Town Heals and Remembers

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...

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 and...

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 14th....

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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Child Passenger From Liberia Being Tested for Ebola

Child Passenger From Liberia Being Tested for Ebola

A child traveling from Liberia is being tested for Ebola and remains in isolation in Chicago after he and an adult became ill on separate flights that landed Tuesday at O’Hare International Airport.

Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death

Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Second Death

Darren Deon Vann, 43, was charged in the death of Anith Jones, a 35-year-old Merrillville resident whose body was found late Saturday night.

Sergeant Recalls Run-In With Suspected Serial Killer

Sergeant Recalls Run-In With Suspected Serial Killer

10/22/14: Indiana Fraternal Order of Police Chairman Joe Hamer was a patrol officer with the Gary Police Department 10 years ago when he had an encounter with a man suspected of killing at least seven women...

Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

Ditka Criticizes Bears, Trestman for Rotating Captaincy

The Chicago Bears have been rotating captains this season, and former coach Mike Ditka thinks that is part of the reason for the locker room turmoil the team finds itself embroiled in.

Crawford to Miss Blackhawks' Upcoming Road Trip

Crawford to Miss Blackhawks' Upcoming Road Trip

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford won't be making the team's road trip this week, missing games against the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues.

Search for Victims of Alleged Serial Killer Expands to Cook County

Search for Victims of Alleged Serial Killer Expands to Cook County

Cook County Sheriff’s officers were searching several abandoned homes in the southern suburbs of Chicago Wednesday after information revealed that a suspected serial killer in Indiana may have visited the...