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  • Isla Vista shooting victim's father talks about his daughter

    Isla Vista shooting victim's father talks about his daughter
    When Bob and Colleen Weiss learned that their daughter may have been a victim in the Isla Vista shooting rampage, they immediately got in their car late Friday night and drove from their home in Thousand Oaks to Santa Barbara. But once they arrived in...
  • Isla Vista shooting: Former roommate recalls shooting victim

    A former college roommate of Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez, one of the victims of Friday night's shooting rampage in Isla Vista, Calif., described the 20-year-old as kind and family-oriented. Jeff Dolphin, a second-year student at UC Santa Barbara,...
  • Isla Vista shooting suspect talked of 'slaughtering all of you'

    Isla Vista shooting suspect talked of 'slaughtering all of you'
    In some mass shootings, authorities search for a motive. But in the case of the suspect in Friday's rampage at Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara, that appears not to be the case. The suspect, Elliot Rodger, left videos and a long written statement in...
  • Isla Vista suspect 'pushed everyone away,' neighbor says

    Isla Vista suspect 'pushed everyone away,' neighbor says
    A neighbor who lived in the same Isla Vista apartment complex as rampage suspect Elliot Rodger said the 22-year-old was often withdrawn and seemed alienated. Authorities say Rodger killed six UC Santa Barbara students Friday night before killing...
  • In Isla Vista, red flags came too late

    In Isla Vista, red flags came too late
    Elliot Rodger enjoyed sunsets, mountain vistas, retro pop music. He said it time and again: The world was a magical, beautiful place, but only in stark contrast to his small, pitiful life. "No friends," he said one day this spring, in a video recorded...
  • Isla Vista attacker's struggles didn't prevent gun buying

    Elliot Rodger, the man behind the deadly attacks at Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara, had been under the care of a therapist for some time and had been prescribed psychiatric drugs. But experts said getting treatment would not prevent Rodger from...
  • Isla Vista rampage: One of Elliot Rodger's roommates planned to move

    Isla Vista rampage: One of Elliot Rodger's roommates planned to move
    One of three roommates allegedly slain by Elliot Rodger was planning on moving out of their Isla Vista apartment because of conflicts they were having, the victim's mother told KNTV Monday. UC Santa Barbara student Weihan “David” Wang was...
  • Isla Vista attacks: Sororities' members on edge after rampage

    Isla Vista attacks: Sororities' members on edge after rampage
    There is a politely-worded "go away" note taped to the front door of the Alpha Phi sorority. Two uniformed security guards are stationed at the house, where three women from the nearby Delta Delta Delta sorority were gunned down by Elliot Rodger...
  • Isla Vista slayings: Friends recall victim Katherine Cooper

    Isla Vista slayings: Friends recall victim Katherine Cooper
    What childhood friends remember most about Katherine Cooper was her energy: Katie, they said, was unbeatable at foot races, hide-and-go-seek and catching up with the ice-cream truck when it rolled through their tidy Chino Hills neighborhood. “That...
  • Isla Vista slayings: Community growing weary of news media

    Isla Vista slayings: Community growing weary of news media
    After three days of intense news coverage, student residents of the UC Santa Barbara community of Isla Vista are growing weary of reporters and TV camera crews who had descended on the coastal town after Friday’s rampage. By Monday afternoon,...
  • 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...
  • Isla Vista suspect allowed to buy guns despite emotional problems

    Elliot Rodger, the man behind the deadly attacks in Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara, was able to legally obtain three guns despite a history of depression and having been under the care of a therapist for some time. Rodger, who died in the attack, left...