‘I Want This to Get Over’: After Congressional Shooting, Complex Grief for a Gunman’s Widow

By JULIE TURKEWITZ July 1, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ill. — He flung dishes at his wife, roared at the television, erupted during an outing at a local brewery. Suzanne Hodgkinson became so concerned with her husband’s growing anger that she wrote to his...

Before the Gunfire in Virginia, a Volatile Home Life in Illinois

By JULIE TURKEWITZ, SHERYL GAY STOLBERG, JOHN ELIGON and ALAN BLINDER June 17, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Signs of a deeply disturbed family life kept surfacing from the well-kept house with the pale sun awning and the pretty...

In Congressman’s Shooting, a Like-Minded Gunman Shakes a Liberal Enclave

Shocked residents of Del Ray in Alexandria, Va., are grappling with an outsider who shattered the neighborhood’s quiet charm.

Before Shooting, Suspect Began Day at Y.M.C.A. as Usual

Records show that James T. Hodgkinson, the man who the police say opened fire on a congressional baseball practice, had made a local Y.M.C.A. his home base.

Attack Tests Movement Sanders Founded

The bloody shooting of Republican lawmakers by a Bernie Sanders supporter could prove to be an opportunity for the senator’s fans to consider their message.