More Than 100 Firearms Collected At Gun Turn-In At West Side ChurchA gun turn-in on the city’s West Side Saturday netted an impressive number of weapons.
Hope Community Church Offers $100 For Gun Turn InHope Community Church in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood will give out a $100 Visa gift card in exchange for a gun.
West Side Church Hosting Gun Turn-In Event; $100 In Exchange For GunsA church on Chicago's West Side is hoping gift cards will get residents to turn in guns this weekend.
Turn In A Gun, Get $100 In South AustinAnyone who turns in a firearm from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday will receive a $100 Visa gift card.
More Than 500 Guns Turned In SaturdayThe Chicago Police Department said 525 firearms and 87 replicas were turned in at Saturday's gun turn-in.
Gun Rights Group Participates In Chicago Gun Turn-In, Uses Money For Shooting CampA downstate gun rights group turned dozens of firearms for the city’s gun turn-in program last month, and used the $6,000 in proceeds to send a group of young shooters to a camp hosted by the National Rifle Association.
Chicago Police Collect 5,500 Weapons During Gun Turn-InPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said the tally could go considerably higher. Pallets were still being unloaded at a West Side police warehouse where the weapons will be sorted.
McCarthy: There Are 'Just Way Too Many Guns In This City'Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that there are “just way too many guns in this city,” and the gun turn-in event that police are sponsoring this weekend can have an effect in reducing violence.
Police To Hold Gun Turn-In Event This WeekendUsing the lure of $100 gift cards, the Chicago Police Department is encouraging people to get guns out of their homes and turn them in this Saturday, during the annual gun turn-in program.
City To Host Gun Turn-In EventThe city of Chicago wants to get guns off the street, and is asking people to turn them in on their own.