A state prison spokesman says the lockdown of Illinois’ largest maximum security prison will continue “for days” after a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol was found there.
A suburban man was found with two weapons in the Loop while fans were walking to the Chicago Blackhawks rally on Friday and was arrested by police.
A northwest suburban man and his father are in federal custody after being charged with conspiring to provide machinery and parts for weapons of mass destruction to North Korea through a Glenview-based company.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said the tally could go considerably higher. Pallets were still being unloaded at a West Side police warehouse where the weapons will be sorted.
Inmates at the Lake County Jail were having coffee Thursday morning when officers with dogs stormed in.
A Nevada man was arrested Saturday when he admitted that there were weapons and ammunition in his baggage during a security check at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop.
Cook County sheriff’s officials evicting a Glenview man from his rental home on Wednesday learned the man had deeper legal problems: He was growing marijuana and sitting on a cache of firearms.
A suburban man and a woman from Chicago were arrested and five guns were recovered Friday night in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he believes the Libyan rebels should be given weapons to help them overthrow the Gadhafi regime, but Sen. Dick Durbin says that he believes the rebels need an effective command structure far more.
The mother of a young woman murdered in the Northern Illinois University massacre three years ago, is among those speaking out against a bill that would allow Illinoisans to carry concealed weapons.
A Highland Park resident was arrested in Romania Feb. 10 and charged with conspiring to aid terrorists in Afghanistan by attempting to obtain and sell anti-aircraft missiles and other weapons to the Taliban.
Chicago Police said they nabbed a gun trafficker who illegally sold a dozen guns, including one weapon to a man who was then murdered.