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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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...