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City Council Approves Plan To Allow Gun Shops In Chicago

Facing a court order to allow gun sales in the city, the Chicago City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve an ordinance allowing gun shops in the city limits, but with tight restrictions.

06/25/2014

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Alderman Wants Parental Counseling For Families Of Repeat Curfew Violators

A West Side alderman has proposed an ordinance that would give some special attention to families whose children repeatedly violate the city’s curfew for young people.

WBBM Newsradio–03/14/2013

A Chicago Police cruiser drives past a West Side funeral home during the funeral for a woman killed in a gang-related shooting, as part of the city's crackdown on violence at funerals attended by gang members. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Keep Close Eye On Funeral For Victim Of Gang Shooting

Chicago’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals took a different turn Thursday, as police took pre-emptive action to remove a potential gang target from a funeral site.

CBS 2–12/13/2012

Hundreds of West Side residents marched through the Austin neighborhood on April 1, 2012, to show their outrage at the deaths of 57 youths from gun violence since the beginning of the school year in Chicago, as well as the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Residents March For Trayvon, Other Violence Victims

The pastor of a West Side church says 57 young lives have been lost to gun violence in Chicago since the beginning of the school year, so he’s calling on his congregation to show their outrage over the loss of innocent lives, including Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

04/01/2012