CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Illegal Guns

Byron White (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged After Cops Shoot 2 Dogs, Seize Pills And Guns

A South Side man has been charged with a litany of felonies after a search of his Calumet Heights neighborhood home Monday night yielded illegal firearms, pills, and cash.

02/26/2014

Chicago police display some of the more than 300 guns seized in the city in the first two weeks of 2013. (Credit: CBS)

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.

12/09/2013

Chicago police display guns recently taken  off the streets. (CBS)

Chicago Police Take 4,200 Guns Off Streets This Year

Chicago police say more than 4,200 illegal guns have been taken off the streets so far this year.

08/05/2013

Glock/Gun (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Supplying Illegal Trafficker With Firearms From Gun Shows

Federal prosecutors said David Lewisbey supplied Englewood gun trafficker Levaine Tanksley with most of the 43 guns Tanksley allegedly sold to a federal informant in April.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

(credit: ThinkStock)

City Turns To Twitter In Efforts To Curb Illegal Guns

The City of Chicago is considering an unlikely method of tackling the illegal gun crisis – turning to Twitter.

WBBM Newsradio–09/29/2012

Illegal Guns

Illegal Gun Busts Way Up This New Year’s Eve

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says Chicago Police take many more guns off the streets than their New York counterparts.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Stephen Peterson

Peterson’s Son Still Collecting Police Paycheck

Drew Peterson’s son has been suspended from the Oak Brook police force for the past couple of months, but he is still collecting a paycheck.

11/02/2010