firearms

Texas-based Solid Concepts has created a working metal handgun with a 3-D printer. (Credit: Facebook)

Lawmaker Wants To Bar 3-D Printing Of Guns Without Federal License

As 3-D printing technology grows more and more sophisticated, an Illinois lawmaker wants to make it illegal to use a 3-D printer to make firearms, or gun parts, unless you have a federal gun manufacturer’s license.

02/14/2014

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Gun Owners Ask Courts To Let Them Carry Firearms In Public Right Away

Despite Tuesday’s dramatic concealed-carry victory at the Statehouse, gun-rights advocates headed back into federal court Wednesday to object to the pace at which the state intends to carry out the new law and to seek immediate authority to begin carrying their firearms in public places.

07/11/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Illinois Swamped By Surge In Firearm Owner Applications

Illinois State Police say they’re trying to deal with a huge backlog of applications for Firearms Owner Identification cards.

05/09/2013

An anti-gun rally was held outside a Chicago Walmart.
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Anti-Gun Rally Held Outside Chicago Walmart

Residents of the Austin neighborhood say they are touched by violence every day and on this Gun Appreciation Day, they held a counter rally in front of a North Avenue Walmart.

01/19/2013

File Photo Of Glock Handgun. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Alderman Suggests Requiring GPS Devices On All Guns

A South Side alderman is asking for City Council hearings on an unorthodox gun control measure that would allow for GPS tracking of firearms.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Burglars Steal 33 Guns From Hammond Shooting Range

Federal authorities are offering a reward to anyone who helps them catch the burglars who made off with more than two dozen guns from a shooting range in Hammond, Ind.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

City Council Legalizes Gun Ranges In Chicago

The City Council has approved an ordinance legalizing gun ranges within the city limits, just as a federal appeals court had struck down the city’s ban.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

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

Carpentersville OK’s Firearms School

Training school would allow for weapons larger than handguns.

11/04/2010