TSA Finds 4 Guns In Luggage At Midway Airport In MarchThree of the four weapons were 9mm pistols and were loaded. The number of guns found at checkpoints continues to rise nationwide.
Suburban Woman Arrested At Midway After TSA Screeners Find Gun In BagA 58-year-old Lemont woman has been arrested after she was stopped at Midway Airport's security yesterday - accused of having a gun in her carry-on.
Chicago Shooting Deaths Are Up ... Or Down, Depending On How You Look At ItJohnson: It’s annoying that people constantly scream about year-to-year shooting statistics on every article that decides to use a different stat, and it’s annoying that we (the press) cling to year-to-year changes as if two years can tell our readers everything they need to know. Two years is nothing!
Lawmaker Wants To Bar 3-D Printing Of Guns Without Federal LicenseAs 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.
Gun Owners Ask Courts To Let Them Carry Firearms In Public Right AwayDespite 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.
Illinois Swamped By Surge In Firearm Owner ApplicationsIllinois State Police say they're trying to deal with a huge backlog of applications for Firearms Owner Identification cards.
Anti-Gun Rally Held Outside Chicago WalmartResidents 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.
Alderman Suggests Requiring GPS Devices On All GunsA South Side alderman is asking for City Council hearings on an unorthodox gun control measure that would allow for GPS tracking of firearms.
Burglars Steal 33 Guns From Hammond Shooting RangeFederal 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.
City Council Legalizes Gun Ranges In ChicagoThe 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.
Carpentersville OK's Firearms SchoolTraining school would allow for weapons larger than handguns.