| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A Joliet man has filed a lawsuit against a firearms instructor after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.
The lawsuit, filed April 4 by John P. Ambrose in Cook...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Happy National Doughnut Day! And how do you plan to celebrate?
There's something magical about the doughnut. You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon when you're greeted with all those bright colors and sparkly decorations in a doughnut shop...
| Jun 10, 2014
After the weekend's shooting in Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie asked: "What precipitated this event? We do not know." ("Las Vegas rampage leaves five dead, including two police officers," June 8)
With more states allowing...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday.
Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
| Apr 6, 2014
Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban.
After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80.
The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail.
And it didn't take long for that trail...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:02 PM
A Cleveland man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally shooting his 2-year-old son when he fired a gun at the home of the child’s mother during an argument, police said.
The unidentified boy by was standing on the landing of the home when he...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The family of the Oregon high school shooter who killed another student before turning the gun on himself have broken their silence, saying they are "deeply confused and shocked" by their son's actions.
Michael Padgett and his ex-wife, Kristina,...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail on felony armed robbery charges after Niles police say they followed a woman home from work on May 15 and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned home...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said.
Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...