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Public Safety

Map: Breakdown of concealed carry permits across Illinois

Rev. Pfleger wants guns banned from all archdiocese buildings

Joakim Noah announces 'new tactics' to stop Chicago street violence

ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

McCarthy: Hundreds of extra cops not enough to quell weekend of violence

Money for nothing: State paid UIC $498,355 for subpar study

Mayor talks gun control at kick-off for 'Hadiya's Promise'

Chicago Lawn domestic abuse shelter construction slowed by weather

This year’s unusually harsh winter weather has slowed the development of a new shelter for victims of domestic abuse, city officials explained Tuesday. Originally expected to open this month, officials now project the center will not open until sometime in the coming winter.


Pride Parade drinking crackdown: $1,000 fines for having booze in public

Panel on Chicago violence wrestles with combating guns

The City Club of Chicago and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hosted a panel Thursday about Chicago violence, which quickly turned into a focus on city efforts to specifically stop gun crime.

The event’s moderator Julia Stasch, MacArthur’s current head of U.S. grant-making and soon-to-be interim president, told the packed room that the event’s turnout was “a testament to the critical nature of the issue for our city.”