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A new billboard along I-55 equates baseball, apple pie and guns. (CBS)

Billboard Draws Fire For Equating Assault Rifle With Baseball, Apple Pie

The sign sits off busy Interstate 55, west of Harlem Avenue. It pairs a rifle with what some say are “pure American” symbols. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

03/13/2014

The glass of a CTA bus stop was shattered when five people were shot -- apparently with an assault rifle -- in the Uptown neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Have ‘Good Evidence’ In Uptown Shooting That Wounded 5

Police said they have “good evidence” on a shooting in Uptown that left five people wounded, but disputed the local alderman’s report that three people were in custody for the attack.

08/21/2013

Frank Johnson (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man About To Be Evicted Pulls AK-47 On Landlord

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a South Shore resident who pointed an AK-47 assault rifle at his landlord, who had gone to the man’s apartment Tuesday night to discuss his eviction.

01/09/2013

Geovanni Edmund Lopez, 22, of Lansing, is accused of supplying the assault rifle used in a 2009 triple murder. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Accused Of Supplying Assault Weapon Used In Triple Murder

Bond has been set at $2.5 million for a 22-year-old man charged with supplying the assault weapon used to kill three teenagers on the Southeast Side two years ago.

12/27/2011