No Discernible Motive for California Shootings: Detectives don't know what prompted 20-year-old Ali Syed, an unemployed student living at his parents' home, to go on a shooting rampage yesterday, killing three people before turning his gun on himself.
How the Sausage Is Made: Second amendment humpers will maybe agree to mandatory background checks on gun purchases (with exemptions) if state lawmakers agree to conduct the background checks themselves (instead of the feds) and eliminate plans for a gun owner database.
Neighbors Save the Day: Arlington residents donated $12,000 to help a poor Arlington widow give her deceased husband a proper burial without having to sell of all her belongings to do so.
U.S. Supreme Court Will Rule on Campaign Contributions, Again:
The Trials of Oscar Pistorius: During a bail hearing today, police testify that a witness saw lights on and heard Pistorius and his model girlfriend fighting for an hour before she was shot in the head, hip, and elbow. (Police also admitted that they found no evidence immediately inconsistent with Pistorius's account of that night.) Tomorrow, Pistorius will learn whether he'll be released on bail or if he'll remain behind bars until he stands trial for murdering Reeva Steenkamp.