Linda Fernandez, a junior at the School for Advanced Studies in Homestead, organized a student protest at the school on March 14, approximately one month after the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
A year and a half before Nikolas Cruz’s deadly rampage, a school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School concluded the teen might be a danger to himself or others — a precursor for having him temporarily committed for treatment. It never happened.
National Transportation Safety Board investigators have identified and secured sections of the bridge to test the concrete as they continue trying to find what caused it to collapse suddenly on Thursday, killing six people.
After a pedestrian bridge collapsed onto traffic, Florida International University has encouraged students living in Sweetwater to take a shuttle to the main campus. But many were frustrated by delays.
Students who want to get to FIU’s main campus can now walk across a makeshift crosswalk at Southwest Eighth Street and 109th Avenue. The road is still closed to vehicular traffic, but with school now in session, students can walk from their Sweetwater homes to the campus.
Florida International University’s president on Monday defended the school’s oversight of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto traffic Thursday, killing six and leaving behind a series of unanswered questions about what went wrong.
Brandon Brownfield was among those killed when a bridge by Florida International University collapsed Thursday. Brownfield, who lived in Homestead, was a tower crane technician and father to three girls.
Florida International University wanted a signature bridge built by alumni and designed to highlight its programming. Now that the project has tragically failed, the school may have to bear the weight on its own.
In a year when classroom funding is already tight, school districts in Florida’s urban areas will receive millions less as a result of the Legislature’s new effort to send more money to smaller counties.
Alexa Duran, an 18-year-old political science major at Florida International University, was identified by her father on Friday afternoon as one of the victims of the collapse of a pedestrian bridge on Southwest Eighth Street in Miami.
Navaro Brown, a 37-year-old employee of Structural Technologies VSL, was identified as one of the victims of the pedestrian bridge collapse in front of Florida International University on Southwest Eighth Street in Miami.
Florida International University is offering counseling and shuttle services for students, faculty and staff after its $14.2 million pedestrian bridge, under construction, collapsed on Thursday afternoon, killing at least six people.
Kendall Regional Medical Center is treating 10 Level 1 trauma patients, two of whom in critical condition, after Florida International University’s 950-ton bridge collapsed Thursday afternoon. Gov. Rick Scott visited the patients at the hospital Thursday evening.
Following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge under construction in front of Florida International University in Miami-Dade, families anxiously awaited news of their loved ones at a reunification center.
What’s known about the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse as of late Thursday night. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue confirmed that four people died in the collapse. Kendall Regional Medical Center said it was treating 10 Level 1 trauma patients fron the bridge collapse.
An infant and a woman were pulled from the rubble of the FIU bridge collapse, police sources say. The woman was alive. It’s unclear what the condition of the baby was. At least four people died in the bridge collapse, police said, and 10 people were injured.
Jorge Mesa was on his way to work at Florida International University when he got stopped at a red light underneath the university’s new bridge. He heard a crack. Hours later, the 950-ton structure came crashing down.
Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School poured out onto the school's football field to mark the one month anniversary of the school's deadly shooting Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. Middle school students from nearby Westglades Middle School marched to Douglas to show their support. Photo by Matias J. Ocner; video by Emily Michot
Emily MichotMiami Herald
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