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KCBS Cover Story: Rx Safe Marin Addresses An Epidemic Of Prescription Drug Abuse

A father grieving the loss of his son to a prescription medicine overdose has channeled his sorrow for good in helping organize and speak out for an innovative Marin County program that addresses the staggering epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

06/20/2014

Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. (Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage

The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.

05/28/2014

People hug at a public memorial service on the Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of a killing spree at University of California, Santa Barbara on May 27, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

UC Santa Barbara Holds Memorial For Students Killed In Isla Vista Rampage

Thousands gathered at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday to mourn six students killed in a weekend rampage as California lawmakers proposed new ways of keeping guns out of the hands of disturbed killers.

05/27/2014

A woman places flowers on the lawn of the Alpha Phi sorority house May 25, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. According to reports, 22 year old Elliot Rodger, son of assistant director of the Hunger Games, Peter Rodger, began his mass killing near the University of California in Santa Babara by stabbing three people to death in an apartment. He then went on to shooting people while driving his BMW and ran down at least one person until crashing with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Officers found three legally-purchased guns registered to him inside the vehicle. Prior to the murders, Rodger posted YouTube videos declaring his intention to annihilate the girls who rejected him sexually and others in retaliation for his remaining a virgin at age 22. Seven people died, including Rodger, and seven others wounded, according to authorities. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

College Student From Alamo Recovering From Injuries In Isla Vista Rampage

An Alamo resident and college freshman is recovering in a hospital after being struck and seriously injured in a violent rampage near the University of California at Santa Barbara campus on Friday night that left six dead and more than a dozen injured.

05/27/2014

San Jose High School Pays Tribute To Former Student Killed In Isla Vista Rampage

The principal of Lynbrook High School in San Jose this morning asked for a moment of silence for 2012 graduate Cheng Hong, one of six people killed by his deranged roommate Friday near Santa Barbara.

05/27/2014

Press Conference

Sheriffs Didn’t See Suspect’s Menacing Videos Before Isla Vista Rampage

The sheriff “was not aware of [suspect Elliot Rodger's] videos until after the shooting rampage occurred,” a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said Sunday.

05/25/2014

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown identifies murder suspect Elliot Rodger (photo right) and some of the weapons he used, at a press conference in Goleta, California May 24, 2014.  Rodger, 22, went on a rampage in Isla Vista near the University of California at Santa Barbara campus, stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in a terrorizing crime spree through the neighborhood.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Elliot Rodger Wrote 141-Page Manifesto After Deputies Knocked On His Door

The student who killed six people near the University of California, Santa Barbara, detailed in a manifesto how deputies almost thwarted his killing plan.

05/24/2014

An undated photo of murder suspect Elliot Rodger is seen at a press conference by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff in Goleta, California May 24, 2014.  Rodger, 22, went on a rampage in Isla Vista near the University of California at Santa Barbara campus, stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in a terrorizing crime spree through the neighborhood.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Isla Vista Massacre: Gunman Stabbed 3 Men To Death At Home Before Shooting Rampage

The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to his victims that he would “take great pleasure in slaughtering all of you.”

05/24/2014

Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Statement From UC President On Mass Shooting In Isla Vista

“I am shocked and deeply saddened by the news of a mass shooting last night in the Isla Vista area near UC Santa Barbara. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragedy, their families and the entire Santa Barbara community.”

05/24/2014

Richard Martinez speaking to reporters about his son Chris, who was killed in the deadly shooting rampage at UC Santa Barbara.

Tearful Plea From Victim’s Dad After College Massacre In Isla Vista

A man whose son was among the victims killed in a shooting rampage near a California university quaked with grief and rage as he described his “lost and broken” family and the proliferation of guns he believes led to his son’s death.

05/24/2014

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