Illinois' Firearm Owners Identification card program is supposed to keep guns away from felons and the mentally ill. But thousands of revoked FOID cards are unaccounted for, and their owners could still buy guns and ammunition.
Chicago Police Department Sgt. Joseph Giambrone claimed Congress Theater staffers failed to cooperate with police and were “untruthful” about serving alcohol on a night that left several underage patrons hospitalized.
In a press conference Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the historically low crime rate in February, was due in part to a new strategy that places additional police in “hot zones” across the city.