Democratic Candidate Chris Kennedy Makes Call For Tougher Gun ControlKennedy says the state must be tough on railroad companies that fail to protect shipments of guns that make their way through Illinois.
U.S. Lawmakers Lead Gun Control Rally In Federal PlazaMembers of Congress from Illinois and elsewhere led a rally in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, demanding a vote on tougher gun regulations, such as prohibiting those on the nation’s “no-fly” list from buying firearms.
National Gun-Control Debate Plays Out In Northwest SuburbBoth sides stood their ground outside DS Arms pro shop and manufacturing facility, in Lake Barrington, in the wake of the Orlando massacre. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Cook County Task Force Looking For Practical Measures To Stop Gun ViolenceA Cook County Task Force on Gun Violence has held its first meeting, with a stated mission of hearing fewer speeches, and more ideas that can actually work, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Local Gun Control Advocates Praise President Obama's Executive Orders, But Oppenents Say They Won't Stop Criminals Local gun control advocates are applauding President Barack Obama’s executive orders to expand background checks for firearm sales at gun shows and other measures, but opponents say it won't stop criminals from getting guns.
Obama Unveils Presidential Plan To Cut Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama unveiled an array of measures on Tuesday tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.
Emanuel Says Gun Buyback Program Prepared For Scammers Mayor Rahm Emanuel says officials are ready for activists who want to thwart the city's gun buyback program, reports WBBM's Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Justices Mull Appeal Of Chicago Suburb's Assault Weapons BanThe Supreme Court has so far resisted elaborating on two landmark decisions that established a nationwide right to defend one's home with a gun.
McCarthy Says Too Many Arrested For Illegal Gun Possession Are "Immediately Back Out On The Street”Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he thinks police are "doing a pretty good job" getting guns off the streets, but he says prosecutors and judges have to be held accountable when so many people arrested are ending up back on the street.
State Rep. Calls For Liability Insurance Requirement For Gun OwnersThe church slaughter committed by a young man with a gun in Charleston is the reason behind a plan for a new type of gun legislation here in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Pro, Anti-Gun Advocates Rally Outside Riverdale Gun ShopThere was a protest and a counter-protest today outside a Riverdale gun shop that’s been the focus of anti-gun violence protesters for years.
Gun Advocates Call For Lifting Ban On Silencers In Illinoisun enthusiasts are hoping law makers will pull the trigger and lift the ban on silencers. Our neighbors to the east and west allow silencers. In this Original Report, Dorothy Tucker went to Northwest Indiana to find out why.