Rev. Jackson Leads Rally Calling For Assault Weapons BanThe Rev. Jesse Jackson led a group of nearly 100 people who picketed outside of a River North movie theater on Saturday, calling for a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons.
Tribune Apologizes For Badly-Timed 'Broom-Hilda' CartoonThe 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.
Colorado Movie Massacre Victim's Body Returns Home To Crystal LakeThe 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.
Big Jump In Gun Card Applications In Illinois Since Colorado MassacreSince the mass murders in Colorado, interest in owning a gun appears to have spiked here in Illinois.
Body Of Local Colorado Movie Massacre Victim Returned To Chicago AreaOne 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.
Walter's Perspective: Time For Candidates To Talk About Gun ViolenceExcuse me, you two princes of politics, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. I'm sorry to bother you, but there is something in America more important than you being elected, and we need to hear from you about it.
Quigley: It's Time For Congress To Debate Gun ControlWith the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
Quinn Seeks Prayers For Bereaved, Gun Control After Colorado Movie MassacreGov. 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.