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  • Concealed carry permits higher in Orland Park than rest of Cook County

    Concealed carry permits higher in Orland Park than rest of Cook County
    Residents in Orland Park, Orland Hills and Homer Glen applied in January for concealed carry permits at rates higher than most of their neighbors in Cook and Will counties, according to data obtained from the Illinois State Police. As of the last week...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices North: Feb. 06 edition

    Local Voices North: Feb. 06 edition
    Letters to the editor from Palatine, Arlington Heights, Skokie, Morton Grove, Glencoe and Park Ridge. Video gambling For those communities considering overturning their local ordinance prohibiting video gambling, I suggest their local elected...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Niles man charged in armed robbery of gas station

    Niles man charged in armed robbery of gas station
    A Niles man has been charged with felony armed robbery after police said he used a BB gun to rob a gas station in the near northwest suburb. The suspect, identified as Kevin M. Haufe, walked into a gas station in the 6900 block of Milwaukee Avenue a...
  • 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...
  • Shooter killed relatives in Calif. Indian center attack

    Shooter killed relatives in Calif. Indian center attack
    A woman who opened fire at an eviction hearing at a Native American tribal office in a California killed her brother, niece and nephew plus a fourth person, officials said on Friday, one day after the attack. Cherie Rhoades, 44, has been arrested but...