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Aaron Alexis

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  • Flood recovery now a race against winter, Colorado governor says

    Flood recovery now a race against winter, Colorado governor says
    DENVER — In an acknowledgment of the breadth of destruction that has visited his state, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday the appointment of a business executive to oversee the state's recovery from catastrophic flooding, which he...
  • 10 people and a child wounded in Chicago shooting

    At least 10 people and a child were injured in a shooting at an outdoor basketball court on Chicago's South Side late Thursday, according to local fire department and media reports. The child was seriously wounded, according to the Chicago Fire...
  • Washington Navy Yard reopens after deadly shooting

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Navy Yard reopened Thursday morning following the shooting that resulted in 13 deaths there earlier in the week. The base opened at 6 a.m., as usual, with all facilities accessible except for the gym and Building 197,...
  • Post office may need an urgent rate increase, Congress is told

    It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free. The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
  • House OKs more logging in national forests, including in California

    House OKs more logging in national forests, including in California
    WASHINGTON — In response to fires that have ravaged the West this year, the House on Friday approved a bill that would expand logging in national forests despite a White House veto threat. The measure, which would impose limits on environmental...
  • Letters: Why gun laws matter

    Letters: Why gun laws matter
    Re "Police warned Navy about shooter," Sept. 19 As journalists dissect the mental health of the individual responsible for the Washington Navy Yard shooting, I want to challenge us to stop focusing exclusively on blaming individuals. Trying to assign...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • Navy Yard shooter: 2 previous gun incidents, but never charged

    Navy Yard shooter: 2 previous gun incidents, but never charged
    Aaron Alexis, identified as the gunman in Monday’s deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, had fired a handgun in two previous incidents in Texas and Washington state in which no one was hurt, according to police records. When...
  • Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis had hallucinations, police report says

    WASHINGTON — Just five weeks before he killed 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington, Aaron Alexis told police in Newport, R.I., that he was hearing voices in his head, that he feared three people were going to harm him and that the voices...
  • Navy Yard shooting: Pentagon to order review of security clearances

    Navy Yard shooting: Pentagon to order review of security clearances
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to order a review of security procedures at all Defense Department installations in the U.S. and overseas in the wake of the killing of 12 civilians at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. The inquiry, disclosed by a...
  • Letters: An argument for more gun control

    Re "Gun laws for mentally ill not so easy," Sept. 22 The instant background check on Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis is no replacement for an in-depth universal background check. If the media were able so quickly to uncover information about Alexis'...