Parkland school shooting News

Parents in Florida School Shooting Lawsuit Asked to Prove Mental Anguish

Parents who sued a school district after their children died in a mass shooting at a Florida high school are being asked to turn over their psychiatric records to prove they have suffered mental anguish. The Broward County school district’s …

Florida Supreme Court Rules Against Parkland Sheriff

The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a sheriff who fought his removal from office after the governor claimed he failed to prevent last year’s Parkland school shooting. Florida’s highest court agreed that Gov. Ron DeSantis was within his …

Judge Rejects Lawsuit from Florida Sheriff Fired After High School Shooting

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Florida sheriff whom Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended after accusing him of failing to prevent the Parkland school shooting. Broward Circuit Judge David Haimes ruled that DeSantis’ executive order removing Scott …

Florida Judge Rules Deputy Had Duty to Protect in Parkland School Shooting Suit

A judge has rejected a deputy’s claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parent of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander …

Father of Parkland Shooting Victim Sues Deputy Who Didn’t Enter School

The father of a student killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school is suing the armed officer who stood outside the building as people were massacred within. Meadow Pollack was among the 17 killed on Valentine’s Day …

Students Lead March for Stronger Gun Safety Laws

Thousands of high school students and supporters gathered in Washington and across the U.S. Saturday to demand tougher gun laws from an older generation that’s delivered little change after years of mass shootings. Participants in the March for Our Lives …

House Approves School Safety Bill

The House overwhelmingly approved a bill to improve school safety Wednesday, the first gun-related action by Congress since the shooting that left 17 dead at a Florida high school. The bill authorizes $500 million over 10 years for grants to …