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Aaron Alexis

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  • Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

    Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting
    When the report of a shooting came in over the radio last September at the Navy Yard in Washington, Master at Arms Charles Pitt initially assumed it was a drill.
  • Civilian seizes gun, shoots sailor at Virginia naval station; 2 dead

    A civilian shot a sailor to death aboard a destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, then was killed by security officials, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect had permission to be on base, but it was unclear whether he had permission to...

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...

    The Law That Could Fix Mental Health Care

    In the wake of gun violence such as occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, commissions are organized. Rarely, however, are meaningful reforms proposed. Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy, R-Pa., is a...

    Could A Background Check Have Stopped This Massacre?

    When reports of a mass shooting reached officials in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Senate buildings were among those locked down. Let's hope the irony wasn't lost on their occupants. Another mass shooting. More people suffering. At this writing we know...