He was shot at a gas station, tried to drive to the hospital, and died. As a murder victim’s family was demanding stronger gun laws in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was pushing for stricter gun control nationwide.
Gun owners in Chicago and suburban Cook County may have new incentives for keeping better track of their weapons.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy took part in a spirited debate over gun violence this morning on the city’s South Side.
The mayor said, at the next City Council meeting on Jan. 17, he’ll introduce a new gun control ordinance, though he wouldn’t provide details.
CBS 2 visited a gun show at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn.
Spurred by the Newtown school shooting massacre, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was leading a coalition of Chicago area mayors in a renewed drive for stronger gun control laws.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to move quickly on tightening gun control laws. He formed a task force to give him recommendations within a month.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
In the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
With the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.
Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking prayers for the bereaved in the Colorado movie massacre, and gun control legislation, which he hopes might alleviate some of the violence in the U.S.
Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.
Updated 06/25/12 – 1:46 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel will seek to revise the city’s gun control ordinance, after a federal judge ruled part of the 2010 law is unconstitutional. The mayor said […]
Gun sales are up in Indiana, to the point where some stores are running short on both ammunition and weapons.
A couple of bills to further control the movement of guns in Illinois have failed to pass the state House.
Mayor Richard M. Daley is back in town and on his regular public schedule, for the first time Chicago elected Rahm Emanuel as his replacement.
In what could be his last major news conference on the subject, Mayor Richard M. Daley made a strong push for passage of what he’s long called “common sense” gun laws.
Mayor Richard M. Daley said Monday that the nation needs tougher gun laws to prevent another incident similar to the Arizona shooting rampage.