As Victims Are Mourned in Florida, a Search for Solace, and Action

Funerals and worship services after the shooting in Parkland, Fla., saw grief expressed in anguish, fury, calls to faith and loving remembrances of the dead.

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Aug 29

Parkland Parent Lori Alhadeff Wins Election to School Board in Florida

Parents of two students killed in the mass shooting this year in Parkland, Fla., were candidates for the Broward County School Board.

Jun 4

4 Parkland Seniors Who Died in School Shooting Are Honored at Graduation

The mother of Joaquin Oliver, who was killed in the February shooting, received his diploma while wearing a shirt with five words on it: This should be my son.

Jun 1

Paramedics Wanted to Enter Parkland School, but Sheriff’s Office Said No, Report Finds

A report by the Coral Springs Fire Department detailed confusion and frustration in the chaos immediately after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

May 19

J.J. Watt Offers to Pay for Funerals of Santa Fe School Shooting Victims

This is not the first time the football player has offered to help Texans in need. A Hurricane Harvey relief effort he led raised more than $37 million in less than three weeks.

May 4

How the N.R.A. Fought Gun Control After Parkland


After the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 people, the N.R.A. used its political clout and a powerful P.R. campaign to fight gun reform efforts.

Apr 24

Do Gun Owners Want Gun Control? Yes, Some Say, Post-Parkland

Gun owners who favor increased restrictions can be an overlooked group. Some have grown more vocal, marching and testifying in favor of limits.

Mar 15

Video Shows Deputy at Parkland School as Shooting Began

Surveillance video released Thursday showed the only armed sheriff’s deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., remaining outside during the Feb. 14 massacre.

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.

Mar 13

Art Show Inspired by Parkland Shooting Victims Is Extended


“I had a lot of feelings I’ve never had before while painting,” Manuel Oliver, the father of a slain student, said.

Mar 9

Parkland 911 Calls Are Released: ‘Someone’s Shooting Up the School’

The Broward County sheriff’s office released audio recordings from 10 of the more than 70 emergency calls received during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Mar 8

Florida Gun Bill: What’s in It, and What Isn’t


The bill would raise the minimum age for rifle purchases and arm school personnel. But it would not suspend AR-15 sales or ban high-capacity magazines.

Feb 27

Parkland Massacre Thrusts Guns Into the Midterm Spotlight

Lawmakers in both parties are recalibrating their positions on gun control in the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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 21

Florida Legislator’s Aide Is Fired After He Calls Parkland Students ‘Actors’


The aide, Benjamin Kelly, emailed a reporter with a far-right conspiracy theory commonly shared after mass shootings.

Feb 17

In Florida, Extraordinary Obstacles for Changes to Gun Laws

Florida’s pro-gun approach came under scrutiny after mass shootings in Orlando in 2016 and in Fort Lauderdale, but little changed.

Feb 17

Trump Visits Florida Hospital That Treated School Shooting Victims

“It’s very sad something like that could happen,” a solemn Mr. Trump told reporters afterward.

Feb 17

While Loading Gun at Florida School, Shooting Suspect Told Student ‘Better Get Out of Here’

A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School said he encountered Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in shooting that left 17 dead, on school grounds loading a gun.

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.

Jul 21

Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man in Florida


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.

Jun 26

In Charleston Funerals, Remembering Victims of Hate as Symbols of Love

For a region grieving since a gunman killed nine people in a church last week, a new phase of mourning began Thursday, with the first two victims’ funerals.