Boy, 15, Shot While Sleeping In West EnglewoodThe boy was sleeping when someone fired a shot through the first floor.
Man Charged With Pointing Handgun Laser At Driver On South SideDerrick Harrington was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault with a handgun laser, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office.
'Every Gun Starts Out Legal,' Says Fed Who Helps Seize Illegal Weapons In ChicagoThe problem is, they don't stay that way. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Man Guilty Of Buying Indiana Guns, Selling Them In ChicagoAn Indianapolis man has been found guilty of dealing firearms from a porch on Chicago's West Side.
No Drinking At Shooting Ranges Under Wisconsin DNR Rule Proposal Liquor, automatic weapons and exploding targets would be forbidden at Department of Natural Resources shooting ranges under a new package of regulations that has gun lovers raising their eyebrows.
Cook County Task Force Looking For Practical Measures To Stop Gun ViolenceA Cook County Task Force on Gun Violence has held its first meeting, with a stated mission of hearing fewer speeches, and more ideas that can actually work, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Local Gun Control Advocates Praise President Obama's Executive Orders, But Oppenents Say They Won't Stop Criminals Local gun control advocates are applauding President Barack Obama’s executive orders to expand background checks for firearm sales at gun shows and other measures, but opponents say it won't stop criminals from getting guns.
Police: Bolingbrook Man Dead After Accidentally Shooting Self While DrivingA Bolingbrook man is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself while driving, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Emanuel Says Gun Buyback Program Prepared For Scammers Mayor Rahm Emanuel says officials are ready for activists who want to thwart the city's gun buyback program, reports WBBM's Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
McCarthy Says Too Many Arrested For Illegal Gun Possession Are "Immediately Back Out On The Street”Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he thinks police are "doing a pretty good job" getting guns off the streets, but he says prosecutors and judges have to be held accountable when so many people arrested are ending up back on the street.
Convenient To Buy A Gun At Wal-Mart, But Not In ChicagoIn just about every location east of the Mississippi River, it is a short drive to a Wal-Mart that will sell you a gun.
Alvarez: Journalists' Slayings Highlight Need For Universal Background ChecksCook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the televised shootings of reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward heightened the need to find better ways to prevent the mentally ill from buying guns.