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Gregory Tony, the newly appointed Broward Sheriff, attends a news conference at the Broward County Courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on February 13, 2019.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office lost its law enforcement accreditation over poor handling of the Parkland shooting

A state panel voted to strip the Broward County Sheriff's Office of its accreditation, citing mishandling of the Parkland shooting and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shooting.
Migrants, mostly from Central America, wait to board a van which will take them to a processing center, on May 16, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.

The Trump administration plans to send thousands of migrants to 2 Florida counties, and officials are wondering if it’s to punish Democrats

Florida officials announced that the Trump administration will move thousands of migrants to Florida counties with no plan for how to care for them.

The Broward County, Florida election boss reportedly resigned hours after the closely-watched recount

Brenda Snipes reportedly sent in her letter of resignation within hours of the recount being completed on Sunday.
President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

Florida is in chaos as thousands of ballots remain uncounted, and the outcome of the state’s key elections could remain unclear for weeks

Florida is in chaos as thousands of ballots — which could determine the razor-thin margins in the Senate and gubernatorial races — remain uncounted.

Teenage girls are sending the Florida shooting suspect love letters and bikini pictures — and his lawyers refuse to show them to him

Accused Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz is receiving torrents of fanmail, money, and vulgar photos from young women across the country.
Surveillance video released on Thursday, March 15, 2018, appears to show school resource officer Scot Peterson standing outside the freshman building during the Florida shooting.

Authorities just released surveillance video showing what happened outside the Florida high school during the shooting

The video appears to show the armed deputy Scot Peterson standing outside the building for several minutes and not entering the school.

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz

Florida prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school in February.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is pictured in an aerial view in Parkland, Florida, U.S. February 15, 2018.

New audio recordings appear to contradict the defense of the armed deputy who failed to confront the Florida shooter

Dispatch records released Thursday appear to contradict an earlier defense that the armed school resource officer's lawyer gave to media.
Two woman hug at a police check point near the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 people were killed by a gunman in Parkland, Florida.

A damning new timeline of the Florida high-school shooting shows how badly the armed deputy screwed up

The armed deputy who failed to confront the Florida high-school shooter last month also warned other first responders to stay away from the scene, records show.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before the start of a CNN town hall meeting at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Florida, U.S. February 21, 2018.

The sheriff who handled the Florida shooting is facing a firestorm of criticism and calls for him to resign

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is increasingly facing criticism over the way his deputies handled the Florida shooting and warning signs about the suspect.