RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Firearms

A collection of news and information related to Firearms published by this site and its partners.

Top Firearms Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school

    Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school
    Two 14-year-old classmates were arrested after they took guns -- one of them loaded -- to their elementary school on the Southwest Side this week, according to police. The boys were cited in juvenile petitions with possessing a firearm at a school. One...
  • Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun

    Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun
    When Chicago police broke up a drunken spat between Daniel Franzgrote and his girlfriend at a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009, he didn’t know that the fleeting glimpse of his intoxicated girlfriend venting her frustrations to a police supervisor...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
  • Chipotle to customers: Stop bringing guns into our restaurants

    Chipotle to customers: Stop bringing guns into our restaurants
    Chipotle Mexican Grill is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home. The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said Monday that a recent demonstration by gun...
  • $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles

    $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles
    A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • Gunrunner sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison

    Gunrunner sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison
    Chicago was in the midst of one of its most violent years in recent history in March 2012 when David Lewisbey bought six handguns from an Indiana gun show dealer and brought them back to Chicago to sell on the street. Less than two months later, federal...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang
    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks

    China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks
    The guns are back in China. Armed police patrols started rolling on the streets of Beijing on Monday, the Ministry of Public Security announced, in order to protect the city from "armed mobs, sexual violence and terrorist attacks." The special...
  • Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband

    Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband
    The scent of limes in the air, Papa Pitufo shouted orders to his men and consulted by cellphone with his far-flung forces. The gray-bearded farmer has emerged as the senior leader of the vigilante movement that has taken over a large swath of wealthy...
  • DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School

    DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School
    A 29-year-old Department of Juvenile Services employee and her 39-year-old boyfriend have been arrested after shots were fired Thursday night in the parking lot of a youth detention facility in Baltimore County, state police said. Police said an...