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.
LANSING | A 27-year-old Lansing woman was arrested Thursday night after allegedly firing a gun in a street during a domestic dispute, police said.
Growing up in Chicago, Eric "Iggy" Keyes developed a fascination with guns. But since his mother didn't want her young son to have a BB gun, Keyes had to settle for toy guns, cap guns and the like.
Metra police Office Eric Keyes, left, presents a T-shirt to his mentor, Steger Officer Brian Smith, as a memento from his stint as a contestant on the History Channel show "Top Shot." Smith helped Keyes learn about firearms, which led the Chicago native to his time on the television program,…
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A Portage man faces drug and intoxicated driving charges after police said he was found driving recklessly with a loaded heroin needle.
HAMMOND | After the burglary of more than two dozen firearms and a day of cleaning shattered display case glass, a Hammond gun shop owner said she is open for business.
HAMMOND | Burglars stole 33 firearms from a Hammond gun range early Thursday morning, and officials are offering up to several thousands of dollars to anyone with information.
PORTAGE | A Hobart woman faces a long list of weapons-related charges following a bizarre altercation in a Portage hotel room, according to police.
HAMMOND | A lawsuit was filed Monday against Hammond for refusing to repeal its ban on weapons in city buildings and parks, which contradicts a new state law.
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