Nikolas Cruz

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz listens during a hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. T
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April 24, 2019 - 9:23 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The public defenders for the Parkland school massacre defendant unexpectedly asked to withdraw from the case Wednesday, saying the 20-year-old man will soon inherit nearly a half-million dollars and no longer qualify for free legal representation. The Broward County...
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In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits during a status hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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January 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio told...
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FBI Tip Line Changes
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November 27, 2018 - 10:21 am
By Jason Hanna and David Shortell, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI says it is overhauling its public tip-line system -- partly by adding staff and changing review protocols -- following criticism that the bureau missed tips about the man later accused of killing 17 people in February's school shooting in...
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First day of school in Broward opens with heavy security presence
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August 15, 2018 - 11:01 am
By AJ Willingham and Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) — If Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were like any other school, you wouldn't think much of the freshly-painted burgundy hallways or the newly-installed 20-foot tall fences around the freshman building. If this were a normal student body, the...
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In this image made from video provided on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Nikolas Cruz points his fingers to his temple at an interrogation room, while officers are out of the room, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP
August 09, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida's school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak louder and punching himself in the face...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 frame from surveillance video provided by the Broward Sheriff's Office, Andrew Medina, center, is interviewed by detectives following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Broward Sheriff's Office via AP
June 06, 2018 - 7:58 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A just-released video interview with a campus security monitor at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School provides new details that may prompt another round of what-if questions about the Valentine's Day shooting that killed 17 people. The video released by Broward County...
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Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in February's shooting at a Florida high school, announces his intention to become the next school shooter, aiming to kill at least 20 people.
Broward County State Attorney's Office via AP
May 30, 2018 - 8:12 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In chilling cellphone videos released Wednesday, the suspect in a February massacre at a Florida high school announced his intention to become the next school shooter, aiming to kill at least 20 people and saying "you're all going to die." The three videos released by...
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