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  • 327 denied concealed carry licenses because of poor training

    327 denied concealed carry licenses because of poor training
    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...
  • Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting

    Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting
    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...
  • Willowbrook zoning change may open door to firearm stores

    Willowbrook zoning change may open door to firearm stores
    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...
  • Streamwood high school student charged after gun found

    Streamwood high school student charged after gun found
    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...
  • Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry

    Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry
    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...
  • 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...
  • Game Commission announced Pennsylvania #antlerless #deer tag allocation

     
    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...
  • 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...
  • Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate

    Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate
    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...
  • 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...