CPD Attributes Reduction In Crime To Focus On Illegal Guns, New TechnologyChicago ends 2018 with nearly 600 murders on the record and thousands of robberies, yet the number of violent crimes committed this year is down by double digits.
9,000 Firearms And Counting: Illegal Guns Flood ChicagoKe'Shon Newman's daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood.
Chicago Police Seized 'One Illegal Handgun Per Hour Of This Year'Three police-involved shootings happened in less than 30 hours. Chicago’s top cop told CBS 2’s Mai Martinez the incidents highlight how bad the illegal gun problem is in Chicago.
Report Finds Chicago's 'Crime Guns' Come From Outside CityAccording to this year's Gun Trace Report, illegal guns confiscated by CPD are mostly coming from parts of Illinois outside of Chicago.
Chicago Police On Track To Recover 6,000th Illegal GunChicago Police officers are set to recover their 6,000th illegal gun in the coming days.
Aurora Police Seize 3 Illegal Guns After Traffic Stop, CrashTwo handguns, one of them loaded, were found in a Ford Expedition that crashed about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Road and Konen Avenue.
Suit Accuses Chicago, Cook County Cops Of Kidnapping Woman, Extorting Mother For GunsA federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Chicago Police Department and Cook County Sheriff’s office by a woman who alleges officers kidnapped her daughter and extorted her into buying illegal guns for them.
Pfleger, Activists Sue Suburbs Over Gun ShopsActivist priest Rev. Michael Pfleger has taken his battle against illegal guns to court. He has sued three suburbs, claiming they haven’t kept a close enough eye on gun shops.
Feds Charge 14 In Chicago Area Gun Trafficking CaseOfficials at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said the arrests were the culmination of a crime-fighting strategy called the "Chicago Initiative,” involving a combination of federal agents and local police targeting the illegal gun trade.
South Holland Man Gets Nearly 17 Years For Illegal Gun DealsDavid “Big Dave” Lewisbey , 24, of South Holland was sentenced to 200 months in prison Wednesday for illegally trafficking hundreds of guns from Indiana to Chicago.
Man Charged After Cops Shoot 2 Dogs, Seize Pills And GunsA 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.
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.