Terry Spencer, The Associated Press

Terry Spencer

The Associated Press

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Past articles by Terry:

Victims’ families walk though Parkland school massacre site, untouched for 5 years as evidence

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — For more than five years, the bloodstained halls and classrooms where 17 people died in the Parkland school shooting has remaine... → Read More

Deputy’s acquittal in Parkland school massacre case shows holes in the law, attorneys say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When Florida prosecutors charged former Deputy Scot Peterson for his alleged inaction during the 2018 Parkland school mas... → Read More

Deputy acquitted of all charges for failing to act during deadly Parkland school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was acquitted Thursday of felony child neglect and other charges for failing to act during the... → Read More

Closing arguments set in trial of Florida deputy accused of failing to stop school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled Monday in the trial of a former Florida sheriff’s deputy accused of failing to confront t... → Read More

Dispatcher testifies that failing radios hampered deputies’ response to Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida deputy on trial for allegedly failing to act during the Parkland school massacre and his colleagues were seve... → Read More

Witnesses to Parkland massacre describe their confusion in pinpointing gunshots’ location

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The courtroom battle over whether the sound of gunshots during the Parkland school massacre should have directed a Florid... → Read More

Homicide detective weeps in trial of deputy who failed to confront Parkland high school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The veteran Florida detective who led the investigation into the 2018 Parkland high school massacre wept on the witness s... → Read More

Florida deputy’s face went ‘blank’ during school massacre, security guard testifies

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The face of a former Florida sheriff’s deputy went “blank” as shots rang out from a Parkland high school building five ye... → Read More

Teen says she was sexually assaulted by boys at Greg Norman’s home after being served alcohol

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — LIV Golf leader Greg Norman and his wife are being sued by a high school girl who says she was sexually assaulted at thei... → Read More

Florida deputy didn’t follow extensive training during Parkland school massacre, supervisor says

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida sheriff’s deputy didn’t follow his extensive training on how to stop an active shooter when he didn’t co... → Read More

Florida deputy didn’t follow extensive training during Parkland school massacre, supervisor says

A former Florida sheriff’s deputy didn’t follow his extensive training on how to stop an active shooter when he didn’t confront the killer who murdere... → Read More

Florida center says ‘Grey Team’ technology, exercise help veterans overcome PTSD and other ailments

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Before Fred Kalfon began exercising at the Grey Team veterans center a couple months ago, the 81-year-old rarely left his Flor... → Read More

Off-duty officer testifies he didn’t know just where shots fired from during Parkland massacre

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An off-duty police officer who was at Florida’s Parkland high school during the 2018 massacre testified Thursday at the trial of... → Read More

Wide disagreement reigns in trial of deputy accused of not stopping Parkland killer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The prosecution and defense in the trial of a Florida sheriff’s deputy accused of not preventing some of the Parkland sch... → Read More

Gun tragedies hit close to home for Stanley Cup Final opponents, who helped their communities heal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers didn’t have much of a joint history on the ice before meeting in the Stanle... → Read More

Gun tragedies hit close to home for Stanley Cup Final opponents, who helped their communities heal

The Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers were connected by tragedy five years before meeting in the Stanley Cup Final → Read More

Commission: Florida judge should be reprimanded for conduct during Parkland school shooting trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida judge who oversaw the penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be publicly reprimanded fo... → Read More

Jury selection to begin in trial of former deputy accused of failing to confront Parkland shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a former Florida sheriff’s deputy charged with failing to ... → Read More

Florida deputy faces trial for alleged failure to confront Parkland school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a prosecution believed to be a national first, a former Florida sheriff’s deputy is about to be tried on charges he fa... → Read More

9 injured in shooting near beach in Hollywood, Florida

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Nine people were injured Monday evening when gunfire erupted along a beachside promenade in Hollywood, Florida, sending people ... → Read More