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  • No charges to be filed against officers who killed Washington Navy Yard gunman

    No charges to be filed against officers who killed Washington Navy Yard gunman

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:45:53 GMT
    No charges will be filed against the officers who killed Washington Navy Yard gunman, Aaron Alexis. The U.S. Attorney's Office made the decision after reviewing reports from several law enforcement agency.
    No charges will be filed against the officers who killed Washington Navy Yard gunman, Aaron Alexis. The U.S. Attorney's Office made the decision after reviewing reports from several law enforcement agency.
  • Report says DC officers couldn't watch Navy Yard surveillance video during response

    Report says DC officers couldn't watch Navy Yard surveillance video during response

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:38:05 GMT
    An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
    An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
  • Special ceremony honors Navy Yard shooting victims, responders

    Special ceremony honors Navy Yard shooting victims, responders

    Monday, June 23 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-06-23 20:49:34 GMT
    The U.S. Navy is marking a dark day its recent history by honoring the Washington Navy Yard shooting victims, heroic survivors and community organizations helping to heal the many wounds opened by last September's mass murder in the nation's capital.
    The U.S. Navy is marking a dark day its recent history by honoring the Washington Navy Yard shooting victims, heroic survivors and community organizations helping to heal the many wounds opened by last September's mass murder in the nation's capital.
  • DC officers honored for heroic response during Navy Yard shooting

    DC officers honored for heroic response during Navy Yard shooting

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-06-12 00:24:54 GMT
    Many lives were lost on September 16th of last year. A lone gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. But lives were also saved because of the heroic efforts of first responders and officers. Some of them were honored Wednesday in the District.
    Many lives were lost on September 16th of last year. A lone gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. But lives were also saved because of the heroic efforts of first responders and officers. Some of them were honored Wednesday in the District.
  • Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

    Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-03-18 23:44:02 GMT
    Threats to Defense Department personnel and facilities increasingly are coming from trusted insiders, and to defeat them the Pentagon must beef up security from within, according to several reviews triggered by last year's Washington Navy Yard killings.
    Threats to Defense Department personnel and facilities increasingly are coming from trusted insiders, and to defeat them the Pentagon must beef up security from within, according to several reviews triggered by last year's Washington Navy Yard killings.
  • Community helps family of Navy Yard shooting victim by taking on home repair projects

    Community helps family of Navy Yard shooting victim by taking on home repair projects

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:28 AM EST2014-03-05 14:28:44 GMT
    A bittersweet gift is being given to the family of a Navy veteran killed during the Navy Yard shooting. A community effort is underway to help the family of Martin Bodrog, who was the first victim of the rampage back in September.
    A bittersweet gift is being given to the family of a Navy veteran killed during the Navy Yard shooting. A community effort is underway to help the family of Martin Bodrog, who was the first victim of the rampage back in September.
  • Navy Yard gunman's doctor before rampage: 'No problem there'

    Navy Yard gunman's doctor before rampage: 'No problem there'

    Friday, January 31 2014 3:41 PM EST2014-01-31 20:41:54 GMT
    The gunman who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard convinced Veterans Affairs doctors before the shootings that he had no mental health issues despite disturbing problems and encounters with police during the same period, according to a review by The Associated Press of his confidential medical files.
    The gunman who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard convinced Veterans Affairs doctors before the shootings that he had no mental health issues despite disturbing problems and encounters with police during the same period, according to a review by The Associated Press of his confidential medical files.
  • Navy Yard Building 197 will get new visitors entrance, remembrance area during renovation

    Navy Yard Building 197 will get new visitors entrance, remembrance area during renovation

    Monday, December 16 2013 9:50 PM EST2013-12-17 02:50:36 GMT
    The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor's entrance and a renovated interior, including a "remembrance area" for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday.
    The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor's entrance and a renovated interior, including a "remembrance area" for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday.
  • Actor Gary Sinise performs concert for Washington Navy Yard employees

    Actor Gary Sinise performs concert for Washington Navy Yard employees

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:19 PM EST2013-12-04 04:19:00 GMT

    A special concert was held honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shootings Tuesday night. Their lives were turned upside down back in September when a gunman walked into a Washington Navy Yard building and killed a dozen people.

    A special concert was held honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shootings Tuesday night. Their lives were turned upside down back in September when a gunman walked into a Washington Navy Yard building and killed a dozen people.

  • DC fire department could encrypt radios

    DC fire department could encrypt radios

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 9:52 PM EST2013-11-21 02:52:28 GMT
    The District of Columbia fire department is considering encrypting its radios in the wake of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
    The District of Columbia fire department is considering encrypting its radios in the wake of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Capitol Police union criticizes Navy Yard response

    Capitol Police union criticizes Navy Yard response

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 7:35 PM EST2013-11-14 00:35:59 GMT
    The union representing U.S. Capitol police officers is criticizing the agency's management for its handling of the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage.
    The union representing U.S. Capitol police officers is criticizing the agency's management for its handling of the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage.
  • Navy to create swat style teams to respond to active shooter situations

    Navy to create swat style teams to respond to active shooter situations

    Thursday, November 7 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-11-07 13:41:01 GMT
    The Navy is kicking in to high gear plans to create swat style teams that could respond to active shooter situations. This news comes nearly two months after the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people.
    The Navy is kicking in to high gear plans to create swat style teams that could respond to active shooter situations. This news comes nearly two months after the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people.
  • Changes pursued in US security clearance system

    Changes pursued in US security clearance system

    Thursday, October 31 2013 9:41 PM EDT2013-11-01 01:41:35 GMT
    The decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.
    The decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.
  • Report: Uneven training for US building guards

    Report: Uneven training for US building guards

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:22 PM EDT2013-10-31 00:22:21 GMT
    Contract guards who protect federal buildings have received uneven and inconsistent training on responding to shootings like the one last month at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
    Contract guards who protect federal buildings have received uneven and inconsistent training on responding to shootings like the one last month at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
  • Navy Yard shooting investigation gets extension; delayed by government shutdown

    Navy Yard shooting investigation gets extension; delayed by government shutdown

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 6:14 AM EDT2013-10-22 10:14:19 GMT
    An important report on the Navy Yard shooting investigation is getting an extension. Monday was the official due date for the Capitol Police board to turn in its report.
    An important report on the Navy Yard shooting investigation is getting an extension. Monday was the official due date for the Capitol Police board to turn in its report.
  • Delay in Capitol Police Navy Yard shooting report

    Delay in Capitol Police Navy Yard shooting report

    Friday, October 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-10-18 22:44:48 GMT
    A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to the Washington Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.
    A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to the Washington Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.
  • DC officer hit by gunfire killed Navy Yard shooter

    DC officer hit by gunfire killed Navy Yard shooter

    Monday, October 7 2013 7:12 PM EDT2013-10-07 23:12:47 GMT

    Three weeks after Aaron Alexis killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, there are new details surrounding his death at the hands of police. FOX 5 has learned the D.C. police officer who was hit by gunfire and saved by his protective vest is the same officer who opened fire on Alexis and killed him.

    Three weeks after Aaron Alexis killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, there are new details surrounding his death at the hands of police. FOX 5 has learned the D.C. police officer who was hit by gunfire and saved by his protective vest is the same officer who opened fire on Alexis and killed him.

  • Navy awards $6.4M contract to repair shooting site

    Navy awards $6.4M contract to repair shooting site

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-10-01 23:24:10 GMT
    The Navy has awarded a $6.4 million contract to a Colorado firm to repair and restore the Washington Navy Yard building where a gunman killed 12 people.
    The Navy has awarded a $6.4 million contract to a Colorado firm to repair and restore the Washington Navy Yard building where a gunman killed 12 people.
  • DC officer injured in Navy Yard shooting goes home

    DC officer injured in Navy Yard shooting goes home

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 4:43 PM EDT2013-10-01 20:43:41 GMT
    Officials at a Washington hospital say a police officer who was wounded during the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard earlier this month has gone home.
    Officials at a Washington hospital say a police officer who was wounded during the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard earlier this month has gone home.
  • Shutdown won't hit Navy Yard building 197 workers

    Shutdown won't hit Navy Yard building 197 workers

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 4:14 PM EDT2013-10-01 20:14:32 GMT
    Employees who work at the Washington Navy Yard's building 197, where a gunman killed 12 people last month, will not be affected by the government shutdown.
    Employees who work at the Washington Navy Yard's building 197, where a gunman killed 12 people last month, will not be affected by the government shutdown.
  • Counseling being made available to Navy Yard workers

    Counseling being made available to Navy Yard workers

    Friday, September 27 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-09-27 22:17:35 GMT
    For survivors of the September 16th Washington Navy Yard massacre, the healing process may take some time -- and help. And Navy officials say they are making sure the victim's needs are being taken care of.
    For survivors of the September 16th Washington Navy Yard massacre, the healing process may take some time -- and help. And Navy officials say they are making sure the victim's needs are being taken care of.
  • Navy Yard employees get counseling after massacre

    Navy Yard employees get counseling after massacre

    Thursday, September 26 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-09-27 01:09:31 GMT
    More than 6,000 employees of the Washington Navy Yard have been offered counseling in the 10 days since a gunman killed 12 people.
    More than 6,000 employees of the Washington Navy Yard have been offered counseling in the 10 days since a gunman killed 12 people.
  • Dogs providing support, comfort for Navy Yard employees

    Dogs providing support, comfort for Navy Yard employees

    Thursday, September 26 2013 7:58 PM EDT2013-09-26 23:58:28 GMT
    As the last of the victims of the Navy Yard mass shooting are buried, their co-workers are now faced with the task of moving on. While the Navy has provided teams of counselors and chaplains, they have also invited some special guests.
    As the last of the victims of the Navy Yard mass shooting are buried, their co-workers are now faced with the task of moving on. While the Navy has provided teams of counselors and chaplains, they have also invited some special guests.
  • Navy orders investigation into shootings

    Navy orders investigation into shootings

    Thursday, September 26 2013 6:01 PM EDT2013-09-26 22:01:02 GMT
    The Navy on Thursday ordered an in-depth investigation into the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the events that led up to it, including a detailed look at the shooter, his mental health background and whether any adverse information was ever reported to the service about him.
    The Navy on Thursday ordered an in-depth investigation into the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the events that led up to it, including a detailed look at the shooter, his mental health background and whether any adverse information was ever reported to the service about him.
  • Navy Yard workers react to video of gunman

    Navy Yard workers react to video of gunman

    Thursday, September 26 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-09-26 11:41:04 GMT

    Some workers at the Washington Navy Yard watched the FBI video in online news reports. Some had friends who emailed them the shocking video. FOX 5 spoke to some of those Navy Yard employees and to others who had not yet seen the video to ask what they thought about it.

    Some workers at the Washington Navy Yard watched the FBI video in online news reports. Some had friends who emailed them the shocking video. FOX 5 spoke to some of those Navy Yard employees and to others who had not yet seen the video to ask what they thought about it.

  • Interfaith service held for Navy Yard shooting victims

    Interfaith service held for Navy Yard shooting victims

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-09-26 02:01:03 GMT
    Clergy of many faiths gathered for an Interfaith service for the victims of the Navy Yard shooting.
    Clergy of many faiths gathered for an Interfaith service for the victims of the Navy Yard shooting.
  • Photos and video of Navy Yard Shooting released by FBI

    Photos and video of Navy Yard Shooting released by FBI

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-09-26 01:15:37 GMT
    The FBI has released video and photos of Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis as he arrived, and from within the building.
    The FBI has released video and photos of Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis as he arrived, and from within the building.
  • Hundreds honor 2 fathers killed at Navy Yard

    Hundreds honor 2 fathers killed at Navy Yard

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 7:44 PM EDT2013-09-25 23:44:05 GMT
    Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of a federal worker and lifelong Washington Redskins fan who was gunned down at the Washington Navy Yard last week.
    Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of a federal worker and lifelong Washington Redskins fan who was gunned down at the Washington Navy Yard last week.
  • Funerals set for 2 fathers killed at Navy Yard

    Funerals set for 2 fathers killed at Navy Yard

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 10:03 AM EDT2013-09-25 14:03:34 GMT
    Families are mourning two fathers who were killed at the Washington Navy Yard.
    Families are mourning two fathers who were killed at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Lanier: Another DC officer 'took 2 rounds' to chest in Navy Yard shooting

    Lanier: Another DC officer 'took 2 rounds' to chest in Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-09-24 23:29:43 GMT
    A District of Columbia police officer was shot in the chest but was saved by his protective vest while responding to the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Tuesday.
    A District of Columbia police officer was shot in the chest but was saved by his protective vest while responding to the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Tuesday.
  • Navy Yard shooting victims remembered

    Navy Yard shooting victims remembered

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 7:28 PM EDT2013-09-24 23:28:01 GMT

    Friends and family of Navy Yard shooting victim John Johnson remembered him Tuesday as a religious family man known for his infectious smile and firm bear hugs. His was one of four funerals held for victims of the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard.

    Friends and family of Navy Yard shooting victim John Johnson remembered him Tuesday as a religious family man known for his infectious smile and firm bear hugs. His was one of four funerals held for victims of the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard.

  • Fund will aid children of slain Navy Yard security guard Richard Ridgell

    Fund will aid children of slain Navy Yard security guard Richard Ridgell

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 7:26 PM EDT2013-09-24 23:26:13 GMT
    The family of a security guard killed at the Washington Navy Yard is announcing a memorial fund for his children.
    The family of a security guard killed at the Washington Navy Yard is announcing a memorial fund for his children.
  • Va gov: Navy Yard shouldn't provoke new gun limits

    Va gov: Navy Yard shouldn't provoke new gun limits

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 2:52 PM EDT2013-09-24 18:52:47 GMT
    Even though the weapon used to carry out last week's Washington Navy Yard bloodshed was bought in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell says that's no reason to tighten the state's firearms access laws, including requiring longer gun purchase waiting periods.
    Even though the weapon used to carry out last week's Washington Navy Yard bloodshed was bought in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell says that's no reason to tighten the state's firearms access laws, including requiring longer gun purchase waiting periods.
  • Navy Yard shooting victim leaves hospital

    Navy Yard shooting victim leaves hospital

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 2:46 PM EDT2013-09-24 18:46:17 GMT
    Officials at a Washington hospital say a woman who was hospitalized with gunshot wounds as a result of last week's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has gone home.
    Officials at a Washington hospital say a woman who was hospitalized with gunshot wounds as a result of last week's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has gone home.
  • Report: Navy Yard shooter lied about previous arrest, debts

    Report: Navy Yard shooter lied about previous arrest, debts

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 11:56 AM EDT2013-09-24 15:56:43 GMT
    Aaron AlexisAaron Alexis
    The Washington Navy Yard shooter lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy.
    The Washington Navy Yard shooter lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy.
  • Navy officials push for security clearance changes

    Navy officials push for security clearance changes

    Monday, September 23 2013 8:01 PM EDT2013-09-24 00:01:58 GMT
    A week after an IT contractor gunned down 12 workers at the Washington Navy Yard, Navy officials began moving to close gaps in the security clearance process, recommending that all police reports involving an individual must be included when a background check is done.
    A week after an IT contractor gunned down 12 workers at the Washington Navy Yard, Navy officials began moving to close gaps in the security clearance process, recommending that all police reports involving an individual must be included when a background check is done.
  • Navy timeline of Navy Yard shooter in reserve

    Navy timeline of Navy Yard shooter in reserve

    Monday, September 23 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-09-23 23:59:49 GMT
    A timeline of key events in Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis' military career, based on documents the Navy released Monday.
    A timeline of key events in Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis' military career, based on documents the Navy released Monday.
  • Obama: To honor victims, we 'have to change'

    Obama: To honor victims, we 'have to change'

    Monday, September 23 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-09-23 11:41:52 GMT
    President Barack Obama memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting as patriots but also individuals - one with a talent for fixing cars, another who coached softball and yet another who loved hockey and her cats.
    President Barack Obama memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting as patriots but also individuals - one with a talent for fixing cars, another who coached softball and yet another who loved hockey and her cats.
  • Rollie Chance wrongly identified as Navy Yard shooter

    Rollie Chance wrongly identified as Navy Yard shooter

    Monday, September 23 2013 6:33 AM EDT2013-09-23 10:33:18 GMT
    As crowds gathered today to remember those who lost their lives at the Washington Navy Yard, the tragedy will also have a lasting impact on one Virginia man. In the midst of the developing news last Monday, NBC and CBS posted tweets incorrectly labeling former Navy Chief Petty Officer Rollie Chance as the possible shooter.
    As crowds gathered today to remember those who lost their lives at the Washington Navy Yard, the tragedy will also have a lasting impact on one Virginia man. In the midst of the developing news last Monday, NBC and CBS posted tweets incorrectly labeling former Navy Chief Petty Officer Rollie Chance as the possible shooter.
  • Pres. Obama leads mourning for Navy Yard victims

    Pres. Obama leads mourning for Navy Yard victims

    Sunday, September 22 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-09-22 22:21:46 GMT

    President Barack Obama is calling on Americans to raise their voices against the gun violence that has rattled the nation several times during his time in office, saying it "falls upon us to make it different."

    President Barack Obama is calling on Americans to raise their voices against the gun violence that has rattled the nation several times during his time in office, saying it "falls upon us to make it different."

  • Timeline suggests Navy Yard rampage may have lasted an hour

    Timeline suggests Navy Yard rampage may have lasted an hour

    Friday, September 20 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-09-21 03:15:40 GMT

    A computerized record of 911 calls and police radio traffic Monday morning at the Navy Yard is revealing a chilling account of what went on there. The minute-by-minute description obtained by FOX 5 also suggests the shooting and search for Aaron Alexis went on for well over 30 minutes and may have last an hour.

    A computerized record of 911 calls and police radio traffic Monday morning at the Navy Yard is revealing a chilling account of what went on there. The minute-by-minute description obtained by FOX 5 also suggests the shooting and search for Aaron Alexis went on for well over 30 minutes and may have last an hour.

  • Union leader: Navy firefighters had faulty radios

    Union leader: Navy firefighters had faulty radios

    Friday, September 20 2013 7:51 PM EDT2013-09-20 23:51:50 GMT
    Navy firefighters who responded to the Washington Navy Yard shooting had faulty radios that hindered their communications, a union leader said Friday.
    Navy firefighters who responded to the Washington Navy Yard shooting had faulty radios that hindered their communications, a union leader said Friday.
  • Slain guard had been at Navy Yard about a year

    Slain guard had been at Navy Yard about a year

    Friday, September 20 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-09-20 23:31:56 GMT
    A security company says a contract guard who was killed at the Washington Navy Yard was an outstanding worker.
    A security company says a contract guard who was killed at the Washington Navy Yard was an outstanding worker.
  • Police kept Navy shooter's gun after 2004 arrest

    Police kept Navy shooter's gun after 2004 arrest

    Friday, September 20 2013 7:28 PM EDT2013-09-20 23:28:28 GMT
    Police say Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis never got his gun back after a 2004 arrest in Seattle.
    Police say Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis never got his gun back after a 2004 arrest in Seattle.
  • 12 Navy Yard shooting victims remembered

    12 Navy Yard shooting victims remembered

    Friday, September 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-09-20 19:33:37 GMT

    The stories of the 12 who were gunned down at the Navy Yard Shooting and a police officer who survived are told here.

    The stories of the 12 who were gunned down at the Navy Yard Shooting and a police officer who survived are told here.

  • 'I felt him breathe': Escape from the Navy Yard

    'I felt him breathe': Escape from the Navy Yard

    Friday, September 20 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-09-20 11:30:32 GMT
    Aaron AlexisAaron Alexis
    The first bang sounded distant and muffled. On the fourth floor, Bertillia Lavern assumed somebody downstairs was setting up for an event and had dropped a folding table. But when the bangs kept coming, Lavern recognized the sounds. Years earlier, before taking a civilian office job at Naval Sea Systems headquarters, Lavern was a Navy medical specialist. Known as a corpsman, she'd been on training operations with the Marines. She knew the snap of gunfire. The 39-year-old hit the...
    The first bang sounded distant and muffled. On the fourth floor, Bertillia Lavern assumed somebody downstairs was setting up for an event and had dropped a folding table. But when the bangs kept coming, Lavern recognized the sounds. Years earlier, before taking a civilian office job at Naval Sea Systems headquarters, Lavern was a Navy medical specialist. Known as a corpsman, she'd been on training operations with the Marines. She knew the snap of gunfire. The 39-year-old hit the...
  • Same contractor vetted Snowden, Navy Yard shooting suspect

    Same contractor vetted Snowden, Navy Yard shooting suspect

    Friday, September 20 2013 6:20 AM EDT2013-09-20 10:20:09 GMT
    The same company that investigated alleged Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis for his security clearance also did a 2011 follow-up investigation of Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems analyst who leaked documents about the National Security Agency.
    The same company that investigated alleged Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis for his security clearance also did a 2011 follow-up investigation of Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems analyst who leaked documents about the National Security Agency.
  • Ala. man reports airport exchange with DC shooter

    Ala. man reports airport exchange with DC shooter

    Thursday, September 19 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-09-20 01:03:10 GMT
    Aaron AlexisAaron Alexis
    An Alabama man said Thursday that his family was confronted by Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis at an airport in southeastern Virginia last month.
    An Alabama man said Thursday that his family was confronted by Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis at an airport in southeastern Virginia last month.
  • FBI releases new details in Navy Yard shooting

    FBI releases new details in Navy Yard shooting

    Thursday, September 19 2013 8:39 PM EDT2013-09-20 00:39:36 GMT
    Three days after the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, the FBI is releasing new details about what actually happened during Monday's massacre.
    Three days after the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, the FBI is releasing new details about what actually happened during Monday's massacre.
  • Washington Navy Yard reopens 3 days after massacre

    Washington Navy Yard reopens 3 days after massacre

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:43 PM EDT2013-09-19 22:43:13 GMT
    Three days after a bloody shooting that left 13 people dead, including the gunman, workers at the Washington Navy Yard were back on the job.
    Three days after a bloody shooting that left 13 people dead, including the gunman, workers at the Washington Navy Yard were back on the job.
  • Wash. prosecutors sought $25K bail for Navy Yard shooter

    Wash. prosecutors sought $25K bail for Navy Yard shooter

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-09-19 22:39:05 GMT
    Courtroom audio reveals that Washington state prosecutors asked a judge to hold future Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis on $25,000 bail after he was arrested for malicious mischief in Seattle in 2004.
    Courtroom audio reveals that Washington state prosecutors asked a judge to hold future Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis on $25,000 bail after he was arrested for malicious mischief in Seattle in 2004.
  • Navy gunman spent night in Mass. Buddhist temple

    Navy gunman spent night in Mass. Buddhist temple

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:28 PM EDT2013-09-19 22:28:52 GMT
    Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard shooting suspectAaron Alexis, Navy Yard shooting suspect
    The former Navy reservist who authorities say killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard visited a Buddhist temple in Massachusetts last month where he talked about hearing voices in his head, according to a temple official.
    The former Navy reservist who authorities say killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard visited a Buddhist temple in Massachusetts last month where he talked about hearing voices in his head, according to a temple official.
  • Investigations launched over security, police response to Navy Yard shooting

    Investigations launched over security, police response to Navy Yard shooting

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-09-19 03:14:55 GMT

    The Washington Navy Yard is reopening Thursday morning for everybody except those who work in Building 197. That huge office complex was still a crime scene as of late Wednesday night as the fallout over Monday's mass murder continues to grow.

    The Washington Navy Yard is reopening Thursday morning for everybody except those who work in Building 197. That huge office complex was still a crime scene as of late Wednesday night as the fallout over Monday's mass murder continues to grow.

  • Navy Yard opening to nearly normal on Thursday

    Navy Yard opening to nearly normal on Thursday

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-09-19 01:21:43 GMT
    The Washington Navy Yard will be opening and returning to nearly normal operations after the shooting rampage that resulted in 13 deaths.
    The Washington Navy Yard will be opening and returning to nearly normal operations after the shooting rampage that resulted in 13 deaths.
  • Navy Yard weapon exempted under proposed ban

    Navy Yard weapon exempted under proposed ban

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-09-19 00:43:22 GMT
    The shotgun used by the Navy Yard shooter is identified by name as a firearm that would not be covered under a proposed weapons ban supported by the White House.
    The shotgun used by the Navy Yard shooter is identified by name as a firearm that would not be covered under a proposed weapons ban supported by the White House.
  • Hagel orders 2 reviews in response to Navy Yard shooting

    Hagel orders 2 reviews in response to Navy Yard shooting

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 8:10 PM EDT2013-09-19 00:10:04 GMT
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered two sweeping reviews of military security and employee screening programs, acknowledging Wednesday that "a lot of red flags" may have been missed in the background of the Washington Navy Yard shooter.
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered two sweeping reviews of military security and employee screening programs, acknowledging Wednesday that "a lot of red flags" may have been missed in the background of the Washington Navy Yard shooter.
  • Biden visits patients wounded in Navy Yard rampage

    Biden visits patients wounded in Navy Yard rampage

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 8:03 PM EDT2013-09-19 00:03:04 GMT
    The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is visiting patients injured Monday in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
    The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is visiting patients injured Monday in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

    Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-09-18 23:59:34 GMT
    A Navy contractor who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard left a cryptic message on a shotgun he used in the massacre. That's according to a law enforcement document reviewed by The Associated Press.
    A Navy contractor who shot 12 people to death at the Washington Navy Yard left a cryptic message on a shotgun he used in the massacre. That's according to a law enforcement document reviewed by The Associated Press.
  • VA: Navy gunman didn't reveal homicidal thoughts

    VA: Navy gunman didn't reveal homicidal thoughts

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 7:48 PM EDT2013-09-18 23:48:29 GMT
    The Washington Navy Yard gunman visited two hospitals in the weeks before the rampage but did not say he was depressed or having thoughts of harming himself or others, the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday.
    The Washington Navy Yard gunman visited two hospitals in the weeks before the rampage but did not say he was depressed or having thoughts of harming himself or others, the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday.
  • Capitol Police to probe response at Navy Yard

    Capitol Police to probe response at Navy Yard

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 7:39 PM EDT2013-09-18 23:39:13 GMT
    The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has ordered an investigation into the force's response to Monday's mass shooting at Washington's Navy Yard.
    The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has ordered an investigation into the force's response to Monday's mass shooting at Washington's Navy Yard.
  • DC Officer Scott Williams recovering in good condition after Navy Yard shooting

    DC Officer Scott Williams recovering in good condition after Navy Yard shooting

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 5:16 PM EDT2013-09-18 21:16:22 GMT

    Metropolitan Police Department Officer Scott Williams is at MedStar Washington Hospital Center recovering Wednesday in good condition after being shot multiple times in the legs at Washington Navy Yard.

    Metropolitan Police Department Officer Scott Williams is at MedStar Washington Hospital Center recovering Wednesday in good condition after being shot multiple times in the legs at Washington Navy Yard.

  • Families claiming bodies from Navy Yard shooting

    Families claiming bodies from Navy Yard shooting

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 4:59 PM EDT2013-09-18 20:59:46 GMT
    Family members are identifying and claiming the bodies of people killed at the Washington Navy Yard.
    Family members are identifying and claiming the bodies of people killed at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Military base shootings shake sense of security

    Military base shootings shake sense of security

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 4:21 PM EDT2013-09-18 20:21:31 GMT
    Armed guards stand at the gates. IDs are needed to pass through electronic barriers. And uniformed members of the American military — trained and battle-tested to recognize the enemy and kill — are everywhere, smartly saluting as they come and go.
    Armed guards stand at the gates. IDs are needed to pass through electronic barriers. And uniformed members of the American military — trained and battle-tested to recognize the enemy and kill — are everywhere, smartly saluting as they come and go.
  • Hospital: 2 Navy Yard victims improve, 1 released

    Hospital: 2 Navy Yard victims improve, 1 released

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 3:30 PM EDT2013-09-18 19:30:01 GMT
    A Washington hospital says a police officer and a civilian injured in the Navy Yard shooting have been upgraded from fair condition to good condition, and a third patient has been released.
    A Washington hospital says a police officer and a civilian injured in the Navy Yard shooting have been upgraded from fair condition to good condition, and a third patient has been released.
  • Mother of Navy Yard shooter 'so, so very sorry'

    Mother of Navy Yard shooter 'so, so very sorry'

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 3:14 PM EDT2013-09-18 19:14:26 GMT
    The mother of Aaron Alexis said Wednesday that she does not know why her son opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people, but she is glad he can no longer hurt anyone else.
    The mother of Aaron Alexis said Wednesday that she does not know why her son opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people, but she is glad he can no longer hurt anyone else.
  • Dr. Janis Orlowski makes plea to end gun violence in America

    Dr. Janis Orlowski makes plea to end gun violence in America

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 11:32 AM EDT2013-09-18 15:32:56 GMT
    In a news conference Monday a D.C. doctor made a poignant plea to ending gun violence in America.
    In a news conference Monday a D.C. doctor made a poignant plea to ending gun violence in America.
  • Security clearance checks under scrutiny after Navy Yard shootings

    Security clearance checks under scrutiny after Navy Yard shootings

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 9:52 AM EDT2013-09-18 13:52:34 GMT
    A defense contractor's deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard is raising questions about the adequacy of the background checks done on contract employees who hold security clearances.
    A defense contractor's deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard is raising questions about the adequacy of the background checks done on contract employees who hold security clearances.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Navy Yard gunman earned glowing evaluations during time as reservist

    EXCLUSIVE: Navy Yard gunman earned glowing evaluations during time as reservist

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 7:06 AM EDT2013-09-18 11:06:07 GMT
    Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard shooting suspectAaron Alexis, Navy Yard shooting suspect
    The Navy Yard gunman who killed 12 people Monday at a military facility in Washington typically earned rave reviews from his superiors during his time in the service, though there were glimpses into the madness that drove him to mass murder, according to records obtained exclusively by Fox News. Aaron Alexis was described at different times during his 2007-2011 stint as a full-time Navy reservist as an "eager trainee" with "unlimited potential," who displayed a "get it done" ...
    The Navy Yard gunman who killed 12 people Monday at a military facility in Washington typically earned rave reviews from his superiors during his time in the service, though there were glimpses into the madness that drove him to mass murder, according to records obtained exclusively by Fox News. Aaron Alexis was described at different times during his 2007-2011 stint as a full-time Navy reservist as an "eager trainee" with "unlimited potential," who displayed a "get it done" ...
  • Navy Yard opens garages for employees to get cars

    Navy Yard opens garages for employees to get cars

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 6:51 AM EDT2013-09-18 10:51:01 GMT
    The U.S. Navy says several garages and all surface parking lots are opening at Washington Navy Yard for employees to retrieve their private vehicles.
    The U.S. Navy says several garages and all surface parking lots are opening at Washington Navy Yard for employees to retrieve their private vehicles.
  • Candlelight vigil held for victims of Navy Yard shooting

    Candlelight vigil held for victims of Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:53 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:53:21 GMT
    Representatives from Project End Gun Violence and Moms Demand Action gathered with supporters and local residents steps from the Washington Navy Yard Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil.
    Representatives from Project End Gun Violence and Moms Demand Action gathered with supporters and local residents steps from the Washington Navy Yard Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil.
  • Former state trooper Richard Ridgell passionate about Ravens, protecting his country

    Former state trooper Richard Ridgell passionate about Ravens, protecting his country

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:35:45 GMT
    Richard Michael Ridgell, 52, was a passionate protector, both in his security work and in the way he treated his daughters during game-day trips to M&T Field to root for his beloved Baltimore Ravens.
    Richard Michael Ridgell, 52, was a passionate protector, both in his security work and in the way he treated his daughters during game-day trips to M&T Field to root for his beloved Baltimore Ravens.
  • Navy Yard gunman had history of mental illness

    Navy Yard gunman had history of mental illness

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:33:44 GMT
    Reports on Tuesday indicated Alexis has been showing signs of mental illness for many years, but only started receiving treatment one month ago.
    Reports on Tuesday indicated Alexis has been showing signs of mental illness for many years, but only started receiving treatment one month ago.
  • Alexandria resident Gerald Read identified as one of the victims killed in Navy Yard shooting

    Alexandria resident Gerald Read identified as one of the victims killed in Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:29 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:29:54 GMT

    Gerald L. Read's son-in-law, Michael Giffin, said his family was not ready to speak yet about the 58-year-old's death. "We're still trying to gather our thoughts," said Giffin, who is married to Read's daughter, Jessica. Read was from Alexandria, Va.

    Gerald L. Read's son-in-law, Michael Giffin, said his family was not ready to speak yet about the 58-year-old's death. "We're still trying to gather our thoughts," said Giffin, who is married to Read's daughter, Jessica. Read was from Alexandria, Va.

  • Kenneth Proctor loved his teenage sons, Redskins

    Kenneth Proctor loved his teenage sons, Redskins

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:20:55 GMT
    Kenneth Proctor, 46, worked as a civilian utilities foreman at the Navy Yard, his ex-wife, Evelyn Proctor, said. He spent 22 years working for the federal government, Evelyn Proctor said.
    Kenneth Proctor, 46, worked as a civilian utilities foreman at the Navy Yard, his ex-wife, Evelyn Proctor, said. He spent 22 years working for the federal government, Evelyn Proctor said.
  • Vishnu Pandit devoted to his family, Navy career

    Vishnu Pandit devoted to his family, Navy career

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:10 PM EDT2013-09-18 03:10:06 GMT
    Marine engineer and naval architect Vishnu Pandit, 61, was a hard-working Indian immigrant, known for his devotion family, community and his 30-year civilian Navy career.
    Marine engineer and naval architect Vishnu Pandit, 61, was a hard-working Indian immigrant, known for his devotion family, community and his 30-year civilian Navy career.
  • Mary Knight recently promoted, saw daughter get married

    Mary Knight recently promoted, saw daughter get married

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:59 PM EDT2013-09-18 02:59:02 GMT
    Information technology specialist Mary Knight, 51, of Reston, Va., had recently received a big promotion and witnessed the marriage of her older daughter, her mother said.
    Information technology specialist Mary Knight, 51, of Reston, Va., had recently received a big promotion and witnessed the marriage of her older daughter, her mother said.
  • 'King Oyster' Frank Kohler loved the water, avid golfer

    'King Oyster' Frank Kohler loved the water, avid golfer

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:48 PM EDT2013-09-18 02:48:17 GMT
    Frank Kohler, 50, was a past president of the Rotary Club in Lexington Park, Md. As such, he proudly held the title of "King Oyster" at the annual festival celebrating the region's signature bivalve the third weekend of each October.
    Frank Kohler, 50, was a past president of the Rotary Club in Lexington Park, Md. As such, he proudly held the title of "King Oyster" at the annual festival celebrating the region's signature bivalve the third weekend of each October.
  • Navy Yard shooting victim Sylvia Frasier was part of close-knit family, dedicated to job

    Navy Yard shooting victim Sylvia Frasier was part of close-knit family, dedicated to job

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:38 PM EDT2013-09-18 02:38:56 GMT
    Sylvia Frasier, 53, of Waldorf, Md., was an Information Technology Security Manager with the Naval Sea Systems Command until she was gunned down Monday morning at the Washington Navy Yard.
    Sylvia Frasier, 53, of Waldorf, Md., was an Information Technology Security Manager with the Naval Sea Systems Command until she was gunned down Monday morning at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Kathleen Gaarde was starting to plan retirement with husband of 38 years

    Kathleen Gaarde was starting to plan retirement with husband of 38 years

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:10 PM EDT2013-09-18 02:10:17 GMT
    Kathleen Gaarde, 63, of Woodbridge, Va., was a financial analyst who supported the organization responsible for the shipyards, her husband, Douglass, wrote in an email to the AP Tuesday.
    Kathleen Gaarde, 63, of Woodbridge, Va., was a financial analyst who supported the organization responsible for the shipyards, her husband, Douglass, wrote in an email to the AP Tuesday.
  • Navy veteran Michael Arnold was avid pilot

    Navy veteran Michael Arnold was avid pilot

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 9:46 PM EDT2013-09-18 01:46:59 GMT
    Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Va., was a Navy veteran and avid pilot who was building a light airplane at his home, said his uncle, Steve Hunter.
    Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Va., was a Navy veteran and avid pilot who was building a light airplane at his home, said his uncle, Steve Hunter.
  • Navy Yard gunman, Aaron Alexis, told police he was hearing voices

    Navy Yard gunman, Aaron Alexis, told police he was hearing voices

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-09-18 01:04:13 GMT
    A month before he went on the rampage that left 13 dead, Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis complained to police in Rhode Island that people were talking to him through the walls and ceilings of his hotel rooms and sending microwave vibrations into his body to deprive him of sleep.
    A month before he went on the rampage that left 13 dead, Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis complained to police in Rhode Island that people were talking to him through the walls and ceilings of his hotel rooms and sending microwave vibrations into his body to deprive him of sleep.
  • Federal gun laws didn't block Navy Yard shooter

    Federal gun laws didn't block Navy Yard shooter

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:39 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:39:30 GMT
    The gunman who killed 12 people before being shot dead by police at the Washington Navy Yard had a history of violent outbursts, was at least twice accused of firing guns in anger, and was in the early stages of treatment for serious mental problems, according to court records and U.S. law enforcement officials.
    The gunman who killed 12 people before being shot dead by police at the Washington Navy Yard had a history of violent outbursts, was at least twice accused of firing guns in anger, and was in the early stages of treatment for serious mental problems, according to court records and U.S. law enforcement officials.
  • Navy Yard encourages employees to telecommute

    Navy Yard encourages employees to telecommute

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:32:45 GMT
    The U.S. Navy says the Washington Navy Yard that was the scene of a shooting rampage will open for business for Mission Essential personnel.
    The U.S. Navy says the Washington Navy Yard that was the scene of a shooting rampage will open for business for Mission Essential personnel.
  • Navy Yard gunman visited range 2 days before shooting

    Navy Yard gunman visited range 2 days before shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:22 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:22:29 GMT
    An attorney for a Virginia gun store says the man identified as the Navy Yard gunman bought a shotgun and ammunition there two days before the rampage.
    An attorney for a Virginia gun store says the man identified as the Navy Yard gunman bought a shotgun and ammunition there two days before the rampage.
  • Committee seeks VA records about suspected shooter

    Committee seeks VA records about suspected shooter

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:13 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:13:42 GMT
    The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee is seeking details about any VA health care or other services provided to the suspect in the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard.
    The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee is seeking details about any VA health care or other services provided to the suspect in the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Navy Yard gunman seen as polite visitor to temples

    Navy Yard gunman seen as polite visitor to temples

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:10 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:10:47 GMT
    The Washington Navy Yard gunman is being described as a polite and considerate visitor as he explored his Buddhist faith at temples in North Texas.
    The Washington Navy Yard gunman is being described as a polite and considerate visitor as he explored his Buddhist faith at temples in North Texas.
  • Audit critical of Navy security review system

    Audit critical of Navy security review system

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:07 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:07:28 GMT
    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus ordered two security reviews Tuesday to look at how well the Navy protects its bases and how accurately it screens its workers, following the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus ordered two security reviews Tuesday to look at how well the Navy protects its bases and how accurately it screens its workers, following the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • At 73, Navy Yard victim John Johnson still loved his work

    At 73, Navy Yard victim John Johnson still loved his work

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 8:00 PM EDT2013-09-18 00:00:27 GMT
    John Johnson wasn't the retiring type. At 73 years old, he still lived in the Derwood, Md., home he bought more than 40 years ago and he still went to work at the Navy Yard every day. On Monday, a gunman shot and killed him, along with 11 others.
    John Johnson wasn't the retiring type. At 73 years old, he still lived in the Derwood, Md., home he bought more than 40 years ago and he still went to work at the Navy Yard every day. On Monday, a gunman shot and killed him, along with 11 others.
  • Navy Yard shooting victim Martin Bodrog remembered as a great neighbor, father

    Navy Yard shooting victim Martin Bodrog remembered as a great neighbor, father

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-09-17 23:20:53 GMT
    It is unsurprising that Martin Bodrog, of Annandale, Va., was at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. He had been associated with the military his whole adult life.
    It is unsurprising that Martin Bodrog, of Annandale, Va., was at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. He had been associated with the military his whole adult life.
  • Heartbroken Southeast DC family informed of death of Navy Yard shooting victim Arthur Daniels

    Heartbroken Southeast DC family informed of death of Navy Yard shooting victim Arthur Daniels

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:18 PM EDT2013-09-17 23:18:09 GMT
    A Southeast D.C. family has been notified that their loved one is among the 13 casualties of the Navy Yard shooting.
    A Southeast D.C. family has been notified that their loved one is among the 13 casualties of the Navy Yard shooting.
  • US Park Police helicopter provides crucial eye in the sky during Navy Yard shooting

    US Park Police helicopter provides crucial eye in the sky during Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:54:01 GMT
    It's what they train to do. "Are they aware that they're going into harm’s way? They're police officers. They're trained to run in when everybody else is running out," says U.S. Park Police Aviation Commander Simeon Klebaner. And his team did just that on Monday. They flew for nearly four hours -- hovering above Navy Yard Building 197.
    It's what they train to do. "Are they aware that they're going into harm’s way? They're police officers. They're trained to run in when everybody else is running out," says U.S. Park Police Aviation Commander Simeon Klebaner. And his team did just that on Monday. They flew for nearly four hours -- hovering above Navy Yard Building 197.
  • Tech firm CEO says no personnel issues with Aaron Alexis

    Tech firm CEO says no personnel issues with Aaron Alexis

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:45:15 GMT
    The CEO of an IT-consulting company where Aaron Alexis once worked says the suspected gunman in the Washington Navy Yard massacre had "no personnel issues" he was aware of.
    The CEO of an IT-consulting company where Aaron Alexis once worked says the suspected gunman in the Washington Navy Yard massacre had "no personnel issues" he was aware of.
  • Navy Yard shooting suspect was cited in Georgia

    Navy Yard shooting suspect was cited in Georgia

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:40 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:40:04 GMT
    Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.
    Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.
  • Navy Yard shooter got honorable discharge

    Navy Yard shooter got honorable discharge

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:37:22 GMT
    The former Navy reservist who gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had a string of misconduct problems during his nearly four years in the military, but he received an honorable discharge, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
    The former Navy reservist who gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had a string of misconduct problems during his nearly four years in the military, but he received an honorable discharge, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
  • Washington pauses to mourn lives lost at Navy Yard

    Washington pauses to mourn lives lost at Navy Yard

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-09-17 21:00:47 GMT
    At the U.S. Navy Memorial, in church and on the baseball field, the nation's capital paused Tuesday to mourn the 12 people killed in a shooting rampage at one of the oldest military installations.
    At the U.S. Navy Memorial, in church and on the baseball field, the nation's capital paused Tuesday to mourn the 12 people killed in a shooting rampage at one of the oldest military installations.
  • Navy Yard gunman had shotgun, got handgun

    Navy Yard gunman had shotgun, got handgun

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 4:25 PM EDT2013-09-17 20:25:31 GMT
    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says officers with AR-15s arrived at the building within seven minutes of the call.
    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says officers with AR-15s arrived at the building within seven minutes of the call.
  • Gun dealer that sold weapon to Aaron Alexis releases statement

    Gun dealer that sold weapon to Aaron Alexis releases statement

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-09-17 16:44:23 GMT
    The gun dealer that sold Aaron Alexis a weapon used during a shooting at the Navy Yard has released a statement.
    The gun dealer that sold Aaron Alexis a weapon used during a shooting at the Navy Yard has released a statement.
  • Gunman, Aaron Alexis, in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

    Gunman, Aaron Alexis, in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 12:20 PM EDT2013-09-17 16:20:13 GMT
    Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.
    Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.
  • DC hospital: 3 Navy Yard victims doing well

    DC hospital: 3 Navy Yard victims doing well

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:08 AM EDT2013-09-17 15:08:19 GMT
    A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the Washington Navy Yard shooting are doing well. Dr. Janis Orlowski, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's chief medical officer, said Tuesday morning that the police officer, who was shot in the legs, and a woman who was shot in the shoulder are in fair condition.
    A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the Washington Navy Yard shooting are doing well. Dr. Janis Orlowski, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's chief medical officer, said Tuesday morning that the police officer, who was shot in the legs, and a woman who was shot in the shoulder are in fair condition.
  • D.C. Cardinal Wuerl to hold mass in memory of Navy Yard shooting victims

    D.C. Cardinal Wuerl to hold mass in memory of Navy Yard shooting victims

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:18 AM EDT2013-09-17 14:18:09 GMT
    D.C. Cardinal Donald Wuerl will lead a mass for consolation and healing in memory of those who died in the Navy Yard shooting and the families they left behind.
    D.C. Cardinal Donald Wuerl will lead a mass for consolation and healing in memory of those who died in the Navy Yard shooting and the families they left behind.
  • Shooting suspect's car towed away from Navy Yard

    Shooting suspect's car towed away from Navy Yard

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 10:02 AM EDT2013-09-17 14:02:01 GMT
    FOX 5 has confirmed that a vehicle towed from the Navy Yard Tuesday morning was that of the shooting suspect.
    FOX 5 has confirmed that a vehicle towed from the Navy Yard Tuesday morning was that of the shooting suspect.
  • Senate returning to normal operations Tuesday following Navy Yard shootings

    Senate returning to normal operations Tuesday following Navy Yard shootings

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:51 AM EDT2013-09-17 11:51:48 GMT
    The Senate is returning to normal operations Tuesday following a shutdown due to the Navy Yard shootings.
    The Senate is returning to normal operations Tuesday following a shutdown due to the Navy Yard shootings.
  • Navy Yard shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold

    Navy Yard shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:25 AM EDT2013-09-17 11:25:13 GMT
    A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation's capital has reignited talk about guns, but it's uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second Amendment supporters. The case for increased gun control has become increasingly difficult, evidenced by the National Rifle Association-backed recall of two Colorado legislators who supported stricter laws and President Barack Obama's powerlessness to pass his legis...
    A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation's capital has reignited talk about guns, but it's uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second Amendment supporters. The case for increased gun control has become increasingly difficult, evidenced by the National Rifle Association-backed recall of two Colorado legislators who supported stricter laws and President Barack Obama's powerlessness to pass his legis...
  • DDOT: Streets near Navy Yard reopen after shooting

    DDOT: Streets near Navy Yard reopen after shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 7:02 AM EDT2013-09-17 11:02:23 GMT
    Transportation officials say streets and bridges around the Washington Navy Yard have reopened after a deadly shooting rampage there.
    Transportation officials say streets and bridges around the Washington Navy Yard have reopened after a deadly shooting rampage there.
  • Stories of Navy Yard shooting victims begin to emerge

    Stories of Navy Yard shooting victims begin to emerge

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:41 AM EDT2013-09-17 10:41:35 GMT
    A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. Early Tuesday, the stories of some of those who died started to surface. ------ Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Va., was a Navy veteran and avid pilot who was building a light airplane at his home, said his uncle, Steve Hunter. ...
    A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. Early Tuesday, the stories of some of those who died started to surface. ------ Michael Arnold, 59, of Lorton, Va., was a Navy veteran and avid pilot who was building a light airplane at his home, said his uncle, Steve Hunter. ...
  • 13, including gunman, killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage

    13, including gunman, killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:12 AM EDT2013-09-17 10:12:57 GMT
    The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist who used a valid pass to get onto the installation and started firing inside a building, killing 12 people before he was slain in a gun battle with police.
    The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist who used a valid pass to get onto the installation and started firing inside a building, killing 12 people before he was slain in a gun battle with police.
  • Investigation turns to DC Navy Yard gunman's motive

    Investigation turns to DC Navy Yard gunman's motive

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:10 AM EDT2013-09-17 10:10:47 GMT
    Investigators were turning their attention early Tuesday to the question of why Navy veteran Aaron Alexis killed 12 people at a Navy building in Washington Monday morning.
    Investigators were turning their attention early Tuesday to the question of why Navy veteran Aaron Alexis killed 12 people at a Navy building in Washington Monday morning.
  • 13 killed, including gunman, in Navy Yard rampage

    13 killed, including gunman, in Navy Yard rampage

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 12:00 AM EDT2013-09-17 04:00:32 GMT
    A defense-industry employee used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallway and firing from a balcony on workers in an atrium below. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.
    A defense-industry employee used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallway and firing from a balcony on workers in an atrium below. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.
  • Officials: Navy Yard shooter had 3 weapons

    Officials: Navy Yard shooter had 3 weapons

    Monday, September 16 2013 11:51 PM EDT2013-09-17 03:51:28 GMT
    Law enforcement officials say the defense contractor who fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was carrying three weapons during the rampage.
    Law enforcement officials say the defense contractor who fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was carrying three weapons during the rampage.
  • Facts and figures about the Washington Navy Yard

    Facts and figures about the Washington Navy Yard

    Monday, September 16 2013 8:59 PM EDT2013-09-17 00:59:02 GMT
    Facts and figures about the Washington Navy Yard, site of a mass shooting Monday that left 13 people dead, including the gunman.
    Facts and figures about the Washington Navy Yard, site of a mass shooting Monday that left 13 people dead, including the gunman.
  • A look at shootings at other military posts

    A look at shootings at other military posts

    Monday, September 16 2013 8:54 PM EDT2013-09-17 00:54:31 GMT
    Here is a look at other shootings at military installations in recent years.
    Here is a look at other shootings at military installations in recent years.
  • Navy Yard suspect arrested in '04 Seattle shooting

    Navy Yard suspect arrested in '04 Seattle shooting

    Monday, September 16 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-09-17 00:43:36 GMT
    The man identified as the shooter in the Washington Navy Yard slayings had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a parked car in what he described as an anger-fueled "black out."
    The man identified as the shooter in the Washington Navy Yard slayings had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a parked car in what he described as an anger-fueled "black out."
  • Man arrested for throwing firecrackers over White House fence

    Man arrested for throwing firecrackers over White House fence

    Monday, September 16 2013 8:15 PM EDT2013-09-17 00:15:13 GMT
    The Secret Service has arrested a man for tossing firecrackers over a fence at the White House.
    The Secret Service has arrested a man for tossing firecrackers over a fence at the White House.
  • Obama laments shooting as gun debate has gone cold

    Obama laments shooting as gun debate has gone cold

    Monday, September 16 2013 7:56 PM EDT2013-09-16 23:56:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented "yet another mass shooting," this time in the nation's capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates.
    President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented "yet another mass shooting," this time in the nation's capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates.
  • Obama: 'Cowardly act' at Navy Yard kills patriots

    Obama: 'Cowardly act' at Navy Yard kills patriots

    Monday, September 16 2013 7:52 PM EDT2013-09-16 23:52:23 GMT
    President Barack Obama is mourning what he calls "yet another mass shooting" in the United States that took the life of what he says were American patriots.
    President Barack Obama is mourning what he calls "yet another mass shooting" in the United States that took the life of what he says were American patriots.
  • Navy Yard shooting shakes Fort Hood victims

    Navy Yard shooting shakes Fort Hood victims

    Monday, September 16 2013 6:38 PM EDT2013-09-16 22:38:59 GMT
    Survivors and relatives of those killed in the shooting rampage at the Fort Hood military base in Texas say the attack at the Navy Yard in Washington has brought back memories from 2009.
    Survivors and relatives of those killed in the shooting rampage at the Fort Hood military base in Texas say the attack at the Navy Yard in Washington has brought back memories from 2009.
  • White House postpones music event, cites shooting

    White House postpones music event, cites shooting

    Monday, September 16 2013 6:34 PM EDT2013-09-16 22:34:17 GMT
    The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 13 people dead.
    The White House decided late Monday to postpone the taping of a program celebrating Latin music, citing a morning shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 13 people dead.
  • Obama orders flags lowered for shooting victims

    Obama orders flags lowered for shooting victims

    Monday, September 16 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-09-16 22:20:45 GMT
    The White House says President Barack Obama is ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
    The White House says President Barack Obama is ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Senate lifts some restrictions as shooter sought

    Senate lifts some restrictions as shooter sought

    Monday, September 16 2013 5:55 PM EDT2013-09-16 21:55:41 GMT
    Senate officials lifted some restrictions on their side of the U.S. Capitol complex Monday while authorities searched for a potential second suspect in the Navy Yard shootings.
    Senate officials lifted some restrictions on their side of the U.S. Capitol complex Monday while authorities searched for a potential second suspect in the Navy Yard shootings.
  • Biden: US will get to bottom of Navy Yard shooting

    Biden: US will get to bottom of Navy Yard shooting

    Monday, September 16 2013 5:54 PM EDT2013-09-16 21:54:27 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden says a shooting Monday at the Washington Navy Yard is a "God-awful reminder" of the need for Americans to stay vigilant.
    Vice President Joe Biden says a shooting Monday at the Washington Navy Yard is a "God-awful reminder" of the need for Americans to stay vigilant.
  • Photos: Shooting at Navy yard in DC

    Photos: Shooting at Navy yard in DC

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:41 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:41:15 GMT
    Chaos broke out at the Washington Navy Yard just after 8am on Monday September 16th.
    Chaos broke out at the Washington Navy Yard just after 8am on Monday September 16th.
  • Senate postpones votes in response to Navy Yard shooting

    Senate postpones votes in response to Navy Yard shooting

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:39:43 GMT
    The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
    The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Witnesses describe gunfire at Navy Yard

    Witnesses describe gunfire at Navy Yard

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:39:43 GMT
    A man who works at the Washington Navy Yard says he and some co-workers encountered a gunman this morning in a long third-floor hallway of the building where they work. Todd Brundige says the man "just turned and started firing."
    A man who works at the Washington Navy Yard says he and some co-workers encountered a gunman this morning in a long third-floor hallway of the building where they work. Todd Brundige says the man "just turned and started firing."
  • Officials: At least 1 shooter dead at Navy Yard

    Officials: At least 1 shooter dead at Navy Yard

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:39:43 GMT
    Officials say at least one shooter has died at the Washington Navy Yard, where several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded. A federal law enforcement official and a Defense Department official said Monday morning that a shooter had died.
    Officials say at least one shooter has died at the Washington Navy Yard, where several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded. A federal law enforcement official and a Defense Department official said Monday morning that a shooter had died.
  • Navy Yard building where gunman killed 12 to be renamed

    Navy Yard building where gunman killed 12 to be renamed

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 2:33 PM EST2014-02-05 19:33:46 GMT
    Officials are renaming the Washington Navy Yard building where a gunman fatally shot 12 people in September before he was killed by police.
    Officials are renaming the Washington Navy Yard building where a gunman fatally shot 12 people in September before he was killed by police.

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