Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 2:31pm
The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.
Catherine Lucey and Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 1:24pm
President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.
Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 12:31pm
A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.