Report: Uvalde officer asked permission to shoot gunman but got no answer

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. An Uvalde police officer asked for a supervisor’s permission to shoot the gunman who would soon kill 21 people at Robb Elementary School in May before he entered the building, but the supervisor did not … Read more

Records show police in Uvalde were equipped to storm shooter

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The officers in the hallway of Robb Elementary wanted to get inside classrooms 111 and 112 — immediately. One officer’s daughter was inside. Another officer had gotten a call from his wife, a teacher, who … Read more

Uvalde shooting causes fear in teachers across Texas

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Katrina Rasmussen was an eighth grade student in North Texas when she watched the raw, televised images of kids her age running from their Colorado high school while bleeding students and teachers were carried into … Read more