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Firearms

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Four charged in Niles armed robbery

    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage. A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
  • 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...
  • Mexican drug lord hid in mountains, homes, sewers

    The residence where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman apparently had been hiding is a tidy, whitewashed house with spike-topped wrought iron fencing, a heavy metal door and blackened windows. It sits across from a high school and is surrounded...
  • Seized phone 'turning point' in arrest of cartel leader

    The seizure of a phone belonging to the son of Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman's deputy at the U.S.-Mexico border was an important break in the operation that led to the drug lord's capture, a senior U.S. law enforcement official said on Sunday. Guzman, who long...
  • Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA

    Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down a pair of 2nd Amendment appeals lodged by the National Rifle Assn., keeping in place laws that restrict those under 21 years old from buying or carrying a handgun. Without comment, the justices...
  • For women, guns in the home prove especially deadly

    For women, guns in the home prove especially deadly
    So much for the argument that a gun in the house makes you safer. And it’s especially not true for women. Atlantic Cities has a roundup piece Monday of recent studies of gun ownership and violence. It concludes that women living in homes in...
  • Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

    Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is in talks with two gun control groups that are pressuring the giant social network to crack down on illegal gun sales and trades. "We are talking with a number of organizations around our policies on guns," a Facebook...
  • King City police arrests: Latino immigrants victimized, D.A. says

    SAN FRANCISCO — In a predawn sweep that stunned the Salinas Valley town of King City, the acting police chief, a former chief, other police employees and a towing company owner were arrested Tuesday, some on charges connected to a scheme to steal...
  • Scandal rocks police force in Monterey County town

    SAN FRANCISCO — In a predawn sweep that stunned the Salinas Valley town of King City, the acting police chief, a former chief, other police employees and a towing company owner were arrested Tuesday, some on charges connected to a scheme to steal...