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School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday....

Authorities find missing Florida girl, 11, at Georgia hotel
MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say an 11-year-old girl reported missing from her Florida home has been found at a hotel in Georgia....

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment....

ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with friends in a grocery store parking lot when a sheriff's deputy approached. He asked the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior if he knew a former student named Nikolas Cruz....

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric
Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young....

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot....

For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison....

The Latest: Experts counsel shooting survivors on grieving
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):...

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws....

A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire....