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  • Local Voices West: March 20 edition

     Local Voices West: March 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville and St. Charles. Conceal carry 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...
  • Hinsdale, Elmhurst residents seek concealed carry permits

    Hinsdale, Elmhurst residents seek concealed carry permits
    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...
  • Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection

    Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection
    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after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.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...
  • Mom sought girl's protection from ex-boyfriend before Romeoville shooting

     Mom sought girl's protection from ex-boyfriend before Romeoville shooting
    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...
  • Oak Park, La Grange police vetting gun permits

    Oak Park, La Grange police vetting gun permits
    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...
  • At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

    At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard
    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,...
  • Seized phone 'turning point' in arrest of cartel leader

    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...
  • Attackers in China had sought to leave country, says party chief

    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...
  • Want fewer guns on California streets? Open carry may be the answer.

    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...
  • 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...
  • Legally blind man cleared in murder wants his guns back

    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,...