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Student helps prevent potential school shooting

(NEWS10) – Police in Vermont are crediting a New York State teen and a high school resource officer for thwarting a possible school shooting. The alleged threat first came to light 160 miles away from the school in Vermont. It … Continue reading

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Over 1,500 Attend Funeral of 14-Year-Ol Florida School Shooting Victim Alaina Petty

Fourteen-year-old Alaina Petty – one of at least 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day morning – was laid to rest on Monday, five days after the massacre. Over 1,500 mourners, including Gov. Rick Scott, attended … Continue reading

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NY man destroys his AR-15 rifle to honor Florida shooting victims

(NEWS10) – Scott Pappalardo of Scotchtown, N.Y. owned an AR-15 rifle for over 30 years. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting he posted this video over the weekend. He destroyed his gun, cutting it into three pieces, with the … Continue reading

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Trump aides were trying to 'move on' from Porter scandal even before shooting offered a 'reprieve'

Seventeen people killed in a school shooting was good news for the Donald Trump White House after a week of bad headlines, leaking, and infighting over how former staff secretary Rob Porter was allowed to keep his job despite a … Continue reading

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Sickening: WH official tells Washington Post that mass shooting was a 'reprieve' from their scandals

The Trump White House has been faced with one scandal after another from the minute he took office. Last week was a particularly bad one. The adult film star he allegedly had an affair with said her $130,000 hush money agreement was null … Continue reading

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Mass shooting survivors pledge 'a badge of shame for any politicians accepting money from the NRA'

Campaign Action Student survivors of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spent the weekend speaking out powerfully about what needs to change—about the change they plan on creating. They sent a message to the National Rifle Association and to … Continue reading

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Family that took in shooting suspect after death of his parents speaks out

PARKLAND, FL (AP/WCMH) — The 19-year-old suspect in the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people didn’t know how to use a microwave, didn’t pick up after himself and didn’t know how to do his own laundry. Kimberly and James … Continue reading

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Man using LetGO app accused of north county robberies, shooting

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Three people were robbed and one of them shot after confrontations with someone posing as a cell phone seller using the LetGo app. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Normandy police are investigating two … Continue reading

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School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

(AP) – The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. … Continue reading

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Community leaders speak out following shooting of 9-year-old child

ST. LOUIS – “Have we gotten so low that we’re shooting our own children?” Reverend Earl Nance, Jr. said. That’s the question the reverend wants answered after a 9-year-old is shot in North City. “It’s alarming because it used to … Continue reading

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Trump says FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe, draws criticism

Student survivors of the massacre slammed Trump for connecting it to the Russia probe, which has shadowed his year-old presidency. “Oh my god. 17 OF MY CLASSMATES AND FRIENDS ARE GONE AND YOU HAVE THE AUDACITY TO MAKE THIS ABOUT … Continue reading

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Family that took in Florida shooting suspect call him a ‘monster’ and say they had no clue what he was planning

The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre. “We had this monster living under our roof and … Continue reading

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NRA defends grant to Parkland shooting suspect’s rifle team, lashes out at critics

On Friday, the Associated Press reported that the NRA had donated over $10,000 in equipment to a four-person marksmanship team at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The small team included Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with murdering 17 people with … Continue reading

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Parkland Shooting Survivor Tells Fox News You’re Either With Us Or Against Us On Gun Control

The Parkland, Florida students who survived the nation’s recent horrific school shooting went on Fox News Sunday and threw down by saying, “You’re either with us or against us on gun control.” Video: The Parkland shooting survivors tell Fox News … Continue reading

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Parkland students say, ‘We are going to be the last mass shooting’

Watch Video To those who say it’s too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point. “We can respect that. We’ve lost people. It’s important to … Continue reading

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Mass shooting survivor to Donald Trump: 'You sicken me'

On Sunday morning, five survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 students and adults dead, appeared on Face the Nation. They were emphatic in their condemnation of the politicians and organizations who continue to … Continue reading

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To honor victims of latest mass shooting, White House says Trump will skip one game of golf

After flying to Florida to meet with some of the victims of this nation’s latest mass shooting and the law enforcement officers who responded to that shooting, Donald Trump’s team quietly announced that he would be making the ultimate sacrifice. President … Continue reading

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Teen Survivors of Florida School Shooting Announce 'March For Our Lives' to Push for Gun Control

Five teenagers who survived Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead, have announced that on March 24, there will be a march on Washington, D.C. to call for stricter gun laws. Students David Hogg, Alex Wind, Cameron … Continue reading

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Kids auctioning off AR-15 rifle following latest mass shooting

A third grade baseball team is the latest to raffle off an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, just days after the very same weapon killed 17 people in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The 9-and-under baseball team from … Continue reading

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This Is Not Going To End Well: Trump To Meet With Parkland Shooting Students

The White House has announced that Trump is going to meet with Stoneman Douglas High School students who survived the Parkland shooting. The AP reported, “President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following … Continue reading

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