Cook County Leads Concealed-Carry Permit ApplicationsAlmost one in four of the roughly 23,000 Illinois residents who have applied for concealed carry permits live in Cook County.
Open Enrollment For Concealed-Carry Gun Permit Starts SundayThis weekend, for the first time in Illinois, gun owners can apply for a concealed carry permit. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Illinois Concealed-Carry Applications Available Beginning SundayThis coming Sunday, the application to carry a concealed weapon in Illinois will be up and available on the state police website.
Concealed Carry Applications Open For InstructorsThe Illinois State Police say they opened the application process on Wednesday so instructors can apply in advance of the Jan. 5 deadline.
Dart Demands Access To State Database To Conduct Concealed Carry ScreeningThe Sheriff of Cook County says he's being excluded from a data base he needs to do effective concealed carry screening.
Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office: Concealed Carry Likely By Mid-AprilCook County Sheriff Tom Darts top policy aid briefed Cook County Commissioners on movement toward compliance with the new concealed carry law.
State Police OK Instructors For Concealed Carry TrainingIllinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors -- most from northern Illinois -- have been approved to train them.
Man Arrested For Bringing Concealed Firearm To BMW ChampionshipMark Fedder, 48, of Westmont, was taken into custody shortly after the gates opened at 7 a.m. Monday at the Conway Farms Golf Club, when he tried to bring a concealed firearm into the club.
City Council OKs Ban On Guns At Bars, Restaurants; End To City Gun RegistryThough aldermen acknowledged they expect the city will be sued for it, the City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to circumvent part of the state’s concealed carry law, and effectively ban guns at any business that serves liquor.
City Council Committee Approves Rewrite Of Gun LawsThe ordinance headed for a full City Council vote Wednesday brings City gun laws in line with the state’s law allowing carrying of concealed weapons.
Aldermen Back New Limit On State's Concealed Carry LawAldermen voted Friday to circumvent a major provision of the state's concealed carry law, by voting to require all city businesses that serve liquor to ban guns on their premises.
Judge Tosses Bid For Immediate Concealed Carry In IllinoisA federal judge has rejected a push by gun rights advocates to let Illinois residents immediately tote firearms in public instead of waiting months for the state to outline the permitting process under its new concealed carry law.
State Police Chief: 'We're Way Ahead Of The Game' Preparing For Concealed CarryIllinois State Police Director Hiram Grau said his agency began preparing to oversee the concealed carry permit process when it became clear Illinois would have to allow people to carry firearms in public.
State Sen. Wants Concealed Guns Banned In ChurchesState Senator Dan Kotowski, a Democrat from Park Ridge and a former gun control lobbyist, wants churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of prayer exempted from places where eligible gun owners will be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
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.