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News United States » Florida: Florida shooting shows the need for more mental health programs

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/02/22/florida-shooting-shows-need-for-more-mental-health-programs.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Sadly, the shooting deaths of 17 students and adults at a Florida high school last week has thrust gun ... In fact, there are 9,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists in the United States – but the current need is for more than 30,000.

News United States » Florida: Texas, Alabama Halt Executions; Florida Puts Convicted Rapist And Killer To Death

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/3-states-executions_us_5a8fc28de4b01e9e56ba2ecf
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

by lethal injection for the 1993 murder of University of West Florida student Susan Morris, the Department of Corrections said. His execution was the fourth this year in the United States, with the previous three in Texas. Alabama planned to execute Doyle ...

News United States » Florida: Florida man executed for 1993 rape, murder of college student

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2018/02/22/Florida-man-executed-for-1993-rape-murder-of-college-student/3561519350162/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Florida Department of Corrections Communications Director ... He is the fourth person to be executed in the United States in 2018. The three previous executions took place in Texas. Feb. 23 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump will speak at the Conservative ...

News United States » Florida: From Las Vegas to Florida: Here is a timeline of worst mass shootings in United States

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/florida-us-worst-mass-shootings-timeline-5065426/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The shooting in Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in which 17 students were killed and more than a dozen injured, appeared to be one of the deadliest cases of mass shooting since 1966 in the country. The attack was reportedly carried out by ...

News United States » Florida: ‘Murderers! Murderers!’: A convicted killer's last words as he was executed in Florida

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2018/02/23/murderers-murderers-a-convicted-killer-screamed-as-he-was-executed-in-florida/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

When asked about Branch’s scream and whether it could have been caused by the drugs, Florida Department of Corrections spokeswoman Michelle Glady told the AP that “there was no indication” that was the case. [States to try new ways of executing ...

News United States » Florida: Florida governor calls for gun sale age to be raised to 21 after Parkland shooting

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/stoneman-douglas-high-school-teachers-return-campus-days/story?id=53302430
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Florida will never be the same," Scott said. He called for the institution of what he termed a violent threat restraining order -- similar versions of which are in place in some other states. The order would allow a court to stop a mentally ill or violent ...

News United States » Florida: After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buy guns

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/msn/after-deadly-shooting-florida-governor-calls-for-raising-minimum-age-to-buy-firearms/ar-BBJv4kI
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

(CNN)A week after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a comprehensive plan to keep students safe in his state, including suggestions to raise the minimum age to buy a gun, keep weapons out of the ...

News United States » Florida: Florida school sheriff's deputy was allegedly aware of shooting suspect's behavior

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/scot-peterson-florida-school-security-guard-was-aware-of-nikolas-cruzs-behavior/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

PARKLAND, Fla. -- Teachers were allowed to return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Friday morning, more than a week after the deadliest school shooting in Florida's history that claimed the lives of 17 people. Classes will resume next week.

News United States » Florida: Major businesses scramble to cut NRA ties in wake of Florida school shooting

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/major-businesses-scramble-cut-nra-ties-florida-shooting-article-1.3837432
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Twitter hashtag "BoycottNRA" gained momentum in wake of last week's school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead. Gunman Nikolas Cruz used an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, which he legally purchased when he was 18. The move to cut ties with the ...

News United States » Florida: Florida Gov. Rick Scott following school shooting: You must be 21 to buy a gun

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/02/23/florida-gov-rick-scott-plans-make-illegal-own-gun-under-age-21-following-parkland-school-shooting/367182002/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Rick Scott unveiled a $500 million plan to address safety in schools. USA TODAY Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced he will work with state lawmakers to move the age at which people can buy a gun to 21 and ban the purchase or selling of bump stocks.