Nikolas Cruz appears in open court for the first time on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, during a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who snatched several packages from the same porch in El Dorado Hills, California. The video shows the woman grabbing boxes from a porch twice within an hour. In her first appearance, she's wearing a coat and bra, but no shirt. Later, she ditches the coat and is seen wearing just her bra a
Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly has a message for fans in Bradenton. He said the Major League Baseball team is focused on winning a championship this year. The last time the Pirates won the World Series was in 1979.
Dr. Theresa Bert explains during a “dock talk” at the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival how stone crabs, a local delicacy, have sex. She said the partners both need claws to cradle one another before they link together to reproduce. A female crab uses her pleopods to hold up to 300,000 eggs.
There's nothing like a day on the water with family. And if you're looking for a great spot to go fishing in Florida, the calm waters off the coast of Anna Maria Island are perfect for anglers of all levels. A chartered fishing trip will always include the boat, bait, tackle, all license requirements and stamps.
Though there is no single profile for school shooters, people at risk for hurting themselves or others often exhibit warning signs before committing acts of violence. Knowing the signs can help prevent crimes and get people the help they need.
In this video, EarthBox inventor Blake Whisenant Sr. teaches Dorothy Dillingham Blue how to plant an EarthBox. Whisenant, 88, was chairman and part-owner of Harllee Packing House in Ellenton, a member of the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame and a humanitarian noted for his kindness. He died Feb. 14, 2018. His EarthBox invention, a container gardening system that reduced water and fertilizer needs, is used internationally.
Ben Bennight of D’Iberville, Miss., contacted the FBI about a comment on one of his YouTube videos in September. That comment was made by someone with the same name as the man accused in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. Bennight, a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, said “evil people will do evil things,” and guns are not to blame.