Timeline: How the shooting at a Texas elementary school unfolded

Timeline: How the shooting at a Texas elementary school unfolded

(UVALDE, Texas) -- What began as a milestone marking adulthood ended in tragedy after a suspected gunman used the AR-15 style rifle he purchased days after he turned 18, authorities said. Uvalde High School student Salvador Ramos allegedly purchased two assault rifles just days after turning 18 and used them…
What went wrong as police in Uvalde waited to breach classroom

What went wrong as police in Uvalde waited to breach classroom

(UVALDE, Texas) -- Steven McCraw, director of Texas DPS, admitted it was the "wrong decision" for officers not to go into the classroom where the suspect was for 35 minutes after a tactical unit arrived. The head of law enforcement in Texas revealed a cascading series of police missteps in…
East Coast on alert for tornadoes as Memorial Day weekend begins

East Coast on alert for tornadoes as Memorial Day weekend begins

(NEW YORK) -- The East Coast is bracing for flooding and tornadoes as Memorial Day weekend begins. A tornado watch was issued Friday from North Carolina to Virginia to Maryland. The tornado watch includes the cities of Raleigh, Richmond, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Significant storm damage has been reported in…
‘Time is the number-one enemy’: Did police in Uvalde ignore their own training?

‘Time is the number-one enemy’: Did police in Uvalde ignore their own training?

(UVALDE, Texas) -- Two months before Tuesday's mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two adults dead, the Uvalde school district hosted an all-day training session for local police and other school-based law enforcement officers focused on "active shooter response." "First responders to the active shooter scene…
Five dead, two hurt in Pennsylvania house explosion: Officials

Five dead, two hurt in Pennsylvania house explosion: Officials

(POTTSTOWN, Pa.) -- Five people were killed and two others were hurt in a house explosion in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Thursday night, officials said. Four of the five victims killed were children, ABC Philadelphia station WPVI reported. One of the injured is in critical but stable condition, while the second surviving…
Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out after Texas killings

Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out after Texas killings

(NEW YORK) -- When Carlos Soto saw a state police officer walking toward him with his head down, on that fateful day of Dec. 14, 2012, after a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, he “already knew that she was gone.” Soto's daughter, Victoria Soto, a…