What the school, police did right in Florida school shooting

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hid in their classrooms on Wednesday as a former student fired shots through the glass windows.

It was terrifying for all those involved, but the students put into practi... Read More

'We mourn for the potential that was lost': Vigil held for 17 victims of Parkland, Florida school shooting

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Hundreds of people attended a vigil remembering the 17 victims who were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday.

Several speakers took to an elevated stage to pray for those who died, the injured w... Read More

JROTC enlistees shield classmates, teachers from Florida shooter using Kevlar pads

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- When two Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) captains heard gunshots after training with cadets, they used classroom materials to barricade and protect students.
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Florida school shooting: 19-year-old accused of killing 17 is a 'broken child,' lawyer says

(PARKLAND, Fla. ) -- A day after the Valentine’s Day massacre at a Florida high school left 17 people dead, the suspect's public defender called the accused gunman a "broken child."

Public defender Melisa McNeil appeared with the sch... Read More

Florida shooting survivor praises school response but warns 'this is something that people cannot get used to'

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg needed little time to reflect on the shooting rampage he survived on lockdown in a classroom with other terrified students Wednesday.

"What I wish people would kno... Read More

Florida school shooting suspect linked to white supremacist group: ADL

(NEW YORK) -- The Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights watchdog, told ABC News they have information they believe to be credible linking Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooting suspect, to a white supremacist group called Republic of Florida.
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Grief counselors offer support in the wake of Florida school shooting

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- After the mass shooting on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, grief counseling has been made available throughout Broward County for anyone who needs support, especially students and families.<... Read More

High school shooting now among deadliest gun massacres in US history

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Another mass shooting that -- this time, at a high school in Parkland, Florida -- has changed the infamous rankings of the deadliest mass shootings in the nation's modern history.

On Wednesday, it was at Marjory Stonema... Read More

Florida school massacre: FBI received threat of potential shooter, but couldn't track it down

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- A day after the Valentine’s Day massacre at a Florida high school left 17 people dead, the FBI said it received last year a threat of a potential shooter based on YouTube comments, including, "I'm going to be a professional ... Read More

Video shows sheriff’s deputies using stun gun on 400-pound man who died in custody

(BARROW COUNTY, Ga.) -- As Georgia investigators released a video showing sheriff's deputies using a stun gun to subdue a handcuffed 400-pound man who died during a struggle at a jail, the man's distraught mother told ABC News, "I want justice for my... Read More

Students, parents desperate for answers as police investigate Florida school massacre

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida gathered near campus late Wednesday night, hoping for updates on their friends and classmates, as police continued to investigate the mass shooting that took pl... Read More

What we know so far about the Florida school shooting suspect

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Authorities are scouring social media for clues to why Nikolas Cruz allegedly opened fire outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Wednesday, killing 17 people.
According to Broward County Sheriff Sco... Read More

At least 17 dead in 'horrific' Florida school shooting, suspect had 'countless magazines'

(PARLAND, Fla.) -- A gunman opened fire at a South Florida high school today, killing 17 people and sending students running for their lives, according to two law enforcement officers on the scene.

-- At least 14 victims we... Read More

Alleged gunman threatened to 'shoot up' Florida school last year, classmate claims

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- A classmate of suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz, who allegedly went on a shooting spree Wednesday killing at least 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, claims that Cruz threatened last year to "shoot up" the s... Read More