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Newly Freed Hinckley:
'I Am Sorry for What I Did'
Jun 28, 2022 12:50 PM CDT
Newly Freed Hinckley: 'I Am Sorry for What I Did'
In CBS interview, man who shot Reagan can't recall what he was thinking at the time
- The man who wounded President Reagan in 1981 apologized for his actions Tuesday and said he doesn't remember what he was feeling when he fired the shots that also wounded three others, per the AP . John Hinckley Jr. told
in his first televised interview since he was...
John Hinckley Jr.: It's
'Kind of Scary' in America
Jun 20, 2022 11:47 AM CDT
John Hinckley Jr.: It's 'Kind of Scary' in America
Would-be assassin, now free, wants to focus on his music, not the shooting
- John Hinckley Jr. is a free man , no strings attached. The man who shot Ronald Reagan is now living in Virginia and trying to get a music career going (listen to a song here ), and he just gave an interview to Input magazine. Some snippets:
Federal Court Drops
All Restrictions on Hinckley
Jun 15, 2022 4:24 PM CDT
Federal Court Drops All Restrictions on Hinckley
Would-be presidential assassin tweets in celebration
: After keeping an eye on John Hinckley for decades, the federal courts dropped all restrictions Wednesday on the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. "After 41 years 2 months and 15 days, FREEDOM AT LAST!!!" Hinckley t weeted , per CNN . He no longer faces any...
Apologizes to Jodie Foster
Sep 28, 2021 1:00 AM CDT
John Hinckley Apologizes to Jodie Foster
As Ronald Reagan's daughter speaks out on possibility of release
- After a judge granted him unconditional release next June assuming he remains mentally stable, would-be Ronald Reagan assassin John Hinckley issued a number of apologies for the 1981 shooting. In addition to the American people, Reagan, and the three other people who were injured, Hinckley apologized to Jodie Foster, whom...
John Hinckley Can Get
Sep 27, 2021 11:09 AM CDT
John Hinckley Can Get Unconditional Release
Judge says Reagan's shooter can go without supervision in June if he stays mentally stable
- A federal judge said Monday that John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Reagan four decades ago, can be freed from all his remaining restrictions next year if he remains mentally stable. US District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman in Washington said during a 90-minute court hearing that he'...
Mother of Would-Be
Reagan Assassin Dies
Aug 3, 2021 2:33 PM CDT
Mother of Would-Be Reagan Assassin Dies
Jo Ann Hinckley raised funds for mental health research and education
- Jo Ann Hinckley—mother of John Hinckley Jr., the would-be assassin of President Reagan—has died. The 95-year-old had been her son’s constant and primary companion as he transitioned in 2016 from living at a Washington psychiatric hospital to being allowed to live with her full-time in a gated...
John Hinckley Can
Display His Paintings
Oct 29, 2020 2:16 PM CDT
John Hinckley Can Display His Paintings
Judge gives permission to man who shot President Reagan
- The man who tried to assassinate President Reagan can now publicly display his writings, artwork, and music, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. John Hinckley has long considered himself to be a musician and an artist, per the AP . He paints (mostly landscapes) and plays the guitar and has been involved...
John Hinckley Jr. Wants to
Move to CA, Work in Music Biz
Sep 10, 2019 6:22 PM CDT
John Hinckley Jr. Wants to Move to CA, Work in Music Biz
So says his lawyer at Washington court hearing
- The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is interested in getting a job in the music industry, possibly in California, his lawyer said at a court hearing in Washington on Tuesday. John Hinckley Jr., 64, lives in Virginia and was not present at the hearing. A prosecutor said...
Potential Date Called
Cops on John Hinckley
Mar 26, 2019 11:20 AM CDT
Potential Date Called Cops on John Hinckley
She learned his full name and that was it
- John Hinckley says he's never been happier in his life after leaving a psychiatric hospital , though he suffers from arthritis and hypertension, walks with a limp, and could use some help on the dating front. As Hinckley himself is barred from speaking to the media, the
Los Angeles Times
Judge to Hinckley Jr.:
You Don't Have
to Live With
Nov 17, 2018 8:50 AM CST
Judge to Hinckley Jr.: You Don't Have to Live With Mom Anymore
Hinckley can now move out on his own, but with a long list of conditions
- After John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot Ronald Reagan and three others, was allowed to move in with his mom in 2016, one nagging question that many had was: Is he really "better" ? A federal judge seems to think he's well enough to finally be granted...
John Hinckley Is
Is He 'Better'?
Mar 22, 2017 4:48 PM CDT
John Hinckley Is Back Home With Mom—but Is He 'Better'?
Lisa Miller's take for Daily Intelligencer shows why that's a tough question to answer
- The man who tried to kill Ronald Reagan to impress actress Jodie Foster was released from a mental facility in September after nearly 35 years, and now that he's home (under rigid limitations) with his nonagenarian mom in Williamsburg, Va., 61-year-old John Hinckley Jr. is trying to rebuild his...
Reagan's Would-be Assassin
Is Officially a Free Man
Sep 10, 2016 2:19 PM CDT
Reagan's Would-be Assassin Is Officially a Free Man
John Hinckley Jr. released from psychiatric hospital Saturday
- After 35 years in a psychiatric hospital, John Hinckley Jr. is a free man. The
reports the would-be assassin of Ronald Reagan was released Saturday from St. Elizabeth's psychiatric hospital after a judge ruled in August that the 61-year-old was no longer a threat to the public or...
Reagan Daughter: 'My Heart
Is Sickened' Over Hinckley
Jul 28, 2016 9:19 AM CDT
Reagan Daughter: 'My Heart Is Sickened' Over Hinckley
Patti Davis says her father's would-be assassin waited out the system
- After John Hinckley Jr. received a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity for shooting Ronald Reagan more than three decades ago, Reagan daughter Patti Davis recalls Dan Rather explaining on CBS News that Hinckley could well become a free man some day. Well, "some day" has arrived—...
John Hinckley Jr.
Is Going Free
Jul 27, 2016 8:44 AM CDT
John Hinckley Jr. Is Going Free
Would-be Reagan assassin has been hospitalized for 35 years
- The man who shot Ronald Reagan will soon be a free man. A federal judge has ruled that John Hinckley Jr., now 61, poses no risk to society and can live permanently with his mother in Williamsburg, Va., reports the
. It could happen as early as next month....
Agent Who Saved Reagan Dies
Oct 10, 2015 12:00 PM CDT
Agent Who Saved Reagan Dies
Jerry Parr foiled 1981 assassination attempt on the president
- The man widely credited for saving Ronald Reagan's life from an assassination attempt passed away from congestive heart failure Friday at the age of 85, the
New York Times
reports. According to the
, Jerry Parr met and protected dozens of US and foreign dignitaries and heads of...
Apr 23, 2015 1:33 PM CDT
John Hinckley Has 'Somewhat Compatible' Girlfriend
She lives in Williamsburg, where Hinckley hopes to be permanently
- An element of normalcy in John Hinckley's life was revealed at a hearing yesterday, meant to help a judge determine whether the man who shot Ronald Reagan should spend even more time outside of a mental hospital: He has a girlfriend, NBC News reports. Hinckley's brother describes the...
Tries to Find His
Way on the Outside
Apr 19, 2015 10:11 AM CDT
Reagan Shooter Tries to Find His Way on the Outside
John Hinckley's release could be further expanded this week
- John Hinckley, who the AP calls "the last man to shoot an American president," was 25 years old when he opened fire on President Reagan in 1981. More than three decades after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity, he's been increasingly getting reacquainted with...
in Death of
Jan 2, 2015 2:32 PM CST
No Charges for Hinckley in Death of James Brady
Federal prosecutors decline to file new charges
- Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. will not be charged with murder in last year's death of James Brady, the
reports. The notion had become a real possibility when a coroner ruled that Brady's death at age 73 was a homicide —the result of the...
Aug 8, 2014 7:38 PM CDT
James Brady's Death Ruled a Homicide
John Hinckley's bullet in 1981 ultimately killed him: medical examiner
- A Virginia medical examiner ruled today that the death of James Brady, Ronald Reagan's former press secretary, was actually a homicide, NBC Washington reports. Brady was severely wounded with a bullet to the head when John Hinckley tried to assassinate Reagan outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in 1981. The...
Reagan Shooter to Spend Most of His Time on Outside
Feb 28, 2014 8:38 AM CST
Reagan Shooter to Spend Most of His Time on Outside
John Hinckley granted 17 days per month at mother's home
- It's quite the step up from the series of 10-day excursions he was once allowed to make outside the mental hospital he's called home since shooting Ronald Reagan in 1981. John Hinckley will now be allowed to stay with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, for 17 days per...
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