'Frustrated' McCarthy: 'We Had People Who Died Over The Weekend'Police Supt. Garry McCarthy became a bit testy Monday during his weekly news conference on gun confiscations, when reporters peppered him with questions about something completely different.
McCarthy: More Than 6,500 Illegal Guns Seized So Far This Year“Even with the best policing in the world, without laws that help keep illegal guns off the streets and laws that provide real punishment for the dangerous criminals who carry them, we’ll continue to face an uphill battle,” McCarthy said.
Sheriff's Deputies Seizing Guns From People With Revoked PermitsA new team from the Cook County Sheriff's Office has launched an effort to seize guns from thousands of people whose state gun permits have been revoked.
McCarthy: Nearly 1,100 Guns Seized So Far This YearPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy has started having gun seizure news conferences on a regular basis; and he says he will continue to until laws change to require that the loss, theft or transfer of a gun is reported.
Police Stand By Crime Strategies After Bloody WeekendEight people were slain in various shootings in Chicago over the weekend, but Chicago police maintain their crime-fighting strategies are working.
Emanuel, McCarthy Continue Push For Tougher Gun LawsPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy continued the city’s full court press on gun violence, showing off a table full of confiscated guns, and trotting out statistics comparing Chicago to New York.
Chicago Police Arrest 300, Nab 100 Weapons In 3-Day Drug CrackdownPolice busted street drug sales operations in 10 district across the city over a three-day period ending Saturday, police superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Sunday.
Joliet On Pace To Break Records For Guns Seized In One YearJoliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.