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  • Gunman emailed plans to parents before rampage

    Gunman emailed plans to parents before rampage
    Santa Barbara, Calif. - A man who killed six people in a California college town emailed his plans minutes before he went on a rampage, sending his parents racing to try to stop him and leaving a family friend wondering whether her son was an intended...
  • Video vowing slaughter may be tied to shootings near UC Santa Barbara

    Video vowing slaughter may be tied to shootings near UC Santa Barbara
    Police said they are analyzing a video that might be connected to the shooting deaths of six people in Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara on Friday night. A series of drive-by shootings left seven people dead, including a man believed to have carried...
  • Frantic parents of shooting suspect raced to Isla Vista during rampage

    Frantic parents of shooting suspect raced to Isla Vista during rampage
    Chin Rodger got the call from her son Elliot Rodger’s therapist at 9:17 p.m. Friday – 13 minutes before authorities say he opened fire outside a sorority house. "Have you gotten Elliot’s email?” he said. “I think you should...
  • Isla Vista shootings: Killing rampage recalls 2001 'angel of death'

    Isla Vista shootings: Killing rampage recalls 2001 'angel of death'
    The killing rampage that left seven dead and 13 injured in Isla Vista this weekend isn't the first tragedy to hit the coastal community near UC Santa Barbara. The Isla Vista attacks echo a Feb. 23, 2001, incident in which four pedestrians were run...
  • Make A Stand Against Continuing Carnage

    Many hoped, and some even predicted, that the horror of the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012 — 18 months ago tomorrow — would spur a national effort to keep guns out of the wrong hands. That hope remains unrequited: The carnage continues....
  • Yuri Kochiyama dies at 93; civil rights activist, friend of Malcolm X

    Yuri Kochiyama dies at 93; civil rights activist, friend of Malcolm X
    A famous Life magazine photograph from 1965 shows Malcolm X lying on the stage of a New York City ballroom moments after assassins had shot him down. One of the first people who rushed to his side was a petite Asian woman in glasses who is seen cradling...
  • Briefs: Gilchrist helps Team USA open with wins

    Newport Harbor High alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored once as the United States women's water polo national team topped Canada, 16-5, on Wednesday in its second game at the FINA World League Super Final in Kunshan, China. Team USA opened competition...
  • Weekend Escape: In Goleta, not-so-distant adventures

    The word "Goleta" must mean "diverse" in some non-English language. Visitors can experience a posh resort, a serene hiking trail and a town center all within four miles. It's like getting three vacations in one without having to battle jet lag. The tab: A...
  • Body of transgender activist found in Anaheim was likely moved

    Body of transgender activist found in Anaheim was likely moved
    Investigators said it is likely that the body of a transgender woman found in a parking lot behind an Anaheim fast-food restaurant was moved there after she died. The death of Zoraida “Ale” Reyes is being investigated as suspicious, although...
  • Barbara Walters returns from retirement for Peter Rodger interview

    Barbara Walters retired from "The View" and ABC News on May 16. Her retirement lasted about three weeks. On Monday, ABC News announced that Walters would soon be back in the interviewer's chair, talking to Peter Rodger, the father of Elliot Rodger,...
  • Dealing with sexual assault

    To the editor: I applaud Sandy Banks' courageous and cogent commentary (“A campus judgment call,” Column, June 10). For some time now the campus sexual assault pendulum has been inching its way away from the historical bias that favored males,...
  • Related story: Gun violence at U.S. schools continues to grow sharply

    A fatal shooting inĀ Oregon on Tuesday was theĀ 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people...