Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges

U.S. 06/06/19, 09:00

A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. Broward Judge Jackie Powell ruled Wednesday, June ...

School shooting’s criminal, civil cases slowly creep forward

U.S. 02/07/19, 10:32

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre resulted in criminal and civil court cases and the creation of a state investigative panel examining the shooting's causes. A look at where those stand:CRIMINAL CASEThe murder case against 20-year-old Nikolas Cruz is ...

Parkland attack fueled big shift in America’s gun politics

U.S. 02/07/19, 10:22

Last year's shooting at a Florida high school sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and set the stage for a significant shift in America's gun politics.Thousands of student protesters took to the streets and inspired ...

Judge: No contempt for sheriff over school shooting records

U.S. 01/23/19, 11:37

A Florida judge has denied an effort by defense attorneys to hold the Broward Sheriff's Office in contempt of court for releasing suspect Nikolas Cruz's medical records to a state investigative commission.The order dated Tuesday by Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer ...

Hearing set on school shooting suspect’s contact with guard

U.S. 01/16/19, 00:05

A judge is set to consider whether Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz should still be supervised by a corrections officer he is accused of assaulting.Cruz's lawyers want Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Wednesday to stop Cruz from being supervised ...

Defense seeks evidence from school shooting commission

U.S. 01/15/19, 14:34

Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz are trying to pry loose evidence for his defense from a state commission that investigated the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.The commission did dozens of interviews and collected numerous pieces ...

New Florida governor suspends sheriff over school massacre

U.S. 01/11/19, 17:17

New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Republican governor flew to Fort Lauderdale three days after taking office to remove the Democratic ...

Parkland survivor David Hogg is going to Harvard University

U.S. 12/22/18, 16:50

Florida school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg is going to Harvard University.Hogg announced his acceptance to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, university on Twitter Saturday. He said he plans to major in political science.Hogg has been one of the ...

Blood, bodies, chaos: Officers describe school massacre

U.S. 12/20/18, 13:18

Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood. A deputy wandering aimlessly, muttering to himself. Officers who arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the minutes after a gunman killed 14 students and three staff members Feb. 14 described the ...

Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted to Harvard

U.S. 12/14/18, 18:32

A Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the March For Our Lives gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Jaclyn Corin posted a photo of her admissions notice on Instagram ...

Update: Florida massacre panel considers recommendations

U.S. 12/12/18, 10:22

The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local):10:15 a.m.The commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is wading through dozens of findings and recommendations that members hope will prevent future shootings.The Marjory ...

Florida massacre commission considers school safety plans

U.S. 12/12/18, 00:20

There were plenty of missteps in communication, security and school policy before and during the Florida high school massacre that allowed the gunman to kill 17 people. Now, the state commission investigating the shooting will consider a long list of ...

Parkland teachers protest reassignment of administrators

U.S. 11/27/18, 16:10

More than 50 teachers chanted "bring them back" outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Tuesday morning, demanding the return of four administrators who were reassigned after a state commission's investigation of the shooting that killed 17 people on Valentine's Day.The ...

Update: Defense wants Cruz jail records kept private

U.S. 11/27/18, 14:45

The Latest on the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (all times local):2:40 p.m.Defense lawyers are asking a judge to keep jail records about Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz's mental condition private.Lawyers for the 20-year-old Cruz said at a ...

Tragedy survivors reflect on Thanksgiving after year of loss

U.S. 11/21/18, 14:13

Mass shootings, hurricanes, fires — for many people across the nation, 2018 was a year of loss unlike any other. As the quintessentially American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, some will abandon traditions or chose not to mark the holiday at ...

Sheriff supports armed teachers to stop school shooters

U.S. 11/21/18, 10:46

The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Florida's high school massacre says he now believes trained, volunteer teachers should have access to guns so they can stop shooters who get past other safeguards.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, chairman of the ...

Captain retires, sergeant suspended over Parkland massacre

U.S. 11/20/18, 16:58

The Florida sheriff's captain who oversaw the initial response to February's Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law enforcement officials saw as their inaction during ...

Florida school massacre: Panel to look at medical response

U.S. 11/16/18, 00:42

A panel investigating Florida's high school massacre is to continue meeting Friday, expected to learn more about the medical response to the Feb. 14 attack that claimed the lives of 14 students and three staff members.Broward Sheriff Scott Israel speaks ...

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