The grisly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school sparked a national debate about mental health, guns and school safety. Here are some things that have - and have not - changed in Illinois since the tragedy.
Judges considering an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich spent much of oral arguments Friday focusing on one question: At what point does run-of-the-mill political horse-trading veer into corruption?
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has said that the seizure of illegal firearms is part of a crime fighting effort that has resulted in a significant drop in the number of homicides and shootings this year.