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Friend Of Loop Workplace Shooter: ‘He Must Have Snapped’

Tony DeFrances, the far northwest suburban executive identified as the workplace shooter Thursday in downtown Chicago, did not have a firearm owners identification card, CBS 2 has learned.

5 hours ago

Visitors pass through security at the Dirksen Federal Building March 11, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Judge Joan Lefkow, whose husband and mother were recently murdered, presides over trials in the building. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

When Workplace Violence Erupts, ‘You Run, You Hide Or You Fight': Expert

Without metal detectors at the entrance of buildings open to the public, there’s no way to keep a gun out, security experts say.

6 hours ago

Chicago police respond to a shooting at 231 S. LaSalle St. on Thursday (Supplied to CBS)

For Financial District Workers, Shooting Sparks Chaos, Tension — And Questions

As heavily armed officers secured Chicago’s financial district, thousands of workers were pulled into the drama Thursday. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

6 hours ago

Murder victim Jennifer Boyd is memorialized on a balloon. (Courtesy: Rebecca Hernandez)

As Bedford Park Cold Case Marks 12th Anniversary, Police Look At Persons Of Interest

It was Aug. 3, 2002. Jennifer Boyd, 27, was working at a Public Storage facility in the suburb. She was found stabbed to death.

8 hours ago

Father Michael Pfleger talks with CBS 2 at an anti-violence event. (CBS)

Pfleger Organizing Gun Turn-In Program For Young Adults

Activist priest Fr. Michael Pfleger has planned another gun buyback program, but his latest effort to get guns off the streets has a twist.

10 hours ago