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February 20, 2018 - 2:48 pm
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Cadet Peter Wang was being buried Tuesday wearing his JROTC uniform - and with him - the U.S. Army's Medal of Heroism. Wang, 15, was wearing his JROTC uniform when he was killed in last week's Parkland, Fla. high school shooting. "He was pointing the door open for other people...
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February 20, 2018 - 2:09 pm
(EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- On the day after the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, the East Brunswick Board of Education in New Jersey approved a resolution to collaborate with its local police force to put armed officers in all 11 of its public schools. The Feb. 15 vote was a unanimous...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:17 pm
(BROOKLYN, Ohio) -- Ohio police are looking for a man who was caught on video slipping out of his handcuffs and escaping from a jail booking room after being arrested for shoplifting. James Hlavsa was arrested along with two other men for shoplifting from a Home Depot. After being booked at the...
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February 20, 2018 - 12:32 pm
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- More funerals are being held Tuesday for several Florida teenagers who were gunned down at their high school six days ago. Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Carmen Schentrup and Peter Wang were among the 17 people killed in the Valentine's Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
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February 20, 2018 - 9:34 am
(PHILADELPHIA) -- One day after the mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, a teenager in Philadelphia was caught on camera bringing a gun to a school entrance. The incident took place at about 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Frederick Douglas Mastery Charter School, the...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:41 am
(DALLAS) -- The mayor of Dallas urged the National Rifle Association on Monday to find another city to host its annual convention, taking a stand against gun violence in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting in Florida. Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway said that the NRA, the nation's...
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February 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- The principal of the Florida high school where 17 were killed last Wednesday said the school is aiming to start classes up again on Feb. 27. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High principal Ty Thompson made the announcement in a recorded call, which was obtained by ABC News. "We will...
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ABC News
February 19, 2018 - 8:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In the days since the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, student survivors have taken the baton from adults to demand justice for their dead friends and teachers, and protection for themselves in the classroom. "It's incredibly unprecedented. And my initial response is...
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