VALPARAISO | Plans to turn a 25-by-35 barn that's "kind of an eyesore" into a gun shop apparently have been shot down.
Tuesday, one person was killed in a shooting at Purdue University.
LOWELL | Officers at the Lowell Police Department are holstering a different weapon these days.
A Walkerton man was critically injured Sunday after attempting to launch a starburst grenade from a rifle in Marshall County, officials said.
HAMMOND | A Gary man allegedly part of the Black Disciples street gang was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 10 years and three months in prison, according to court records.
Participants pose for a photo during one of the monthly ladies' nights at Maxon, an indoor gun range and shooter's supply store in Des Plaines. "We had such a flux of women coming in, we had to change our business dynamics," said Maxon co-owner Claudia Levin, who started the ladies night eve…
DES PLAINES, Ill. | On a Saturday night in Des Plaines, about 20 women are hanging out, chatting about their families and snacking on a veggie platter and lemonade.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher says municipalities should be able to create their own gun control laws. This is the voice of frustration, but not necessarily practicality.
CHICAGO | Ignoring a potential legal challenge, the Cook County Board on Wednesday approved an ordinance requiring people with children to store their firearms more securely.
CALUMET CITY | Count Calumet City among Illinois municipalities that may respond to a new state law permitting people to carry firearms in public by enacting their own limits, in particular relating to so-called assault weapons.
MERRILLVILLE | Gander Mountain’s new focus on firearms debuts Friday at the Westfield Southlake Mall store.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn used graduation ceremonies Sunday at South Suburban College to urge support for a proposal that would ban the sale or delivery of ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds at a time.
CHICAGO | Four Chicago men were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms after being convicted in three separate cases of various firearms and narcotics charges, federal law enforcement officials said Friday.
PORTAGE | Six friends and co-workers stood along Willowcreek Road on Saturday as cars whizzed past, drivers honking their horns.
CHICAGO | Residents in some Illinois counties sent a message to lawmakers this week: Give citizens the right to carry concealed weapons.
THORNTON | The Village Board last week unanimously approved a licensing ordinance and special use request that pave the way for the ATMA Co. to open a firearms business at 567 N. Williams St.
THORNTON | A firearms business could open in Thornton if the Village Board approves a licensing ordinance and special use request that are scheduled to be on the agenda at its Sept. 17 meeting.
GLENWOOD | The South Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police will hold a Gun Buyback Program from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Police Chief Demitrous Cook said Tuesday.
RIVERDALE | For village President Deyon Dean, Saturday was a day of conflict.
KOUTS | An eighth-grader could face a yearlong suspension for bringing an unloaded handgun to school Tuesday, officials said.
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