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February 24, 2018

Failures mark week of stunning revelations
A woman close to the Florida shooter called the FBI tip line in January with an alarming message: Nikolas Cruz is "going to explode." ... More >>

FBI was warned that gunman was 'going to explode'
When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up." ... More >>

Deputies were outside school when police arrived, sources say
When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, ha... More >>

Teacher: I'm supposed to be a gun expert?
My first day of teaching high school was September 11, 2001. ... More >>

Here's Florida governor's plan to keep students safe
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday a comprehensive plan to keep students safe, a week after a former student fatally shot 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. ... More >>

This Texas school district already arms its teachers
While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years. ... More >>

Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside
When Nikolas Cruz started shooting last week, an armed deputy stationed at the Florida school rushed to the building. But instead of going inside, the officer waited outside for four minutes as the shooter massacred students and teachers behind the walls, authorities said. ... More >>

Analysis: This proves a good guy with a gun doesn't always stop a bad guy with a gun
When the shooting started at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday, there was an armed deputy in the building -- someone tasked, specifically, with keeping the students inside safe. ... More >>

Officer responded to school shooting knowing son and wife were inside
Police Sgt. Jeff Heinrich recounts calling his wife and son, who were in the school on the day of the Florida school shooting, after helping to rescue victims. ... More >>

Meet the Mueller team
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CPAC goes full Trump for 2018
A little more than eight months before he won the White House in 2016, candidate Donald Trump, faced with the threat of a walkout by skeptical Republicans, abruptly canceled his scheduled speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. ... More >>

Trump: Kelly to make call on Kushner's clearance
President Trump praised the work of son-in-law Jared Kushner saying he is "truly outstanding" and is working with Trump's chief of staff General Kelly on peace in the middle east. ... More >>

Why the NRA is so powerful on Capitol Hill
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Thomas, conservatives impatient at Supreme Court's inaction on 2nd Amendment
What's the Supreme Court done about the 2nd Amendment lately? Not much, to the deep frustration of Justice Clarence Thomas. ... More >>

For self-driving cars, car washes are a nightmare
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How does KFC run out of chicken?
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Asia wants some of Trump's infrastructure billions
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Community creates cards of love and kindness for Parkland
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Teen diagnosed with myocarditis after getting cold
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Health official warns of possible measles exposure
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Georgia to carry out first execution of year
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Teens arrested in connection to school threats
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Music gives expressive outlet to NC boy with autism
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Woman shot and killed for tax return money
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Officers search for contraband inside Maine jail
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Accused killer says trial delay is an 'advantage'
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Animals recovered from home may be stolen pets
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Missouri teen asks best friend with Down Syndrome to prom
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Thief steals $6,000 French bulldog from pet store
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