James Brady

John Hinckley Jr. (L) escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding President Ronald Reagan. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Charges In Jim Brady’s Homicide Could Prove Tough

Trying to bring a case against John Hinckley Jr. in the homicide of former White House press secretary James Brady could prove difficult for prosecutors, given the three decades that have passed since he was shot in an assassination try on Ronald Reagan and because a jury ruled that Hinckley was insane when he opened fire, an attorney and law professor said.

08/09/2014

James Brady, the Reagan Administration press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 attempted assassination of then President Ronald Reagan, watches as U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Brady Bill at the White House Nov. 30, 1993. (credit: PAUL RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Reagan Aide Jim Brady’s Death Ruled Homicide

This week’s death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.

08/08/2014

James Brady, the Reagan Administration press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 attempted assassination of then President Ronald Reagan, watches as U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Brady Bill at the White House Nov. 30, 1993. (credit: PAUL RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady Dies

The family of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, says he has died.

08/04/2014

Backlash over the auction of a blood vial of former President Ronald Reagan caused the auction to be canceled. (credit: MIKE SARGENT/AFP/Getty Images)

Complaints From Ronald Reagan’s Family Cause Cancellation Of Blood Vial Auction

A European auction house Thursday canceled the planned online sale of a vial containing dried blood residue said to be from Ronald Reagan after complaints from the late U.S. president’s family and foundation.

05/24/2012

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