Survivors of the Florida school shooting and hundreds of others descended upon the state capitol Wednesday to demand action on gun control and mental health issues. The rally comes exactly a week after 17 students were killed when a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The Pasco Sheriff’s Office said it was called to a home in Sable Ridge, Florida, after a resident discovered an alligator hiding under a truck in their driveway on February 20. This footage, shared by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, shows the 8.5-foot-long gator struggling with its captor after being removed using a lasso.
A man has been arrested after he was caught on surveillance footage throwing hot dogs at a gas station attendant in Reddick, Florida. According to a Facebook post by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Cavan McDaniel was angry at the attendant because she would not sell him beer. The employee said that McDaniel threw hotdogs at her and poked her in the face with a corndog stick, which can be seen on the surveillance footage. The post also stated the victim had a red mark under her eye from where she was poked during the attack. McDaniel was charged with battery-touch or strike.
President Donald Trump said he would make a trip to Parkland, Florida after the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. About four minutes into his address to the nation, he spoke directly to "America's children" telling them that those who felt scared and alone are "never alone" and that there are people who care about them. Trump encouraged those kids to ask for help.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel spoke during a press conference Thursday about Aaron Feis, who died Wednesday night after being critically injured after jumping in front of shooter Nikolas Cruz to protect students. Feis was an assistant football coach and security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation a day after the shooting that killed at least 17 at Majory Stoneman Douglas High. "Our entire nation, with one heavy heart, is praying for the victims and their families," Trump stated on Feb. 15, 2018. He also said he'd be visiting Parkland, Florida to meet with families and local officials.
Students were evacuated by law enforcement in response to reports of an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Law enforcement from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and the Hallandale Beach Police Department responded.
Joseph Cooper tells a 911 dispatcher and Florida Highway Patrol his BMW is out of control and speeding at 95 mph on I-95 northbound near Vero Beach, Florida. Fellsmere police were finally successful at stopping his careening vehicle using spiked stop sticks after a 45 mile out-of-control ride.