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Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 at 10:41 AM CST

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

Lawyer Withdraws $100M Suit Over Newtown

A Connecticut attorney seeking to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor has withdrawn the claim -- at least for now.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 04:49 PM CST

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

Woman Arrested Over Alleged Newtown Shooting Scam

The FBI has arrested a New York City woman suspected of lying about her connection to a victim of the Newtown school shooting earlier this month to collect donations from charitable citizens looking for a way to...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 06:22 AM CST

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown to Use Mementos in Future Memorial

Newtown officials have found a way to use countless mementos paying tribute to the 20 children and six adults killed in an elementary school rampage. Thousands of flowers, letters, signs, photos, candles, teddy...

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 09:56 AM CST

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

The last of the funerals for the 26 victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. were held Saturday, ending a week-long procession of funerals as the final three young victims were laid to rest.

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 02:06 PM CST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Consolidating the first-grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 young students were shot dead last week, is part of the complicated and sensitive process of preparing for the surviving students'...

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 09:34 PM CST
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By Lisa Balde

Quinn Proclaims Illinois Day of Mourning For Sandy Hook Victims

Quinn Proclaims Illinois Day of Mourning For Sandy Hook Victims

A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has proclaimed Friday a "day of mourning."

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 09:38 PM CST
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By BJ Lutz

Rahm: NRA's Comments "Outrageous, Unsettling"

Rahm: NRA's Comments "Outrageous, Unsettling"

The country's largest gun-rights lobby called for an armed guard in every school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 11:27 PM CST

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

A week after a shooting rampage in a Newtown elementary school left 27 people dead -- including 20 first graders and six teachers -- First Lady Michelle Obama penned an open letter to the residents of Newtown...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 02:07 PM CST

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." The National Rifle Association broke its...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 02:07 PM CST

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut shootings.

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Obama Foundation Announces Chicago Library Architect

Obama Foundation Announces Chicago Library Architect

The Barack Obama Foundation says the New York architects behind the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts will partner with a Chicago firm in designing the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's...

CTA Brown Line Service Suspended

CTA Brown Line Service Suspended

The Chicago Transit Authority's Brown Line train service was suspended between Fullerton and Chicago's Loop Thursday due to police activity.

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

In an attempt to block the "Stop Trump" movement that aimed to upend the Republican National Convention, delegates began circulating a draft rule that would effectively lock-in Donald Trump as the GOP...

Illinois' Budget Impasse Gets 'Daily Show' Treatment

Illinois' Budget Impasse Gets 'Daily Show' Treatment

Illinois’ ongoing budget battle may have no clear end in sight, but that didn’t stop “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” from taking on the crisis in the latest installment of “Jordan Klepper’s Happy Endings.”

Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Service Members

Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Service Members

The Pentagon has lifted a ban on transgender troops in the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday. The new policy also allows service members to transition gender while serving. “We have

Joakim Noah Likely Heading to New York: Reports

Joakim Noah Likely Heading to New York: Reports

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah isn't happy with the direction the organization is trending, and on Thursday reports have begun swirling that he's headed for a reunion with a former teammate as free agency...