Statue Display Honors Youth Felled By Gun ViolenceA haunting tribute to young lives lost to gun violence was on display on the Gold Coast.
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.
Shooting Victims' Families Present Opposing Views At Hearing On Gun ControlSeveral Chicagoans who have lost children to gun violence were in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a congressional hearing on how to balance new gun laws against the constitutional rights of gun owners.
Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years LaterOn this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.