Officer Adam Gruler, who was the first to respond at the scene of the shooting, is being accused of "abandoning" his post and ensuring his own safety in a civil rights lawsuit.
"That isn't what I was going for."
Officials on Monday released audio of the calls between Omar Mateen and a police negotiator from inside the Pulse nightclub, where he massacred 49 people.
Her song "Rise" helped him get through his hospital stay.
"As soon as we left, gunshots were going like crazy."
The Illinois-based gun shop said it will also donate $2,000 in addition to the proceeds from the AR-15 raffle.
Lady Gaga, Caitlyn Jenner, Demi Lovato, Chris Pine, and others took part.
Sunday's parade is dedicated to the 49 victims of the Orlando gay nightclub attack.
Thousands are expected to attend events, which will include a rally against gun violence.
Things got heated along the way.
"My caller is no longer responding, just an open line with moaning," a dispatcher said during the early moments of the June 12 massacre at the gay club.
Authorities on Monday provided the clearest timeline yet of what went on inside Pulse nightclub on June 12.
Gun companies being sued by the families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims are trying to get the case thrown out.
The lawmakers say blood donors should be denied based on personal risk factors for HIV, not their sexual orientation.
"While the whole world is watching, it is our time to show how love will conquer hate. We are one Pulse, one nation."
Police used rubber bullets to disperse the small crowd of activists and press on Sunday.
Two motorcycle deputies were escorting a funeral procession when they were hit by a driver Saturday morning.
The hateful Westboro Baptist Church tried to interrupt some of the funerals of the Orlando gay nightclub victims — but these angels weren't having it.
"To Luis, who died for love. You will never be forgotten."
“All Orlando nightclubs should be permanently closed. With our without random gunmen they are zoos, utter cesspools of debauchery."
"Being abstinent for a year is a crazy thing to ask of people," said Jay Franzone.
49 roses for the 49 victims.
"People ARE kind. People DO care."
The Human Rights Campaign said common-sense gun violence prevention measures are needed to better protect the LGBT community.
Angel Colon was shot three times in the attack at Pulse nightclub, and on Thursday, he reunited with the police officer who pulled him to safety.
“This is not a law or requirement, but was rather done out of respect for the victims and their families so that the shooter may never be near the 49 beautiful souls again."
They were all members of the UN's LGBT Core Group, which discusses ways to ensure that gay rights are promoted as human rights.
"I will forever regret not treating them with the kindness, dignity and respect — the love — that they deserved."
"Stop with this "thoughts & prayers" — you are in a position to decriminalise millions of LGBTQ Indians."
"It's all about the money," Omar Mateen told the filmmaker when he was stationed as a security guard during the BP oil spill cleanup process at Pensacola Beach.
A witness said shooter Omar Mateen exchanged messages with him on Jack'd. Mateen on Sunday killed 49 people at an LGBT nightclub.
A vigil was held at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, where one of the victims of the shooting, Luis Vielma, worked.
A majority of the victims killed in the Orlando shooting were Latino, and nearly half were Puerto Rican. “The reality is that now I’m scared, but I’m less scared of dying and more scared of living."
The video, released by an ISIS-linked propaganda network, is the most explicit call to date asking that ISIS followers wage attacks in the West: “Kill them wherever you find them.”
The words “#StopTheHate” were spraypainted on the Husseini Islamic Center wall.
"I found a safe place. I found home.”
“Something big is going to happen,” a U.S. intelligence official told BuzzFeed News last week. But nobody can agree on exactly where the problem lies.
Patience Carter also heard the gunman, Omar Mateen, say he launched the attack "to get America to stop bombing his country"
And some vulnerable Republicans say they'd be open to at least considering a compromise on some gun legislation.
The Tennessee lawmaker rejects accusations that the giveaway is insensitive to victims of the Orlando mass shooting.
"There’s no magic to the phrase 'radical Islam,'" the president said Tuesday.
"I still can't walk, but as long as I have a smile on my face, I'll be OK."
Don Atchison, mayor since 2003, has never attended a pride parade.
"Oftentimes a dog or an animal can do more for a human being than a human being can."
Joshua Corsa a soigné les victimes présentes au bar gay le soir de la tuerie. Il a posté sur Facebook la photo de ses chaussures ensanglantées qu'il ne regardera plus de la même manière.
"Love does not win, unless we love each other enough to fix our fucking problem."
Felix Glyukman and Islam Abdullabeckov were arrested when they tried to put the banner, flowers, and a candle at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Gaga joined speakers from across Los Angeles' LGBT community in tribute to the 49 people killed Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub.
A number of men have come forward to say they recognized Omar Mateen from previous nights at Pulse or from gay dating apps.
Anti-immigrant voices are seizing the moment, leaving LGBT advocates struggling to respond.
The statement is the first time the Security Council has condemned violence on the basis of sexual orientation.
Most of the statements of support ignored the fact that the attack even took place at a gay club.
“If it’s not a funeral, they were going to have a wedding together."
A mini-episode of No One Knows Anything, BuzzFeed's politics podcast.
“I wish we didn’t have to be brave just to continue living."
These Florida Blood Bank Employees Are Mourning The Death Of Their Colleague As They Collect Donations
Rodolfo Ayala worked for OneBlood when he was murdered at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
The Facebook video of two people dancing would be the last thing Brenda Marquez McCool, a single mom of 11, would ever post.
Twenty-four hours after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, members of the LGBT community were out helping people confirm who was in Pulse nightclub and remembering the victims.
Hillary Clinton didn't say Donald Trump's name on Monday — emphasizing gun control and plans for combating ISIS instead — but the implicit contrast was clear.
"This could be a better, bigger version of the legendary Trojan Horse."
"As soon as there was a break in the shots, I kind of just pushed her and said 'Come on, let's go.'"
"It's at the heart of this show and it's a hard day to talk about these issues," Joel Fields said at "Breakfast with BuzzFeed" on Monday.
"Because we won't stop loving."
"I've never been 'out'. But today I stand proudly and publicly with my siblings of all genders around the world." LGBT people tell BuzzFeed News why the massacre prompted them to speak out.
"You're here today and in a snap you could be gone tomorrow."
"We’re humans at the end of the day. It doesn’t matter what we believe in and what our name is. That’s what we are at the end of the day."
First responders described the sounds of phones ringing in the pockets of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
At least 50 people died in a shooting massacre inside a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday.
El ataque contra un club gay en Orlando ha dejado al menos 50 muertos.
"The LGBTQ community, they're like my soulmates since I was really young so I'm very moved by it."
In an emotional speech at the start of the episode, Oliver said: "I will happily embrace a Latin night at a gay club in the theme park capital of the world as the ultimate symbol of what is truly wonderful about America."
One of the victims of the attack, Luis Vielma, worked at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando.
The attack at a gay club in Orlando left at least 50 people dead.
Vigils were held across the U.S. and beyond for the 50 people who were killed in the shooting at gay nightclub Pulse.
"What we know is that homophobia cannot be fought with Islamophobia," said Premier Kathleen Wynne
"Love cannot be killed or swept aside.”
"I feel like we've had the carpet pulled out from under us."
Seddique Mateen, the shooter's father, posted photos with a few congressmen on Facebook, among other political statements.
"Love and freedom are stronger than death."
Thousands of people gathered to support the LGBT community on Sunday in West Hollywood.
Fifty people were killed, including the gunman, and 53 others injured in a shooting at Pulse, a gay club in Orlando.
Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old U.S. citizen, open fired in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday, killing 49 and injuring 53.
From Brazil to Denmark, from Afghanistan to the Vatican, world leaders are sharing their condolences.
Many people took to social media to express their shock and grief, after a gunman opened fire at a Florida gay club, killing 50 people.
One local blood bank said their website crashed because of the overwhelming response.
Gunman Omar Mateen pledged allegiance to ISIS in 911 calls.