Committee Gives School Gun Law Passing GradeA strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
Newtown Calls Suspect Faces Judge A man who was arrested in Miami for allegedly making threatening phone calls to Newtown residents following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in 2012, faced a judge Wednesday.
Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OKWith 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.
Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In LegislatureA controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn't garnering much support in South Florida education circles.
Sunrise Holds Candlelight Vigil In Memory Of Sandy Hook Victims The City of Sunrise held a vigil Friday in observance of the one -year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
Local Elementary School Students March For PeaceMore than 900 students marched in protest at a local elementary school Wednesday morning in the name of peace.
Congress Takes Up Bill That Would Ban Assault WeaponsDemocratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.
Newtown Official To FAU: Fire Prof Who Said Shooting Used ActorsAn 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.
World Does Not End, A Better World Ahead?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.
Archdiocesan Schools Join Nation In Honoring Shooting VictimsAcross 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.
Local Students Hold Vigil For Sandy Hook As Gun Control Debate IntensifiesStudents at Robert Morgan Educational Center held a candlelight vigil Wednesday in honor of the victims of the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Anxious Students Head Back To Class There was an anxious start to the school day across South Florida and the rest of the country as school teachers faced nervous and frightened students, looking for reassurance and answers following Friday's shooting that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school.