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Florida school massacre case no closer to a trial date

Dec. 11, 2020 10:35 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The 2018 Florida school massacre in which 17 people were killed and 17 others wounded is still not close to going to trial, attorneys said at a hearing Friday. Defense lawyers for Nikolas Cruz said there remain difficulties related to the coronavirus pandemic with getting mental...

School district ends request for massacre social media posts

Dec. 10, 2020 8:51 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district abruptly dropped its request Thursday that the families of students and staff slain in a 2018 high school massacre be required to turn over their social media posts from that period as it tries to defend itself from lawsuits. Attorney Eugene Pettis,...

School district seeks posts from parents in school massacre

Dec. 9, 2020 2:51 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district wants the families of students and staff slain in a 2018 high school massacre to turn over their social media posts from that period, saying it needs them as part of its defense against the families’ lawsuits accusing it of negligence. Attorneys...