orlando

Monday Morning Massacre

Police in Florida say a disgruntled former employee walked into an Orlando factory with a handgun and opened fire.

Authorities are trying to find out exactly what prompted john robert neumann, jr to kill five workers then end his own life. Witnesses described the frightening moments after shots rang out at an Orlando awning factory early Monday. Neumann was accused of battering a co-worker at the factory back in June 2014- but no charges were filed, and that co-worker…

Orlando Shooter Arrested

A man wanted in the fatal shootings of a pregnant woman and an Orlando police officer has been arrested

  Authorities have captured the man accused of killing a police officer outside an Orlando Walmart. The arrest of 41-year-old Markeith Loyd put end to an intense manhunt that lasted more than a week. Loyd was found him in an abandoned home, where he was armed. Loyd was originally wanted for shooting and killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend back in December….

Wife of Pulse Nightclub gunman faces federal court

The widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen is set to appear in federal court today. Noor Salman — facing charges including obstruction of justice and aiding and abetting Mateen’s material support to ISIS. Authorities took Salman into custody Monday at her family’s home in the San Francisco area. Omar Mateen was shot dead by authorities after killing 49 people…

Deadly Chase in Orlando

The search continues for a man accused of multiple murders, including an Orlando police officer.

  A manhunt is still underway for a suspect accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an off-duty police officer in Orlando, Florida. Another law enforcement officer, Orange County Deputy Norman Lewis, was killed in a traffic accident while searching for the suspect. Already wanted for a month, 41 year-old Markeith Lloyd was confronted in a parking lot by Master…

Families of Pulse nightclub shooting victims sue Facebook, Google and Twitter

Three families of victims killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google. The lawsuit alleges the tech giants helped radicalize the Pulse nightclub gunman that opened fire at the Orlando nightclub, killing 49 people in June. The suit claims all three companies “knowingly and recklessly” let accounts associated with ISIS exist. It claims those…

Pulse Phone Calls to be Released

A judge has ordered authorities to release audio recordings from the night of the Pulse nightclub massacre.

  Nearly five months after the Pulse nightclub massacre, the gunman can now be heard in his own words. A Florida judge has ordered the city of Orlando to release 911 audio recordings of the gunman talking to dispatchers and negotiators. He said he blamed the United States’ airstrikes on Iran and Syria. Media groups called for the release of…

House Sit-in

Democrats staged a sit-in on the house floor and refused to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures.

  The House’s legislative work was shut down on Wednesday. Democratic House members staged a sit-in on the House floor and refused to leave until they secured a vote on con control measures before lawmakers go on a week-log recess. Even with the usual television cameras off, lawmakers were able to broadcast over social media. The action comes in the…

A Stand for Gun Control

A marathon fillibuster has come to an end in the U.S. Senate after lasting nearly 15 hours.

Representing a state also home to an historical mass shooting, senator Chris Murphy (D-MA) held the Senate floor for nearly fifteen hours yesterday, a filibuster asking for stricter gun control. It was not the longest filibuster Congress has seen, but Murphy felt he had made some headway. Following the Orlando shooting, there’s a new Congressional push to strengthen gun laws,…

Shooter’s Family Ties

The investigation into the Orlando shooting is now focusing on the shooter's home life.

  Investigations in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting are now turning much of their investigation to the wife of the killer. Officials are trying to determine what -if anything- the assailant’s wife knew before the event, and if she could’ve properly alerted authorities beforehand. The shooting has become a main story in the 2016 Presidential campaign, as questions…

Motive Remains a Mystery

The Investigations into the Orlando shooter's motives reveals a history at the scene.

  The morning the FBI continues to investigate Sunday’s deadly mass shooting inside the Orlando nightclub, and ha learned more about the man who police say killed forty-nine people and wounded dozens of others at the LGBT venue. The shooter was seen as a patron inside, drinking alone. Meanwhile, officials now say they’re very optimistic that the victims in the…