About 100 Concealed Carry Permits Denied Based On ObjectionsA state licensing board has rejected about half of the concealed carry applications it has reviewed based on law enforcement objections — but those applications represent a tiny fraction of the total number filed.
Illinois State Police Mail First Wave Of Concealed-Carry PermitsAbout 46,000 applications have been received so far, police said, putting the state on track to receive nearly 300,000 applications this year -- about 100,000 fewer than the agency's original projections.
Lawmakers Seek Changes To Concealed Carry LawSome of the proposals would make it easier to get a permit, while others would expand the list of locations where people would be allowed to carry weapons. Others would tighten restrictions.
Sheriff Dart Objects To 240 Concealed Carry ApplicationsOf the sheriff's objections, 77 are based on the applicants' gun crimes, 88 are based on applicants' domestic violence records, and 52 are based on applicants' battery and assault records.
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.