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Police crime photos are displayed during a press conference near the site of yesterday's mass shooting on Thursday in San Bernardino. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

California’s strict gun laws failed to stop mass shooting

SACRAMENTO — The deadly shooting in San Bernardino happened in a state…

Police crime photos are displayed during a press conference near the site of yesterday's mass shooting on Thursday in San Bernardino. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Authorities search an area Wednesday following a shooting that killed multiple people at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino. (James Quigg/The Victor Valley Daily Press via AP)

14 dead, more than a dozen wounded in San Bernardino shooting

SAN BERNARDINO — At least two heavily armed attackers opened fire on…

Authorities search an area Wednesday following a shooting that killed multiple people at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino. (James Quigg/The Victor Valley Daily Press via AP)
Members of Hope Chapel take part in service early Sunday in northeast Colorado Springs, Colo.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

‘No more baby parts’: Reclusive suspect’s words draw focus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear told authorities "no more baby…

Members of Hope Chapel take part in service early Sunday in northeast Colorado Springs, Colo.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Candida Miller, left, and Brandon Snyder leave flowers at a site of a growing memorial to victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Tuesday. (AP Photo via Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)

Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an…

Candida Miller, left, and Brandon Snyder leave flowers at a site of a growing memorial to victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Tuesday. (AP Photo via Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)
People bow their heads in prayer during a prayer vigil Saturday in Winston, Ore. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Oregon shooter showed little sympathy in calculated killings

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman had already shot several students at close…

People bow their heads in prayer during a prayer vigil Saturday in Winston, Ore. (AP Photo/John Locher)
This undated photo from a MySpace page that appeared to belong to Chris Harper Mercer shows him holding a rifle. Authorities identified Mercer as the gunman who went on a deadly shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (MySpace via AP Photo)

Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire in a community…

This undated photo from a MySpace page that appeared to belong to Chris Harper Mercer shows him holding a rifle. Authorities identified Mercer as the gunman who went on a deadly shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (MySpace via AP Photo)
Friends and family are reunited with students at the local fairgrounds after a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 9 killed

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a…

Friends and family are reunited with students at the local fairgrounds after a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

After 54 years, Confederate flag removed from Statehouse

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of…

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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Firearms checks sought after Santa Barbara rampage

Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
AP Photo/Jae C. HongA woman looks at the bullet holes on the window of IV Deli Mark where Friday night's mass shooting took place by a drive-by shooter on Saturday

Questions linger after deadly beach town rampage

Elliot Rodger created an extensive record of writings and videos before he…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongA woman looks at the bullet holes on the window of IV Deli Mark where Friday night's mass shooting took place by a drive-by shooter on Saturday
AP Photo/Christopher WeberA sidewalk memorial includes a note addressed to Katie Cooper and Veronica Weiss

Experts: Mass murderers are hard to predict

Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza.…

AP Photo/Christopher WeberA sidewalk memorial includes a note addressed to Katie Cooper and Veronica Weiss