Some aldermen want the city of Chicago to ban the sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like handguns.
A police officer could have easily shot a boy who was playing with a toy gun during a recent encounter — and the shooting would have been justified — Plainfield’s police chief tells WBBM.
A Homer Glen man was arrested Wednesday morning at Midway International Airport, after security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.
Federal gun charges have been filed against two men in connection with the theft of 111 weapons from a freight train parked in a Chicago rail yard.
Another person has been charged with trying to bring a gun into Midway Airport on Tuesday.
Darren Collier, 49, was arrested about noon after an x-ray screening at the James R. Thompson Center revealed the weapon in his computer case, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.
A Florida man was arrested with a loaded gun in his briefcase Saturday at Midway International Airport.
A 58-year-old Lemont woman has been arrested after she was stopped at Midway Airport’s security yesterday – accused of having a gun in her carry-on.
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.
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.
A 12-year-old boy brought an unloaded gun to his South Side elementary school on Monday because he said he was being bullied.
A 62-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport on Thursday, after security screeners found a .380 caliber pistol in his luggage.
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.
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.
CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman breaks down the new law.
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.
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.
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.
An elderly west suburban man will not be charged after choosing an unconventional method to knock icicles off his house—a handgun.
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.