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McCarthy said Emanuel's recent remarks that officers had become "fetal" was "not the right phrase."

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Los Angeles and New York have gun control provisions that are as tough as Chicago, experts say.

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The Committee on Public Safety affirmed harsh fines and jail terms for crimes committed in parks.

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Overall crime from Jan. 1-June 30 also decreased for the third straight year, down 15 percent from 2013.

The Loop »

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly prepared what she called the "blueprint for ending the crisis" of gun violence.

Downtown »

The City Council passed a court-ordered ordinance for licensing gun shops.

Downtown »

But the mayor's ordinance would set strict rules for sales and for the location of gun shops.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel planned to submit the ordinance at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

Bronzeville »

The mayor will seek a six-month delay in a court order allowing gun shops in the city.

Bridgeport »

Rahm and McCarthy touted the study's findings to renew calls for after-school programs and gun control.

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk joined Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in urging mandatory minimums for gun violations.

Edison Park »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel did not back down from his call for a three-year sentence for gun violations.

Downtown »

Chicago aldermen spoke out against a resolution calling for stricter gun sentencing policy statewide.

Albany Park »

The North Side legislator plans to introduce a bill closing a concealed-carry loophole.

Downtown »

The NRA's Todd Vandermyde took issue with a few details, but called it "a great day for gun owners."