Parkland

President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Washington, as he prepares to leave Washington for his annual August holiday at his New Jersey golf club.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 09, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend's mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same...
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Walmart, the nation's largest retailer and major seller of firearms, has been the scene of two recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Southaven, Mississippi. HLN's Caroline Woods reports.
CNN
August 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21. Walmart, despite a...
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Broward County police
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
June 26, 2019 - 12:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff Gregory...
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State Attorney Mike Satz announced that 56-year-old Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges.
Broward County Public Schools via AP, File
June 04, 2019 - 4:17 pm
By Curt Anderson and Terry Spencer MIAMI (AP) — The former Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year's Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his actions, prosecutors announced. Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said in a statement that...
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"Temple of Time"
Wilfredo Lee/AP, file
May 20, 2019 - 7:39 am
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting was set ablaze Sunday in a symbolic gesture of healing. The "Temple of Time" public art installation was set afire at a ceremony hosted by the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs...
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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
Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool, File
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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Emma Rothenberg, left to right, with her mother Cheryl Rothenberg and sister, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sophia Rothenberg embrace at a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.
Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP
February 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. By Terry Spencer and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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New Jersey statehouse
Dreamstime
David Madden
February 07, 2019 - 12:09 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in New Jersey requires every public school in the state to be equipped with a "panic alarm" that could summon local police in the event of a security breach. Many schools have them now. All will by the fall, according to the main sponsor of the legislation...
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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.
John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool
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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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before the state commission in Sunrise, Fla.
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File
December 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb. 14 massacre. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel sent a letter Wednesday to the state commission investigating the...
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