Florida school shooting suspect due back in court

U.S. 02/21/19, 01:04

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is due back in court for a status hearing on his death penalty case.The hearing is set Thursday afternoon in Broward County Circuit Court. A number of matters could come up ranging from the pace of defense interviews of witnesses to a potential setting ...

Update: 1,000-plus gather to honor Parkland victims

U.S. 02/14/19, 18:45

The Latest on the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (all times local): 6:45 p.m. More than a thousand people gathered at a South Florida park on the anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre to honor the 17 victims killed. Thursday evening's interfaith service at Parkland's Pine ...

Students track fatal child shootings since Parkland killings

U.S. 02/14/19, 16:59

A student journalism project has concluded that at least 1,149 children and teenagers died from a shooting in the year since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Around 200 teenage reporters from across the country worked to document the stories of the children up to age 18 who died ...

Where are Stoneman Douglas students, parents, officials now?

U.S. 02/14/19, 11:22

The massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School pushed students, parents, officials and others into the national limelight, something most never sought. A look at where some of the most prominent are today: STUDENTS EMMA GONZALEZ -- Gonzalez, 19, became known for her "We Call B.S." speech criticizing ...

Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered

U.S. 02/14/19, 09:26

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims' parents and surviving students into political activists and at least temporarily ended the local sheriff's career. But Thursday's anniversary will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three ...

Florida governor wants grand jury to investigate schools

U.S. 02/13/19, 18:03

Saying that parents remain frustrated with school officials' responses to last year's Valentine's Day massacre, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday called for a statewide grand jury to investigate whether school districts are following laws enacted in the wake of the attack that left 17 dead. If the Republican governor's request ...

10 Things to Know for Today

World 02/13/19, 06:20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'I CAN'T SAY I'M THRILLED' Trump says he's not expecting the government to shut down again, a signal that he's leaning toward accepting a budget deal that denies him most of the money he's ...

Hearing on Parkland father’s confrontation with ex-monitor

Baseball 02/13/19, 01:27

A judge is holding a hearing after a former security monitor at a Florida school where 17 people were killed said he's being harassed by a victim's father.The hearing is set Wednesday on a complaint filed by Andrew Medina. Medina says Andrew Pollack showed up at a park last week ...

Parkland anniversary highlights Democratic shift on guns

U.S. 02/12/19, 16:26

In the final weeks before the 2008 election, Barack Obama's campaign sent mailers to Florida voters reassuring them that he supported the Second Amendment. In the opening days of the 2020 Democratic primary, it's hard to imagine any candidate feeling the need to make a similar gesture. "Guns are no longer ...

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