| May 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Los Angeles officials will host a gun buyback program on Saturday, one week after an Isla Vista man killed six people and wounded 13 near the campus of UC Santa Barbara.
"The tragedy in Santa Barbara reminded us of the horrors of gun violence," said...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said.
Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:07 PM
HORLIVKA, Ukraine — Yelena Rybak sat quietly next to her husband for an hour under their carport, alone and for the last time. She touched his battered face and stroked his cold hands, as if the warmth of her fingers might still wake him.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Long before she became the lead plaintiff in a concealed carry lawsuit against Illinois, Mary Shepard had fallen in love with guns.
It was 2007 when Shepard stumbled upon a story about women and guns in the local newspaper. What piqued her interest,...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail.
Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:56 PM
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has agreed to plead guilty to illegally building an assault rifle, marking the first plea agreement by one of 20 sheriff's officials charged or indicted since December in an ongoing federal investigation of the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
A 14-year-old girl shot and killed another 14-year-old girl because of an argument over a boy, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said today as murder charges were filed.
The .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin Monday afternoon had been...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:15 PM
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands.
A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...