Guns

Ronnie Candelaria arrested in connection with the murder of a mother and her son in SW Miami-Dade. (Source: MDPD)

Police: Double Murder Suspect Believed Victim Was The Devil

The 21-year-old accused of a double murder in a SW Miami-Dade home said, according to police, he wanted to kill the male victim because he believed he “was the devil.”

06/13/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Success For Gun Owners & 2nd Amendment Defenders In 2014

Gun owners and defenders of the second amendment saw success during the 2014 Florida legislative session, but one battle is still being waged.

05/05/2014

(Source: CBS)

Lawmakers Back Allowing Concealed Guns During Evacuations

Senators continued moving forward Tuesday with a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses during evacuations ordered by the governor.

04/08/2014

Sunrise shooting scene. (Source: CBS4)

Shooting In Sunrise Leaves One Person Hospitalized

One man is in the hospital after a shooting at a high rise in Sunrise Thursday night.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Miami Cops To Protest At City Hall Thursday

Miami Police officers plan to stage a demonstration outside Thursday’s city commission meeting, and if they want to go inside commission chambers, they’ll have to go gun-free.

03/26/2014

March 21, 2014: Community leaders met in Liberty City to ask parents for help to prevent violence in the community. (Source: CBS4)

Law Enforcement Leaders Call On Parents For Help To Stop Violence

Two days after the shooting of a teenage girl who was simply sitting on a park bench, top brass from police departments around South Florida and anti-violence activists joined forces in Liberty City Friday, calling on parents to step up and stop the violence.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

(Source: CBS)

Florida Senate Targets Insurers In Gun Bill

The Florida Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a bill that seeks to prevent insurers from discriminating against customers because of gun ownership.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

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

(Source: CBS)

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

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