A church in Australia says “our hearts go out to the victims and families of the Florida shooting.” However, the church used its billboard to critique the availability of guns in the U.S. and wrote, “when will they love their kids more than their guns.” Rev. Rod Bower is responsible for the billboard and in a Facebook post he described the US as “a society destroying itself from within,” a declining empire that “can never be great again.”
A powerful earthquake shook part of south and central Mexico on Friday causing people to run outside of buildings. At last check, there were no casualties. We have more on the damage on our website. #mexico#earthquake
"Come on, Mister Feis! So many of us want to meet you,” a young girl says as she leads slain high school football coach Aaron Feis by the hand into heaven.
‘PRESIDENT TRUMP, YOU SAY WHAT CAN YOU DO? YOU CAN STOP THE GUNS FROM GETTING INTO THESE CHILDREN’S HANDS!’ A mom whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in the Parkland, Florida school shooting begs Pres. @realdonaldtrump to act now.
Thousands turned out to remember the 17 souls lost in the nation's latest mass shooting. @steveabc13 is there and says there are no words to express the mood amongst the crowd. It is yet another American community grieving in the wake of an unthinkable tragedy.
LOOK AT THEIR FACES: Each student and staff member had dreams that came to an end when a former student opened fire inside their high school in Parkland, Florida. 17 people were killed including an Iraq war veteran, a star soccer player and one kid who was described as “the nicest person you could ever meet.” Our prayers are with their families and friends. #RIP
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS: There have been 18 school shooting incidents in the US in 2018, according to Everytown for Gun Safety. The most recent incident was Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed. Everytown defines a school shooting as "any time a firearm discharges a live round inside a school building or on a school campus or grounds, as documented by the press and, when necessary, confirmed through further inquiries with law enforcement or school officials," according to its website.
THE ARREST: This is the moment authorities closed in on the suspected Florida school shooter. He was arrested not that far from the high school in Parkland where he allegedly killed 17 people. The suspect is a former student at the school and we have more on his background on our website abc13.com
A ninth grader waiting for his parents to pick him up after one of the deadliest school shootings in US history.
Sports anchor Greg Bailey and his photographer Fran were in Florida covering @astrosbaseball spring training. When today's shooting happened, they quickly shifted to covering what we in the news business hate having to tell our viewers.
TERRIFYING: Cellphone video shows the moment SWAT team officers cleared a classroom at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Florida. At least 17 people were killed in the shooting.
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At least 17 people were killed when a gunman opened fire inside a south Florida high school. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and friends. #RIP
SCHOOL SHOOTING: At least 20 people have been injured during a shooting at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Florida. The shooter is custody. President @realdonaldtrump issued a statement saying, “No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school.”
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THE FINAL GO-AHEAD: Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $105M project to renovate the Astrodome. The approval comes more than four years after voters rejected a multi-million bond proposal that would have paid for massive renovations to the Eighth Wonder of the World. #Astrodome#Houston#HTown