Illinois House Passes Several New Gun Safety MeasuresWednesday brought the biggest drive for new gun laws Springfield has seen in years.
Johnson To Urge Lawmakers To OK Gun Control Bill Named For CPD Cmdr. Paul BauerChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and other top police brass were headed to Springfield on Tuesday, in an effort to convince lawmakers to ban the sales of body armor and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Man Fatally Shot By Police Identified As Zion ResidentA man who was fatally shot during an altercation with police as been identified, police disclosed on Thursday.
Evanston Police Find Gun, Body Armor, Mask During Traffic StopSteven L. Hamann, 26, faces five felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, according to Evanston police.
Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley CenterAbout 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket," according to Cook County Sheriff's police.
Riverside Police Chief Presses Congress To Help Fund Bulletproof VestsA shotgun blast to his vest made a believer out Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel.