The Lone Star State law enforcement agency was ordered to release records related to the massacre in which 19 children and two adults died over a year ago.
Police took more than an hour to take down the shooter who murdered 21 people at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, last May.
Professor Jack McDevitt, an expert in criminology at Northeastern University, said: "We are seeing a return to much higher rates of gun violence than we have seen for a long time."
A slew of mass shootings, murders and attacks took place this year in America. Here is a look at some of the major incidents that hit the headlines in 2022.
Abbott handily won reelection to a third term as Texas governor, defeating Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke.
Voters go to the polls on Tuesday to decide if Greg Abbott will remain as Governor of Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is facing mounting criticism on his response to the Uvalde shooting two days before midterm elections.
It is unclear how long the school police force in Uvalde may be suspended.
An unnamed parent to one of the victims of the Uvalde school shooting was targeted in a speculative online post.
Several parents were detained as they tried to reach the students locked inside Jefferson High School in San Antonio.
Nancy Thompson, founder of action group Mothers Against Greg Abbott PAC, told Newsweek "it has contributed to a lot of mental-health issues in our children."
The advertisement, running across the state through October, represents some of the most significant outside spending in the race so far.
As the Texas community continues to grieve from the Robb Elementary School shooting, police said the Thursday gunfire was potentially gang-related.
Family members of the victims have expressed relief at the decision while Arredondo's lawyer said he should be praised for saving lives.
I'm a pretty laid back mother. I never considered gun violence might take place at my son's school.
The shields will enable teachers and students to defend themselves before the arrival of first responders, George Tunis said.
"It may be funny to you, motherf****r, but it's not funny to me," O'Rourke, a Democrat running for Texas governor, said during a town hall..
One critic called the move a "horrific" response to school shootings, arguing, "Where there are more guns, there is more gun violence."
The JR-15, which was introduced earlier this year, is a small semi-automatic assault weapon modeled after the larger AR-15 and marketed to children.
In June, the month after the shooting, the FBI ran 150,464 checks on potential gun purchases, which represents an increase of 17 percent compared with May.
"There's real power in showing up and holding a town hall, whether people are wearing a Beto T-shirt or a Trump hat," said O'Rourke spokesman Chris Evans.
If Uvalde's school district police chief stays "y'all do not give a damn about our children," one parent told the school board.
The measure announced Monday "will not eliminate safety concerns" but is "one of several steps" to protect students, said the Dallas school district.
"He's the governor of the state of Texas, and he has refused to step in," state Senator Roland Gutierrez, who represents Uvalde, said.
Don McLaughlin is "tired of the bullshit stories," he said, after new footage shows officers rescuing children.
Texas lawmakers investigating the shooting found that Ramos displayed several other warning signs prior to the deadly incident.
Google on Friday shared a "Doodle" by Alithia Ramirez, who died at the age of 10 during the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.