The 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.
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.”
Police 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.
Police 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.”
Therapy 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.
When 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.
A 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.
Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Friday as a day of mourning for the victims of the shooting massacre last week in Connecticut.
School officials for northwest suburban Barrington School District 220 say they are just playing it safe. Real safe.
Spurred 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.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to move quickly on tightening gun control laws. He formed a task force to give him recommendations within a month.
An Illinois state lawmaker said Wednesday that talking about gun control isn’t the only conversation we need to have after the shooting massacre at a grade school in Connecticut.
Three people were killed and four were injured during a mass shooting at a spa in Brookfield, Wisconsin.