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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel lays a wreath in honor of the Navy Yard shooting victims, at the U.S. Navy Memorial, September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. 13 people were killed, including the gunman, during Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Guard Remembered as Loving, Steadfast

Slain security guard Richard “Mike” Ridgell was a loving father and steadfast protector of 2,000 workers at the Washington Navy Yard, where he died maintaining his lobby post to keep a shotgun-wielding man from leaving the building, mourners said at a memorial service Saturday.

09/28/2013

In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Authorities believe Alexis was a gunman involved in the shootings at the Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were shot and killed. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Navy Orders Investigation Into Navy Yard Shooting

The Navy on Thursday ordered an in-depth investigation into the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the events that led up to it, including a detailed look at the shooter, his mental health background and whether any adverse information was ever reported to the service about him.

09/26/2013

Workers return to the Washington Navy Yard on September 17, 2013.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Employees Get Counseling After Massacre

More than 6,000 employees of the Washington Navy Yard have been offered counseling in the 10 days since a gunman killed 12 people.

09/26/2013

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Nationals Auction to Benefit Navy Yard Shooting Victims Ending

It’s the last day of a Washington Nationals auction that will support families whose loved ones died in the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/26/2013

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend a memorial for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting September 22, 2013 at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. President Obama and the first lady visited with families of the victims. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Fund Will Aid Children of Slain Navy Yard Guard

The family of a security guard killed at the Washington Navy Yard is announcing a memorial fund for his children.

09/24/2013

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Va. Gov. McDonnell: Navy Yard Shooting Shouldn’t Provoke New Gun Limits

Even though the weapon used to carry out last week’s Washington Navy Yard bloodshed was bought in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell says that’s no reason to tighten the state’s firearms access laws.

09/24/2013

Many media outlets have chosen not to focus on guns, but rather on Alexis’ “addiction” with violent video games -- studies offer complex, often politically-related correlations.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Studies Suggest Complex Link Between Guns, Violent Video Games

Many media outlets have chosen not to focus on guns, but rather on Alexis’ “addiction” with violent video games — studies offer complex, often politically-related correlations.

09/24/2013

Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves At Least One Wounded

Navy Yard Shooting Victim Leaves Hospital

Officials at a Washington hospital say a woman who was hospitalized with gunshot wounds as a result of last week’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has gone home.

09/24/2013

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Va. Man Misidentified as Navy Yard Shooter Knew 1 Victim

A week ago, Rollie Chance was working the phones, worried that some of his friends at the Washington Navy Yard may have been killed in a mass shooting there.

09/23/2013

NRA executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NRA’s LaPierre On Navy Yard Shooting: ‘There Weren’t Enough Good Guys With Guns’

Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday.

09/22/2013

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