Monday, February 6

5 things to know Thursday

Funerals for Uvalde shooting victims continue

Funeral services for the 19 students and two teachers killed last week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, began Tuesday and will continue through the next two weeks. A dozen funerals are planned this week, 11 for students and one for teacher Irma Garcia. The first two funerals were on Tuesday afternoon and evening, following visitations on Monday at the town’s two funeral homes where Amerie Jo Garza, 10, was remembered as an “outgoing and funny” child who “wanted to help everyone else out,” and Maite Rodríguez, 10, was described as “smart, bright, beautiful, happy” and dreamed of being a marine biologist. The services come as Uvalde grapples with law enforcement’s admittedly flawed response to the May 24 shooting.

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