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...

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...

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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Man Charged in 2002 Bedford Park Cold Case

Man Charged in 2002 Bedford Park Cold Case

A man already serving time in prison was charged Wednesday in connection with the 2002 brutal stabbing of Jennifer Boyd.

Opinion: Sun-Times Squanders Trust

Opinion: Sun-Times Squanders Trust

It doesn't matter whether the Sun-Times had the purest of motives in endorsing someone like Rauner. What matters is appearance.

Officials: Vann May Have Been in Illinois Last Weekend

Officials: Vann May Have Been in Illinois Last Weekend

Investigators are using Darren Vann's cellphone records to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill

"Casting Tips": How to Avoid Paying for the Opportunity to Audition

"Casting Tips": How to Avoid Paying for the Opportunity to Audition

Entertainment industry professionals will tell you it’s a good time to be an actor in Chicago. But less-experienced actors looking to make it big in Chicago should not be fooled by paying for a chance to get in...

Tech Company Paid Foreign Workers $1.21 an Hour: Investigators

Tech Company Paid Foreign Workers $1.21 an Hour: Investigators

A California based tech company has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21...

Planetariums Offer Safe View of Partial Eclipse

Planetariums Offer Safe View of Partial Eclipse

People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of the upcoming partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at events hosted by two Illinois planetariums.