Shimon Prokupecz

Shimon Prokupecz

CNN, Senior Crime & Justice Correspondent

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Video: New audio shows law enforcement knew Uvalde children were trapped in school with shooter | CNN

Here is the recorded call lieutenant Pargas placed to the Uvalde dispatcher about the 911 call directly notifying him that kids were inside that classroom.

Mayor: “This smells of a cover-up to no end for me from the DPS’s side because there’s been no transparency, no forthcoming with honesty and so forth,” he said.

Abbott ramps up “invasion” rhetoric, a reminder of El Paso mass shooting | The Texas Tribune In a memo to the DPS and the National Guard urging them to step up their border security efforts, he used the subject line “Defend Texas Against Invasion.”

Uvalde officials say local prosecutor impeded investigation into police response to shooting via @TexasTribune 


Reporters were asked to leave Uvalde City Hall because people are intimidated by us. Texas legislators are meeting here with law enforcement behind closed doors. The fire marshal also told a local chaplain and father of a victim to exit from the building.

In interview with FBI, Paul Manafort said he used Fox News host Sean Hannity as a “back channel” to President Trump in the period between the FBI raid of his apartment and his indictment months later, in October 2017. Details from newly released FBI documents.

Here we go. Mayor of Uvalde tonight at a city council meeting:   “ I'm gonna be throwing people under the bus tonight in a speech because for too long, we've been told we can't talk,  we can't answer, and we can't say anything. Today that's over with,” he said.

Head of National Guard testifying during summer protests he didn’t need approval from higher ups to deploy guard troops, but that changed in the days leading up to the insurrection — approval was required.

Keep in mind the Uvalde Mayor hired an outside crisis PR firm.

- 10 to 15 Capitol police officers now under investigation. -two Capitol officers suspended. @ryanobles 

Sen. Lindsey Graham has spent considerably more time absent from the Senate chamber tonight than sitting in his seat. After leaving the floor for about 30 minutes, he returned for about 10 minutes and promptly left again — this time to the Republican cloak room. @jeffzeleny 

CNN: The Nevada State Democratic Party is asking site leaders to sign non-disclosure agreements, according to one volunteer who had planned to help with Saturday’s caucuses but quit because he didn’t want to sign the document.