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Wyman Gresham of Broward, Florida faces felony charges after three teenage girls, aged 12, 13, and 15, made allegations of sexual misconduct against him. The girls are students at Lauderhill 6-12 Stem-Med Magnet School where Gresham was a teacher.

Gresham, 48, is charged with lewd and lascivious conduct and lewd and lascivious molestation.

The charges come after a Local 10 investigation revealed that Gresham allegedly had a history of sexual misconduct going back almost two decades, but the school district allowed him to keep his teaching position.

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Nisbany Surit Garcias was arrested on March 6 after he allegedly caused an accident in West Broward County that killed one person and injured 14 others while under the influence of alcohol.

Surit Garcias, 30, faces several charges, including DUI causing death and vehicular homicide. He is being held without bond in Broward’s main jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Two survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, announced that they will sue the school, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, and the FBI for failing to prevent the shooting last month.

Anthony Borges, 15, announced through his attorney on March 5 that he plans to sue Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Broward County Public School District, the Miami Herald reported.

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Reports by multiple news outlets revealed Thursday that in key moments as first responding officers were looking for the active shooter in Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, a commanding officer allegedly ordered the first responders to set up a “perimeter” outside instead of ordering them to enter the building and neutralize the shooter.

The alleged reports are based on a BSO dispatch log Fox News and The Miami Herald acquired. According to the log, Capt. Jan Jordan, commander of BSO’s Parkland district, gave the order to stage and set up a perimeter.

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Two South Florida girls were ordered to serve 21 days of house arrest Friday after allegedly threatening to shoot up their school.

According to authorities, a 12-year-old girl who attends Nova Middle School was arrested Thursday after writing a note threatening to shoot up her school. Investigators said the student placed the note under the assistant principal’s office door.

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