'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victims


'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victims

Here are 10 quick facts related to the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Monday marks the one year since the worst mass shooting in modern United States history.

The release of a report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs coincides with the first anniversary of the massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

"As a police department, this is something we would like everyone to know that we stand by and strongly support our LGBTQ residents, allies and visitors", said Miami Police Department spokesperson Christopher Bess.

Out of their unthinkable grief, Alvear says she and the other mothers have joined to come to grips with the tragedy, and add to the families that saw beloved members instantly taken away.

The women formed a support group in the wake of the shooting in the hope that their shared pain could one day lead to healing.

When Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs unveiled the measure a month after the Pulse shootings at an annual Republican Party fundraising dinner, she got a standing ovation.

He said when the Pulse attack happened, it became an worldwide event because it targeted the LGBT community.

Deacon Nancy Oliver, who is also with the church, says she spent June 12, 2016 trying to comfort those affected. The club's owner, Barbara Poma, is developing plans to build a memorial at the Pulse site.

Baize said it is tough for her child.

During the service, church leaders read the names of the 49 victims and lit candles in their honor.

The names of all 49 Pulse shooting victims were displayed on a float in Boston's pride parade. She had planned to go the night of the shooting but at the last minute changed her mind and went to another club.

The massive free event will begin at 6 p.m. Monday night.

Later in the day, church bells throughout the Orlando area were set to ring 49 times at noon. He killed 49 people and injured dozens of others before he was killed in a shootout with police after a three-hour standoff. A foot race was held over the weekend, and eight gay and lesbian students were awarded $4,900 toward their college studies by a local businessman.