During the original broadcast, Eight Forty-Eight said that police have been involved in more shootings over the last six months than in all of 2010. Police dispute that number but could not immediately provide the number of times officers shot at citizens in 2010 or 2011.
As the temperatures rise, so does crime--it's a somewhat predictable summer story. Mayor Emanuel responded by putting more cops on the streets; the move is supported by Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy but it may not be the answer for all Chicagoans.
Illinois lawmakers have defeated a plan that would allow residents to carry concealed guns. The 'concealed carry' measure needed 71 votes to pass the Illinois House of Representatives, but failed to reach that threshold as 32 lawmakers voted against the proposal on Thursday.Illinois is virtuall
An Illinois state senator wants a gun advocacy group to apologize for comparing alleged attacks on gun owners to the actions of Nazi Germany. In the April issue of GunNews, publisher Guns Save Life uses a gold Star of David with an article that compares the treatment of Jews during the Holocaus
Mexico has long complained that drug gangs are terrorizing cities with high-powered weapons smuggled from the United States. But Mexican lawmakers are now up in arms over the recent revelation that the U.S.