Santa Barbara Killings, D.A. Jackie Lacy & the LA River

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The chancellor at the University of California Santa Barbara has declared today a “Day of Mourning and Reflection” after the tragic killings that occurred in Isla Vista on Friday. We talk to a student reporter who has been covering the story all weekend. We also discuss how the misogynistic motives of the killer are raising intense conversations about the way men perceive and treat women in our culture. We talk with LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey about mental health in the criminal justice system and access to guns. We also take a trip to the LA River to hear about its current condition and efforts to revitalize it. And we hear about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on IQ tests as they’re applied to people on death row.

Banner Image: UC Santa Barbara students attend a candlelight vigil following Friday's series of drive-by shootings that left 7 people dead in the Isla Vista section of Santa Barbara May 24, 2014. A 22-year-old gunman killed six people before taking his own life in a rampage that began in his apartment and cascaded across the California college town, shortly after he posted a threatening video railing against women, police said on Saturday. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn