The officer’s weapon “accidentally discharged” a few minutes after 3 p.m. in a county administration building at 3026 S. California Ave.
The principal managed to take the gun away from the boy, and police believe the child fired it on accident.
Police arrested a Westmont man Monday morning for allegedly trying to bring a concealed firearm into the BMW Championship golf tournament at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest.
A gang member who pointed a loaded gun at soccer players while their children played nearby last summer at Montrose Harbor pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to a year in prison.
Former Ald. Sharon Dixon (24th) was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bond on a felony gun charge Tuesday for allegedly approaching Chicago Police officers outside the Ogden District with a loaded gun over the weekend.
A southwest suburban man was arrested this week after a surveillance video showed him holding a gun in a stairwell at Bolingbrook High School after school let out for the day, police said.
A 15-year-old student was arrested Monday morning for trying to bring an unloaded handgun into a Northwest Side high school.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.
The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.
A Cook County correctional officer faces weapons charges after she allegedly pulled a gun while arguing with a woman over a washing machine and said, “This is all the protection I need.”
A school shooting drill planned for tomorrow in the far northwestern suburbs has many parents upset.
The company offered no context to the decision. Gun rights and restrictions have been the subject of fierce debate following a string of mass murders.
Parents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
A teenager was arrested after bringing an unloaded gun to school and stored it in his locker.
A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.
A teenager who died two days after he was shot in the head on the West Side was killed by a friend playing with a gun, according to police.
A teenager died two days after he accidentally shot himself in the head at his home in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
A man sitting in a car in the parking lot of an Oak Lawn Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant emerged unscathed after two gunmen approached the vehicle and opened fire Saturday night.
A spokesman for a security firm that reputedly employs state Sen. Donne Trotter couldn’t confirm Friday whether the lawmaker holds a position that allows him to carry a concealed weapon. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
State Sen. Donne Trotter on Thursday evening said he’ll stay in the race for the 2nd Congressional District, even though he faces charges he tried to bring a handgun through a security checkpoint at O’Hare International Airport.