| 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:11 PM
New Lenox is amending its policies to keep abreast of state law changes, retaining the ban on employees using marijuana at work but allowing them to carry concealed weapons in their personal cars.
"We're just complying with the law," Mayor Tim...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
| May 21, 2014
Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
| May 7, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The Nevada congressman whose district includes the ranch of a cattleman battling the federal government over grazing rights on public land says he wants the rancher’s armed supporters to leave.
"The community wants them to go," Rep. Steven...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The scent of limes in the air, Papa Pitufo shouted orders to his men and consulted by cellphone with his far-flung forces.
The gray-bearded farmer has emerged as the senior leader of the vigilante movement that has taken over a large swath of wealthy...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Two Wauconda police officers have been cleared in a shooting that left a man dead earlier this month, authorities said.
The officers — whom authorities are not naming — shot John Nightingale, 36, at his home in the northwest suburban town...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Authorities have arrested three men in connection with a home-invasion shooting in northwest suburban Wauconda, officials said today.
Jose A. Dominguez-Eleperez, 26, of Wheeling; Noe Brito-Ramirez, 22, of Wauconda, and John Nava, 19, of Niles, were...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:57 AM
A Grayslake man has been charged in an armed robbery spree across the North Shore that authorities say netted him more than $1,700 over the course of 10 days last August.
Leroy Regan, 38, was indicted this week on federal charges related to eight...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Pro-gun rights advocates packed the Deerfield Village Hall at a recent forum to decry the positions of Democratic lawmakers in favor of tighter gun-control laws.
The forum, hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and state Rep. Scott Drury on April 22, was...