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  • Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car

    Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car
    Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said some of those killed or injured in Friday night’s Isla Vista shooting rampage may have been struck by the suspect's vehicle. “It’s a combination of people suffering from gunshot wounds and...
  • Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment

    Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment
    Authorities on Saturday afternoon removed three bodies from the apartment of the suspect in Friday night's shooting rampage that left seven people dead in Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara. Witnesses told The Times the Santa Barbara County coroner's...
  • Guns used in Isla Vista rampage were legally purchased, registered

    Guns used in Isla Vista rampage were legally purchased, registered
    Authorities recovered three semi-automatic handguns that belonged to the man who launched a mass shooting Friday through the streets near UC Santa Barbara that left six people and the gunman dead. The guns – two Sig Sauer p226 model handguns and a...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
  • Isla Vista shooting renews frustration among gun control advocates

    Mixed in with prayers and sympathy after the Isla Vista shooting and stabbing rampage in Santa Barbara County were renewed calls Saturday to pass stronger gun control legislation. “Although the circumstances of this attack are under investigation,...
  • Isla Vista shootings: UC Santa Barbara community awash in grief

    Isla Vista shootings: UC Santa Barbara community awash in grief
    Thousands of community members gathered in a somber candlelight vigil on the UC Santa Barbara campus late Saturday to remember those who lost their lives during Friday's shooting rampage in Isla Vista. Three of the six victims have been identified as...
  • Gunrunner sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison

    Gunrunner sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison
    Chicago was in the midst of one of its most violent years in recent history in March 2012 when David Lewisbey bought six handguns from an Indiana gun show dealer and brought them back to Chicago to sell on the street. Less than two months later, federal...
  • California needs a Gun Violence Restraining Order

    California needs a Gun Violence Restraining Order
    California legislators have spent much of the last two decades strengthening the state's gun laws, but last weekend's multiple killings in Isla Vista, Calif., by a young man previously identified by family to police as being a potential danger prove there...
  • New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers

    New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers
    New Lenox is amending its policies to keep abreast of state law changes, retaining the ban on employees using marijuana at work but allowing them to carry concealed weapons in their personal cars. "We're just complying with the law," Mayor Tim...
  • Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting

    Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting
    Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
  • Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting

    Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting
    Two Wauconda police officers have been cleared in a shooting that left a man dead earlier this month, authorities said. The officers — whom authorities are not naming — shot John Nightingale, 36, at his home in the northwest suburban town...