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NIU Shooting 2010: Student Wounded In Northern Illinois University Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Northern Illinois University student was shot Friday morning in an apparent "isolated incident" on the DeKalb campus. The shooting comes one week af...

The Same Old Story

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

If the cases of Seung-Hui Cho and Steven Kazmierczak have taught us anything, it's that red flags do appear consistently among shooters. What is needed is a screening process.

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...

Ill. Gunman's Rampage Baffles Friends

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DEKALB, Ill. — If there is such a thing as a profile of a mass murderer, Steven Kazmierczak didn't fit it: outstanding student, engaging, polite...

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.