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.
Cell Phone 'Gun Cases' Illegal In ChicagoCarrying a phone case that looks like a gun is now illegal in Chicago.
Pro, Anti-Gun Advocates Rally Outside Riverdale Gun ShopThere was a protest and a counter-protest today outside a Riverdale gun shop that’s been the focus of anti-gun violence protesters for years.
TSA To Gun Owners: Stop Trying To Carry Firearms Onto PlanesIt seems like a no-brainer, but each year airport authorities seize guns at security checkpoints, including those at Midway and O'Hare airports.
Opinion: Defensive Gun Use Doesn't Make Up For Accidental Injuries, HomicidesNo, friend, I'm not worried about an Uber driver who knows how to responsibly use a firearm -- I'm worried about everyone else.