Soldier From Suburban Chicago Found Dead At Fort HoodSpc. Dion Shannon Servant of Maywood was found unresponsive in his barracks room at the Texas military base on Aug. 19.
One Fort Hood Victim Was Illinois SergeantFamily members identified the victim as U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Owens, a native of Effingham, Ill.
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.

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