| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:59 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:52 AM
A scheduled meeting in Glenview about the new statewide concealed carry gun law was canceled after village officials expressed concerns over crowd control.
Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) said she had planned to host a discussion of the law, which went...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:57 AM
A Grayslake man has been charged in an armed robbery spree across the North Shore that authorities say netted him more than $1,700 over the course of 10 days last August.
Leroy Regan, 38, was indicted this week on federal charges related to eight...
| Jan 23, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.
I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
Letters to the editor from Palatine, Arlington Heights, Skokie, Morton Grove, Glencoe and Park Ridge.
For those communities considering overturning their local ordinance prohibiting video gambling, I suggest their local elected...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Dan Millen remembers Darion Marcus Aguilar walking into his Rockville gun shop with an air of confidence and a wad of cash. Aguilar wanted a shotgun, which he said he planned to keep in his home for protection.
Aguilar's dress was nondescript, Millen...