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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency’s 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 Tony said deputies Edward Eason […]

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Dwyane Wade surprised the graduating class of Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday. The retired Miami Heat star was the surprise commencement speaker for the class of 2019. During his speech, he addressed the trauma suffered by the students following the February 2018 shooting that left 17 dead. Wade has been involved with […]

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I have a few important stories I’d like to cover, so I’ll jump right in. First, I’d like to say a few things about the Mueller report. As you know, former FBI Director Bob Mueller has spent the past two plus years leading a sweeping investigation into the Trump administration that ultimately led to the […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing on suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre there killed themselves this month. Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said Monday that officials are publicizing the available counseling services after a second Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student apparently killed […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents of students who died in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for a range of steps to prevent gun violence, including measures to “harden” schools to minimize attacks and to identify potential shooters before they act. Max Schachter, whose son Alex was among 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The family who took in the 19-year-old suspected of killing 17 people at a Florida high school testified Wednesday before a grand jury considering charges against him. After his mother died in November, Cruz briefly lived with a family friend and then moved in with James and Kimberly Snead. After […]

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — After school shootings like the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, administrators reach out to former Columbine High principal Frank DeAngelis for advice, since there is no book to teach what he learned after gunmen killed 12 of his students and a teacher in 1999. There should be no balloons at […]

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing “numerous” people, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before authorities took him into custody about a mile away. Frantic parents rushed to the scene and ambulances converged in front of the Marjory […]