A Galesburg man facing felony drug and weapons charges in two cases, and a weapons charge in a third case, will be back in court next Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.
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CHICAGO (AP)–Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis have staked out opposing positions on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purchases.
CHICAGO (AP)–A 3-year-old Chicago boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a home on the city’s West Side.
CHICAGO (AP)–A 53-year-old from suburban Chicago faces federal weapons charges for allegedly trading more than 40 stolen guns to support a crack-cocaine habit.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities from Chicago and southwest Illinois are giving public testimony on the causes and problems of illegal gun trafficking. The Illinois Gun Trafficking Task Force had its first meeting Wednesday. It was formed by a House resolution this year and is comprised of that chamber’s lawmakers.
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of lawmakers studying ways to curb the flow of Illegal guns into Illinois is scheduled to hold its first meeting.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — There are signs that the initial rush of applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Illinois is slowing down and the process is getting a bit easier to navigate.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A gun rights group is taking a close look at a provision in Peoria’s firearms ordinance that requires people to provide a thumb print when buying a gun.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials say they have arrested at least 10 Rockford-area gang members on gun- and narcotics-related charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws.