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Florida Agency Investigated Nikolas Cruz After Violent Social Media Posts

After visiting and questioning Mr. Cruz at his home in 2016, the Department of Children and Families determined he was not a risk to himself or others.

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May 19

F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump Claims

The informant made contact in the summer of 2016 with Trump campaign advisers who were already under scrutiny for ties to Russia.

Mar 21

She Gave Nikolas Cruz an Ultimatum: The Gun Goes, or You Do. He Chose the Gun.

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A family friend who had taken in Mr. Cruz described her struggle over his behavior and guns before he moved out and was later accused of killing 17 people at his old high school.

Mar 20

Brother of Nikolas Cruz Arrested on Trespassing Charge at Stoneman Douglas High School

Sheriff’s deputies stopped Zachary Cruz on Monday afternoon after he rode a skateboard onto the school’s property, the authorities said. School officials had told him to stay away.

Mar 13

Florida Will Seek Execution of Nikolas Cruz in Parkland Shooting Trial

The state attorney for Broward County said he would ask jurors to condemn Mr. Cruz to death after a rampage in Parkland, Fla., left 17 people dead.

Feb 26

Florida Students Return, Gingerly, to Their Scarred High School

The campus in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed, reopened on Sunday for students and their families to retrieve belongings, reunite with friends and brace themselves for classes to resume.

Feb 17

Florida Agency Investigated Nikolas Cruz After Violent Social Media Posts

After visiting and questioning Mr. Cruz at his home in 2016, the Department of Children and Families determined he was not a risk to himself or others.

Feb 16

F.B.I. Was Warned of Florida Gunman’s Desire to Kill but Did Not Act

The information should have been assessed and forwarded to the F.B.I. field office, the agency said.

Feb 16

Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Showed ‘Every Red Flag’

Mr. Cruz, the suspect in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, had no criminal history. But his childhood was certainly difficult.

Feb 16

The Names and Faces of the Florida School Shooting Victims

Some of the 17 people who died in the shooting had tried to spare others during the chaos. Among the dead: a teacher, a coach, a dancer and a trombonist.

Feb 16

YouTube Comment Seen as Early Warning in Shooting Left Little for F.B.I. to Investigate

A commenter who shared a name with the suspect in the Florida school vowed to become a “professional school shooter” in a disturbing post that the authorities examined last fall.

Feb 15

Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Described as a ‘Troubled Kid’

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., remembered the suspect as a quiet student who nonetheless alarmed others.

Feb 14

Filming a Rampage: Students Capture Florida School Attack

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. hid in closets as a gunman fired a semiautomatic weapon into their classrooms. Seventeen people were killed.

Jun 23

Out of High School, Into Real Life

This graduation season, The New York Times talked with seniors across the country who are not headed to college about their plans, hopes and dreams.

Mar 3

For Trump and DeVos, a Florida Private School Is a Model for Choice

St. Andrew Catholic School, just outside Orlando, has embraced a state program that uses public money to allow low-income students to attend private schools.

Jul 21

Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man in Florida

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Charles Kinsey, a behavior therapist, was shot by the police in North Miami, Fla., on Monday while trying to help a patient with autism. Mr. Kinsey was lying on the ground with his arms up when the police opened fire.

Apr 4

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Shift Into High Gear as Wisconsin Primary Looms

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As the state prepares to vote on Tuesday, the candidates are at it again, circling and prodding each other in a final sprint before the high-profile contest.

Mar 10

Ted Cruz Plays Up Cuban Heritage Before Florida Primary

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Campaigning in Miami, he sounded a lot like the other Republican Cuban-American from the Senate whose presidential campaign he is looking to end.

Nov 7

F.B.I. to Help Russia Investigate Plane Crash in Egypt

Some American officials said that the Russians want help analyzing forensic evidence from the charter plane that broke apart over the Sinai Peninsula, killing 224 people.

Jul 25

Ted Cruz Attacks Mitch McConnell in Clash Over an Agency

The Texas senator, who is running for president, made the accusation against a fellow Republican amid a fight over the federal Export-Import Bank.

Jul 8

F.B.I. Investigating 2013 Fatal Police Shooting in Florida

The investigation into the death of Jermaine McBean, who was photographed as he lay dying, was revealed in court records filed on Tuesday.