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Chicago Not Up To Speed On New Gun Law

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley railed against the U.S. Supreme Court last summer because he feared the court would find Chicago's handgun ban unconstitut...

Chicago Violence: The Story Of Why They Won't Stop Shooting In Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times | Bleeding Green Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This is the story of why they won't stop shooting in Chicago. It's told by the wounded, the accused and the officers who were on the street during ...

Two Dead, Five Wounded In Overnight Shootings

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two people are dead following two separate shootings on Chicago's Far South and North Sides. The victims are just two of seven people shot overnight i...

8-Year-Old's Shooting Death Ruled A Homicide, Likely An Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Authorities are continuing to investigate the shooting death of an eight-year-old boy in south suburban Dolton. Kyree Davis's death was ruled a homic...

Chicago Park District Cancels Gun-Rights Group's Meeting

Chicago Reader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gerald Vernon says he did everything he should have to obtain a permit to hold a meeting at the Tuley Park field house on the south side. He told the ...

Cousin Charged In Death Of 5-Year-Old Boy, Brought Gun Into Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old boy was charged with one count of endangering a child causing death Thursday morning after the teen's 5-year-old nephew was accidentally...

7-Year-Old Girl, Teen Boy SHOT In Morgan Park

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 7-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy were shot this afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, Chicago police said....

Chicago's New Gun Ordinance Takes Effect Today

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Starting today, Chicagoans can legally keep handguns in their homes. Following a Supreme Court decision that rendered the city's handgun ban illegal...

Man Shot Blocks From Police News Conference About Violence

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man was shot Friday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, half mile from a press conference where Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis was d...

WATCH: Gunfire Erupts On Englewood Street, Six Shot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beginning late Thursday and into Friday morning, at least 14 people were shot in Chicago--two of them dying from their injuries. Three of the shooting...

At Least 27 People Shot Over Memorial Day Weekend In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At least 27 people were shot, two fatally, over the long weekend in Chicago, and police are blaming gang violence for more than half of the incidents....