The City of Sunrise held a vigil Friday in observance of the one -year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
One year ago a crazed young man burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut, fatally shooting 20 students and six staff members before killing himself as police moved in.
As students went back to school in Pembroke Pines, they walked through the doors to find more than just the usual teachers and principal.
More than 900 students marched in protest at a local elementary school Wednesday morning in the name of peace.
Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.
Some might call it the Newtown effect. In the wake of the shooting rampage that left 27 dead at Sandy Hook Elementary; South Florida agencies gathered Friday to see what they could do to prevent similar tragedy from striking here.
An FAU professor asserted Monday that the December shooting which left 26 dead at a Newtown, Conn. school may have used actors hired by the Obama administration. Now that town’s top elected official has asked FAU to fire him.
One week after the tragedy in Newtown, communities in South Florida are joining to remember the victims.
Friday, December 21st, 2012 rolled around on the round, ancient Mayan calendar and, despite dire predictions from some, the world did not come to an end. Whew.
Across South Florida and around the nation Friday morning, residents and businesses honored the 20 children and six adults murdered at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school one week ago.