By Katie Campbell on April 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 3, 2015 at 2:23 pm
Two bills proposing changes to existing state standings on concealed weapons and firearms in schools won favorable votes in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. HB 4005 and HB 19 will now be put to a vote on the House floor before moving on to the state Senate.
Tagged college campuses, concealed carry, Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Florida, Florida House, guns, HB 19, HB 4005, Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee, public schools, schools, university campuses
By Rachael Holt on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 1, 2015 at 5:36 pm
A shooting at Annie Mattox Park in Lake City left three people injured Tuesday night. One person was taken by helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital and is in critical condition.
By Katie Campbell on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 1, 2015 at 4:59 pm
A vote on SB 180 has been postponed in the Committee on Education Pre-K-12. This Florida bill would allow designated public school employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons with a permit.
Tagged Committee on Criminal Justice, Committee on Education Pre-k-12, concealed carry, Florida, Florida Senate, guns, SB 180, schools, Sen. Bill Galvano, Sen. Nancy Detert, Sen. Rene Garcia
Two dead, over 170 potentially exposed in ‘superbug’ outbreak – Contaminated medical instruments are thought to be the source of a “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles. Two patients exposed to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria have died, while 7 have been infected. […]
By Logan Ladnyk on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:26 pm
Letroy Shelton Guion, Jr., who has played for the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings in the NFL, was arrested in his hometown of Starke, according to a media release from Starke Police Department.
By Yelena Orrelly on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 2:07 pm
The past 12 years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of women shooting guns at ranges. Women have now become major economic players in the business of guns.
By Associated Press on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 20, 2015 at 6:29 pm
A bill that would let students carry guns on university campuses is moving through the Legislature two months after a shooter wounded three people at a Florida State University library.
By Casey Liening on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm
If carrying a toy gun this Halloween, be sure to make the gun look fake. A gun that appears realistic could prove dangerous.
By Mia Jones on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.
By Jewel Midelis on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 11:39 am
UF announces assistant football coach – The University of Florida announced that Jeff Choate, the University of Texas-El Paso defensive coordinator, will be the new special teams coordinator this football season, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Choate will replace Bryant […]
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