suspensions or terminations of Uvalde police may be warranted for their failure to intervene during the shooting, the city says, but a reticent prosecutor is impeding its probe.

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

Many of the relatives of the victims sat and watched, some dabbing their eyes and sniffling.

Uvalde school shooting

DEL RIO, Texas — Families of survivors of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, filed a federal lawsuit blaming the massacre on the school district, local police and gun manufacturers.

Uvalde parents call for gun reforms at Day of the Dead remembrances

On the Day of the Dead, parents of children who were killed in the Uvalde school shooting honored their children's lives and called for gun reforms at vigils in cities across Texas.

Uvalde school police force indefinitely suspended over mass shooting response

The suspensions are just the latest in the reckoning over the killing of 21 people at an elementary school five months ago.

Texas police: Uvalde officers’ probe to be over by year-end

Families of many of the children killed in the attack have spent months accusing the Department of Public Safety of slow-walking the investigation, withholding information and trying to minimize its responsibility.

Uvalde mayor blasts media for publishing school shooting video

The leaked footage shows police positioned in a hallway at the school for over an hour before some entered a classroom and fatally shot the gunman.

Greg Abbott, Beto O’Rourke face off in first and only debate

The Texas gubernatorial rivals disagreed on mostly everything Friday night inside of a debate hall that was closed to a live audience under conditions of the two-term incumbent governor.

Uvalde fires school police chief in reckoning over school shooting

The botched handling of the shooting has prompted outrage in the small South Texas community and across the state.

Gay bar shooting suspect faces murder, hate crime charges

A law enforcement official said the suspect used an AR-15-style semi-automatic weapon, and a handgun and additional ammunition magazines also were recovered.

Justice Department appoints team to review Uvalde school shooting

Local police have faced mounting criticism for taking over an hour to confront the gunman as he massacred the students and staff of a Texas elementary school.

Audit finds police missed chances to stop Uvalde shooter

A top law enforcement training center found issues with both the school and police response that led to a shooter gaining access to a classroom of fourth-graders.

Texas lawmakers scrutinize police response to Uvalde school shooting

State senators are holding the first committee meeting focused on clarifying the sequence of events that led to the deaths of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.

She Told Them She Would Kill Herself

SAN ANTONIO (CN) – A woman riding the rails with her dog, Ashes, trying to get home to Florida, told the Border Patrol that she was severely claustrophobic and if they arrested her or took her dog away, as they threatened to do, she would commit suicide. But they arrested her and took her dog

O’Rourke headlines gun-control rally outside NRA convention in Houston

Texas Governor Greg Abbott canceled his plans to speak at the National Rifle Association's convention in Houston after the Uvalde school shooting, but he is addressing NRA members in a prerecorded message.