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Leaders react and take steps after second tragedy at Parkland  Miami Herald

After a second Parkland shooting survivor died by suicide in a week's span, Florida's emergency chief is calling for the state Legislature to dispatch more mental ...



Teens investigated after racially-charged picture shows up at Douglas High School  WHNT News 19

DOUGLAS, Ala. - The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a drawing that shows the Ku Klux Klan, a burning cross and other racial depictions directed ...



Pulitzer Prize: 2019 Winners List  The New York Times

From meritorious public *service* for coverage of the deadly shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to a special citation to the “Queen of ...



School shootings draw attention to officers mental health  SouthCoastToday.com

LITTLETON, Colo. — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded ...



Michael Moore is apologizing to the young generation for 'not leaving the world in good shape'  AOL

Michael Moore is relying on the next generation. The 64-year-old filmmaker stepped out in New York City to attend the 27th Apex For Youth Inspiration Awards ...



Pulitzer Prizes Honor Journalists Under Threat With New Crop Of Winners  NPR

Updated at 5:52 p.m. ET. Before Dana Canedy got down to the business of announcing the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes, the administrator offered an ...



2019 winners and finalists in journalism and arts  Daily Journal

NEW YORK — The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists: JOURNALISM. Public *Service*. South Florida Sun Sentinel for examining mistakes by school and ...



20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown  MEAWW

Experts say agencies are reluctant to let researchers interview officers and dredge up potentially painful memories.



Parkland students received some healing during New Zealand visit. Now, they're comforting families there  CNN

After a gunman killed 17 people on the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the letters from strangers across the world arrived in bulk, touching ...



Young mass murderer pours heart out in twisted love letters from jail  South China Morning Post

In the letters, Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz proposes marriage, muses about having children and says he wants to name his sons after guns.



Somber mood one year later at Marjory Douglas High School  Tampa Bay Times

PARKLAND -- Just like last year, it was a beautifully sunny, crisp Valentine's Day in Parkland, Florida. There were media trucks lined up like a train for half a mile ...



Social-action Freedom Seder brings faiths together | Local News  St. Louis Jewish Light

A Passover seder designed to spotlight social action and bring together various faith groups attracted about 150 attendees to the Jewish Community Center's ...



Jailed Reuters journalists honoured with Pulitzer Prize  Aljazeera.com

Myanmar reporters win journalism award for revealing massacre of Rohingya men by country's security forces.



School shootings' effects on police officers understudied  MyArkLaMiss

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded ...



Parkland community worried after 2 survivors suicides  Gadsden Times

Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said Monday that community leaders, government officials, parents, police and others held an emergency meeting ...



Why the U.S. and New Zealand’s responses to mass shootings are so different  PBS NewsHour

Until this month, neither the United States nor New Zealand had updated its national gun laws in more than two decades. On March 15, a gunman opened fire ...



News Wrap: Redacted Mueller report coming Thursday, DOJ says  PBS NewsHour

In our news wrap Monday, the Justice Department says a redacted version of the special counsel's Russia report will be released Thursday morning. Democrats ...



Pulitzer Prize 2019: Aretha Franklin honoured posthumously, 'Frederick Douglass' named the best work of history  Economic Times

NEW YORK: Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul "for her indelible contribution to American ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students begin new year with increased security  WPLG Local 10

As students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus, they're returning to increased ...



Trump investigations and gun coverage shine in 2019 Pulitzer prizes  The Guardian

Board acknowledged journalism 'under relentless assault' and gave rare posthumous citation to Aretha Franklin. Edward Helmore in New York and agencies.



Stoneman Douglas: It was like a country club before the shooting, guard claims  Sun Sentinel

The sheriff's deputy assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was more prepared to fix a pipe than confront a killer, a security watchman suggested.



Stoneman Douglas Football Coach Willis May Resigns Citing School Tragedy  Sports Illustrated

Coach Willis May's decision was affected by the Parkland school shooting that occured last year.



Dwyane Wade's most memorable games during NBA career  Miami Herald

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is a future Hall of Famer who has won three NBA titles and has had many memorable moments as a member of the Miami Heat ...



Florida shooting: Stoneman Douglas high school resume classes  Aljazeera.com

Amid increased security, the surviving students of the Parkland school shooting have returned to classes, but they plan to keep the pressure on politicians to ...



People died in Parkland massacre because schools ignored security warning  Sun Sentinel

People died in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School because the school failed to implement a simple security measure that had been ...



Jeff Bezos Helped Kill Woody Allen's Amazon Movie Deal: Lawyer  The Daily Beast

Amazon's decision to cancel their four-movie deal with director Woody Allen went all the way up to Jeff Bezos, Allen's lawyer reportedly claimed in court Friday.



Stoneman Douglas students take gun safety message to Alabama State House  AL.com

About 30 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., came to Montgomery on their Road to Change tour,



Students and staff tell what happened inside Douglas high school  Miami Herald

Students and faculty talk about the moments when a shooter entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and opened fire.



Hide, deny, spin, threaten: How the school district tried to mask failures that led to Parkland shooting  Sun Sentinel

Immediately after 17 people were murdered inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the school district launched a persistent effort to keep people from ...



Jerusalem: Firefighters Put Out Blaze at Al-Aqsa Mosque  Democracy Now!

In Jerusalem, another fire at a major holy site broke out Monday. The blaze at Al-Aqsa Mosque broke out in the Marwani Prayer Room, but Palestinian ...



School bill allocates $40K toward officers at Marco Island schools  Marco News

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act will bring more than $40000 in funding towards school resource officers at Marco schools.



Florida school shooting: Douglas High principal releases emotional video  AL.com

The principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - the site of last week's slaying of 17 people by a lone gunman - has released an emotional video ...



Stung by criticism, Broward School Board approves new security measures  Sun Sentinel

A year after the Parkland shooting, the Broward County School Board made good on its promise to enact policies to help prevent the same types of failures that ...



Parents of Stoneman Douglas High massacre victims seek school board seats  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

FORT LAUDERDALE — Broward County school board races are usually niche affairs as passionate advocates futilely implore an indifferent public to care, even ...



Teal to play for Huntingdon | Free Share  Sand Mountain Reporter

DOUGLAS — Senior guard Jared Teal refused to allow a broken bone in his right wrist, his shooting hand, to sideline him during the Douglas Eagles' 2018-19 ...



After Parkland massacre, a death penalty case and multiple investigations examine what happened  Washington Post

A year after an attacker in a Parkland, Fla., high school gunned down 17 students and faculty members and wounded 17 others, the mass shooting — and what ...



‘People want to help’: How Parkland families are creating nonprofits for social change  Bradenton Herald

A constellation of scholarships, memorial funds, nonprofits and activist organizations now exist in honor of the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas Commission recommends arming more teachers  ActionNewsJax.com

The group investigating the Parkland shooting says teachers should be able to carry their guns in the classroom.



Florida Governor Suspends Sheriff Over Parkland Shooting  The New York Times

UPDATE: Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida suspended Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County on Friday, citing his “neglect of duty” and “incompetence,” and named ...



“It’s the least we can do” – Douglas High School students, alumni, put on 25th Veterans Day ceremony  WHNT News 19

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- Douglas High School's gym was standing room only on Thursday morning. "We're having a Veterans Day program," explained senior Kyle ...



Marshall County Schools superintendent candidates say they want to continue progress, see improvement  WHNT News 19

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. -- Marshall County Schools Superintendent Cindy Wigley has competition this election, challenged by Democrat David Jones.



Florida education news: Private school scholarships, transgender rights, Parkland aftermath and more  Tampa Bay Times

SCHOLARSHIPS: Pasco County school district officials propose restrictions on offering state private-school scholarships to students who claim they've been ...



After 2 shot outside Mobile high school, board member calls for metal detectors  AL.com

Two people were shot on the Davidson High School campus after a basketball game between Murphy and Blount.



Parkland students push political action at Birmingham town hall  AL.com

"If your kid is going to school and at risk of being hurt, you should care about that," 16-year-old Love Lundy said. "Because this is something that affects either ...



Sen. Warren Unveils Public Lands Proposal, Incl. Ban on Drilling  Democracy Now!

In environmental news, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren announced she would ban any new fossil fuel drilling on public lands or ...



Climate Activists Stage Week of Actions Across Europe  Democracy Now!

In climate news, activists across Europe held sit-ins, marches and direct action protests Monday as part of a week-long campaign demanding urgent action on ...



Are guns an answer to school safety? Here's what next Alabama governor says  AL.com

Though school safety has faded from the news cycle, both candidates have crafted plans to keep students safe.



Badly burned dog from Douglas area is recovering  WHNT News 19

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- The dog someone burned in the Douglas area in late October is recovering at a local vet's office, and Friends of Marshall County Animals is ...



Chicago Police Arrest Loyola Grad Workers Protesting Unfair Wages  Democracy Now!

In Chicago, police arrested seven graduate workers from Loyola University Monday during a protest in front of one of the school's offices. The Loyola student ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team wins first home game since Feb. 14 shooting  ESPN

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team honored the 17 victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting by painting the No. 17 on its logo at midfield and went on to ...



Where are Stoneman Douglas students, parents, officials now?  News Courier

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School pushed students, parents, officials and others into the ...



To Move Forward, Parkland Shooting Survivor Leaves Marjory Stoneman Douglas  WBUR

It's been a year of struggle for Parkland school survivor Annabel Claprood. One year after the mass shooting, she's no longer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



Interior Dept. Launches Probes into New Secretary Bernhardt  Democracy Now!

The new secretary of the interior, David Bernhardt, is being investigated for potential conflicts of interest—just four days after the Senate confirmed him to the ...



Sheriff Scott Israel: Big talker, disastrous response in Parkland shooting  Sun Sentinel

Ten months after the bloodbath, the sheriff responsible for protecting schoolchildren at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School says he doesn't think he did ...



Broward School Board Approves 'Code Red,' 'Hard Corner' Policies, A Year After Parkland Shooting  WLRN

More than a year after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Broward County school board voted unanimously to adopt two new.



Coaches killed in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to receive ESPY awards  ESPN

Family members of Stoneman Douglas High School heroes Aaron Feis, Scott Beigel and Chris Hixon will receive a posthumous Best Coach ESPY award.



Parkland survivors hosting town hall in Birmingham  AL.com

The survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. in February and founders of the March for Our Lives movement are ...



School system exploring increased security after 2 shot outside Mobile school  AL.com

School officials will explore the costs of adding police at all extracurricular activities. Also under consideration are metal detectors. The solutions come after two ...



One year after Parkland, Alabama lawmakers could revive debate over arming teachers  AL.com

A new advisory committee looking into school security could be presented with another round of legislation dealing with arming teachers this spring.



A year after the Parkland massacre, we still aren’t protecting our children  The Washington Post

Thursday marks the first anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the shooting that took 17 lives. Over the past ...



Reports say Stoneman Douglas assistant football coach stepped in front of bullets  Miami Herald

A coach and security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School reportedly stepped in front of students to save them from the gunman.



Marshall County school buses collide  WHNT News 19

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. - Two Marshall County Schools buses collided Thursday morning with children on board. Superintendent Cindy Wigley said one bus ...



Tony Award Bittersweet For Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Teacher  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. PARKLAND (CBSMiami) – The drama students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are used to being on ...



Stoneman Douglas students, anti-violence youth activists take stage at Democratic Party forum in Evanston  Chicago Tribune

A forum hosted by the Democratic Party of Evanston at Evanston Township High School brought students together to advocate for gun control.



‘The young people will win’: Post-Parkland vote in Florida tests youth power  The Washington Post

The mother of one of the slain students was elected to the school board, and two young candidates will compete for governor, in a possible sign of youth ...



Investigation underway after Marshall Co. family's dog was set on fire  WAAY

An animal cruelty case is under investigation in Marshall County after a family's dog was set on fire.



Parkland, Fla., teachers, students protest reassignment of staff members  UPI News

Teachers and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School staged protests after four staff members were reassigned in relation to a mass shooting.



A solemn graduation for Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors  WHNT News 19

PARKLAND, Florida (CNN) — Nearly four months after the Parkland, Florida, community was devastated by a deadly school shooting, seniors at Marjory ...



Watch: Dwyane Wade Surprises Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  Sports Illustrated

Dwyane Wade visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Wednesday.



Trauma And Grief Loom Large As Stoneman Douglas High Prepares To Reopen After Deadly Shooting  WLRN

Not even two weeks after a shooter fired more than 100 bullets in the hallways of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students and staff are returning to.



Allen Hurns honors Stoneman Douglas with My Cause, My Cleats  The Telegraph

Allen Hurns thinks about Stoneman Douglas every time he steps on the field with the Dallas Cowboys. The former Miami Hurricane grew up about 45 minutes ...



Parkland high school shooting generating change  Tuscaloosa News

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Past gun violence produced few lasting changes in Florida, but the Parkland mass shooting has prompted swift new laws and a ...



1 in 4 Alabama public schools don't have a security officer, survey shows  AL.com

The survey of schools, conducted in early summer, had a 92 percent response rate, so not all schools responded to Alabama Superintendent Eric Mackey's ...



A year after the massacre of 14 high-school students, what has changed?  The Economist

PUBLIC REACTION to school shootings in America follows a familiar pattern: an outpouring of grief and revulsion is followed by demands for stricter gun laws, ...



New Broward County Sheriff Is Seeking 'Definitive' Ways To Address School Safety  WLRN

Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony has promised to improve school safety in the district following last year's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.



Marjory Stoneman Douglas coverage, more Parkland stories  ESPN

Editor's note: This *content* collection was originally published July 12, 2018. On Feb. 14, 2018, 17 students and staff members were killed in a school shooting at ...



UF Researchers Are Rethinking School Police Training, Emergency Response Drills  WLRN

Education experts at the University of Florida are tackling an urgent question: How can schools be made safer without scaring or psychologically hurting.



The unease of celebrating a chocolate and flowers holiday on a blood-soaked anniversary  Chicago Tribune

Parkland isn't the first time Valentine's Day turned tragic, but it's a *fresh* reminder that our hearts are often tasked with feeling joy and sorrow at the same time.



Fire alarm put students, staff in gunman's way in Florida school massacre  Miami Herald

The toll of dead and injured in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school massacre may have been exacerbated by a fire alarm that sent students and staffers into ...



State releases school accountability grades  Gadsden Times

The Alabama Department of Education has released the accountability system section of the Alabama Unified Report — commonly called the state report card, ...



School shooting survivor tells House panel: 'Our voices must be heard'  UPI News

A year after the Parkland school shooting, a House committee called for universal background checks on gun sales and raising the minimum age to buy an ...



Marjory Stoneman school band director brings healing message to BGSU  Sentinel-Tribune

Alex Kaminsky, the band director at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, spoke to Bowling Green State University music education ...



Stoneman Douglas High School Girls Basketball Team Forfeits Playoffs, Ends Season After Shooting  Sports Illustrated

Stoneman Douglas has elected to forfeit next week's girls basketball playoff game.



Judge Will Allow Parkland Dad To Attend Former MSD Security Monitor’s Deposition Next Week  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Broward County judge will allow the father of Parkland shooting victim to attend the ...



Third Stoneman Douglas Parent Inspired To Run For Broward School Board After Shooting  WLRN

The mother of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior and two recent graduates announced on Friday her plans to run for the Broward County school.



4 teens arrested after Montgomery school shooting  WHNT News 19

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Four teens are in custody following a shooting that wounded a fellow student at an Alabama high school. Montgomery police say ...



Mom Of Alyssa Alhadef, Killed In Parkland Shooting, Pens Letter To Daughter  Jewish Week

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Father of Parkland school shooting victim tries to shake Kavanaugh's hand  AL.com

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the attack, approached Kavanaugh after he rose from the witness table for a lunch break.



'Millie' lights up David Douglas stage  East PDX News

The central character proclaims she's ready to conquer New York City – In this opening number of David Douglas High's rollicking fall musical, “Thoroughly ...



Parkland shooting: Suspended sheriff sues Florida governor  CNYcentral.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida sheriff who was suspended by the governor and accused of failing to prevent the Parkland school shooting filed ...



Stoneman Douglas Commission formally approves arming teachers  Hot Air

Back before Christmas, we looked at the initial findings of the Stoneman Douglas Commission in Florida which had been tasked with studying ways to improve ...



Moment of silence held for 17 killed in Parkland shooting  Bangor Daily News

PARKLAND, Florida — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond bowed their heads in a moment of silence Thursday to mark ...



Two Douglas High School students involved in wreck, one dies  whnt.com

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. - Two Douglas High School students were involved in a single-vehicle wreck Wednesday night, and one of them died. Alabama ...



SPLC: Florida Legislature should reject proposals in Parkland commission report that would threaten school safety and undermine student privacy  Southern Poverty Law Center

The Florida Legislature should reject the harmful recommendations in a report from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission that ...



Parkland parents endorse Sun-Sentinel for Pulitzer, 11 percent of Trump's tweets are anti-journalist  Poynter

It always seemed like an uncomfortable juxtaposition: winning a journalism award for writing about a horrible tragedy, such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks or a ...



Second Principal to be Added at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Next School Year: Report  NBC 6 South Florida

When students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland next school year, the position of principal will now be a two person job.



The Class of 1946–2018  New York Magazine

Survivors of school shootings in America over the past 72, including the attacks at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, Virginia Tech, and ...



Parkland survivor David Hogg says he's going to Harvard University  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Florida school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg is going to Harvard University.



Surviving the Parkland shooting — then and now | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Samantha Fuentes, who survived the Parkland shooting after suffering shrapnel wounds, says she is trying to spend her days focused on her future and not on ...



Reporters continue to cover Parkland closely—but at what cost?  Columbia Journalism Review

... of two apparent suicides by students, the town opened a new center dedicated to to students' mental health. When Amber Jamieson, a breaking news reporter ...



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