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1 month ago

Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jamie in the 2018 school mass shooting, speaks with ABC News' Rachel Scott about his push for more gun control.
1 month ago
Fred Guttenberg, a father of a victim of the 2018 Parkland shooting, speaks with ABC News.
3 months ago

Parkland school shooting 6 years later: Remembering the 17 victims

Seventeen students and staff were killed in the February 2018 Stoneman Douglas massacre.
3 months ago
Candles that were placed on crosses still glow after last nights vigil for victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, at Pine Trail Park, Feb. 16, 2018, in Parkland, Fla.
6 months ago

Members of Congress visit Parkland school shooting scene for building's final tour

Six Members of Congress visited Parkland, Florida, on Monday to tour the site of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting.
6 months ago
Law enforcement officers block off the entrance to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,  Feb. 15, 2018 in Parkland, Fla.
10 months ago

Slain Parkland victim's father speaks out following reenactment

Manny Oliver, who lost his son Joaquin to the 2018 mass shooting, spoke with ABC News Live.
10 months ago
Nine members of Congress and others wait to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Friday, Aug. 4, 2023, in Parkland, Fla.
10 months ago

Parkland dad wants his son to be remembered ‘as an activist, not as a victim’

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Manuel Oliver, the father of Joaquin Oliver, on what would have been his 23rd birthday, and how he hopes to prevent families from experiencing similar tragedies.
10 months ago
VIDEO:  Parkland dad wants his son to be remembered ‘as an activist, not as a victim’
10 months ago

Parkland mass shooting to be reenacted, with gunfire, for lawsuit

The Parkland, Florida, high school massacre will be reenacted in the same building on Friday as a part of a lawsuit.
10 months ago
The "1200 building" at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the crime scene where the 2018 shootings took place, is seen in Parkland, Florida, August 4, 2022.
10 months ago

Armed experts reenact Parkland school shooting

The reenactment is part of a civil lawsuit against former officer Scot Peterson to prove he heard the gunshots.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Armed experts reenact Parkland school shooting
1 year ago

Parkland parents visit school shooting scene untouched for 5 years

Families of the Parkland victims are now allowed to visit the 1200 building where students and staff were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
1 year ago
Linda Beigel Schulman, mother of geography teacher and cross country coach Scott Beigel, is overcome with emotion as she talks to journalists about visiting the scene where her son and 16 others were killed, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., July 5, 2023.
1 year ago

Sheriff's deputy in Parkland school shooting found not guilty

The former Parkland Florida school security officer was accused of failing to confront the gunman who murdered 17 people in 2018.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Sheriff's deputy in Parkland school shooting found not guilty
1 year ago

Parkland school cop who allegedly fled shooting found not guilty on all counts

Scot Peterson, the ex-Parkland resource officer accused of allegedly failing to confront the school shooter, has been found not guilty.
1 year ago
Scot Peterson is shown in the courtroom on June 29, 2023, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
1 year ago

Ex-Parkland officer acquitted of all charges

Scot Peterson, the former resource officer accused of failing to confront the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter, was found not guilty on all counts.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Ex-Parkland officer acquitted of all charges
1 year ago

Former Parkland school officer found not guilty of child neglect

Scot Peterson, the former Parkland, Florida, school resource officer who didn't confront the gunman, has been found not guilty on all counts of felony child neglect.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Former Parkland school officer found not guilty of child neglect
1 year ago

Parkland school officer on trial

The former sheriff’s deputy is accused of standing by during the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. ABC News' Derricke Dennis has the opening statements from court.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  Parkland school officer on trial
1 year ago

Parkland officer accused of failing to confront school shooter faces trial

Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday in the trial of Scot Peterson, a former school resource officer charged in connection with the Parkland school shooting.
1 year ago
Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School School Resource Officer Scot Peterson speaks with his defense lawyer Mark Eiglarsh during a hearing at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 30, 2023.
1 year ago

How Parkland mom hopes new book can shine light on gun reform

The parents of Parkland victim Joaquin Oliver are bringing their new "children's book" to Washington, D.C., lawmakers in an effort to shine a light on gun control.
1 year ago
In this Feb. 14, 2022, file photo, Patricia Oliver speaks with reporters as gun control activists, including her husband Manuel Oliver, climb down a construction crane after hanging a banner displaying a call on lawmakers to prioritize gun violence prevention, in Washington, D.C.
1 year ago

Parkland survivor: 'Slowly everyone in America is being touched by gun violence'

ABC News' Phil Lipof spoke with 2018 Parkland shooting survivor Samantha Fuentes following the latest mass shooting at a Denver high school, and five years after the “March For Our Lives” rally.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Parkland survivor: 'Slowly everyone in America is being touched by gun violence'
1 year ago

Parkland victim's dad seen pinned by police, arrested after interrupting House panel

Manuel Oliver and his wife, Patricia Oliver, were removed from a House subcommittee hearing by Capitol Police officers at the direction of Chairman Pat Fallon
1 year ago
In this screen grab from a video, Manuel Oliver walked away in handcuffs after being arrested outside an Oversight Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on March 23, 2023.
1 year ago

Parkland mom: 'What we're doing is not working'

The mother of one of the teachers killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School talks about the fight to stop mass shootings on the five-year anniversary.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Parkland mom: 'What we're doing is not working'
1 year ago

Remembering Parkland: 5 years later

Five years after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida Reps. Jared Moskowitz and Maxwell Frost reflect on where the country is now.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Remembering Parkland: 5 years later
1 year ago

Teachers grapple with fears of guns in schools

With the threat of gun violence on their minds, teachers are struggling with how to protect their students while worrying about their own safety.
1 year ago
A teacher holds a sign during the March For Our Lives: Los Angeles protest calling for action and change on gun reform/gun violence outside of City Hall in Los Angeles, June 11, 2022.
2 years ago

Parkland shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole

The Parkland School shooter, who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole on 34 counts of indictment.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Parkland shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole
2 years ago

Parkland shooter sentenced to life in prison

Nikolas Cruz, who shot 17 students and staff members in Parkland, Florida, in 2018, has been sentenced to life in prison by a judge.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Parkland shooter sentenced to life in prison
2 years ago

Mother lashes out at Parkland shooter

Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter died in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, gave her victim impact statement in front of convicted killer Nikolas Cruz.
2 years ago
Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter died in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, gave her victim impact statement in front of convicted killer Nikolas Cruz.
2 years ago

Families of Parkland high school massacre victims read impact statements

Families of Parkland high school massacre victims confront shooter as he is officially sentenced to life in prison.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Families of Parkland high school massacre victims read impact statements
2 years ago

Survivors and family members of Parkland shooting address gunman in court

Survivors and family members of the 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida address gunman Nikolas Cruz in court sharing victim impact statements.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Survivors and family members of Parkland shooting address gunman in court
2 years ago

Parents of injured Parkland student says he’s still recovering

Bree and Eric Wikander spoke on behalf of their son, who was shot in the back.
2 years ago
Bree and Eric Wikander spoke on behalf of their son, who was shot in the back.
2 years ago

Brother of Parkland victim strikes out at 'murdering bastard' Cruz

Anthony Montalto criticized the jury for deciding against sentencing gunman Nikolas Cruz to death for murdering 17 people on February 14, 2018.
2 years ago
Anthony Montalto criticized the jury for deciding against sentencing gunman Nikolas Cruz to death for murdering 17 people on February 14, 2018.
2 years ago

Victim’s daughter-in-law calls Parkland shooter a 'domestic terrorist'

Ines Hixon was the daughter-in-law of Chris Hixon, the athletic director and wrestling coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who was killed in the attack.
2 years ago
Ines Hixon was the daughter-in-law of Chris Hixon, the athletic director and wrestling coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who was killed in the attack.
2 years ago

Victims' families read impact statements ahead of Parkland school shooter sentencing

The teen gunman pleaded guilty to killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018 and is expected to be sentenced to life in prison.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Victims' families read impact statements ahead of Parkland school shooter sentencing
2 years ago

Teen who killed 17 in the Parkland high school shooting to be sentenced

The families of the victims of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will give impact statements ahead of the sentencing.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Teen who killed 17 in the Parkland high school shooting to be sentenced
2 years ago

Mom of Parkland victim calls Nikolas Cruz ‘pure evil’

Anne Ramsay’s 17-year-old daughter Helena died in the mass shooting at South Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
2 years ago
Anne Ramsay’s 17-year-old daughter Helena died in the mass shooting at South Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
2 years ago

Grandmother of Parkland victim tells Cruz to 'burn in hell'

Terri Rabinovitz, the grandmother of 14-year-old victim Alyssa Alhadeff, addressed gunman Nikolas Cruz in court during the victim impact statements.
2 years ago
Terri Rabinovitz, the grandmother of 14-year-old victim Alyssa Alhadeff, addressed gunman Nikolas Cruz in court during the victim impact statements.
2 years ago

Parkland mass shooter spared death penalty

The jury recommended life in prison for Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The verdict frustrated Florida’s governor and the community.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Parkland mass shooter spared death penalty
2 years ago

‘I want him to live in fear': Parkland mom reacts to shooter’s sentencing hearing

Linda Beigel Schulman – the mother of Scott Beigel, a teacher killed in the 2018 Parkland, Florida, school shooting -- speaks out after a jury ruled the gunman should not face the death penalty.
2 years ago
VIDEO: ‘I want him to live in fear': Parkland mom reacts to shooter’s sentencing hearing
2 years ago

Parkland father reacts to recommended life sentence for daughter’s killer

Fred Guttenberg, the father of Parkland victim Jaime Guttenberg, discusses the jury’s recommended sentence of life without parole for the school shooter.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Parkland father reacts to recommended life sentence for daughter’s killer
2 years ago

Jurors, families react after Parkland shooter is spared death penalty

Nikolas Cruz was spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison by a Florida jury for carrying out the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Jurors, families react after Parkland shooter is spared death penalty
2 years ago

'The death penalty wouldn't be enough': Parkland victim's father

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Manuel Oliver, the father of Joaquin Oliver, about a jury's decision giving a life sentence to the Parkland shooter.
2 years ago
VIDEO: 'The death penalty wouldn't be enough': Parkland victim's father
2 years ago

Parkland gunman sentenced to life in prison by Florida jury

The Parkland school gunman Nicholas Cruz has been sentenced to life in prison by a Florida jury. He was spared the death penalty.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Parkland gunman sentenced to life in prison by Florida jury
2 years ago

Jury recommends life in prison without parole for Parkland school shooter

The judge set a sentencing date for Nov. 1 for the gunman who pleaded guilty to killing 17 people in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018.
2 years ago
VIDEO: The factors that lead to jury's decision for Parkland shooter's sentence to life in prison
2 years ago

'I'm beyond disgusted': Parkland parents react to verdict

Parents of Parkland shooting victims react after the jury recommends the shooter be sentenced to life in prison.
2 years ago
VIDEO: 'I'm beyond disgusted': Parkland parents react to verdict
2 years ago

Parkland school shooter recommended life in prison without parole by jury

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty last year to 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder.
2 years ago
Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty last year to 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder.
2 years ago

Jury to decide whether Parkland shooter will get the death penalty

A jury in Florida is set to deliberate the sentence for Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who confessed to killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Jury to decide whether Parkland shooter will get the death penalty
2 years ago

Death penalty for Nikolas Cruz?

Prosecutors are asking jurors to sentence the man responsible for the Parkland, Florida, school shooting to death. ABC's Andrea Fujii has closing arguments from both sides.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Death penalty for Nikolas Cruz?
2 years ago

Jury to decide Parkland shooter's fate

The fate of confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz will soon be in the hands of the jurors.
2 years ago
Lori Alhadeff cries as Assistant State Attorney Mike Satz details the killings in his closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 11, 2022.
2 years ago

Parkland shooter suffered from fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Lawyer

Confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz's attorney gave her opening statement to the jury on Monday.
2 years ago
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz watches as Assistant Public Defender Melisa McNeill gives the defense's opening statement during the penalty phase of his trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Aug. 22, 2022.
2 years ago

Parkland shooter's attorney presents case to jury

The jury will determine if Nikolas Cruz will be sentenced to death for killing 17 people.
2 years ago
The jury will determine if Nikolas Cruz will be sentenced to death for killing 17 people.
2 years ago

Parkland families read statements through tears in court

Families of Parkland victims are addressing the court Monday during the penalty phase of the confessed shooter's trial.
2 years ago
Max Schachter, father of Parkland shooting victim Alex Schachter, during a hearing for the shooter, Aug. 3, 2022, at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2 years ago

Parkland families deliver emotional statements in court

Families of those killed during the 2018 Parkland school shooting gave victim impact statements during the penalty phase of the gunman's trial.
2 years ago
Families of those killed during the 2018 Parkland school shooting gave victim impact statements during the penalty phase of the gunman's trial.
2 years ago

Parkland families give emotional statements at penalty phase of gunman's trial

Families of the Parkland mass shooting victims are addressing the jury during the penalty phase of confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz's trial.
2 years ago
Families of the Parkland mass shooting victims are addressing the jury during the penalty phase of confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz's trial.
2 years ago

Emotional Parkland parents listen in court to video of screaming students, gunfire

A jury will determine the fate of confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz.
2 years ago
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz with his attorneys, Chief Assistant Public Defender David Wheeler, left, and Assistant Public Defender Tamara Curtis, right, stands before opening statements in the penalty phase of his trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 18, 2022. Cruz, who has pleaded guilty to gunning down 17 people at his former high school in Parkland, will receive either the death penalty or a life sentence.