Guns

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Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OK

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.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Controversy Emerges Over Allowing Guns In Schools

Military veterans or retired law-enforcement officers with concealed weapons permits and special training could be designated to bring guns into elementary, middle and high schools under a proposal moving through the Florida Legislature.

03/10/2014

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Report: Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Gun Show

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.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

(Source: CBS)

Senate Panel To Discuss Bill That Would Allow Armed School Employees

Florida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would allow school principals or superintendents to designate trained employees to carry guns on school campuses or in district administration buildings.

03/09/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Miami Gardens Leaders & Residents Talk About Gun Violence

Seeing police lights, bullet holes and the faces of children lost to gun violence were reasons for community leaders coming together to discuss how to prevent violence in the future.

CBS4–02/27/2014

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Florida Lawmakers Look To Pass Far-Flung Gun Bills

What do Pop-Tarts and property insurance have in common?
For anyone who has been paying attention to the Florida Legislature recently, the answer is easy: Guns.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

January 20. 2014: Families come together to promote ending gun violence.  (Source: CBS4)

Family Of Young Murder Victim Crusades To Stop Gun Violence

Seventeen years ago Jacqueline Washington lost a child to gun violence. Years later, her family continues to work to urge the community to stop using guns to hurt one another.

CBS Miami–01/20/2014

(Source:AP)

Hialeah Police Officer & Wife Sentenced For Unlawfully Dealing Firearms

A Hialeah Officer along with his wife who was once a former police were both sentenced Thursday in connection with the sale of hundreds of firearms without a license.

01/09/2014

NEWTOWN, CT - UNSPECIFED DATE:  In this handout crime scene evidence photo provided by the Connecticut State Police, shows a Glock 20, 10mm found near the shooter in Room 10 at Sandy Hook Elementary School following the December 14, 2012 shooting rampage, taken on an unspecified date in Newtown, Connecticut . A report was released November 25, 2013 by Connecticut State Attorney Stephen Sedensky III summarizing the Newtown school shooting that left 20 children and six women dead inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. According to the report, a motive behind the shooting by gunman Adam Lanza is still unknown.  (Photo by Connecticut State Police via Getty Images)

Officials: “Just Don’t Fire” Guns On New Year’s Eve

It happens almost every New Year’s Eve in South Florida–“celebratory” shots are fired into the sky. But actions have consequences, and that bullet can end up turning a celebration into a tragedy.

12/27/2013

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