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“We experienced firsthand the pain in the community,” said Pastor Nolan McLaughlin of the Motion Church in San Antonio. He served at a church in Parkland when the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 and injured 17 others.

Part of the wooden stands collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia Sunday, sending spectators plunging to the ground and killing at least four people and injuring hundreds, authorities said.

“You’ve got mental health. You’ve got school safety. You’ve got police training. All those different categories. Basically, we as a system from the state, we failed Uvalde," said the chair of the Texas Senate special committee investigating the massacre.

"Making abortion illegal will not end abortions; it will simply end safe abortions for too many," Travis County District AttorneyJosé Garza said in a statement. "No matter what the law says, I implore you: please, seek medical help if you need it."

On Sunday, more than eight months after the ambush that nearly killed him, Deputy Darryl Garrett was released from the hospital.

"We're really excited to have this exhibit at the museum. Families can bring their kids before school starts back up and learn from other fourth-graders from around the world," said Kathryn Siefker, curator at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo tested positive for COVID one day after attending Pride Houston's 365 Parade downtown.

A woman died after being shot by a security guard at a Dallas strip club, police said. The club said the woman had hit the guard with her car prior to the shooting.


Here is a look at protesters gathered in Downtown San Antonio to march against Texas' abortion ban.

A fourth grader who survived the shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde described how it ended. "The cop said: 'Yell if you need help!' And one of the persons in my class said 'help.' The guy overheard and he came and shot her. Then the cops barged in."

Appointed to the nation’s highest court in 1993 by former President Bill Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the oldest sitting member on the court. She died Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.

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ERCOT is once again asking Texans to conserve electricity this weekend after six power generation facilities went offline this afternoon.

Rather than propose a ban on weapons, Ted Cruz proposed such policies as requiring schools to have only one entrance, and staffing armed police or military veterans on guard at school entrances.

According to multiple witnesses reaching out to KENS5, several have been shot at a church in Sutherland Springs, TX.