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Fort Hood shooting
1:19 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Hasan Found Guilty On All Counts

In this photo released by the Bell County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan is seen in a booking photo after being moved to the Bell County Jail on April 9, 2010 in Belton, Texas.
Credit handout / Getty Images

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.

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U.S.
5:22 am
Fri April 19, 2013

1 Marathon Bomb Suspect Said To Be Dead; Hunt On For Other

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Update
12:11 pm
Sun September 9, 2012

State Police Searching For 'Armed And Dangerous' Suspect Near Rockford

Kody R. Walsh of Rockford is being sought by the Illinois State Police in a shooting near South Beloit early Sunday morning.
Illinois State Police

Illinois State Police and other police agencies are still looking for 22-year-old Kody R. Walsh of Rockford. He's the suspect in a shooting death inside a vehicle on the Illinois tollway near South Beloit early Sunday morning. 

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Update on Hospital Shooting
10:36 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Two dead in Sycamore hospital shooting

Kindred Hospital in Sycamore, IL
Kindred Hospital

Sycamore police say it appears one or both  of the two people found dead in a Sycamore hospital Tuesday died of self-inflicted gun shot wounds. The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered in a patient's room after shots were heard in Kindred Hospital, an acute care facility. 

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National
4:29 am
Mon July 23, 2012

President Obama visits Colorado in wake of shooting

Sam Sanders NPR

The scene was reverent at Sunday's vigil for the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Colorado. Applause broke out through the standing throngs as military personnel made their way to the front. Twelve lit candles were placed along the edge of a large metal sculpture in front of the crowd to honor the 12 who lost their lives at the Century 16 movie theater, as well-armed snipers stood on the tops of buildings nearby.

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Local
2:39 pm
Wed November 23, 2011

UPDATE: Arrest in NIU shooting

A nineteen-year-old man from Markham, Illinois has been arrested in this morning's shooting death of a Northern Illinois University student. Chaz Thrailkill was arrested late this morning in DeKalb, more than eight hours after the shooting near campus. Thrailkill is charged with first degree murder and is being held on three million dollars bond in the DeKalb County Jail.

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Local
4:36 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Fatal shooting

A Northern Illinois University student is dead following an off-campus shooting early this morning. 

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