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  • 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...
  • Vigilantes to disarm in Mexico's Michoacan state

    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...
  • New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers

    New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers
    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...
  • Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting

    Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting
    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...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    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....
  • Cliven Bundy standoff: Locals want armed militia out, lawmaker says

    Cliven Bundy standoff: Locals want armed militia out, lawmaker says
    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...
  • Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband

    Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband
    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...
  • Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting

    Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting
    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...
  • Wauconda police arrest three in home-invasion shooting

    Wauconda police arrest three in home-invasion shooting
    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...
  • Lake Co. man charged in 8 North Shore armed robberies

    Lake Co. man charged in 8 North Shore armed robberies
    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...
  • Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated

    Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated
    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...