A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A grandmother, a young couple and their two small children, 1 and 5, were found slain in a home in the small town of Manchester, about 50 miles southwest of Springfield, according to police and relatives. The suspected gunman died after he exchanged gunfire with police during a chase, officials said. Read more
• A 26-year-old Joliet man was fatally shot in West Suburban Aurora Tuesday evening in what police are calling a homicide, officials said today. Quiane D. Smith of the 400 block of Madeline Street was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Aurora police. Read more
• A 20-year-old man has been hospitalized after police found him bleeding from a gunshot wound in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. Shortly before midnight, police were called to the 12300 block of South Union Avenue and found the man shot in the right side of the abdomen, Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. Read more