Washington Navy Yard

This aerial photo made using a fisheye lens shows the Singapore F1 Grand Prix's Marina Bay City Circuit at dusk from Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The F1 race is slated for September 21-23. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

10 Things to See: A week of top photos

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments the editors think you should see. […]

09/19/2013

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

Navy contractor left cryptic messages on shotgun

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 […]

09/18/2013

3D graphic of the 197 Builidng in the Washington Navy Yard shows areas where shooting took place (AP)

Gunman’s path to DC emerges, but questions remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Through a wall at his Rhode Island hotel, Aaron Alexis could hear them — voices harassing him, wanting to harm him. He couldn’t sleep. He believed people were following him, using a […]

09/18/2013

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)

Mother of Navy yard shooter ‘so, so very sorry’

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of the man who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard says she is “so, so very sorry that this has happened.” Cathleen Alexis said Wednesday in New […]

09/18/2013

A police boat patrols near the scene of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Gunman in Navy Yard rampage was hearing voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former Navy reservist who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was undergoing treatment in the weeks before the shooting rampage, but was not stripped […]

09/17/2013

A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Navy Yard shooting victims had long careers there

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. It was the deadliest attack at a domestic military installation since November 2009, when an Army psychiatrist killed […]

09/17/2013

Armed U.S. Marshals leave the scene where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. At least one gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard, 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, authorities said.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

13 killed by lone gunman in Navy Yard rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — An employee at a defense contractor used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallways and firing from […]

09/16/2013

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

Interactive features on DC Naval Yard shooting

Get the latest information on the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard including a map of the area, information on the gunman and photos from the scene.

09/16/2013

The White House South Lawn

White House postpones music event, cites shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is postponing the taping of a Latin music event, citing Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The White House said in a statement that the decision was made […]

09/16/2013

The U.S. flag flies at half-staff at the White House. (AP Photo)

Obama orders flags lowered for shooting victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. A proclamation Obama signed Monday says […]

09/16/2013

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