Map. History of Florida conflict

18 March 2018
Darrell Scott, Founder of Rachel's Challenge (Columbine): After working with "millions of young people" he has learned "we must create a culture of connectedness."
"These deaths are preventable," says the mother of a murdered student. "I implore you," she tells the president. "You have the ability to save livesplease don't waste this."
Struggling to hold back tears, a Parkland student tells Pres "I'm sitting with a mother than lost her son." "We need to do something." "So, let's be strong for the fallen – who don't have a voice to speak anymore. And let's never let this happen again."
Nicole Hockley, Sandy Hook Promise: "How many more deaths can we take as a country?Don't let that happen on your watch."
Student Sam Zeif: "Let's never let this happen again. Please, please."
Student Sam Zeif: "I don't understand why I can still go into a store and buy a weapon of war"
Zeif: "How is that easy to buy this type of weapon?"
Father of slain girl delivers angry statement. "I'm pissedbecause I'm never gonna see my daughter again." "How many children have to get shot?" "I'm not going to sleep until it's fixed." "I'm never gonna see my kid again - my beautiful daughter."
The father calls on all sides to work with the President on security for schools, then battle it out later on gun laws
Father whose daughter was "shot nine times" and died: "How many schools, how many children have to get shot? It stops here with this administration and me."
This man says his daughter was killed last week in Florida; "I'm very angry that this happened, because it keeps happening"
Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky says she's spoken to some of the parents whose children were gunned down: "We need action and we need to be solution-oriented."
One family whose child killed said they want the administration to talk about guns
Parkland mayor said she spent last week going to funerals. "We have to care enough to do something."
Another student warns about bullying being a cause for some students to bring guns to school. "We need preventative measures," she says.
"This has to never happen again," says one student of school shootings. "I'm just begging for change," says a parent. "Everybody is so stuck not listening," says another student.
Another dad pleads with @POTUS to do something about school violence. "Please," he says
Justin Gruber from same school: "There needs to be a change. People need to feel safe."
Student: "I was born in a world where I never got to experience safety and poeace."
Ariana Klein, also from Douglas HS, says important to listen to other points of view.
One student thanked @POTUS. "you're a great leader," she said.
Most student and parents struggling not to cry as they share brief stories with Trump and Pence.
Mother talking about how she could not reach her son after shooting. He survived. "Why not my child?" She asked.
"I'm just begging for a change. We need a change," says Jonathan's mother, Melissa Blank.
"I don't even know what's going on. It's crazyYou've done a great job and I like the direction you're going in," says Jonathan Blank, a survivor from the same school.
3 week ago
Julia Cordover, student body president of Douglas HS in Parkland, Florida to @POTUS: "I'm confident you'll do the right thing."
Pres Trump tells participants "we're gonna be very strong on background checks" for gun buyers. Also says he'll be strong on mental health issue and "do plenty of other things." "It's not going to be talk like it has been in the past. We're gonna get it done." Invites suggestions.
[email protected] asks students and parents to "share their hearts" at meeting on school violence
"Many of you have lived through something unthinkable," says @BetsyDeVosED, reading prepared statement. "My heart is broken."
"The president has already taken action," adds @VP.
Trump begins event on school shootings: "We're going to do something about this horrible situation that's going on"
Attending will be six of the ParklandSchoolShooting students, including the student body president of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Students at Florida's Coral Springs High School formed a heart today on their football field to honor the victims of the Parkland shooting.
VP and Mrs Pence back from @NASAKennedy. Carrying their own bags.. Don't see the model rocket @VP got from the Starliner folks.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Alfonso Calderon: "We, more than anybody else, understand the violence that comes through certain guns. We, more than anybody else, understand what it feels like to lose somebody."
"If you had seen me in our school production of Fiddler on the Roof, you would know that no one would pay me for acting." — Cameron Kasky, one of the survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, tells Wolf Blitzer
Comey friend sues Trump State Dept for records on article promoting Mar-a-Lago
Anti-gun protest at Fort Lauderdale High School
A man in his 20s was shot and killed Tuesday night in Orange County, deputies said. Orange County deputies said they are investigating a fatal shooting at a home in the 7700 block of Toledo Street near Goldenrod Road in Orlando. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home after a dispatcher received a call about gunshots heard in the area.
Florida students arrive in state capital to work with senator in drafting gun control legislation after school shooting last week
Florida students arrive in state capital to work with senator in drafting gun control legislation after school shooting last week
The Boynton Beach Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that left one man dead. The shooting occurred at the Ezell Hester Community Center at 1901 N Seacrest Blvd in Boynton Beach. Police have not revealed the identity of the victim.
A man was shot in the leg Tuesday night at the Waters Edge Apartments in Jacksonville. At approximately 11:03 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrived to the scene of 800 Broward Road where they learned a man with a gunshot wound to the leg was taken by a citizen to U.F. Health hospital.
3 week ago
Troopers went to the scene of a fatal crash Tuesday night in Brevard County. The crash occurred on Clearlake Road and Lake Road at approximately 7:45 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Aide to Florida state lawmaker falsely claims shooting survivors are "actors," not students
Florida state House votes 36-71 against motion to hear bill banning assault rifles, effectively killing the measure.
"We're working very hard to make sense of these events," @POTUS says of ParklandSchoolShooting. "We must do more to protect our children."
[email protected] says students at tomorrow's "listening session" are those from Parkland, Sandy Hook and Columbine ParklandSchoolShooting
Sanders defends Trump tweet on FBI failing to investigate tip on school gunman due to Russia collusion probe. She says he would like the FBI "not to be focused on a hoax."
"We have all to be aware that the cause" of the ParklandSchoolShooting was due to a "deranged individual," certainly not the responsibility of @FBI.
[email protected] announces representatives from Parkland, Sandy Hook and Columbine, among others, will take part in @POTUS "listening session" Wednesday with high school students and teachers.
"Members of the Parkland community" will be among those at @WhiteHouse "listening session" tomorrow.
Students at Fort Lauderdale High School stage a walkout to protest gun violence. "I need someone to explain to me how any of us are supposed to feel safewhen we are in a place that, at any moment, someone can walk in and get shot."
Hundreds of students decided not to wait for a nationwide walkout planned for later in March, and walked out of their school in Hollywood, Florida, on Tuesday, reportedly to protest gun violence.
Students from Florida's West Boca High School have walked out of their classes, heading towards Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as part of a call-to-action by students in the area after the mass shooting last week that killed 17 people
The Florida Highway Patrol said one person was killed in a crash late Monday night on Interstate 95 in Lake Worth. The wreck occurred in the southbound lanes near 6th Avenue exit around 11 p.m.
3 week ago
Detectives with the Cocoa Police Department say a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred earlier this month is now in custody. Joshua Reece Wilson Keravuori, 19, turned himself into authorities in the Atlanta area on Monday, bringing an end to a nationwide manhunt.
3 dead in shooting and crash on Belvedere Road
After Florida School Shooting, Russian 'Bot' Army Pounced: One hour after news of the Parkland school massacre news broke, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate
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