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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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Probationer Grabs For Officer’s Gun At Courthouse

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.

02/14/2013

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Off-Duty Cop’s Gun Taken During Armed Robbery

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.

02/13/2013

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Cops: Correctional Officer Pulls Gun In Fight Over Washer

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.”

02/11/2013

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Cary Grove Drill To Include Shooting Blanks In Hallways

A school shooting drill planned for tomorrow in the far northwestern suburbs has many parents upset.

01/29/2013

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Groupon Puts Gun-Related Deals On Hold

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.

01/21/2013

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Parents Meet With Principal After Teen Arrested For Gun At School

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.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

A 13-year-old boy is arrested at John Marsh Elementary School on Jan. 9, 2013, after bringing an unloaded revolver and ammunition to school and putting them in his locker. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Teen Arrested After Bringing Gun To School

A teenager was arrested after bringing an unloaded gun to school and stored it in his locker.

01/10/2013

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Man Threatened Family Members Inside Crystal Lake Home

A northwest suburban man was arrested Saturday after wielding a gun and threatening family members, who barricaded themselves inside a room to escape him.

12/30/2012

Darius Lewis, 17, is charged with reckless discharge of a weapon after he accidentally shot and killed his friend Kentan Scott, 15. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Teen Shot, Killed By Friend Playing With Gun

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.

12/25/2012

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Teen Dies After Playing With Gun, Authorities Say

A teenager died two days after he accidentally shot himself in the head at his home in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

12/23/2012

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Man Uninjured In Shooting Outside Oak Lawn Chuck E Cheese’s

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.

12/23/2012

State Sen. Donne Trotter reportedly is employed by Allpoints Security, which allows him to carry a concealed weapon. (CBS)

Security Company Won’t Confirm Whether It Employs Gun-Carrying Lawmaker

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.

12/07/2012

State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

Trotter Bonds Out On Airplane-Weapons Charge, Will Stay In 2nd District Race

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.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

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Quinn: Trotter Case Should Play Out In Court

Gov. Pat Quinn was side-stepping questions about State Sen. Donne Trotter’s arrest on Wednesday for allegedly trying to carry a handgun onto a flight at O’Hare International Airport, saying the judicial process should play out in court.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

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