Officials said that the former Navy reservist who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was being treated for mental problems in the weeks before the shooting rampage, but was not stripped of his security clearance.
A Navy official said that the Texas man suspected of killing 12 people in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard received an honorable discharge from the Navy Reserve in 2011, even though he exhibited a pattern of misconduct during his career
According to a person briefed on the matter, Investigators have determined that a blaze that destroyed dozens of businesses in Seaside Park, N.J., was not a case of arson.
A government audit on Navy security found that the Navy Yard and other installations may have increased security risks in an effort to reduce costs, a federal source told CNN. According to a soon-to-be-released report from the Department of Defense Inspector General, "Navy installations command attempted to reduce access control costs. As a result, at least 52 convicted felons received routine unauthorized installation access, placing military personnel at increased security risk."