BREAKING NEWS: Police Officer Shot And Killed In Fox Lake; Manhunt Underway COMING UP: News conference at 3:45 p.m.


A little girl attends a Sikh religious service in Palatine where Connecticut shooting victims were remembered. (CBS)

Sikh Community Mourns Newtown, Conn. Shooting

As America mourns the Connecticut victims, members of the Sikh community find themselves reeling all over again.


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Chicago Churches Comforting Mourners After Newtown Tragedy

Churches in Chicago have been a gathering place today for people looking for comfort, and answers.


Supt. Garry McCarthy

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy Reacts To Conn. Shooting

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says a meaningful response to the Connecticut school shooting would be to hold gun owners more accountable.


This was the scene on Oct. 5, 2012, when Indian Trail Junior High School went on lockdown following a report of an intruder. (CBS)

Addison School That Went On Lockdown In October Feels Better Prepared

On Oct. 5, Indian Trail Junior High was locked down for three hours after authorities thought an intruder restrained a female student in a restroom and was still in the building. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


Garrett Evans of Chicago survived the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. (CBS)

Virginia Tech Survivor: ‘I Really Hope This Is The Turning Point’

Garrett Evans, Chicago-born and -raised, was wounded in the Virginia Tech massacre that left 32 dead more than five years ago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with him about Newtown, Conn.


An American flag flies at half-staff Friday following the Connecticut school shooting. (CBS)

In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School Shooting

Gov. Pat Quinn was among the public officials who expressed condolences and horror at the shooting rampage, details of which were still emerging by late afternoon.


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Locals React To Connecticut School Shooting

Chicagoans react to the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut shooting.