The Crime Lab works to reduce violence through scientific analysis and research.
I will continue to support the Constitutional rights of Hoosiers.” Chicago Police point to Indiana as a major source of guns recovered at crime scenes, indicating that the state’s lax gun purchasing laws, through gun trafficking, are fueling the city’s violence.
Gun violence in Chicago remains high, with more than 2,300 shootings in 2015 alone and a homicide count of 484, including the November murder of a 9-year-old boy targeted in gang violence.
If you are wondering what will happen to your health insurance coverage upon divorce, you are not alone.
It is no secret that the cost of individual coverage is rising, and uncertainty about the continuation of the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” post-election has left many people concerned, especially those with pre-existing conditions.
Read about how Chicago defines assault weapons here.
What changes does the Chicago Police Department want to gun laws?
An Indiana resident could walk out of the Crown Point gun show with a legally purchased assault rifle that same day — without a background check — less than an hour from Chicago, where assault rifles are banned.
Handguns are subject to different regulations in Indiana.
"The largest obstacle remains the lack of serious repercussions for those we arrest for repeated gun crimes," Guglielmi said in an emailed statement.