| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:26 AM
John Ambrose hoped to be among the first people in Illinois licensed to carry a concealed gun when the state’s new law took effect this year.
Instead, Ambrose, 38, of Joliet said he learned Monday that his application had been denied because he...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A Bolingbrook man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man during a dispute Sunday morning, authorities said.
Rolando Ibarra, 36, of Bolingbrook, has been charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Willowbrook may change its zoning ordinances later this month to allow firearm stores in the suburb.
The village plan commission is recommending trustees to rezone four properties near Interstate 55 and Kingery Highway from the R-1 zoning district to...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
A Streamwood High School student was charged as a juvenile after police found a handgun near the campus of the northwest suburban school, police said today in a press release.
A handgun was recovered Friday in a residential area just off school...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:59 AM
As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
| 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...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is allocating 779,500 antlerless deer licenses statewide for the 2014-15 hunting season. Allocations by Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) are as follows, with the allocation from the previous license year appearing in...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A Facebook picture of a 6-month-old smiling with a rifle resting across her lap has gone viral — prompting furious debate over seemingly everything from parents' rights to gun rights to the right to post the image online.
Here's the story behind...
| 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...