With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.
A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.
George Zimmerman continues to embrace his “celebrity” status among gun enthusiasts around the state of Florida. The man known for killing Trayvon Martin appeared at a gun show over the weekend to sign autographs.
When the state’s Legislature convenes on Tuesday there will be several gun legislation bills up for consideration. Florida’s gun-friendly laws drew national attention after several prominent shootings.
Miami Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Saturday morning.
A police investigation revealed the Region Superintendent for the South Region office for public schools, Dr. Alexis Martinez, got involved in an incident with a gun and ended up under arrest.
Gun owners would be able to apply for concealed weapons licenses at their local tax collector’s offices under a National Rifle Association-backed measure approved unanimously by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man caught on video creeping around a home in Deerfield Beach right before he broke into the house and stole an expensive watch and a dangerous weapon.
A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add “common sense” to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools sailed through a House education panel on Wednesday.
If you have a gun you want to offload, and think a gift certificate could really come in handy this holiday season, Saturday is your chance to do just that.