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Previo a la gran marcha, estudiantes de FIU dicen #NOALASARMAS

Este sábado 24 de marzo, miles de estudiantes de todo el país marcharán para protestar por una reforma a las leyes que regulan la venta de armas en Estados Unidos. Los impredecibles tiroteos dentro de áreas escolares se han convertido en un evento cotidiano en E.E.U.U. Según datos de Every Town for Gun Safety, han habido 19 tiroteos en centros ...

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Follow SFNS to “March for Our Lives” starting Friday

After 17 students and staff died following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, young people in Parkland and elsewhere have been urging for gun reform laws — culminating in a “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, DC on Saturday. It has become a global movement, with more than 800 events held in cities worldwide, including locations in ...

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (Photo via Wikipedia)

Since Sandy Hook: Following up on non-accidental school shootings in Florida

Since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, there have been 17 non-accidental incidents involving guns on school campuses in Florida. Several of those incidents resulted in deaths. South Florida News Service followed up on five of the incidents to learn how each school and community is now doing and what’s been done to prevent future shootings.  By SFNS StaffSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Dreyfoos School of the Arts – June ...

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Since Sandy Hook: Agape Christian Academy – Oct. 3, 2013

A school shooting occurred at Agape Christian Academy in Pine Hills, Florida, on Oct. 3, 2013, resulting in two wounded.   The shooter, who did not attend the school, shot a 16-year-old football player in the hip and a 17-year-old boy, who also did not attend Agape, according to WESH 2 News. The identities of the victims were not released to the public.  By Gabriel PobleteSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram The shooting occurred ...

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On October 11, 2015, University of South Florida football player Benjamin Knox was arrested for firing a gun on campus. (Photo credit: Simon Kelogg)

Since Sandy Hook: University of South Florida – Oct. 11, 2015

On October 11, 2015, University of South Florida football player Benjamin Knox was arrested for firing a gun on campus. While no students or faculty were injured when the gun went off, Knox was immediately suspended from the team and later stopped attending USF.  By Maria GilSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Following the misfire, officers on campus made themselves more visible to show students they were there if needed, said USF Police Chief ...

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Original Palm Beach Junior College building, located on campus of Dreyfus School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo taken by Donald Albury on Feb. 24, 2007. (Photo via Wikipedia)

Since Sandy Hook: Dreyfoos High School – June 19, 2013

On June 19, 2013, Javier Burgos shot and killed two fellow custodians at Dreyfoos High School in West Palm Beach, Florida.   The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office identified the Colombia-born Burgos as a suspect in the shooting as early as 2014 but did not issue a warrant for his arrest until 2016. By that time Burgos had already fled the country to his native home.   By Jaylin HawkinsSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram On May 24, 2017, Burgos went ...

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