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.
A bipartisan quartet of senators, including two National Rifle Association members and two with "F'' ratings from the potent firearms lobby, are quietly trying to find a compromise on expanding the requirement for gun-sale background checks.
WASHINGTON — The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."The National Rifle Association broke its silence Friday on last week's shooting rampage at a Connecticu