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Local security experts analyze the Navy Yard Shooting

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  • Rochester native among those who died in Navy Yard shooting

    Rochester native Michael Arnold among those who died in Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 1:19 PM EDT2013-09-17 17:19:52 GMT
    A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard, including Michael Arnold, a 59-year-old Rochester, Mich. native.
    A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard, including Michael Arnold, a 59-year-old Rochester, Mich. native.
  • Gunman, Aaron Alexis, in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

    Gunman, Aaron Alexis, in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 12:20 PM EDT2013-09-17 16:20:13 GMT
    Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.
    Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.
  • Gunman in Navy Yard rampage was hearing voices

    Gunman in Navy Yard rampage was hearing voices

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 11:17 AM EDT2013-09-17 15:17:10 GMT
    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.
    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, officials said Tuesday.
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Ned Timmons, a former police officer and FBI agent, and University of Detroit Prof. Erick Barnes, also a former deputy police chief, go over Monday's Navy Yard Shooting with Fox 2's Randy Wimbley.

Click on the video player above to see what they have to say.

Both agree local law enforcement agencies are more than capable of working well together in emergency events, which they say was demonstrated last week during the search for the escaped inmate, Abraham Pearson.

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  • Federal sting ends in gunfire in Highland Park

    Federal sting ends in gunfire in Highland Park

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:37:16 GMT
    In what started as a traffic stop, resulted in a shootout between federal agents and a pair of men known to have illegal assault rifles in Highland Park.Police say a task force of ATF and FBI agents who had previously set up a meet with two men, known to have AK-47s and AR-15s in their Chevrolet Cavalier, began to move in. The traffic stop was made near Oakland and Victor about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The car rammed the federal agents vehicle and the driver opened fire with a handgun. The agents re...
    In what started as a traffic stop, resulted in a shootout between federal agents and a pair of men known to have illegal assault rifles in Highland Park.Police say a task force of ATF and FBI agents who had previously set up a meet with two men, known to have AK-47s and AR-15s in their Chevrolet Cavalier, began to move in. The traffic stop was made near Oakland and Victor about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The car rammed the federal agents vehicle and the driver opened fire with a handgun. The agents re...
  • Man arrested after trying to wrestle gun from officer in Detroit

    Man arrested after trying to wrestle gun from officer in Detroit

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:32:44 GMT
    A man was arrested after he went for an officer's gun trying to wrestle it away from Detroit Police, causing the weapon to fire.SkyFOX was over the scene on Manning Street in Detroit, where the incident occurred Friday,The bullet didn't hit anyone and police took a 27-year-old man from Roseville into custody.Police say the home was a known drug den, and when officers drove by the property -- four people ran from the home.The officer and suspect were treated at a hospital for non life threaten...
    A man was arrested after he went for an officer's gun trying to wrestle it away from Detroit Police, causing the weapon to fire.SkyFOX was over the scene on Manning Street in Detroit, where the incident occurred Friday,The bullet didn't hit anyone and police took a 27-year-old man from Roseville into custody.Police say the home was a known drug den, and when officers drove by the property -- four people ran from the home.The officer and suspect were treated at a hospital for non life threaten...
  • New DTE app lets users check their energy use

    New DTE app lets users check their energy use

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:59:24 GMT
    Joel Miller, a senior strategist with DTE Energy, gave us some insight -- on DTE insight. The new, free smart phone app helps customers see their energy use hour by hour -- or minute by minute."By studying your data and by looking around your home you can discover what things are using energy," Miller said. Then, you make choices -- replace appliances or physically turn off whatever's not needed -- or is wasting energy, and save money on your energy bill in the process."I think for a lot of u...
    Joel Miller, a senior strategist with DTE Energy, gave us some insight -- on DTE insight. The new, free smart phone app helps customers see their energy use hour by hour -- or minute by minute."By studying your data and by looking around your home you can discover what things are using energy," Miller said. Then, you make choices -- replace appliances or physically turn off whatever's not needed -- or is wasting energy, and save money on your energy bill in the process."I think for a lot of u...
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