Parkland Shooting

Parkland students arrive on the first day of the school year with $6.5m worth of extra security seven months after gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a heavily secured campus on Wednesday as they began their first new academic year since …

Nikolas Cruz

Parkland students begin new school year

Students walk to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Weds., Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. Wilfredo Lee, AP<p>Students …

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Judge blasts Sun Sentinel for publishing information on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz

A Broward judge on Wednesday chastised the South Florida Sun Sentinel for publishing legally obtained information about Parkland school shooter …

Nikolas Cruz

Michael Moore’s Trump movie poster shows nuclear blast at White House

Michael Moore’s poster for <i>Fahrenheit 11/9</i> isn’t exactly subtle.<p>The image depicts President Trump golfing while a nuclear blast goes off over the …

Film Posters

Bulletproof Backpacks: A Must-Have for Back-to-School in 2018?

Shopping for back-to-school supplies tends to include items like pens and notebooks. But with school shootings an increasingly common concern for …

Retail

Stoneman Douglas school year begins six months after massacre

It was the first day back at school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wednesday — one day after the six-month anniversary of the massacre that …

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DHS proposes $1.8 million grant to provide 'trauma training' for students

In the wake of recent school shootings, the Department of Homeland Security has proposed a grant to implement a program aimed at teaching students …

High School

For this Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, start of school is ‘beginning of the end’

Barbara Ojago saw her grandson’s first day back at school as the beginning of the end.<p>Her grandson, Emea, will finish his senior year at Marjory …

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It's back to school in Parkland -- but hardly back to normal

<b>Parkland, Florida (CNN) —</b> If Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were like any other school, you wouldn't think much of the freshly-painted burgundy hallways or the newly-installed 20-foot tall fences around the freshman building.<p>If this were a normal student body, the eyes of the nation wouldn't …

Justice

Paper's contempt motion up in Florida school shooting case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A school board is asking a judge to hold a newspaper in contempt in the case of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas …

School Administration

Parkland, Florida shooting victims remembered

First transgender governor candidate: 'Judge me by my economic plan'<p>06:27<p>2008 financial crisis: 'A shift in the balance of power'<p>05:17<p>The midterm …

Florida

'Scott J. Beigel Way' Street Sign Unveiled

The Long Island native was killed in a school shooting when he unlocked his classroom briefly to let more students take shelter.<p>Local officials, …

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Gun control isn’t as divisive as people think—and Parkland students should know

After graduation, Parkland shooting survivors announce plans for their Road To Change tour, a multistate bus tour to "get young people educated, …

Liberal View

A Psychotherapist Explains When It's Acceptable for Mental Health Professionals to Break Patient Confidentiality

Pamela Garber lays out the moral considerations for outing a potentially dangerous patient.I was shaken and transfixed in the aftermath of the …

Liberal View

A new year and 'new normal' as Parkland students return to the classroom

School is back in session, but that may be the only familiarity for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland as they begin …

High School

Great Mills students headed to Florida to heal with Marjory Stoneman Douglass students

Two schools. Two shootings. One-thousand miles between them.This week, students from Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County are closing the gap …

Florida

Suffolk: More patrols at schools planned, tip line to be established

Beefed-up police patrols and a new tip line are among the safety enhancements planned for Suffolk County schools, officials said Wednesday.

Santa Fe

Ottawa football team to play Parkland shooting survivors

The only Canadian high school football team chosen to take part in a U.S. tournament will face Parkland, Fla., school shooting survivors.<p>Marjory …

Ottawa

Back-to-school buys now include bulletproof backpacks. Are they worth it?

Back-to-school shopping lists usually contain the basics — pencils, notebooks, folders, and the like — but some moms and dads are now thinking of adding bulletproof backpack shields to their lists. It sounds absurd and unfathomable, but this is an option now being considered by many parents, …

Guns

Harper Acquires Dave Cullen's 'Parkland'

Harper has acquired North American rights to <i>Parkland</i> from Dave Cullen, the <i></i>author of <i>Columbine.</i> The deal was negotiated by v-p and executive dditor …

Mass Shootings

Six Months After Parkland Shooting, Survivors and Families Go Into Overdrive to Oust 'Incompetent' School Board

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/279245.mp4—><p>Tuesday marks the sixth month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

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Parkland Shooting Survivor Kyle Kashuv Says 6 Months After Shooting Nothing Has Changed For The Safety Of His Peers

The Florida sheriff leading a state commission on the Parkland high school massacre says there were multiple opportunities to stop Nikolas Cruz during the attack - if only someone had confronted him with a gun.<p>Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, citing surveillance footage taken from inside …

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Back to school in the age of school shootings

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida sparked a youth movement for change across the nation. In part two of our …

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Author Of Book On Columbine Writing An Account Of Parkland

<b>NEW YORK (AP)</b> — The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shooting is working on a book about Parkland.Harper announced Tuesday that …

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Bulletproof Backpack Offered For Back-to-School Shopping

<b>(CBS NEWS) –</b> As kids are getting ready to return to classrooms, a new item is landing on the list of “back to school” supplies: bulletproof backpacks.<p>…

Florida

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Weigh In On School's New Security Measures

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began the new school year Wednesday. Seventeen students were killed in a mass shooting at the Parkland, Fla., school a little more than six months ago.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>It was back-to-school day for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in …

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Lessons From Parkland Shooting: School Safety Must Transcend Politics

Some of my best preparation for being an elected public servant grew out of the basic life advice my parents gave me while I was growing up: Listen …

Conservative View

Florida lawmakers hope an app will prevent another school shooting

FortifyFL is set to launch in the next two weeks.<p>Six months after 17 students were killed in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Gun Control

Should High Schoolers Learn to Stop Traumatic Bleeding? The Feds Think So.

Should high school students learn to stop traumatic bleeding in the same way many learn other life-saving techniques, like CPR?<p>The suggestion has …

Education

How Robert Runcie enabled the Parkland generation

<i>“Cape Up” is Jonathan’s weekly podcast talking to key figures behind the news and our culture. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.</i><p>“This is a big problem that we’ve gotta get our hands around as a country, and start having some real honest conversations …

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