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The Uvalde Police Department on June 1, 2022.

A Texas lawmaker said Thursday that the school district police chief in charge of the scene at the Uvalde school shooting last week was not informed of the multiple 911 calls made inside the building while the shooter was still inside. Read more»

Caution tape blocked off the Uvalde home Tuesday night of the grandmother of the gunman in the Robb Elementary School shooting.

The gunman in the deadliest school shooting in Texas history that killed 19 children and two adults and wounded several more legally purchased two AR platform rifles from a federally licensed gun store days before the mass shooting. Read more»

Protesters gather outside the Senate gallery at the Texas State Capitol in 2013 to stall a bill that would put strict regulations on abortion facilities.

A federal judge temporarily blocked Texas’ near-total abortion ban Wednesday as part of a lawsuit the Biden administration launched against the state - but it’s unclear how U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman’s order may affect access to abortions in the state — or if it will at all. Read more»

The abortion law taking effect was a major victory for Republican lawmakers, but Texas Gov. Greg Abbott — a vocal abortion opponent — has kept largely quiet on the ruling and the law’s unique legal structure.

Most abortions previously performed in the state are now outlawed through a mechanism that makes providers and those who help people get abortions subject to lawsuits, and that unique approach has so far allowed Texas to flout Roe v. Wade and other legal rulings. Read more»