Colorado Movie Massacre

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Rev. Jackson Leads Rally Calling For Assault Weapons Ban

The 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.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

'Broom-Hilda'

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

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Time For Candidates To Talk About Gun Violence

Excuse 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.

CBS 2–07/24/2012

The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunman opened fire on movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and more than 50 others injured. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Quigley: It’s Time For Congress To Debate Gun Control

With 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.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

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