Scot Peterson

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Mr Peterson, then a Broward County deputy, was on duty during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but never went inside. File Photograph: Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Reuters

Prosecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges. US state att(...)

US president Donald Trump during a business session with state governors on Monday. “We’re going to have to start talking about mental institutions,”  Mr Trump said. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump on Monday criticised the officers who allegedly failed to enter a Florida school while a mass shooting was under way, claim(...)

 Donald Trump shakes hands with Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull at the White House on Friday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US president Donald Trump attempted to woo his Republican support base at a conservative conference in Maryland on Friday, as his administration trie(...)

A high school student places a candle representing one of the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School outside the North Carolina State Capitol building during a demonstration calling for safer gun laws. Photograph: Jonathan Drake/Reuters

The armed sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an intern(...)