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The shootings to boost the actions of gun manufacturers

The shootings to boost the actions of gun manufacturers

Gun shares often rise immediately after a mass shooting. Gun stocks dropped temporarily following the Newtown shooting because investors seemed to react to the growing possibility at the time that new gun laws would negatively impact their profitability, according to analysts.


Police searching for ex-deputy charged with home invasion

Police searching for ex-deputy charged with home invasion

Plainfield police officers located the stolen vehicle, which was unoccupied, on Normantown Road north of 119th Street. A manhunt continues in the southwest suburbs for a former sheriff's deputy charged with home invasion and kidnapping.


Southland city employees killed in Las Vegas shooting

Southland city employees killed in Las Vegas shooting

A Cheney native who went on to work for the Manhattan Beach, California police department was among those killed in Sunday's concert shooting in Las Vegas. The 29-year-old nurse, of Big Sandy, Tennessee, saved his wife, Heather Melton, just before he was shot dead, she told WSMV-TV in Nashville. Jenny Parks has two brothers who lived in Las Vegas, and the couple was visiting them.