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Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 08:28 AM CDT

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

Newtown Gunman's School Records, New Photo Released

New details trickled out Tuesday on the background of Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza. With residents of Newtown, Conn., still reeling from the Dec. 14 shooting massacre, the documents released...

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 08:32 PM CDT

Sandy Hook Shooter Researched NIU Massacre

Sandy Hook Shooter Researched NIU Massacre

Search warrants revealed newspaper clipping was seized from the home along with a massive collection of guns and ammunition, and three images of what appeared to be a deceased human covered with plastic...

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 02:55 PM CDT

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown Shooter's Home Was Loaded with Weapons, Ammo

Newtown killer Adam Lanza and his mother kept their home stocked with a massive cache of guns, knives, swords, ammunition and firearm accessories — a startling array of weapons described in newly released...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 07:10 AM CDT

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Several Newtown residents said they recently received unsolicited robocalls from the National Rifle Association urging them to push back against proposals for stricter gun laws. Newtown resident Tom Maurath said

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 06:20 AM CST

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

Son's Last Message Inspires Newtown Mother

"Nurturing. Healing. Love." Scarlett Lewis noticed the chalk written message on her kitchen chalkboard when returning home for the first time – days after her son Jesse was taken from her on December

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 11:30 AM CST

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

Newtown Calls for Armed School Officers

The Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the Connecticut town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve...

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Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go.

Bears' Thanksgiving Loss a Scathing Indictment of Emery Regime

Bears' Thanksgiving Loss a Scathing Indictment of Emery Regime

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery brought in Marc Trestman, signed Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall to long-term extensions, and revamped his team's defense. All of those steps appear to be colossal failures after yet...

Woman Released From Jail Found Dead Near Facility

Woman Released From Jail Found Dead Near Facility

A woman was found dead of apparent hypothermia about 30 hours after being released from a northwestern Illinois jail while a snowstorm was moving through the area, authorities said.

IDOT to Change "5 Minutes to Jane Byrne" Sign

IDOT to Change "5 Minutes to Jane Byrne" Sign

Drivers approaching a notorious Chicago bottleneck now face a possibly jarring digital sign.

Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Multiple Buildings in Austin

Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Multiple Buildings in Austin

Austin police said a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot. According to their verified Twitter account, Austin police say the...

Illinois Hospital Offers Water Treadmill for Dogs

Illinois Hospital Offers Water Treadmill for Dogs

Bethany Animal Hospital in Sycamore has only had the water treadmill for about six weeks, but they are already seeing results for the five or so dogs who are trying it.