NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
Thousands of South Florida high school students are expected to march from their classrooms Wednesday in solidarity with the survivors of the Valentine’s Day attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland that claimed 17 lives.
Survivors of the Florida school shooting and hundreds of others descended upon the state capitol Wednesday to demand action on gun control and mental health issues. The rally comes exactly a week after 17 students were killed when a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Protesters moved the rally for gun control inside the Florida Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, demanding to talk to legislative leaders. Protesters yelled and chanted just steps from the State House of Representatives who were meeting and later began a sit-in.
The Miami Police Department is investigating a burglary that took place on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 1196 Venetian Way. In the video, an unidentified man is seen pacing the rear of the home and later going into the home through a window. Once inside the home, the suspect targeted a variety of electronics, expensive clothing, shoes, and a racing bicycle. In total, over $5,000.00 worth of items were stolen. The suspect placed the electronics and clothing in several white trash bags and fled through the rear of the home in an unknown direction.
Amanda Meyer, originally from Strawberry Point, Iowa, filmed herself destroying a gun in response to the mass shooting that happened at a Florida high school. Meyer said she grew up around guns and that her parents always emphasized gun safety. She said the only way she could be sure that her Sig Sauer P229 won’t hurt anyone was by destroying it.
A funeral was held Tuesday for Gina Rose Montalto, one of the students killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. She was remembered as a student known for good grades, and her love of Girl Scouts and sports.