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Jason Juarez (Credit; Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At Home

Jason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

02/26/2014

Customers shop for guns at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park. A federal judge has ruled Chicago's ban on such gun shops is unconstitutional. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Chicago Ban On Gun Sales Unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang said he would temporarily stay the effects of his ruling, meaning the ordinances can stand while the city decides whether to appeal.

01/06/2014

Jeremy Lydon (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cops Find Guns, Drugs While Arresting Man For Threatening Girlfriend

Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.

05/13/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Audit: Unstable People Could End Up Getting FOID Cards In Illinois

An audit has been conducted on the rules governing Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Cards, and officials say the results raise troubling questions.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Calls For Statewide Gun Registry

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to close a loophole that, he says, allows more illegal guns to find their way to the streets.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Concealed Carry

Former Chicagoan: Concealed Guns Make Me Feel Safer

Illinois is inching closer to a law that would allow gun owners legally to carry a concealed firearm.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011