Yesterday, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis stormed the Navy Yard in DC just miles from the White House, killing 12 people before being shot and killed by authorities. Investigators are still looking into his background and motive.
The Air Force is trying to get rid of tons of radioactive dirt on a defunct military base outside Sacramento. Trouble is, no facility in California is licensed to dispose of it. So the Air Force is planning to build a radioactive waste dump on the base.
Now it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. Joining the show this week is critic Steve Hochman. We have a theme this week, which coming right after the 9/11 anniversary and the Jewish High Holidays, is fitting: Healing.
Gamers throughout the world are buzzing about today's release of "Grand Theft Auto V." Here in LA we're especially psyched about it because the mayhem takes place on our very streets....as if we didn't have enough of that.
Governor Jerry Brown and how he will meet a court-ordered mandate to ease over-crowding in California prisons. Following a compromise with lawmakers last week, the governor said he'll seek a three-year delay in meeting the population cap set by the judge.