Posted in Escambia County

Local gun violence continues

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help, according to its Facebook page. At 2:10 p.m. Monday, the Raceway Gas Station at 7271…

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South Florida cities challenge gun preemption

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Elected officials from 10 South Florida cities are challenging an NRA-backed state law that imposes…

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Weekly Roundup: Parents plead for action

Recap and analysis of the week in state government By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Last week, the students had the…

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Guns and school safety occupy Florida politics

On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference announcing a plan to revamp state laws after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory…

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Scott proposes $500 million in school safety measures

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday offered a $500 million proposal to address school safety, gun laws and mental-health issues after the mass shooting this month…

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School shooting survivors call for change

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Little more than a week ago, some of the biggest problems students at Marjory Stoneman…

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Parents still in the dark about lockdowns, rumors filled the info gap

Around noon yesterday, Inweekly began to receive phones calls and texts from parents concerned about lockdowns at Booker T. Washington High School and Workman Middle…

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Escambia County has six gun-related incidents in less than two weeks, four in last three days

1. One man has been arrested and deputies are seeking a second suspect after two people opened fire at the intersection of W Street and…

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Orlando shooting leads to more gun sales

Gun sales have dramatically increased in Florida in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 people dead and dozens…

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