National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said opponents of gun rights "hate individual freedoms" and want to eliminate the 2nd Amendment. LaPierre spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
Police officers greeted students arriving at Westlake High School in Waldorf, Maryland, with hugs and high fives to “show they care” in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a Facebook post made on February 20 showed. The officers from the Traffic Operations Unit made the visit as part of a plan to visit schools as students were arriving and personally greet them. The Charles County Sheriff’s Department said that, at first, the students "didn’t know what to make of it,” but that, ultimately, the officers’ presence “put smiles on the teens [sic] faces,” and they planned on continuing to visit schools.
Miami Police are investigating a break-in that occurred at the Hamacas Restaurant located at 2795 N.W. 17 Avenue, on January 31, 2018, while the business was closed. According to the owner, two unknown men broke into the business using a welding torch in order to make their way inside. Once inside, the suspects managed to pry open the ATM machine and stole $2,100.00, and approximately $200.00 from a machine used to recharge credit onto cellular phones. Both men fled the scene towards an unknown direction.
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.