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US & Canada · Uvalde

Official: All those killed at Texas school were in 1 room

59% Center coverage: 115 sources
19 children and two teachers were killed in Tuesday's shooting. Authorities say the 18-year-old shooter is also dead. All victims were in the same fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. That's about 85 miles west of San Antonio.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas gunman wrote online post about attacking school minutes before massacre

54% Center coverage: 110 sources
The Texas gunman who murdered 19 children and two teachers posted on Facebook that he was going to shoot up an elementary school about 15 minutes before his rampage, Governor Greg Abbott said on Wednesday, as harrowing details about the attack continued to emerge.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Relatives worry, mourn in wake of elementary school shooting

69% Center coverage: 69 sources
Adolfo Cruz, a 69-year-old air conditioning repairman, was still outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. He was waiting for word on his 10- year-old great-granddaughter, Elijah Cruz Torres. Cruz drove to the scene after receiving a tearful and terrifying call from his daughter.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Police face questions over response to Texas school shooting

61% Center coverage: 72 sources
Witnesses urged police officers to charge into the school, witnesses say. Investigators unable to say with certainty whether school security officer exchanged fire with gunman. Authorities say Salvador Ramos had no known criminal or mental health history. Ramos killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, rampage.See the Story
US & Canada

Beto O'Rourke interrupts briefing, echoing US debate on guns

55% Center coverage: 11 sources
NEW: Beto O'Rourke is escorted out of a Texas high school after his remarks. NEW: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he considers the steps the Republican-controlled Legislature took in 2019 to be the 'most profound action anywhere in the U.S. to stop school shootings' NEW: Abbott's claim is not supported by federal health data.See the Story
SEC · Baton Rouge

Remember the last time LSU had a first-round bye in the SEC Tournament?

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Due to inclement weather affecting the SEC Baseball Tournament schedule, LSU's first game in in the tournament is now scheduled to be played at approximately 1 p.m. CT Thursday. The fourth-seeded Tigers are scheduled to face the winner of Wednesday's elimination game between Auburn and Kentucky. The LSU game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and televised on the SEC Network.See the Story

Deputies investigating shooting incident near 2 Habersham County schools

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Deputies say they were called to a shooting in the 200 block of Hwy. 197 near Habersham 9th Grade Academy. The shooting did not happen on either school's campus, a sheriff's official said. Both schools followed protocol and went into lockdown while deputies investigated the shooting.See the Story
LaPlace · LaPlace

LaPlace man arrested, accused in fentanyl overdose death

Irvin J. Scioneaux Jr., 56, was arrested and faces charges in connection with the drug overdose death of Frank Lozano, 58, of LaPlace. Deputies say on Sunday, May 22, around 6:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Camelia Avenue in LaPlace in reference to a man found dead at a residence. A preliminary investigation led to the cause of death being a drug overdose.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Man arrested in dating app meet-up that turned into shooting near Baton Rouge club

The victim made contact with Keion Johnson, 23, on the Grindr app, police say. Johnson then allegedly had the victim drive to the end of Spain Street, about a block away. The victim heard Johnson make a phone call, and within minutes shots were fired into the side of the vehicle.See the Story

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