parkland shooting

Parkland school killer formally sentenced to life in prison

By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz has been formally sentenced to life in prison without parole. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer sentenced him Wednesday for the 2018 murder of 14 students and…

Testimony: School shooter's home ruled by chaos

By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Testimony at the trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz shows that chaos reigned in the home he shared with his widowed mother and brother. Cruz and his brother Zachary…

Psychologist: School shooter didn't get consistent treatment

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A psychologist who treated Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz when he was 8 years old testified that Cruz was a “peculiar child” who had many behavioral and developmental issues. Frederick Kravitz testified Wednesday that he…

Jurors to visit still bloodstained Parkland school building

By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Jurors in the trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz are preparing to visit the still-bloodstained building where he murdered 17 people four years ago. The 12 jurors and their…

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter's trial

By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A grieving father erupted in anger as he told jurors about the daughter school shooter Nikolas Cruz murdered along with 16 others four years ago. Ilan Alhadeff's voice rose Tuesday…