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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 02:16 PM CST

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

President Obama announced that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joe Biden to lead an inter-agency task force in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM CST

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police radio recording shows confusion in the early moments of the Newtown shooting.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM CST

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he's seeking genetic clues to help explain why a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown elementary school. Dr. H. Wayne Carver tells The Hartford Courant...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:56 PM CST

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest Wednesday. Services...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 11:46 PM CST

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country. "This time, the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 10:19 PM CST
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By Mary Ann Ahern

Illinois Near Top of States Cutting Mental Health

Illinois Near Top of States Cutting Mental Health

From 2009 to 2012, state leaders cut roughly $187 million from state-sponsored programs, according to a report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 07:58 AM CST

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown....

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 06:50 AM CST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class on Jan. 2

When Sandy Hook students return to class, they will be greeted by a familiar face. Donna Page, a former Sandy Hook principal who is now retired, will take over as principal, NBC Connecticut's Amanda Raus has...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 06:36 PM CST

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

After Shooting, Tweet Inspires Random Acts of Kindness

NBC News correspondent Ann Curry talks about her tweet that set off a wave of good deeds around the country and world.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 04:13 PM CST

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Several scholarships have been set up in honor of the victim's of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting: Western Connecticut State University has set up a scholarship in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene,...

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2-Year Old in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Car
2-Year Old in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Car

A 2-year old girl is in critical condition on Sunday night after she was struck by a car on Chicago’s South Side.

Illinois Dems Short on Votes to Pass Tax Hike: Report
Illinois Dems Short on Votes to Pass Tax Hike: Report

State legislators are meeting this holiday weekend in Springfield as they try to come to an agreement on a new budget, but one of the Democrats’ key initiatives is reportedly in big trouble.

15-Year Old Boy Killed on West Side, Police Say
15-Year Old Boy Killed on West Side, Police Say

The first fatal shooting of the Memorial Day weekend was reported on Sunday evening, as a 15-year old boy was killed on Chicago's West Side.

Rockford Veteran Booted From Store Over Service Dog
Rockford Veteran Booted From Store Over Service Dog

Rockford-area war veteran Cesar Ordonez was denied service at a local store because of his service dog, and the former soldier caught the incident on video.

Trump to Speak at Arlington Cemetery for Memorial Day
Trump to Speak at Arlington Cemetery for Memorial Day

President Donald Trump is preparing his first Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery. Trump is also set to lay a wreath Monday at the cemetery, the final resting place for many U.S. military...

Tinley Park Man Among Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack
Tinley Park Man Among Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack

Dozens of people were killed in Egypt Friday when terrorists fired on a bus that was travelling to a monastery in the country, and one of the victims, Tinley Park-native Mohsen Morkous, was remembered in a mass...