Nikolas Cruz appears in open court for the first time on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, during a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
In her electrifying speech, which has gone viral, Gonzalez called out the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump and the neighbors and relatives of the gunman who knew about his erratic behavior but didn’t act on it.
Tanzil Philip, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, vocalizes his frustration with the lack of discussion around introducing new gun control legislation, days after the Parkland mass shooting.
Aaron Chen speaks about his cousin Peter Wang, who was one of the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. He wants Peter to be remembered for being "the best brother, cousin, son and friend anyone could ever ask for."
Daniel Journey, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, recalls fond memories of his friend and bandmate Alex Schachter. Hundreds came to visit Schachter, 14, who was one of 17 victims killed during the Parkland mass shooting, during his funeral service at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs at Heron Bay on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Mourners arrive at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs at Heron Bay on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, for the funeral service of Jaime Guttenberg, 14, who was one of the 17 victims of the Parkland mass shooting.
Isabella Vanderlaat, 15, student of Scott Beigel, the 35 year-old geography teacher who was killed during the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, talks about Beigel after the funeral service in Boca Raton.
A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused.
"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
A gun show is being held in Dade County after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people earlier in the week in Broward County. Flyers posted at the show entrance said there was no "disrespect or insensitivity" intended by the show, and said show organizers demand and enforce strict gun safety and encourage training. Hundreds of people attended the show.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who snatched several packages from the same porch in El Dorado Hills, California. The video shows the woman grabbing boxes from a porch twice within an hour. In her first appearance, she's wearing a coat and bra, but no shirt. Later, she ditches the coat and is seen wearing just her bra and pants. The weather that day was breezy and a cool 60 degrees.
Shanghai police released surveillance video showing a burglary attempt in the city that went comically wrong. The video shows two hooded men approach a store before one throws a brick through the window. The second man then throws another brick but as his accomplice attempts to get out of the way, he is struck in the head and drops to the ground. Abandoning the burglary, the would-be thief drags his friend away.