The Duchess of Sussex sent a letter praising the "endless hours of dedication" of a grassroots gun control movement led by American moms.
The Uvalde school district has a new police chief, for now, after the previous head came under fire for his handling of last month's deadly school shooting.
State Representative Dustin Burrows, who serves as committee chair said that the hearing was closed to the public due to its "quasi-judicial nature."
The Uvalde Police Department, and other authorities, have continued to be criticized for how they responded to the Uvalde school shooting last month.
Eva Mireles' husband, Ruben Ruiz, had attempted to save her after he received a phone call from her telling saying "she had been shot and was dying."
"Obviously, not enough training was done in this situation, plain and simple," Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw said on Tuesday.
Ahead of Tuesday's Senate Hearing, Texas State Senator Roland Gutierrez accused the state's Governor Greg Abbott of ordering a "cover up" on the shooting.
Texas officials have been resisting calls to release records that could shed light on how the law enforcement response to the May 24 shooting unfolded.
On Saturday aggressive protesters at the Texas Republican convention also called him "eyepatch McCain."
The gunshot came from a distance, authorities concluded, meaning the two-year-old could not have fired the weapon.
A second police officer drove by Salvador Ramos in the school's parking lot and didn't notice him.
Embattled police in the small Texas town will cooperate with a state probe after earlier suggesting they may stonewall an investigation.
"Everybody who has a mouth is telling us we need ads in Spanish," an O'Rourke aide told Newsweek.
In short, the police in Uvalde have acted like they are untouchable and their actions unquestionable. Why? Because they are.
The recent elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas has sparked a debate on how to best protect children from future incidents.
The Republican governor leads his Democratic challengers by a total of 19 percent among Texas voters.
"Obviously I'm not giving up my AR-15," the former Navy SEAL said Sunday. But one proposal, he added, "makes a lot of sense."
Survivors of gun violence and the families of victims of shootings made impassioned speeches calling for stricter gun control legislation.
The chief said his radios would have slowed him down as he entered Robb Elementary School to deal with the gunman.
The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said that Deputy Christopher Lofton "violated multiple Department policies" and had been "permanently relieved of duty."
Following the school shooting incident that left 21 victims dead, the Uvalde mayor previously called for the Robb Elementary School to be destroyed.
Congressman Tony Gonzales, who was raised outside Uvalde, told Newsweek that in his district people "grow up with guns," saying they're a "part of our culture."
On Wednesday, parents of a child killed in the Uvalde school shooting testified in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, calling for new gun laws.
The House Oversight Committee heard from families of shooting victims and a fourth-grade Uvalde survivor.
Matthew McConaughey's impassioned White House speech has moved many people, and prompted a vigorous online debate.
From those praising him for reuniting the country over gun control, to those bashing him as a Hollywood stripper, people are divided over McConaughey's speech.
The identity of the reporter who asked the question was not immediately clear.
Robb Elementary School teacher Arnulfo Reyes, who was shot twice during the incident, insisted he did his best to protect the children.
The Republican congresswoman, who represents Georgia, says placing more guns into schools will increase children's safety.