| Mar 20, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville and St. Charles.
A recent letter writer offered an ill-informed lament on concealed carry in Illinois. I would like to address some of his issues.
One expressed concern was for children seeing...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:03 PM
When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire.
He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:04 AM
A Hinsdale Central High School student is challenging a suspension he said he received for wearing to school a T-shirt that depicts an AK-47.
Senior Chris Borg, 18, of Hinsdale, appeared before the Hinsdale Township High School District 86 school...
| 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...
| 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 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
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after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.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...
| Mar 25, 2014
Time and again Alicia Guerrero had sought protection from the man accused of shooting her in the neck and fatally wounding her 15-year-old daughter last month in the driveway of their Romeoville home.
A Tribune review of court records captures the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Police chiefs in Oak Park and La Grange said their departments have carefully vetted dozens of local concealed-carry permit applications, as the first round of state permits hits mailboxes this week.
Eighty-nine Oak Park residents and 75 La Grange...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Elliot Rodger, the suspect in a rampage near UC Santa Barbara, outlined his intentions in a 137-page document that he sent Friday night, shortly before the killings, to someone he knew from an online body building forum.
The document was forwarded to...