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Public is becoming numb to school shootings

School shootings just keep rolling along, and it seems the country's general attitude is becoming immune to it all.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

Cops pursue 'promising leads' in Gary homicides

GARY | Gary police are following up on a number of leads in Monday's three homicides, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

December 03, 2013 6:35 pm Photos

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8 wounded in shooting on Chicago street

CHICAGO | Police say eight people gunned down on a Chicago street were injured during a spate of violence that saw 13 people shot in roughly 30 minutes.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am

Colorado killings should not lead to elevated security

I have been reading and watching the news about the lack of security at the theater that premiered the Batman movie.

August 09, 2012 12:00 am

Lake Central should prepare for shooting spree possibility

Monday, July 23, was supposed to be the first day of a two day-drill to help give police officers in training "real-world" experience in incidents such as the recent Aurora, Colo., shootings as well as school shootings like Columbine and the Virginia Tech.

July 27, 2012 12:00 am

Three shot in E.C. over the weekend

EAST CHICAGO | A teen girl and two adults were injured in separate shootings over the weekend, police said.

January 02, 2012 8:30 pm
S'ville woman among 2 killed on Chicago's Southeast Side

S'ville woman among 2 killed on Chicago's Southeast Side

CHICAGO | A local woman and a Chicago man died after separate shootings Sunday on the city's Southeast Side.

July 11, 2011 11:00 am
Investigators looking to connect BB shooter, other incidents

Investigators looking to connect BB shooter, other incidents

VALPARAISO | Though a suspect remains behind bars in connection with a rash of reported BB shootings in Porter and Lake counties, investigators still are looking for leads in cases Dennis Ditterline reportedly hasn't admitted to.

May 30, 2011 3:00 pm Photos

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BB shooting suspect to cops: 'Destruction makes me feel better'

BB shooting suspect to cops: 'Destruction makes me feel better'

VALPARAISO | Formal charges filed Friday against a Porter Township man accused of using a BB gun to shoot dozens of vehicles and homes also provide a possible reason for the shooting.

May 20, 2011 5:45 pm
Intersection of Ind. 2 near 100 south

Intersection of Ind. 2 near 100 south

Early evening motorists drive along Ind. 2 near 100 south April 26. The area was hit in December by a rash of BB gun shootings.

May 19, 2011 12:00 am

Police get clearer description of possible BB vandal vehicle

PORTER TOWNSHIP | A Center Township couple returning home Wednesday night gave police what may be their clearest description yet of a vehicle being driven by a suspected BB vandal.

March 24, 2011 5:30 pm

Four more BB shootings reported in Winfield

BB shooters struck again late Wednesday, hitting four vehicles within seven minutes in an area of 109th Avenue in Winfield, police said.

March 17, 2011 8:50 pm
Dorian stoic as murder charge dropped

Dorian stoic as murder charge dropped

Lynwood police Sgt. Tim Smith speaks on behalf of Brian Dorian to reporters Wednesday waiting outside of Benny's Place in Lynwood.

October 13, 2010 8:06 pm
Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Theresa Dougherty and Kristina Garza, center left and right, aunts of Josh Garza, chat with the parents of Dylan Drapeau, Sherry and Ken Drapeau, of Crete, today before the initial court appearance for Brian Dorian at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. The Drapeaus' son, Dylan, was killed…

October 12, 2010 3:21 pm
Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Anthony Rayson, of Monee, left, holds a sign today for Dylan Drapeau who was killed in a car accident in 2006. Brian Dorian was the driver of one of the vehicles in that accident. He and his brother James Rayson, of Manhattan, Ill., talked to reporters after Dorian's initial court appearance…

October 12, 2010 3:21 pm
Dorian free; killer still out there

Dorian free; killer still out there

Supporters arrive Tuesday at the initial court appearance for Brian Dorian at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. Supporters' wsh of getting Dorian freed came true Tuesday night.

October 12, 2010 3:21 pm
Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Anthony Rayson, of Monee, holds a sign today for Dylan Drapeau who was killed in a car accident in 2006, at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. Brian Dorian, a Lynwood police officer who was the driver of one of the vehicles in that accident, pleaded not guilty at a court appearance today …

October 12, 2010 3:21 pm
Dorian free; killer still out there

Dorian free; killer still out there

Lynwood police Sgt. Tim Smith talks Tuesday after the initial court appearance for Brian Dorian, a Lynwood officer accused in a bistate shooting spree. Smith said Dorian has an alibi for the time of the shootings.

October 12, 2010 3:21 pm
Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Kristina Garza, an aunt of Josh Garza, talks to reporters today after the initial court appearance for Brian Dorian at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. Dorian pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing Rolando Alonso, 45, of Hammond. Josh Garza, 19, of Dyer, was working with Alonso and anoth…

October 12, 2010 3:16 pm
Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Dorian pleads not guilty in initial court appearance

Brian Dorian's mother leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet on Tuesday after the initial court appearance for her son Brian Dorian, of Crete Township.

October 12, 2010 3:16 pm
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