Navy Yard

Roses that were placed on an anchor at an entrance of the Washington Navy Yard as security personnel stand watch, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

How can red flags be missed like Navy shooter’s?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s sprawling system of background checks and security clearances is so unreliable it’s virtually impossible to adequately investigate the nearly 5 million Americans who have them and make sure they can […]

09/19/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Navy Yard gunman visited range day before shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Michael Slocum said in an […]

09/17/2013

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