A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana ID Card Applications Top 2,000

Authorities began taking electronic applications Tuesday from patients whose last names start with letters A through L, with those people able to register through Oct. 31. Officials had expected just a few hundred applications in the opening days.


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Cook County Leads Concealed-Carry Permit Applications

Almost one in four of the roughly 23,000 Illinois residents who have applied for concealed carry permits live in Cook County.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Concealed Carry Applications Open For Instructors

The Illinois State Police say they opened the application process on Wednesday so instructors can apply in advance of the Jan. 5 deadline.


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State Police Chief: ‘We’re Way Ahead Of The Game’ Preparing For Concealed Carry

Illinois State Police Director Hiram Grau said his agency began preparing to oversee the concealed carry permit process when it became clear Illinois would have to allow people to carry firearms in public.


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Dart Slams 30-Day Deadline For Concealed Carry Background Checks

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said his department doesn’t have the manpower, the time, or the money to properly conduct background checks for those who want to carry concealed weapons within the time required under a new state law.


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Illinois Gun Buyers Now Waiting More Than 60 Days For FOID Card

More than 70,000 FOID card applications have been received in March, putting it on track to be the record month so far for the program.



CHA Taking Wait List Applications In 3 South Side Neighborhoods

The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.

WBBM Newsradio–08/06/2012

Protesters who have been part of the Occupy Wall Street movement are expected for the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in May. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel: Restrictions On Protesters Won’t End After G8 Summit

Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

City To Start Requiring Deposit Fee For Building Permit Applications

Effective the first business day of the year, the Chicago Department of Buildings will begin requiring a 50 percent fee with all building permit applications.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

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Economy Sends Business School Applications Dropping

The stagnant job market appears to be having an effect on applications to Chicago’s business schools.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

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Tinley Park Gets Nearly 100 Applications For Police Chief

It could be a sign of the times. Officials in Tinley Park have received nearly 100 applications for the police chief vacancy in the southwest suburb.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

The glass "cube" on the Museum of Science and Industry's Main Floor where "Month at the Museum" winner Kate McGroarty will reside.  (Credit: J.B. Spector, Museum of Science and Industry)

MSI Accepting Applications For Second ‘Month At The Museum’

The Museum of Science and Industry is now accepting applications again for its second “Month at the Museum” contest.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Applications Up 5 Percent At U Of I

The University of Illinois increased tuition for the coming school year, but still, the school says applications are up 5 percent.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

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Deadline Arrives For Police Supt. Applications

Today is the deadline for applications for the job of Chicago Police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

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Record Number Of Applicants At U Of C, NU

The University of Chicago and Northwestern University are both seeing a record number of applications from incoming freshmen.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

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16 Apply For 3 Vacant City Council Seats

Mayor Richard M. Daley is taking a closer look at 16 people who hope to fill three vacant slots in the City Council for the rest of the term.