November 2017 Texas church shooting - updates

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Texas family sues U.S. government after mass shooting

Jun 09, 2018 - 9:55 AM

A lawsuit has been filed by Joe and Claryce Holcombe, who are in their mid-80s and lost their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in the Texas church shooting

REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS. Flowers are placed at a police barricade near the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on November 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Hundreds attend Sunday service a week after Texas church shooting

Nov 13, 2017 - 8:35 AM

A temporary memorial is also opened inside the church where the mass shooting took place

ROSES FOR THE VICTIMS. The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs is turned into a memorial to honor those who died on November 12, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Pence in Texas for prayer service as church shooting victims identified

Nov 09, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Among the victims identified are 8 children, officials say

IN MEMORIAM. Twenty-six crosses stand in a field on the edge of town to honor the 26 victims killed at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on November 8, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Texas church shooter once escaped mental hospital

Nov 08, 2017 - 8:26 AM

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says meanwhile that the bureau has recovered the phone belonging to the gunman, but has been unable to access the device so far

TRIBUTES. Brenda Woldridge (2L) and Meredith Cooper lay flowers at a memorial outside the First Baptist Church, after a mass shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 7, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

Air force error allowed Texas shooter to buy guns despite conviction

Nov 07, 2017 - 9:09 AM

(UPDATED) The US Air Force is investigating its failure to enter the Texas church shooter's domestic violence conviction – which legally barred him from buying or owning guns – into a national criminal database

PROBE. Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on November 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 7, 2017

Nov 07, 2017 - 8:29 AM

Hi! Here's a roundup of the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Family dispute suspected in Texas church shooting

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:41 AM

(UPDATED) Investigators are focusing on reports that the suspect had sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, who regularly attended the church but was not there during the assault

REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS. Flowers are placed at a police barricade near the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on November 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Texas mass shooting leaves U.S. mourning, Trump says guns not to blame

Nov 06, 2017 - 3:42 PM

'This isn't a guns situation,' Trump insists, calling it 'a mental health problem at the highest level'

IN MOURNING. A candlelight vigil is observed on November 5, 2017, following the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that left 26 people dead according to authorities. Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP

Trump condemns 'horrific shooting' in Texas church

Nov 06, 2017 - 9:06 AM

Trump: 'This act of evil occurred as the victims and their families were in their place of worship. Our hearts are broken.'

IN JAPAN. US President Donald Trump addresses US and Japanese business leaders at the US Ambassador Bill Hagerty's (not pictured) official residence in Tokyo on November 6, 2017. Jim Watson/AFP

Gunman kills 26 at Texas church service

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:33 AM

(UPDATED) The worshippers are gunned down at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small rural community about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio

In this screen grab taken from a Facebook video released by user Jordan Steubing, Police and first responders block a road near a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 5, 2017. Jordan Steubing/Facebook/AFP