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Jim Vertuno

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Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Jim:

Uvalde victim's sister pleads for tougher gun laws in Texas

Well before the sun came up Thursday, Jazmin Cazares sat on her sister’s bed and wept for the 9-year-old killed in the Uvalde school rampage one month ago. Then the teenager with purple-streaked hair got up for the four-hour drive to the Texas Capitol, where she tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws and questioned why so many security measures failed. → Read More

Uvalde victim’s sister pleads for gun safety measures: ‘I’m here begging for you guys to do something’

The sister of a 9-year-old girl killed in the Uvalde school rampage tearfully pleaded on Thursday with Texas lawmakers to pass gun safety legislation and questioned why so many security measures failed. → Read More

Uvalde victim’s sister pleads for tougher gun laws in Texas

“I’m here begging for you guys to do something,” said Jazmin Cazares, whose young sister Jacklyn was one of 19 children killed. → Read More

Uvalde victim's sister pleads for gun safety measures

KTUL ABC 8 provides local and national news, sports, weather and notice of community events in Tulsa, Oklahoma and surrounding towns including Broken Arrow, Owasso, Claremore, Jenks, Bixby, Coweta, Muskogee, Westport, Beggs, Okmulgee, Council Hill, Henryetta, Skiatook, Collinsville, and Bartlesville. → Read More

Gun debate missing from Texas hearings on Uvalde shooting

One day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools and a shortage of counselors and mental health providers. → Read More

Hearings on Uvalde shooting continue as school police chief put on leave

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Hearings on Uvalde shooting continue as school police chief put on leave

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Hearings on Uvalde shooting continue as school police chief put on leave

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Hearings on Uvalde shooting continue as school police chief put on leave

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Hearings on Uvalde shooting continue as school police chief put on leave

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Top Texas cop: Uvalde police response was ‘abject failure’

Col. Steve McCraw also said officers would have found the door to the classroom where the assailant was holed up unlocked if they had bothered to check it. → Read More

Top Texas cop: Uvalde police response was ‘abject failure’

Col. Steve McCraw also said officers would have found the door to the classroom where the assailant was holed up unlocked if they had bothered to check it. → Read More

Gun debate missing from Texas hearings on Uvalde shooting

A day after the head of the Texas state police called the law enforcement response to the May 24 slaughter an “abject failure,” Texas senators on Wednesday turned their attention to mental health funding for schools. → Read More

Texas top cop: Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on

The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety says three minutes after a gunman entered a school where he slaughtered 19 elementary students and two teachers there was sufficient armed law enforcement on scene to stop the gunman → Read More

Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an 'abject failure'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Law enforcement authorities had enough officers on the scene of... → Read More

Uvalde police could’ve ended school shooting early on, head of Texas state police testifies

Law enforcement authorities had enough officers on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after he entered the building, the Texas public safety chief testified Tuesday. → Read More

Texas leader says Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

Police officers with rifles stood and waited for over an hour while the gunman carried out the May 24 attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead. → Read More

Texas leader says Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

Police officers with rifles stood and waited for over an hour while the gunman carried out the May 24 attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead. → Read More

Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

Police officers with rifles stood and waited for over an hour while the gunman carried out the May 24 attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead. → Read More

Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

Police officers with rifles stood and waited for over an hour while the gunman carried out the May 24 attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead. → Read More