Until 2016, Florida law allowed trial judges to impose a death sentence if a majority of the jurors agreed. But now, anything less than 12-0 means an automatic sentence of life without parole.
Prosecutors in the case of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz are calling for an investigation after a juror said she felt threatened by another member of the jury during deliberations.
Fourteen students and three staff members were killed in the rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day in 2018. Cruz, 24, pleaded guilty last year to first-degree murder.
Jurors in the trial of Nikolas Cruz toured a building at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The scene was deeply unsettling: Large pools of dried blood still stained classroom floors.
Kim Krawczyk, a teacher who survived the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in 2018, shares advice for the community in Uvalde, Texas, after last week's mass shooting there.
The gunman's defense team is hoping to avoid the death penalty that prosecutors are seeking for the murders of 17 students and staff in Parkland, Fla.
The demands by student activists face what could be an insurmountable obstacle: security fears in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting.
Manuel and Patricia Oliver lost their son in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last year. This weekend they planned to unveil a mural in his honor in El Paso. It's become an impromptu memorial.
Scot Peterson, if convicted, could get more than 96 years in prison. He is charged with criminal counts that include child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury.
A parent's life insurance policy will mean a more than $400,000 payout for Nikolas Cruz. The public defender's office can only represent people who can't afford representation on their own.