Florida school shooting

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz faces trial for jail brawl

The suspect in the 2018 killing of 17 people at a Florida high school is finally going on trial — but not for the slayings.

published on : 3rd October 2021

US President Donald Trump visits Florida hospital to pay respects after shooting

The first couple visited Broward Health North Hospital, where a White House official said they would thank medical staff "for their life-saving assistance."

published on : 17th February 2018

FBI warned about Florida school shooter but failed to act

A 36-year-old YouTuber from Mississippi noticed in September an alarming comment on his video and had informed FBI about it.

published on : 16th February 2018

White supremacist-linked teenager confesses to Florida high school shooting

Expelled from school for disciplinary reasons, Cruz was known to be fixated on firearms -- and had reportedly been identified as a potential threat to his classmates.

published on : 16th February 2018

Florida shooter: A troubled loner with white supremacist ties

A mugshot of Cruz, released after his arrest, depicts a young man seemingly little different from any other 19-year-old -- cleanly-cut chestnut hair, hazel eyes, his face speckled with freckles.

published on : 16th February 2018

Florida high school shooting suspect belonged to white nationalist group

the leader of a white nationalist militia called the Republic of Florida said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee.

published on : 16th February 2018

Florida school shooting blamed on mental illness, not guns

In a national address from the White House, Trump said he wants America's children to know, "you are never alone, and you never will be."

published on : 16th February 2018

President Donald Trump to visit scene of Florida school shooting

In his address, the US leader avoided all mention of firearms, or the politically fraught issue of gun control, vowing instead to "tackle the difficult issue of mental health."

published on : 15th February 2018

Florida school shooting suspect was flagged as threat: report

Administrators considered him enough of a potential threat that one teacher said a warning was emailed last year against allowing him on the campus with a backpack.

published on : 15th February 2018