Bob Orr

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

People come out from a bulding with their hands up after a shooting happened at the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Officials: 12 People Killed In Washington Navy Yard Shooting

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

09/16/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

NSA Chief: Phone, Internet Eavesdropping To Protect U.S. Done ‘Lawfully’

The head of the National Security Agency is defending government eavesdropping on the phone and Internet communications of millions of Americans, even as some members of Congress express surprise at the extent of the program.

06/12/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev being arrested and treated by law enforcement authorities. (credit: Handout)

Law Enforcement Finally Tracks Down, Captures Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Following an intense manhunt that caused chaos in Massachusetts and riveted the rest of the nation, law enforcement finally captured the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect on Friday night.

04/19/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Criminologist: Mass Shooters Typically Aim To Top Previous Death Tolls To ‘Become Infamous’

Criminologist Jack Levin at Northeastern University said Adam Lanza’s isolation and a possible rivalry with other mass killers are characteristics that the Sandy Hook gunman shares with other shooters.

02/19/2013