Pete Arredondo has been on administrative leave from his Uvalde CISD position since June 22.
Uvalde’s mayor said city officials could be prosecuted for releasing details of the investigation. Pete Arredondo, the City Council member and school district police chief, was absent for the second straight meeting.
Last week, participating locations donated 10 percent of their lunchtime sales to two organizations helping the Uvalde community.
A Uvalde mother who was handcuffed as she tried to run by police outside Robb Elementary School, but eventually got free and rescued her kids, is now being harassed by police after speaking out about the ordeal, her lawyer said this week.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn calls it the latest horrific consequence of a border in chaos and a Congress still unwilling to embrace common sense compromise.
"The test for this legislation is whether it will save lives and I believe it will," U.S. Senator John Cornyn said on Tuesday in an interview with FOX 26.
The Butt family and H-E-B says the project to build a new elementary school campus will "help the children, families, staff and Uvalde CISD community move forward together.”
The legislation will toughen background checks for the youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to take weapons from people judged to be dangerous.
After nearly a month, pain and frustration in Uvalde seems to be growing with every news update. On Thursday, a joint committee of Texas lawmakers in Austin listened to witnesses and relatives of those killed.
The vote late Thursday clears the way for expected House passage Friday of what will be Congress’ most far-reaching response in decades to the nation’s run of brutal mass shootings.
Well before the sun came up Thursday, Jazmin Cazares sat on her sister’s bed and wept for the 9-year-old killed in the Uvalde school rampage one month ago.
While the head of the DPS continues to point fingers at the local response to the deadly school shooting, a state senator has sued the department for withholding video from the scene. “We are getting half-truths, innuendos and snippets of body cam video that he chooses to give."
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has announced that police chief Pete Arredondo has been placed on administrative leave.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw ripped into the Uvalde school police chief's handling of last month's shooting at Robb Elementary School and said that some officers wanted to approach the gunman earlier, including a school district police officer whose wife was killed in the massacre.
McDonald’s will be donating 10% percent of total lunch sales from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 23 at participating restaurants to the Uvalde community.
The special Texas Senate committee on the Uvalde school shooting is listening to public testimony today. Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
The Uvalde school shooting timeline shows it took 74 minutes from when police went into the school to the time they confronted and killed the gunman. Throughout that time, unknown officers are reported rejecting DPS Special Agents' calls to go into the classroom, saying, "Don't you think we should have a supervisor approve that?"
The police commander made the comments while giving testimony during a committee hearing on the deadly school shooting that left 2 teachers and 19 children dead.
Multiple police officers stood in a hallway at Robb Elementary School armed with rifles and at least one ballistic shield within 19 minutes of a gunman arriving at the campus, according to documents reviewed by the Austin American-Statesman, a devastating new revelation deepening questions about why police didn’t act faster to stop the shooter who killed 19 children and two teachers last month.
Three elementary students, who tragically lost their lives during a massacre in Uvalde, Texas were honored during a baseball game over the weekend.