Pompano Beach High School had the look and feel of a real-life crisis situation Friday morning with “armed men” on campus, “shots fired” and several students down. But in reality it was a drill honing skills in case a tragedy like this actually happened.
A 12-hour swimming relay will raise funds for an 11-year-old boy shot and killed when his father attacked the family then took his own life.
Schools in Orlando are taking action in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Orange County Commissioners have approved paying for armed deputies to be at elementary schools.
Sandy is a tropical system and its defying the odds in getting stronger as it moves north. So now, forecasters are even more concerned about the core of this system and the very strong winds associated with it at landfall along the New Jersey Shore.