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Downtown »

Supt. McCarthy: Police Seized '1 Illegal Gun Per Hour' in Violent Weekend

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy again blamed lax gun laws for the high number of shootings.

Roseland »

Roseland Murder 'Could Have Been Prevented,' Supt. McCarthy Says

Ramone Palmer was on parole when he shot and killed Brian Rollins, authorities said.

Roseland »

Fenger High Student Caught With Gun at School, Prosecutors Say

Antoine Rogers, 16, was charged with unauthorized use of a weapon on school grounds.

Bridgeport »

Concealed Carry Opponent to Speak at Darst Center

A Christian group in Bridgeport invited a speaker from Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence.

North Lawndale »

Sharon Dixon, Former Alderman, Busted With Loaded Gun, Prosecutors Say

The former West Side alderman brought a holstered .357 Magnum into a police station, prosecutors said.

Marquette Park »

CPS Child Welfare Attendant Charged With Threatening Woman

Charles Latimore, who was also arrested on gun charges, told a judge that he works at Tilden High School.

Chicago »

Jonylah Watkins' Killer Will Be Caught, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy Says

Chicago's top cop said he's confident police will catch the man who shot the infant and her dad.

Belmont Cragin »

Alleged Gun-Packing State Senator Back in Court

Sen. Donne Trotter was arraigned Tuesday on charges that he brought a gun into O'Hare Airport.

Chatham »

Nathaniel Pendleton Hopes 'My Daughter's Death Was Not in Vain'

Tougher penalties for murders among suggestions discussed at Monday's community forum.

Near West Side »

Emanuel Calls For Gun Law Reform at Police District Opening

In wake of Friday's fatal school shooting, mayor says it's time for "common sense" gun laws.