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A search and rescue volunteer died trying to save a 25-year-old man who fell 100 feet at Pilchuck Falls in Skagit

Mother: Daughter in Capitol chase was ‘depressed’

The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter was suffering from post-partum depression.

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Watching the video back I wonder did this young mothers attempts to break through a number of metal or cement cylinders really warrant her shooting death?  It appeared that no matter how hard she rammed, those cylinders weren’t budging.  She apparently had no other weapon besides her vehicle. It terrifies me knowing that they opened fire on her vehicle with her innocent young daughter in the car.  If she was shooting a gun, that might be different, but you still have to consider the life of the child inside.  I thought that you were always supposed to be certain that their were no innocents in a vehicle before firing upon it. I realize that there are many important people in and around Capitol Hill, but I’m truly sickened at the thought that such a young life could have been taken for no reason.  But I’m truly pleased that only one life was lost.  I’m just sad that it turned out that way.  May she find peace now and may her child have a fruitful life.

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Aaron Alexis, alleged Navy Yard shooting gunman, showed “pattern of misconduct” in military


1 of 2 remaining suspects cleared in Navy Yard shooting



Defense official: Several killed, up to 10 wounded via @WCVB