A bill that would have placed more regulations on gun dealers goes down with the stroke of a pen in Springfield.
Students from dozens of schools across the city are planning to take part in a 17-minute walkout Wednesday morning, with each minute representing a life lost during the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school.
Shomari Legghette, 44, pleaded not guilty to charges including first-degree murder on Monday in front of more than a dozen Chicago police officers.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he’s been clear about his stance on guns. But he won’t say whether he’ll sign recently passed legislation that would require Illinois gun dealers to be licensed by the state.
A benefit on March 18 on Chicago’s Near North Side to will raise funds for the March 24 event, which will coincide with marches across the country calling for gun reform in the U.S.
Chicago students and activists spent Saturday afternoon at the Florida home of a Parkland shooting survivor and her classmates to discuss the impact gun violence has had on their lives.
Cardinal Blase Cupich was one of the most prominent voices in Springfield last week calling for tighter gun laws. He joins us to talk about gun violence and gun legislation as well as immigration and school closings.
As survivors of the Parkland shooting return to school in Florida, we ask local high school students their thoughts on school safety and gun control.
What can school districts do to prevent a mass shooting? While the gun debate rages on, schools have to come up with other ways to make sure students are safe.
As President Donald Trump indicates his desire to work on gun safety measures, Democrats in Springfield are aiming to tighten controls on gun dealers.
Mayor fires back at Trump’s idea to allow some teachers to carry firearms in class
We don’t need more guns in schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday, “we need more teachers in schools, more students who are not scared so they can be focused not on their fears, but their studies.”
Democrats remain committed to pushing for meaningful gun control, the U.S. Senator says. We discuss gun control, the Mueller investigation and efforts to get a deal for Dreamers.
Hundreds gathered Wednesday in suburban DeKalb to mark the 10th anniversary of a shooting at Northern Illinois University that left five people dead.
The 19-year-old suspected of opening fire Wednesday inside a Florida high school had a troubled past. A pair of experts discuss mental health issues and how the threat of violence impacts young people.
Oversight officials released several clips showing the shooting death of teen Juan Flores after he pinned an officer between his SUV and a squad car in September.