Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton Community High School in south Florida walked out of class on February 20, and a large number of them began a 13 mile walk to Parkland, where 17 people were killed in a Valentine’s Day shooting. The Boca students chanted “We want change,” and “no justice, no peace” as they gathered outside their school.
A Minnesota State Patrol officer stopped to help a motorist Wednesday whose vehicle got wrapped up in a large piece of plastic wrap on Highway 52 in Inver Grove Heights. The driver said the plastic wrap flew off a dump truck and engulfed his SUV.
"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
For the first time in a month, Syed Jamal's family was able to see him in person at the Platte County Detention Center. The Kansas chemist has not seen his family since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested him in the front yard of his family’s home in Lawrence on Jan. 24.