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Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office: Concealed Carry Likely By Mid-April

Cook County Sheriff Tom Darts top policy aid briefed Cook County Commissioners on movement toward compliance with the new concealed carry law.


A total of 20 guns were taken from a person who had a revoked FOID card. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff Seizes Guns From Owners With Revoked FOID Cards

As part of an overall crackdown on illegal gun ownership, Cook County sheriff’s deputies found one man was still in possession of 20 weapons despite having his firearms ID revoked.


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

Dart Seeking Authority To Seize Guns When FOID Cards Revoked

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Thursday that a former top aide, now serving in the Illinois Senate, will sponsor legislation allowing police to confiscate guns from homes of people who have lost their state permit.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2013

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Senate OKs Bill Barring Disclosure Of Gun Owners

The Illinois Senate overwhelmingly OK’d prohibiting public disclosure of the names of people who hold firearm owner’s cards.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

A .38 Caliber Pistol. (CBS)

Ill. House Votes To Keep List Of Gun Licenses Secret

The Illinois House has approved a proposal to keep the state’s list of registered gun owners secret.


Vicki K. Myers

Half-Nude Woman Found In Van With Sex Toys, Loaded Gun

Police in west suburban Naperville arrested a half-naked woman that they found in a van with a loaded gun and various sex toys.