Violence

A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 12:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A church group will host a gathering at a football stadium to honor those killed and injured during a Texas high school shooting. The Santa Fe Highway 6 Ministerial Alliance says it will host "...
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A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 11:58 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed. Santa Fe High School instructors and support staff returned to campus on Wednesday, four days after the mass...
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President Donald Trump waits to be introduced to speak at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 23, 2018 - 8:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will speak Wednesday on immigration and gang violence on New York's Long Island, where MS-13 has been blamed for some two dozen killings in the past two years. Trump has used the violence to bolster his immigration policies, including a border wall with...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 22, 2018 - 11:30 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said. In a phone interview over the weekend with Greece's Antenna TV, Antonios...
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Tactical police stage in a Safeway parking lot on Belair Road near Chapel Road in response to the death of a Baltimore County police officer in Perry Hall, Md., May 21, 2018. Rifle-toting police swarmed into the Baltimore suburb where a female officer was fatally injured Monday, searching for suspects believed to be armed after witnesses reported hearing a pop and seeing the officer run over by a Jeep. (Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 9:55 am
PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, authorities said Tuesday. Scott Shellenberger, the state's attorney for Baltimore County, told The Associated Press that the...
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Santa Fe High School freshman, Jai Gillard writes messages on each of the 10 crosses in front the school Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Gillard, was in the art class Friday morning, knew all of the victims of the shooting. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. and came to the school to participate. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to address school violence and safety in the wake of another mass school shooting. But Abbott's call to do "more than just pray" for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and resisted previous attempts to scale it...
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In this May 4, 2018, photo, Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Dallas. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White, whose father, Mark, was governor from 1983 to 1987. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. Texas hasn't elected a Democratic governor since 1990. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 22, 2018 - 12:43 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A key Texas runoff for a U.S. House seat will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump. Others will set up November contests where Democrats hope to flip three Republican-held...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump. The only statewide runoff features little-known Democratic gubernatorial candidates: Ex-Dallas County sheriff Valdez against Houston businessman Andrew White, whose father, Mark, was governor from 1983 to 1987. Neither is expected to seriously challenge well-funded Abbott. Texas hasn't elected a Democratic governor since 1990. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 22, 2018 - 12:36 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump. It will also set up November races where Democrats hope to flip three Republican-held U.S. House seats, a once...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, mourners wait for the start of a prayer vigil following a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 22, 2018 - 12:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was just the latest to happen in a small or suburban city. Of the 10 deadliest school...
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Television newscasters prepare to give updates near a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 9:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor's re-election website was raffling off a shotgun. Guns are so...
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