ATF Mum On 'Bump Stocks'The ATF isn’t taking a position on bump stocks because the products are not actually firearms, a former agent tells WBBM Newsradio.
Joint Investigation Leads To Gun Raids, Arrests Of 12 In Will CountyA joint federal investigation with the Joliet Police Department and the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office netted in the arrests of 12 people during raids carried out Tuesday morning.
Authorities Unveil Federal-City Gun Task ForceATF agents will work with the Chicago Police Department’s Organized Crime Bureau to combat gun violence in the city. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Chicago Police Gain Access To ATF Ballistics Van To Fight Gun CrimesChicago police are about to get some help from the feds that will help them test ballistics on the spot after a shooting.
Gang Thieves Use Rail Yards As Shopping Malls, Steal Scores Of GunsStreet gang thieves repeatedly have broken into box cars at Norfolk Southern Railway yards on the South Side, and made off with more than 150 guns in three heists since 2014.
Report: ATF To Beef Up Its Presence In ChicagoAbout 20 agents for the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are being transferred to Chicago, according to CNN.
Hole Found In Roof Of Southwest Side School, Possible Explosive DeviceA charred hole was found Wednesday in the roof of a Southwest Side School, of what looked to be the result of an explosion.
Four Bombs Found In Wauconda Home After Threat Against PoliceTom Ahern, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said the suspect’s threat alone was deemed credible enough to evacuate homes near the 400 block of Lake Shore Boulevard.
Flea Market Fire Probes Expands, Investigators Making 'No Assumptions'Federal investigators have begun sifting through the rubble of a Humboldt Park flea market destroyed by a massive fire earlier this week, a blaze sources said was intentionally set.
ATF Boosts Investigation Into Flea Market FireFire investigators are calling in additional members from the Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as authorities try to determine the cause of a massive fire that destroyed a West Side flea market.
Two Suspects Shot During Weapons Raid By Chicago Cops, Feds
Durbin Urges More Police Departments To Use Federal Gun Tracing ToolU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has renewed his push for local police departments to take advantage of what he believes is a critical law enforcement tool: electronic tracing of guns.