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Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims is set ablaze

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting was set ablaze Sunday in a symbolic gesture …


Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers

More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school.


Parkland student dies in ‘apparent suicide,’ police say

In the span of one week, two teenagers have died by suicide in Parkland, the community still grieving the loss of 17 teachers and students last year in a deadly …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019

Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the …


Parkland mom: ‘I feel that Alyssa is still coming home’

PARKLAND, Fla. – Every morning, Lori Alhadeff makes breakfast for her two boys, gets dressed and sprays on her daughter’s Victoria’s Secret perfume. The scent is part of her armor, …


New Florida governor suspends sheriff over school massacre

New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre recommended Wednesday that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to …


Parkland survivors vote for 1st time, months after massacre

Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they’ve been leading up to with marches, school walkouts …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018

Video shows massacre suspect slouched, punching self in face

Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak …


Sam Strahan’s mother recounts loss, urges change at event calling for gun reform

Students around the Inland Northwest will step out of school Friday to honor those killed in recent shootings. Meanwhile, Ami Strahan will celebrate what should have been her 22nd anniversary …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018

Lewis and Clark junior strives to keep student voices alive in debate over school shootings

Dylan Soth wants to keep momentum going among the young voices calling for change following the shooting in Parkland, Florida.


Locking classrooms becomes latest safety measure in Spokane schools

When the 2,000 students return from spring break Monday at Lewis and Clark High School, they will be part of the next generation of school safety: studying in classes behind …


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018

Survivors of Florida school shooting take gun control message abroad

Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational …


The spirit of 17: Sacajawea Middle School students and staff build a plan to honor Florida shooting victims

Sacajawea Middle School has found a way to honor Florida school shooting victims while averting disciplinary measures of a walkout.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

Colleges: Student protesters shouldn’t worry about admission

As some high school students face the threat of disciplinary action for participating in gun control demonstrations, dozens of colleges and universities are sending them a reassuring message: It won’t …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

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, responding to …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

After horrific Florida school shooting, teachers return to their classrooms

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School building where 14 students, a teacher, a football coach and the school’s athletic director were slain will be torn down. Before that happens, 30 …


Dave Hyde: Listen to the Douglas students – they offer America hope

They’re the students of Douglas High. Just listen to them. Their voices are remarkable and offer something no one saw coming in the aftermath of this tragedy.