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Law enforcement personnel respond to a reported shooting at the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Facilities Guards Not Trained For Situations Like Navy Yard Shooting

Contract guards who protect federal buildings have received uneven and inconsistent training on responding to shootings like the one last month at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.

10/30/2013

HOPE comfort dog Brinkley. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Washington Navy Yard Workers Treated to Some Creature Comfort

Behind the gates of the Washington Navy Yard today, workers are getting some much needed comfort from an animal-assisted crisis response group.

09/26/2013

File photo of a Hearse at a funeral. (Photo credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Shooting Victims Remembered

Four victims of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard are being laid to rest.

09/24/2013

Police cars sit parked at the entrance to the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 17, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Mayor Gray: ‘We Need Sensible Gun Control … And We Need It Now’

After Monday’s shootings at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast D.C., District Mayor Vincent Gray is calling for federal gun control.

09/22/2013

The Justice Department says for the first time that it intends to use information gained from one of the government's warrantless surveillance programs against an accused terrorist, setting the stage for a likely Supreme Court test of the Obama administration's approach to national security. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Pedro A. Rodriguez/RELEASED)

ATF Kept Out of the Loop After Navy Yard Shooting

Within hours of the Navy Yard shootings, the FBI had traced the gunman’s recent shotgun purchase and sent agents to the shop in northern Virginia where he bought it. Left out of the loop was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a surprising snub between top U.S. law enforcement agencies that comes as the ATF struggles to show its relevance in Washington.

09/22/2013

File photo of a Hearse at a funeral. (Photo credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Families Claiming Bodies from Navy Yard Shooting

Family members are identifying and claiming the bodies of people killed at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/18/2013

Unidentified people are seen on September 16, 2013, outside parking lot B of Nationals Park which has been set as a gathering point for families of the Navy Yard shootings in Washington DC. One gunman has been killed and up to two more may still be at large after a shooting rampage at the US Naval base in Washington on Monday that left "multiple victims" dead, the city's police chief said. "We have one shooter that we believe involved in this that is deceased," said Washington police chief Cathy Lanier. "The big concern for us right now is that we potentially have two other shooters that we have not located at this point." (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Encourages Employees to Telecommute

The U.S. Navy says the Washington Navy Yard that was the scene of a shooting rampage will open for business for Mission Essential personnel.

09/17/2013

A US Navy sailor arrives at the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thirteen people were shot and killed by a lone gunman during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before police killed the gunman on September 16, 2013.     (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

After Mass Shooting, A Look at Security Clearances

Details about the clearances granted to government employees, contractors and others.

09/17/2013

Aaron Alexis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

RI Police: Navy Yard Gunman Was Hearing Voices

The man who gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard called police in a Rhode Island city last month to complain that voices were harassing him through a wall at his hotel and that he worried they might harm him.

09/17/2013

A US Navy sailor arrives at the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thirteen people were shot and killed by a lone gunman during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before police killed the gunman on September 16, 2013.     (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit Critical of Navy Security Review System

U.S. officials say a draft Defense Department audit criticizes one of the Navy’s security review programs for lower level contractors. But that process was not the one used to evaluate the former reservist who gunned down 12 people Monday at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/17/2013

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