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Family Research Council Shooter Gets 25 Years

A man who planned a mass shooting at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group in Washington last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the plot that injured a security guard.


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College Park Murder-Suicide Suspect Purchased Gun Despite Mental Illness

A deadly triple shooting in College Park once again has the issue of mental illness and gun control in the spotlight.


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Panel On Mentally Ill Gun Access Releases Report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.


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Experts Say Improve Mental Health Care Or Mass Shootings Will Continue

Family members say the gunman in last week’s Sandy Hook school massacre battled mental health problems for most of his life. What can we do to stop these mass killings?


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D.C. Teen Charged In Hammer Attacks Competent To Stand Trial

A Washington judge says a district man charged in a series of hammer attacks is competent to stand trial.


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Md. Group Studying Access To Guns By Mentally Ill

A Maryland task force studying the ability of the mentally ill to obtain firearms is to meet for the first time.