Six found dead in Porter Ranch home
October 6, 2008 (Richard Winton and Ari B. Bloomekatz, Los Angeles Times)

Police say an unemployed financial advisor apparently shot and killed his wife, mother-in-law, and three sons before turning the gun on himself.

An unemployed financial advisor apparently despondent over his situation shot and killed his wife, his mother-in-law and three children before taking his own life in a gated community in Porter Ranch in the northwest San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles police said today. more...

AntiSpin: Sad stuff. Take it easy out there, folks. Compassion is the order of the day. Promises were made and promises will not be kept about the economy, about housing prices, about the stock market. If you were one of the folks who believed the lies, don't beat yourself up. Give yourself a break. You are not alone. You are among millions. But we're Americans. We'll figure it out.