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  • Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized

    Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized
    As he left UC Santa Barbara's memorial for victims of last week's rampage Tuesday evening, Matt Moore fumed about the attention being lavished on the man who caused the violence. Elliot Rodger, 22, left behind videos and writings that vividly describe...
  • What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski

    What Elliot Rodger could have learned from poet Charles Bukowski
    One of the best things about author Charles Bukowski is that he was not pretty and yet he still found intimacy with women. It’s a truly valuable lesson because any man can strut around if he’s tall, handsome and wealthy. Imagine you’re...
  • Glendale City Council candidates asked about guns

    With roughly a week left before the City Council election, an anti-gun group in Glendale has received only one response to a survey it sent to candidates earlier this month asking whether they would pledge to oppose any proposed repeal of a gun-show ban...
  • Philadelphia college evacuated after student allegedly pulls gun

    Philadelphia college evacuated after student allegedly pulls gun
    In a scene all too familiar on school campuses, police say a young man angry at a fellow student walked into a college classroom and pulled out a gun Wednesday, sending students fleeing and prompting a lockdown as police searched for the man. No shots...
  • UC Santa Barbara students paddle out to honor Isla Vista victims

    Hundreds of UC Santa Barbara students took to the ocean to honor six of their own who were killed last week during Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage through the seaside college town of Isla Vista. With their surfboards, group floatation devices and...
  • Army of one

    The world withheld love and he went to war. He was an army of one -- another army of one, laying out his plans in secret torment, plotting his "day of retribution." "The rampage shooters see themselves as moralistic punishers striking against deep...
  • Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage

    Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage
    A UC Santa Barbara student who was arrested this week after seven firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition were found in his apartment is not connected to last week's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, authorities said Thursday. Kevin Tym, 21, of Isla Vista...
  • 'Disturbing' videos by Elliot Rodger not viewed by deputies

    'Disturbing' videos by Elliot Rodger not viewed by deputies
    Sheriff’s deputies who checked on Elliot Rodger's welfare less than a month before his deadly rampage in Isla Vista knew of “disturbing” videos he posted online but did not watch them, officials said Thursday. Santa Barbara sheriff&...
  • Parents of Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger: We are crying out in pain

    Parents of Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger: We are crying out in pain
    The parents of Isla Vista killer Elliott Rodger say it has been "hell on earth" knowing that their son caused the tragedy that took the lives of six UC Santa Barbara students last week and that they remain heartbroken. “We are crying out in pain...
  • Isla Vista rampage: UCSB parents tell of deep sorrow, pride and love

    Isla Vista rampage: UCSB parents tell of deep sorrow, pride and love
    Family members of the UC Santa Barbara students killed in Elliot Rodger's rampage in Isla Vista have reacted visibly with deep sorrow and anger, while others have remained silent, asking that their privacy be respected as they grieve. Some parents had...
  • Isla Vista attack survivor says smirking Elliot Rodger looked 'happy'

    Isla Vista attack survivor says smirking Elliot Rodger looked 'happy'
    UC Santa Barbara student Bianca de Kock initially didn't realize she had been shot by Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger. “Honestly, first of all it didn’t seem real. I thought it was rubber bullets,” De Kock told ABC News on Friday....
  • In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback

    In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback
    Los Angeles officials will host a gun buyback program on Saturday, one week after an Isla Vista man killed six people and wounded 13 near the campus of UC Santa Barbara.  "The tragedy in Santa Barbara reminded us of the horrors of gun violence," said...