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Phone App Alerts Nearby Police Officers to Scene of School Shooting

St. Louis school leaders and law enforcement on Wednesday heard from a police lieutenant who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012 in Newtown, Conn., when 20-year-old Adam Lanza opened fire and killed 20 children and 6 adult staff members.

07/24/2014

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University of Illinois Student Arrested For ‘Terrorist-Like Threats’

The Champaign News-Gazette reports Dany Sammak was arrested Saturday after he made what authorities said were “terrorist-like threats” and made shooting gestures with his hands.

09/03/2013

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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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Quinn Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Connecticut

Quinn said in a statement Friday that Illinoisans are praying for the victims and families in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/14/2012

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