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Illinois Shooting

Five People Shot, Killed In Illinois Home

AP | REGINA GARCIA CANO | Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime

MANCHESTER, Ill. — The nephew of a small-town Illinois mayor shot and killed five people, including two boys, before leading police on a chase t...

5 Dead In Overnight Shooting Spree

Posted 04.24.2013 | Crime

UPDATE: 12:54 p.m. -- The victims have been identified as "a grandmother, a young couple and their two small children, 1 and 5," according to the Chic...

Killing Spree Suspect Caught In Illinois

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — His wife described him as a good man _ when he was clean and sober _ and his attorney said he was a model client who showed up at a re...

Look Inside, Not To God

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

In the aftermath of the shooting last week on another college campus, I am reminded of a common response to such horrors: to pray and seek solace from...

Police Investigate NIU Shooter's 2 Sides

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER and CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DEKALB, Ill. — Steven Kazmierczak had the look of a boyish graduate student _ except for the disturbing tattoos that covered his arms. Professo...

Same Gun Dealer Sold to 2 Campus Killers

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The online gun dealer who sold a weapon to the Virginia Tech shooter said it was an unnerving coincidence that he also sold hand...

Obama Avoids Gun Control In Comments On Illinois Tragedy

Political Radar | David Wright, Ursula Fahy and Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After another campus shooting, this time in his home state of Illinois, Democratic candidate Sen. Barack Obama offered thoughts and prayers for the vi...

Illinois Shooting Tragedy Pushes Election Off The Top, Mostly

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Gun control is still not an issue. Will the fact that a kid on medication could purchase guns, walk into a lecture hall and use them change that? That will depend -- on whether the candidates make it an issue, and on whether the media asks them about it.

5 Shot Dead at Suburban Chicago Store

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TINLEY PARK, Ill. — A gunman fatally shot five women in a robbery at a store in a suburban Chicago strip mall before fleeing Saturday, leading p...