Walmart Joins Dick's In Raising Minimum Age To Purchase GunsTwo of the nation's leading gun sellers, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods, took steps to control their firearm sales.
Waukegan Man Draws Attention By Wearing Bulletproof Vest In Court, Name-Checking ISISHakeem K. Shaifer, 38, previously had been arrested by police in Lake Forest, where he told them he was joining ISIS, authorities say.
Student Charged In Wake Of Shotgun Shell Being Found At Hinsdale CentralThe student, who lives in unincorporated Clarendon Hills, faces one count of possession of ammunition, a misdemeanor that will be petitioned through the juvenile court system, according to Hinsdale police.
Discovery Of Ammunition Prompts Lockdown At Hinsdale CentralSchool officials and police issued the lockdown about 11:45 a.m. after someone found the piece of ammunition, which had been left in the cafeteria, according to a joint statement from Hinsdale Police and School District 86
Police Find Guns, 160 Rounds Of Ammo In Garbage CanChicago Police found two guns and more than 160 rounds of live ammunition hidden in a Gresham neighborhood garbage can Tuesday on the South Side.
Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley CenterAbout 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket," according to Cook County Sheriff's police.
Convicted Felon Arrested After Assault Rifles, Guns Found At HomeJason E. Juarez, 24, of the 8800 block of South May Street, is charged with six counts of felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Guard Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Bullet, Pills Into Cook County JailA Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly trying to bring a 9mm bullet and dozens of pills into Cook County Jail over the weekend.
Nevada Man Arrested When Weapons Found In Luggage At Greyhound StationA Nevada man was arrested Saturday when he admitted that there were weapons and ammunition in his baggage during a security check at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop.