Whether monetarily, in resources or in sentiment, the Rio Grande Valley has not been the exception when it comes to supporting the Uvalde community after the school shooting there cost the lives of innocents in May 2022.
As children played in their Edinburg school yard, laughing and running, Uvalde parents who lost their children in a classroom stood grimly at an adjacent park talking about changes that could have spared their pain.
The political director for Republican congressional candidate Monica De La Cruz and the Hidalgo County GOP chair fueled a Twitter war last week with the parents of two children killed in the Uvalde elementary school massacre.
As students in the Uvalde School District return to the classes Tuesday for their first day of school, many school districts in Cameron County are showing support for the district.
Carey Jo Alfaro-Luna had not heard about the mass shooting that occurred at an elementary school in Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead on the day it happened on May 24.
Two South Texas senators representing the Rio Grande Valley were appointed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to serve on a committee charged with making schools and communities safer following the massacre at a Uvalde elementary.
McALLEN — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke visited the Rio Grande Valley Tuesday to discuss his plan to protect children from gun violence in schools.
Cameron County leaders are calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to call an emergency special session to address mass shootings.
HARLINGEN — The Uvalde shooting has violated the feeling of security among Harlingen school children.
HARLINGEN — Columbine.