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  • Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection

    Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection
    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after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.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...
  • Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes

    Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes
    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...
  • A society obsessed with guns and violence

    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) I do. With more states allowing...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    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...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    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...
  • Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail

    Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail
    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...
  • Ohio man arrested after son, 2, is shot during family argument

    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...
  • Parents of Oregon school shooter break their silence

    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,...
  • Four charged in Niles armed robbery

    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...
  • Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview

    Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview
    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...
  • Gun laws are one thing Donnelly, Kashkari agree on

    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...