Marion County deputies arrested a 17-year-old student at Lake Weir High School Monday after finding marijuana and a stolen gun in his backpack.
Florida law enforcement officers will be trained to spot potential mass shooters before they act under a program rolling out this summer.
At least 81 people have been killed in mass shootings scattered throughout Florida since 2016, and the death toll keeps rising from other gun violence that, in some pocke...
A man was found fatally shot on Old Apopka Road Monday afternoon, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
City Commissioner Paula Reed organized a prayer vigil on Monday night for residents to pray for those affected by the rash of shootings.
"We need to be very careful to listen to official sources. I think we need to be very careful to listen to journalists who check their stories," the superintendent said.
Since March 2018, authorities in Florida can take guns away from those they find to be a potential harm to themselves or others.
"It makes giant sprawling campuses like University of Florida soft targets."
The Fortify Florida app, an anonymous reporting tool, was designed to keep Florida students safe by allowing them to report anyone threatening violence.
Experts say President Donald Trump's focus on "mentally ill monsters" oversimplifies the role of mental illness in public mass shootings and downplays the ease with which...
Florida is nearing 2 million civilians who can lawfully carry guns.
Tuesday morning, School Safety Commissioners asked six Flagler Palm Coast High School students if they'd be willing to replicate their school safety and security program ...
Florida teachers who voluntarily undergo firearms training and mental evaluation could be permitted to carry guns in classrooms under a bill approved by a state Senate co...
Unless a court intervenes, a federal ban on bump stocks -- attachments that essentially allow shooters to fire semiautomatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trig...
A Florida House committee has passed a broad school safety bill that would expand an existing guardian program to allow classroom teachers to volunteer to carry weapons o...
Police say a 6-year-old Florida boy died after finding a loaded handgun inside a home and shooting himself in the head.
On Part 1 of Episode 102 of Florida's Fourth Estate, Matt Austin and Ginger Gadsden discuss the specifics of the “Stand Your Ground" law.
Find out where gun ranges are located in Central Florida.
Lawmakers took on controversial topics 1 year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
News 6 invites readers to submit questions to a panel of experts who will be live in our studio when the "Generation Under Fire: Guns, Safety & Rights" special day of cov...
On Tuesday, state lawmakers will meet in Tallahassee to introduce a new gun violence prevention agenda.
In 2017, 45 law enforcement officers across the country were killed as a result of firearms.
Daytona Beach Police officer Kevin Hird says being shot with an AK-47 hasn't changed his attitude toward guns and gun ownership.
Join the News 6 town hall "Generation Under Fire: Guns, Rights & Safety."
Top Orlando defense attorney Mark O’Mara told News 6 that in his view, Florida’s "stand your ground" law tests a person’s reaction under stress, exposing a possible flaw...
Flagler County is the Central Florida county with the most concealed firearms permits.
Whether it be a private sale or another method, there are several ways that guns can exchange hands without a background check.
Local officials weigh in on school code red drill protocols in Central Florida.
The 2018 arrests of accused school shooters Nikolas Cruz in Parkland and Sky Bouche in Marion County exposed a nerve many school districts have been dealing with for year...
Find out what Rep. Val Demings had to say about current gun laws in Florida.
Authorities are planning to have extra law enforcement officials on the campus of a South Florida middle school after receiving reports about threats of violence planned ...
More than a thousand Floridians have had their weapons taken since the Legislature implemented a new law.
Many Central Florida districts are making new safety changes and even shuffling resources to meet new state-required mandates after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...
As the 2019 legislative session gets underway next month at the Florida Capitol, several state lawmakers have filed bills to expand gun ownership in Florida, while others...
A new group of Volusia County school guardians begins training.
News 6 anchor Kirstin O'Connor interviews Christopher Ferguson, Department Chair of Psychology at Stetson University.
News 6 will explore gun-related issues during its special coverage event "Generation Under Fire: Guns, Rights & Safety" on Feb. 11.
The Florida law was the first sweaping legislative action in the state to prevent mass shootings.
News 6 examined the data related to school shootings and the results are staggering.
Local high school students created a video showing the impact of gun violence and school shootings on Generation Z.
See what State Rep. Mike Hill had to say about preventing gun violence in Florida.
Here's what you should do if you are ever faced with an active shooter situation.
Find out what types of drills take place at Central Florida schools.
They wanted to have their voices heard but two months later, who is listening?
A day after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the names of the victims are starting to be released.
The cause of death attributed to most officers killed in the line of duty is attributed to gunfire, according to an FBI data base.
A 2-year-old boy who was shot Saturday when his home was sprayed with bullets during a drive-by shooting is recovering after leaving the hospital, family members said.
Since their loved ones were killed in the Las Vegas shooting in October 2017, the families of the 58 people who died have faced a difficult decision: Should the shooter's...