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Aden Khan (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Police: Man Charged With Making Threats Reveled In Sandy Hook Massacre

A man accused of posting online threats of killing people on the campus of North Central College in Naperville also appeared to have taken delight in the Dec. 14 mass-shooting murder of 26 elementary school children and teachers in Newtown, Conn.

06/20/2013

Stephanie Gordon, one of the leaders of the Chicago chapter of One Million Moms For Gun Control. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Moms March For Gun Control

In New Jersey, the nation’s capital and in cities across the country, thousands gathered to call for more gun control.

01/26/2013

The 4,000 square foot classic arcade, at 2719 W. Algonquin Road, houses about 60 machines grouped according to category.

Algonquin Arcade Removes Violent Games

No Limit Arcade is making some changes as a result of the Newtown shootings.

01/06/2013

Two of the golden retrievers in the "Comfort Dogs" program run by Lutheran Church Charities. (Credit: CBS)

Comfort Dogs Headed Back To Chicago From Newtown

A few of the local comfort dogs sent to Newtown, Connecticut to aid in recovery from the Sandy Hook tragedy are on their way home today.

01/05/2013

Two of the golden retrievers in the "Comfort Dogs" program run by Lutheran Church Charities. (Credit: CBS)

Comfort Dogs Returning To Newtown For When Sandy Hook Kids Go Back To School

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.

12/31/2012

Some residents of Lockport, Ill. held a vigil Thursday night to honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (CBS)

Lockport Holds Vigil For Newtown, Conn. Victims

Even though 763 miles separate Lockport from Newtown, Conn., there was no distance in the hearts of people who attended a vigil in Illinois. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/27/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (CBS)

Chicagoan Is Participating In “#26Acts” Movement To Honor Sandy Hook Victims

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how some area residents are observing a new movement to “pay it forward” following the Newtown, Conn. shooting.

12/24/2012

Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. There are 27 dead, 20 of them children, after Adam Lanza reportedly opened fire in one of the largest school massacres in U.S. history. Lanza is dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suburban Neighborhood Luminaria Display To Support Former Newtown Family

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.

12/24/2012

Teddy bears, flowers and candles in memory of those killed, are left at a memorial down the street from the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were shot dead, including twenty children, after a gunman identified as Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bells Toll, Moment Of Silence Observed For Victims Of Newtown Shootings

Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Friday as a day of mourning for the victims of the shooting massacre last week in Connecticut.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2012

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Mayan Apocalypse Scare Prompts Barrington Schools To Heighten Security

School officials for northwest suburban Barrington School District 220 say they are just playing it safe. Real safe.

12/21/2012

A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Coalition Of Mayors Calls For Stricter Gun Control Laws

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.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2012

President Barack Obama announces that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joseph Biden to lead the effort in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama’s Call For New Gun Control Will Have Plenty Of Backing In Chicago

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.

CBS 2–12/19/2012

Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. There are 27 dead, 20 of them children, after Adam Lanza reportedly opened fire in one of the largest school massacres in U.S. history. Lanza is dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Urges More Mental Health Funding After Sandy Hook Massacre

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: New Gun Control Debate Is Encouraging

In the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

12/18/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn: State To Review School Security Plans In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.

12/18/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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Mayor Calls For Assault Weapons Ban, McCarthy Suggests Review Of School Security Plans

In the wake of the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., Mayor Rahm Emanuel made his strongest call yet for an assault weapons ban on Monday, while police Supt. Garry McCarthy also suggested having top police brass help review security measures in place at the city’s public schools.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. There are 27 dead, 20 of them children, after Adam Lanza reportedly opened fire in one of the largest school massacres in U.S. history. Lanza is dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Advocates Call For New Focus On Mental Health After Newtown Massacre

Supporters of mental health funding have said the mass shooting last week in Newtown, Conn., should prompt a discussion not just of gun control laws, but the need for more attention to mental illness.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

A group of dogs from Addison are providing comfort to residents of Newtown, Conn. (CBS)

Team Of Dogs Provide Comfort To Residents Of Newtown

A team of dogs from the Chicago area is in Newtown Conn., to comfort those grieving after last week’s shooting.

12/17/2012

Parents watch their children enter Central Elementary School in Riverside. (CBS)

Local Schools Stepping Up Security In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

Across the country, schools will be on high alert following Friday’s shooting in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

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