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Chicago man surrenders in interstate gun trafficking conspiracy

CHICAGO | Chicago resident Winston “Worm” Geralds surrendered to federal authorities Tuesday on charges he allegedly conspired to buy at least 43 firearms in Indiana and transport them to Chicago for sale.

June 24, 2014 7:15 pm

Lawmakers take aim at gun buy-back programs

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal forcing Gary and other Indiana cities to end their gun buy-back programs was approved 6-2 Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

January 22, 2014 2:30 pm Related


Judge gives Chicago 6 months to OK gun sales law

CHICAGO | The city of Chicago, which has fought for decades to keep guns out of the hands of its residents, now must craft an ordinance within 180 days that will allow gun stores to open there, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

January 14, 2014 1:10 pm

Chicago mayor wants 6 months to write gun sale law

CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel has instructed city attorneys to ask for a six-month delay on firearms sales in Chicago.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. gun background checks jump

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Background checks for gun sales in Illinois have almost doubled since Friday's school shootings in Connecticut, according to data from the Illinois State Police.

December 20, 2012 8:45 pm

Thornton board to consider firearms business proposal

THORNTON | A firearms business could open in Thornton if the Village Board approves a licensing ordinance and special use request that are scheduled to be on the agenda at its Sept. 17 meeting.

September 08, 2012 9:00 pm
Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Police Chief Marco Kuyachich denies he is a target of a reported federal investigation of illicit gun sales within the Sheriff's Department, according to his attorney.

June 02, 2011 7:00 pm
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