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  • Mere presence of a gun does not deter crime

    We recently mourned the passing of former White House press secretary James Brady, who was shot, along with President Ronald Reagan and a Secret Service agent, while being surrounded by armed, trained and ready Secret Service agents. This provides...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting

    James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting
    A Virginia medical examiner has ruled the death of James Brady, the former press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan a homicide, according to a police spokesperson. Brady was shot in the head by John...
  • James Brady's second act built a movement

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 7: On March 30, 1981, White House press secretary James Brady was shot along with President Ronald Reagan, a police officer and a Secret Service agent by would-be...
  • For the record

    James Brady: In the Aug 5 Section A, a caption with a photo that accompanied the obituary of James Brady misidentified a man wounded alongside Brady in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan as Secret Service Agent Timothy McCarthy. McCarthy...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide 33 years after he was shot

    The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times. Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
  • Toddler slides through White House gate, alarming Secret Service

    Toddler slides through White House gate, alarming Secret Service
    A toddler squeezed through the White House gates on Thursday evening, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue and amusing White House reporters awaiting late-breaking news on Iraq. "We were going to wait until he learned to talk to...
  • Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola

    Protest delays FBI's huge sole-source deal with Motorola
    A protest by a small two-way radio manufacturer has stalled an FBI plan to hand a sole-source contract worth up to $500 million to emergency communications giant Motorola Solutions Inc., mainly to upgrade the bureau's 30-year-old network. FBI contracting...
  • Reagan press secretary, gun control advocate Jim Brady dies

    WASHINGTON James S. Brady, seriously wounded during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later an influential fighter for gun control, died Monday. Brady, 73, "revolutionized" the job of White House press secretary, said the current...
  • James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate

    James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate
    James S. Brady had been presidential press secretary for less than three months when a deranged would-be assassin fired a volley of shots at Ronald Reagan on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., hotel. The president was wounded by a ricocheting...
  • Man gets prison in computer hacking, stolen credit card case

    Man gets prison in computer hacking, stolen credit card case
    An Orlando judge sentenced a Turkish man to federal prison for his role in a computer hacking and credit card scheme, which enabled a Central Florida crime ring to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal purchases. Alper Erdogan, 35, was...
  • P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach

    P.F. Chang's in Newport affected by credit card data breach
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been stolen from 33 restaurants in 16 states, including eight in California. Among those was the chain's Fashion Island...
  • P.F. Chang's security breach hits 33 restaurants, 8 in California

    P.F. Chang's security breach hits 33 restaurants, 8 in California
    P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. has provided new details about a security breach discovered in June, saying customer data may have been stolen from 33 restaurants in 16 states, including eight in California.  The restaurant chain said Monday that...