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Florida shooting: grieving community pleads for end to gun carnage

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Young survivors, community leaders, a reeling sheriff and Florida’s governor all pleaded for action to prevent gun violence on Thursday morning, hours after a gunman was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder for his assault on his…

Florida shooting: Sheriff calls for power to detain over posts

NBC News / News

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has described the suspect's social media posts as "very disturbing" and asked lawmakers to grant police more authority.

Steve Kerr: “It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death”

San Jose Mercury News

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures on the sideline during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot). By Mark Medina | mmedina…

VIDEO: Steve Kerr says US government doesn't care about gun laws

Kerr is always open about his views on politics.

Alleged Florida Shooter Had an Obsession With Guns, Was Kicked Out of School

The alleged shooter in a massacre at a Florida high school was known to school officials after having been permanently kicked off of campus, it was reported on Wednesday. Nikolas Cruz had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High…

LIVE NOW: Update on Florida high school shooting

CTV News / Sports

Former student in custody after school shooting in U.S.

Florida high school shooting: How the news unfolded

CNN / U.S.

Police are responding to reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Follow here for the latest.

Shooting at alma mater saddens Anthony Rizzo; Steve Kerr calls for change

ABC News / Sports

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, an alumnus of the South Florida high school where officials said at least 17 people have died in a shooting attack, sent his condolences and encouragement Wednesday on Twitter while sounding a note…

Donald Trump's Florida Shooting Speech Didn't Mention Guns

Donald Trump has paid tribute to the 17 victims of yet another mass shooting in the US without mentioning guns and framing the murder of civilians with automatic, military-grade weapons as a mental health issue.

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Deputy who didn’t stop Florida shooting thinks he ‘did a good job’

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The sheriff’s deputy who failed to engage the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School “believed he did a good job” because he called in the location of the massacre and gave a description of the shooter, a top union official said…

Feb 21

Florida shooting survivors meet lawmakers, demand action on guns: 'We're what's making the change'

Authorities say 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018, killing 17 people. Brendan Farrington, Josh Replogle and Tamara LushAssociated…

Feb 21

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Feb 21

A spreading movement? How Florida school shooting survivors are inspiring other students to demand gun control

But after students at West Boca Raton Community High School gathered outside Tuesday to mark 17 minutes of silence — one for each person shot to death last week at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — it turned into a protest for…

Feb 20

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Feb 19

Donald Trump, Florida, N.B.A. All-Star Game: Your Monday Briefing

A vigil in Coral Springs, Fla., on Sunday for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in nearby Parkland. Students from the school are organizing a demonstration in Washington next month to call for gun control.

Feb 17

Florida Protestors Angrily Call out Congress

Thousands gathered at a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, some 25 miles from where 17 people were shot and killed at a high school this week. Students spoke passionately during Saturday's rally pleading with lawmakers to change gun…

Feb 17

Former Rutgers star: Shooting in his Florida hometown must bring 'drastic changes' | Politi

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Shawn Tucker grew up in Parkland, Fla., and met his future wife in Douglas High, the site of the latest mass shooting. Here's what he wants to happen next.

Feb 16

Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip about gunman

BBC / News open event

The agency says it received a tip-off about Nikolas Cruz last month, but did not properly follow it up.

Feb 16

Florida shooting: Sheriff calls for power to detain over posts

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has described the suspect's social media posts as "very disturbing" and asked lawmakers to grant police more authority.

Feb 16

Suspect escaped Florida shooting scene by hiding among students as they fled

The Guardian open event

Nikolas Cruz, 19, charged with 17 counts of murder as officials confirm the AR-15 rifle used to commit massacre was purchased legally

Feb 15

Florida shooting: grieving community pleads for end to gun carnage

The Guardian open event

Young survivors, community leaders, a reeling sheriff and Florida’s governor all pleaded for action to prevent gun violence on Thursday morning, hours after a gunman was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder for his assault on his…

Feb 15

'My grief knows no bounds': Actor Josh Gad confirms friend's young son was killed in Florida school shooting

Mirror Online open event

Suspect Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following the massacre

Feb 15

LIVE NOW: Update on Florida high school shooting

Former student in custody after school shooting in U.S.

Feb 15

Florida school shooting: ‘A lot of nuttiness in US about how guns make you safer’

RT.com open event

As the US reels from another mass shooting, RT was told “the prevalence of violence” at the state level is a factor contributing to these tragic events. With “millions” of guns out there, the situation is unlikely to change.

Feb 15

Steve Kerr: “It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death”

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures on the sideline during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot). By Mark Medina | mmedina…