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Schools in Florida Struggle to Meet Security Rule

Schools in Florida Struggle to Meet Security Rule

Schools struggle to meet security rule that requires police or armed guards at all public schools.after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre.
‘Koch Brothers’ Rebrand Underway, Still a Conservative Force

‘Koch Brothers’ Rebrand Underway, Still a Conservative Force

The conservative Koch brothers are no more — even if they remain a political powerhouse.

Algae, Seaweed Discolor Florida Waters and Beaches

Tourism, fishing and public health are being threatened by contaminants discoloring stretches of beaches at the southern end of the Florida
A look at the winners and losers of the top US races

Feds Quickly Approve Election Security Grant for Florida

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s office announced the U.S. Election Assistance Commission had approved the grant request.
‘Stress Test’ Preceded FIU Bridge Collapse that Killed 6

Family Seeks Justice for Youngest Bridge Collapse Victim

Orlando and Gina Duran said there were too many mistakes and oversights in the construction of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that toppled onto a busy highway March 15.
"March For Our Lives" Broke the Silence, Inspired Change

The “March For Our Lives” Broke the Silence, Inspired Change

The March for Our Lives is the first major statement by Americans born after 1999, and it has brought visible change and possible long-term effects.
Wayne Huizenga, a College Dropout Who Built a Business Empire

Wayne Huizenga, the Man Who Built his Fortune from Trash

His business empire included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation, and three professional sports franchises in Florida.
‘Stress Test’ Preceded FIU Bridge Collapse that Killed 6

Fallen FIU Bridge: ‘Stress Test’ Preceded Collapse that Killed 6

One factor may have caused the five-day-old FIU bridge to fall is the stress test that Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said crews were conducting on Thursday.
Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Miami FIU; Casualties and Several Hurt Reported (Live Coverage)

Pedestrian Bridge Collapses at Miami FIU; Casualties and Several Hurt Reported

A pedestrian bridge under construction in at Florida International University in Miami collapsed Thursday afternoon, killing “multiple” people.
School Shooting Suspect Indicted on 17 Counts of Murder

Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty in School Shooting

The only other penalty option for Cruz, if convicted, is life in prison with no possibility of parole. Nikolas Cruz indicated he would plead guilty if his life was spared.
Trump Backs off Call for Raising Minimum Age to Buy Gun

Trump Backs off Call for Raising Minimum Age to Buy Gun

The White House pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterated its call to improve the background check system.
Florida Lawmakers Pass Gun-School Safety Bill, 67-50

Lawmakers Pass Gun-School Safety Bill Three Weeks after Parkland Massacre

The vote by a deeply divided House was 67-50 after a debate that lasted nearly eight hours. Florida's first gun restrictions in three decades.
Florida Senate Agrees to Advance School-Safety Bill in Rare Session

Florida Senate Agrees to Advance School-Safety Bill in Rare Saturday Session, Rejects Assault Weapons...

The Senate spent nearly eight hours debating dozens of amendments to the 100-page bill before finally approving the legislation for a final vote.
Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Grief counselors are on campus as well “to provide a lot of love, a lot of understanding” and help students “ease back” into their school routines.
Trump Suggests he and Governors Would’ve Rushed Fla. School

Trump Suggests he and Governors Would’ve Rushed Fla. School

President Donald Trump again found fault with the officers who didn’t stop the gunman who carried out the massacre.
After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

As young survivors immediately pleaded for nationwide action, could Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School carnage actually lead to gun reforms?
After School Shooting, Florida Leaders Propose New Gun Laws

After School Shooting, Florida Leaders Propose New Gun Laws

Florida’s governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns
Students Demand, Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

Shooting Town Hall: Students Demand, Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

Angry students, teachers and parents demanded stronger gun-control measures at the WH after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.
Parkland High School Survivors, Lawmakers on Collision Course over Guns

Parkland High School Survivors, Lawmakers on Collision Course over Guns

Students who survived the Parkland school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre.
Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

Several of the students have criticized the president, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association.
#MarchForOurLives: Breaking the Silence to Confront the Status Quo

Breaking the Silence to Confront the Status Quo on Gun Violence

Listen to the voice of a movement created by, inspired by, and led by students across the country who will no longer be silent and risk their lives waiting for someone else to take action.
President Trump Met Florida Shooting Victims in Fort Lauderdale

President Trump Met Florida Shooting Victims, First Responders in Fort Lauderdale

The president paid his respects to medical professionals at Broward Health North Hospital, and visited with law enforcement officials in Fort Lauderdale.
School Shooting Suspect Belonged to White Nationalist Group

School Shooting Suspect Belonged to White Nationalist Group

The leader of a white nationalist militia called the Republic of Florida said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee.
Parkland High School High School Shooting that Killed 17 1

Latest Update on the Parkland High School Shooting that Killed 17

Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said there were “numerous fatalities.” The shooting sent students rushing out into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in.

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