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.
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.
An Illinois state senator running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly tried to bring a gun onto a plane at O’Hare International Airport.
Wayne Han, 35, of Valparaiso, reportedly admitted to holding a gun to a 13-year-old girl’s head in an attempt to get her to perform sexual acts.
An American Airlines flight attendant was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Saturday for allegedly trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare International Airport.
A Highland elementary school student said he brought an unloaded gun to Warren Elementary School on Tuesday on a dare.
The 20-year-old Maywood man was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center a short time after an officer shot him once in the chest inside an apartment building about 4:30 p.m., authorities said.
The donated book was Robert Stone’s novel “Outerbridge Reach.” But it was really just a holding place for a gold A.S.M. .31-caliber, a single-shot black powder handgun with a wooden handle.
On Monday, students at Evanston Township High Schools arrived at school, trying to come to grips with a teen’s tragic death.
Nicholas Claxton was fired July 23 from an Oak Park restaurant job, but sent a text message to a former co-worker showing him wearing night vision goggles and ballistic armor while holding a shotgun, police said.
Two teenagers have been charged as juveniles for bringing a gun to a near West Side school.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer was wounded Thursday night when her gun accidentally fired.
The 5-year-old child was jumping on a bed when a weapon discharged, apparently from underneath the mattress, police said.
Elaine Robertson, 61, was charged with attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon on Thursday, police said.
A far northwest suburban school was on lockdown for several hours Monday morning, after a middle school student brought a loaded gun to school.