The FBI released photos and surveillance footage of the Navy Yard gunman, saying that Aaron Alexis acted alone and believed he was being controlled by “extremely low frequency,” or ELF waves.
The FBI released new information about Navy Yard gunman, Aaron Alexis, in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Valerie Parlave, the assistant director of FBI’s Washington field office, said the gunman acted alone and believed he was being controlled by “extremely … Continue reading
President Obama honored the 12 victims of the Washington Navy Yard shootings at a memorial service Sunday. Acknowledging that this is the fifth mass shooting he has witnessed as president, Obama said that there is a “creeping resignation” that these … Continue reading
“The U.S. government contractor that vetted Edward Snowden, who leaked information about national surveillance programs, said it also performed a background check on the Washington Navy Yard shooter [in 2007].” –Danielle Ivory for Bloomberg
BREAKING: Obama to attend memorial service Sunday for Washington Navy Yard shooting victims — The Associated Press (@AP) September 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered a security review of all U.S. defense facilities worldwide and the security clearances that allow access to them. Hagel also tasked an independent panel to undertake the same reviews. In a briefing … Continue reading
In the wake of the Navy Yard shooting, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recognizes his department’s responsibility to ensure the safety of its employees. But, he told Judy Woodruff, there were "red flags that didn’t get connected." On Syria, Hagel said the military is ready to respond to any option the president decides to take. Continue reading
Law enforcement officials say the Navy contractor identified as the gunman in the deadly shootings at the Washington Navy Yard used a shotgun and two handguns, but not an AR-15 assault rifle, as officials previously said.
Updated at 6:50 p.m. EDT on September 20, 2013 Another photo from the scene. Our staff is safe. #NavyYardShooting pic.twitter.com/qfBgR6Fmpv — Tim Hogan (@timjhogan) September 16, 2013 On Tuesday, we posted below how a viral AP picture taken on the … Continue reading
He was “a wonderful person and a wonderful neighbor,” said an acquaintance of 59-year-old Michael Arnold, one of 13 people who died in Monday’s shootout at Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post profiles some of the victims of … Continue reading