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Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday.

CEO: Dick’s Sporting Goods has destroyed $5 million worth of weapons

Dick’s Sporting Goods has destroyed more than $5 million worth of assault weapons, according to CEO Ed Stack, who made the announcement in a recent interview.

Florida deputy charged for inaction during Parkland shooting

The former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year's Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction.

Florida governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers

More Florida teachers will be eligible to carry guns in the classroom under a bill Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Wednesday that immediately implements recommendations from a commission formed after the Parkland high school mass shooting.

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers

Florida lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school, the latest response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school.

Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week.

Moment of silence held for 17 killed in Florida a year ago

Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead.

Local students plan vigil to honor Parkland school shooting anniversary

A group of high school students in New Hanover County is planning a vigil this weekend to honor the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

Sheriff: Parkland shooting suspect assaulted jail officer

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer's electric stun device, authorities said Wednesday.

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New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.

Wilmington to vote on funding new film industry initiative

Getting some hands-on work in the film industry, funded by the City of Wilmington. That's the goal of a new workforce development initiative city council discussed during an agenda briefing on Monday morning.

CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.