Navy Yard Shooting

An armed officer who said he is with the Department of Defense, works near the gate at the Washington Navy Yard, closed to all but essential personnel, in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 […]

03/18/2014

Washington Navy Yard where gunman killed 12.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Navy to rename DC building where gunman killed 12

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials are renaming the Washington Navy Yard building where a gunman fatally shot 12 people in September before he was killed by police. Navy Vice Adm. William Hilarides said in an email […]

02/05/2014

This image released by the FBI shows a photo of Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis. Alexis, who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard lied so convincingly to Veterans Affairs doctors before the shootings that they concluded he had no mental health issues despite serious problems and encounters with police during the same period, according to a review by The Associated Press of his confidential medical files. (AP Photo/FBI)

Gunman’s doctor before rampage: ‘No problem there’

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 […]

01/31/2014