| 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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The new concealed carry law is having an impact in Hinsdale and Elmhurst where police, first-responders, and other officials are looking at changes in how they do things as a result of the law.
To date, 43 residents of Hinsdale have applied to the...
| 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after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind.
At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The seizure of a phone belonging to the son of Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman's deputy at the U.S.-Mexico border was an important break in the operation that led to the drug lord's capture, a senior U.S. law enforcement official said on Sunday.
Guzman, who long...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING – The eight knife-wielding attackers who went on a deadly rampage in a southwestern China train station had tried to leave the country several times but were unable to and then decided to “carry out ‘jihad’” in the...
| Feb 23, 2014
What's the best way to minimize the number of guns on California's streets? That's the question confronting gun control supporters after this month's ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down San Diego's restrictions on carrying...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:47 PM
John Wayne Rogers is a blind man who two years ago shot dead an overnight guest in his living room.
He was cleared of murder in that case, and today in a Sanford courtroom, he'll ask Circuit Judge John Galluzzo to return his .308-caliber assault rifle,...