Champaign Police

The suspect in a shooting  last weekend at a party near the University of Illinois campus was charged with murder Friday afternoon.  18-year-old Robbie Patton was arraigned in Urbana. Patton appeared by video from the Champaign County Jail and barely spoke as the charges against him were read. Patton answered ``yes sir'' several times as a judge asked him whether he understood the charges. Patton was assigned a lawyer to represent him. 

Patton unexpectedly turned himself in at the Champaign County Jail Thursday night.

Two Dead Following Bolingbrook Shooting

Oct 26, 2015

Bolingbrook officials have pronounced two dead after a shooting earlier Monday in a local industrial park.

Police were sent to YCB International, an auto supply importer in the 600 block of Veterans Parkway.

According to the Chicago Tribune, police spokesman Lt. Carter Larry released details during a news briefing following the shooting.

The spokesman said three employees were in the business when the shooting took place.

Police report that two people were taken to local hospitals and confirmed dead. Several others did not sustain injuries from the shooting.

Sigma Chi Fraternity

A national college fraternity based in Evanston, Ill., is involved in the investigation of a campus shooting in Flagstaff, Arizona.


Sigma Chi Fraternity has confirmed that 18-year-old Steven Jones was seeking membership in the Sigma Chi chapter at Northern Arizona University.

The fraternity’s executive director, Michael Church, also said in a statement that the NAU chapter's operations in Flagstaff have been suspended while the fraternity investigates the shooting.

provided, Fox Lake Police Department

The lead investigator on the case of a northern Illinois police officer found shot dead has confirmed that the police lieutenant was shot with his own weapon.

Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Commander George Filenko said in a news conference today that Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice, once in the right side, front of his protective vest and once in the upper left chest area.  Filenko  says there was evidence of a struggle at the scene, but tests were inconclusive on whether Gliniewicz fired his gun, or someone else.

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A military jury has returned a guilty verdict against Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, has been convicted on all counts.