Aurora Colorado

Investigators are on the scene at the Century 16 movie theater where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." (Credit: Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Local Family Declines Invite To Colorado Theater Re-Opening

The family of a Crystal Lake native killed in last summer’s Colorado movie theater shooting is declining an invitation to attend the theater’s re-opening this week.



Tribune Apologizes For Badly-Timed ‘Broom-Hilda’ Cartoon

The Chicago Tribune issued an apology this week, after running a Broom Hilda cartoon that seemed to be in bad taste following the Colorado movie massacre — even though it was written well beforehand.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

John Larimer

Colorado Movie Massacre Victim’s Body Returns Home To Crystal Lake

The body of Colorado movie massacre victim John Larimer was returned to his hometown Thursday with a procession and greeting not unlike those given local residents who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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Big Jump In Gun Card Applications In Illinois Since Colorado Massacre

Since the mass murders in Colorado, interest in owning a gun appears to have spiked here in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

John Larimer

Body Of Local Colorado Movie Massacre Victim Returned To Chicago Area

One of the 12 people killed in the Colorado movie massacre last Friday is being brought home to the Chicago area for his funeral and burial.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Seeks Prayers For Bereaved, Gun Control After Colorado Movie Massacre

Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking prayers for the bereaved in the Colorado movie massacre, and gun control legislation, which he hopes might alleviate some of the violence in the U.S.

WBBM Newsradio–07/24/2012

Police officers patrol outside the Hollywood Boulevard theater in Woodridge on Friday. (Credit: Brad Edwards/CBS)

Local Expert: Expect Tighter Security At Movie Theaters After Colorado Massacre

A local security expert says expect to see changes at movie theaters in the wake of the shooting in Colorado.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Aspiring Sportscaster Killed In Colorado Shootings

One of the 13 people killed in this morning’s shooting at a Colorado movie theater was Jessica Ghawi, an aspiring sportscaster who worked under the name Jessica Redfield.

670 The Score–07/20/2012


Man With Alleged Ties To Terrorist Group Arrested At O’Hare

A Colorado man was arrested at O’Hare International Airport over the weekend, on charges that he planned to fight on behalf of a terrorist group in Uzbekistan.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012