Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton High School walked out of class and headed toward Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to show solidarity with the students who lived through the Feb. 14 horror-filled shooting rampage.
Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton Community High School in South Florida walked out of class on Feb. 20, 2018, and a large number of them began a 13-mile walk to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, where 17 people were killed in a Valentine’s Day shooting. Douglas students were traveling to Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, for a day of activism on Wednesday, Feb. 21.
A toy store in North Carolina proved that you don’t need to be in Pyeongchang to join in on the Winter Olympics action when they went curling with a BB-8 droid. Staff at the family-run Dancing Bear Toys recorded this fun re-enactment of the cult sport.
Baltimore police are looking for a man entered a Subway restaurant armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. The man forced the employee to empty the register and before leaving demanded several cookies from the bin before fleeing on foot.
A rare weather phenomenon known as thundersleet was captured on video in Omaha, Nebraska as Winter Storm Oliver moved through the area on February 19, 2018. Thundersleet is an unusual kind of thunderstorm with sleet falling as the primary precipitation instead of rain.
Nikolas Cruz appears in open court for the first time on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, during a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Jenna was relieved when her boyfriend, a U.S. Special Forces soldier, told her he was deploying to Africa, rather than to a war zone like Iraq or Afghanistan. When he was killed in an ambush in Niger, she was left with the fragments of their imagined future.
Aaron Chen speaks about his cousin Peter Wang, who was one of the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. He wants Peter to be remembered for being "the best brother, cousin, son and friend anyone could ever ask for."
A sexual assault evidence kit contains forensic evidence gathered from a victim's body during an intrusive, hours-long examination. Testing kits can find DNA evidence used to identify rapists, boost prosecutions or exonerate the falsely accused.
Tanzil Philip, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, vocalizes his frustration with the lack of discussion around introducing new gun control legislation, days after the Parkland mass shooting.