Jason 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.
U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang said he would temporarily stay the effects of his ruling, meaning the ordinances can stand while the city decides whether to appeal.
Police arresting a West Side man for threatening his girlfriend with a gun Saturday night discovered assault weapons and drugs at his home.
An audit has been conducted on the rules governing Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Cards, and officials say the results raise troubling questions.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to close a loophole that, he says, allows more illegal guns to find their way to the streets.
Illinois is inching closer to a law that would allow gun owners legally to carry a concealed firearm.