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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...

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...

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.

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...