Uber Driver With Concealed Carry Permit Shoots Gunman In Logan SquareAn Uber driver put his concealed carry permit to use Friday night when he pulled a handgun and opened fire on a man he saw firing a pistol into a group of people on a Logan Square sidewalk, according to prosecutors.
Armed Homeowner Prevents Theft, Injures Two Would-Be RobbersA man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.
Shooting Death Is Gary's 43rd Homicide, Tying Last Year's TotalAn argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.
Gun Advocates Want Change To Illinois Self-Defense Laws Conceal carry in Illinois will mean more people with guns who can protect themselves -- but self defense laws have not yet changed.
Lakeview Crime Spike Prompts One Woman To Fight BackA string of armed robberies and burglaries in the Lakeview neighborhood have a lot of folks there looking over their shoulders.
Southwest Suburban Nurse Charged With Murder, Claims Self-DefenseA southwest suburban nurse stands charged with killing a man during an argument, but her attorney says she acted in self-defense.
Man, 80, Arrested After Shooting Alleged BurglarNeighbors in Englewood are not pleased after an 80-year-old man was arrested for shooting a man who was allegedly burglarizing his house.
Pfleger Asks Churches To Honor Florida Boy Who Was Shot DeadThe Rev. Michael Pfleger is asking area churches this Sunday to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida boy who was shot and killed by a man who is claiming self-defense.
Man Who Shot Home Invaders Busted For Growing PotA homeowner who defended his property by killing an intruder was behind bars Tuesday morning.
Self-Defense Training For Wicker Park Residents
NW Side Residents Look To Defend Selves Against Recent AttacksEnough is enough for some Chicagoans fed up with attacks on women in Wicker Park, Bucktown and Logan Square.
Mother Wants Special Prosecutor To Probe Death Tied To Daley NephewA woman who blames a nephew of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley for her son’s death wants a special prosecutor to investigate.