School shootings

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School former student Ariana Gonzalez weeps at a cross of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas coach Aaron Feis, on a hill honoring those killed, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and staff returned to the school, to begin to organize and prepare to welcome students next week. Over a dozen students and teachers were killed on Valentine's Day in a mass shooting at the high school. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 6:01 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — 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 days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school. Gov. Rick...
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Margarita Lasalle, a bookkeeper and Joellen Berman, a guidance data specialist, look at a memorial Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 as teachers and school administrators returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time since 17 victims were killed in a mass shooting at the school, in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI he had rifles and said, "I know he is going to explode." That's according to a transcript of the Jan. 5 tip to the FBI's call center, which was obtained Friday by The Associated Press...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School former student Ariana Gonzalez weeps at a cross of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas coach Aaron Feis, on a hill honoring those killed, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Teachers and staff returned to the school, to begin to organize and prepare to welcome students next week. Over a dozen students and teachers were killed on Valentine's Day in a mass shooting at the high school. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 4:51 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — 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 days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school. Gov. Rick...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt testifies before the House Judiciary committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Laxalt is opposing a background check initiative supported by gun control advocates on the Nov. 2017 ballot. Nevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is no longer getting top billing as a speaker at a major National Rifle Association political event. Laxalt's campaign spokesman, Andy Matthews, and NRA official Catherine Mortensen did not immediately respond Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to questions about whether Laxalt will attend the May 4 NRA Annual Leadership Forum in Dallas. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 23, 2018 - 3:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge is due to hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit seeking enforcement of a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since it passed in November 2016. The measure sought to close a legal loophole that proponents said let people skip background...
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Margarita Lasalle, a bookkeeper and Joellen Berman, a guidance data specialist look at a memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after returning to the school for the first time since more than a dozen victims were killed in a mass shooting at the school, in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 3:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Nine days after the Florida school shooting, Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislators announced school safety and gun restriction proposals that would ban the sale of firearms to anyone under 21, but they differed on whether some teachers should carry guns. The action...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School bus driver Pearlie Corker, gets a hug at the school as some teachers return for the first time since the shooting, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. Corker arrived at the school as Nikolas Cruz began to shoot students and teachers on February 14th, she stayed on the bus in front of the school praying for the students and teachers. The school is scheduled to reopen next week. (Charles Trainor Jr/The Miami Herald via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 2:39 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Less than two weeks after the Florida school shooting, Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislators announced school safety and gun restriction proposals Friday that would ban the sale of firearms to anyone under 21, but they differed on whether some teachers should carry...
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FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. LaPierre said at the conference that those advocating for stricter gun control are exploiting the Florida shooting which killed over a dozen people, mostly high-school students. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 23, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre. Petitions are circulating online targeting companies that offer discounts to NRA...
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February 23, 2018 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre. Boycott petitions are circling online for companies that offer discounts to NRA members...
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 23, 2018 - 11:34 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says only a fraction of teachers and administrators should have guns to protect students from attackers. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, the president...
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President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 23, 2018 - 11:17 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The White House is inviting a prominent gun safety advocate to a meeting next week. Connecticut Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy tells The Associated Press the White House has asked to sit down with him. Murphy...
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