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Police Board Fires Cop Accused Of Pulling Gun On Cabbie

Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/18/2014

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Dolton Police Sergeant Fired Following Missing-Gun Probe

Dolton’s new police chief has terminated Anthony Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.

09/18/2014

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Fearing Bully, Boy, 12, Brings Unloaded Gun To School

A 12-year-old boy brought an unloaded gun to his South Side elementary school on Monday because he said he was being bullied.

09/16/2014

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Gun Found In Man’s Bag At Midway Airport

A 62-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport on Thursday, after security screeners found a .380 caliber pistol in his luggage.

08/08/2014

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Woman Grazed When Gun Goes Off On CTA Bus

Riders on a CTA bus got a bit of a scare Wednesday morning when a gun accidentally went off after a passenger picked up a small pistol he found on the bus.

06/25/2014

A CTA bus driver broke up a fight and kicked a rider off the bus. (Credit: Facebook)

WATCH: CTA Bus Driver Confiscates Gun, Kicks Rider Off Bus

A video posted on the Facebook page, “People of the CTA,” shows a bus driver confiscating a gun and kicking at least one person off his bus last week, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

06/25/2014

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Number Of Concealed-Carry Permits Grows To 13,500

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman breaks down the new law.

03/21/2014

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Gun Found Near Streamwood High School

Streamwood High School was on lockdown Friday as police investigated a gun at the school. Students were delayed about an hour in getting dismissed from school.

03/14/2014

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Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley Center

About 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket,” according to Cook County Sheriff’s police.

03/05/2014

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Police Board Rejects Deal To Suspend Chicago Cop 60 Days In Woman’s Death

The police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.

01/22/2014

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Elderly Man Told To Stop Shooting Down Icicles

An elderly west suburban man will not be charged after choosing an unconventional method to knock icicles off his house—a handgun.

01/14/2014

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Traveler Attempts To Board Plane At Midway With Loaded Handgun: Police

Josephine M. Coleman, 25, of Country Club Hills, is charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon, and Cook County Judge James Brown ordered her held Sunday in lieu of $25,000.

12/29/2013

Rashaad L. Byrd, 27, of the 200 block Highpoint, Romeoville, charged in connection with a 7-year-old bringing a gun to Gifford Elementary School in Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Charged After Boy Brings Loaded Gun To Elgin School

A 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to a northwest suburban elementary school Thursday morning, and the man who allegedly brought the gun to the boy’s home is being held on a $250,000 bond.

12/13/2013

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Deputy’s Foot Injured When Gun Accidentally Fires

The officer’s weapon “accidentally discharged” a few minutes after 3 p.m. in a county administration building at 3026 S. California Ave.

11/14/2013

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Boy, 12, Arrested After Gun Goes Off In School Restroom

The principal managed to take the gun away from the boy, and police believe the child fired it on accident.

10/16/2013

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Police: Westmont Man Brought Gun To BMW Championship

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.

09/16/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Pulling Gun During North Side Soccer Game

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.

06/18/2013

Former Alderman Sharon Dixon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Former Alderman Charged After Allegedly Bringing Gun To Police Station

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.

05/07/2013

Tyron Hughes was arrested on charges of aggravated battery, unlawful use of a weapon, obstructing/resisting and criminal trespass (Credit: STMW)

Cops: Video Shows Man Displaying Gun In Bolingbrook High School

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.

02/23/2013

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Student Arrested For Bringing Gun To NW Side High School

A 15-year-old student was arrested Monday morning for trying to bring an unloaded handgun into a Northwest Side high school.

02/18/2013

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