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Isla Vista Murders: What New Laws, What New Lessons?

Larry Elder Elliot Rodger’s story is not one of an untreated, mentally ill, white mass-killer who illegally acquired fully automatic “assault weapons.” This mixed white and Asian 22-year-old bought his firearms legally, did not use a long-arm or “high-capacity” weapon and had been in therapy since the age of 8. Half his murder victims were […] Read More →

5 things to know about shooting near campus

 A shooter went on a rampage Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday. Here are five things to know about the attack: WHAT HAPPENED? Gunfire began pouring out of a black BMW around 9:30 p.m. Friday in the […] Read More →

About 100 arrested in Southern California brawl

 About 100 people were arrested and at least 44 people were taken to the hospital during a weekend college party in Southern California that devolved into a rock- and bottle-throwing melee. The violence broke out in the densely populated beachside community of Isla Vista around 9:30 p.m. Saturday during the annual spring break party known […] Read More →