Emanuel: Political Leaders Must "Wake Up" After Oregon Mass ShootingIn the wake another mass shooting – this time at a community college in Oregon – Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it’s clear the nation needs stricter gun laws.
Geneva Woman Involved In Planned Valentine's Day Massacre In Canada: PoliceA 23-year-old Geneva woman is one of three people Canadian authorities have arrested in foiling a possible mass-shooting plot in Halifax, authorities said.
NIU Marks Anniversary Of Shootings With Bell RingingThe campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
Boy Wounded In Mass Shooting Goes Home; Mom Says 'He’s Just Being Tay-Man'Deonta "Tay-Man" Howard said he's not in pain anymore, except from a flu shot he received. His mother said, despite being shot in the face, “He never stopped talking, he never stopped running, he never stopped jumping."
4 Men, Including 2 Gunmen, Charged In Mass ShootingPolice said the shooting was in retaliation for an unreported shooting earlier in the day on Thursday, when one of the suspects was grazed by a bullet.
McCarthy: 'No Doubt' Mass Shooting Case Will Be Closed QuicklyPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy on Monday denied news reports police had arrested two men in connection with a mass shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood last week, but insisted he's confident the case would be closed "very quickly."
Comfort Dogs Returning To Newtown For When Sandy Hook Kids Go Back To SchoolTherapy dogs from the Chicago area were preparing to head back to Newtown, Conn., in hopes of easing the first day back to school for Sandy Hook Elementary School students.
Suburban Neighborhood Luminaria Display To Support Former Newtown FamilyWhen Barbara and Keith Baron and their two kids moved into the southeast Naperville neighborhood last August, they had no idea that an unspeakably violent act would soon put on the map the beloved town they had just left behind.
Sandy Hook Shootings Prompt U. Of Ill. Student To Raise MoneyA University of Illinois student hopes to raise $50,000 for people affected by last week's shootings at a Connecticut elementary school and he's almost a quarter of the way to his goal.
Bells Toll, Moment Of Silence Observed For Victims Of Newtown ShootingsGov. Pat Quinn has declared Friday as a day of mourning for the victims of the shooting massacre last week in Connecticut.
Mayan Apocalypse Scare Prompts Barrington Schools To Heighten SecuritySchool officials for northwest suburban Barrington School District 220 say they are just playing it safe. Real safe.
Coalition Of Mayors Calls For Stricter Gun Control LawsSpurred by the Newtown school shooting massacre, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was leading a coalition of Chicago area mayors in a renewed drive for stronger gun control laws.