Chicago, Illinois – 5 teens have been charged in the death of a sixth after he was shot and killed while attempting to steal a car. Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies responded to a call in the 17600 block of West Edwards Rd. at around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday morning. Deputies dispatched to the call […]
A fire fighter working for Merrionette Park was charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm after shooting his legally concealed pistol during what he claims was self-defense situation. According to Patch, Cook County Judge, John Mahoney, released 30-year-old Jeremy Bruno on $10,000 bail and had the public servant placed in an electronic monitoring device […]
A man was shot and killed attempting to steal a BMW near Ida B. Wells Dr. and State St. at around 0430 a.m. Friday. The owner of a 2015 BMW told detectives a Volkswagen rear-ended him. The man first got out to look at the damage, then returned to the car for his cell phone. […]
50-year-old Billy Cowart was found to be acting in self defense for the shooting of 2 coworkers in June of 2016 in the United Auto Workers 551 parking lot. Cowart, who is a licensed concealed carrier and a veteran with “extensive combat training,” was immediately arrested and charged with attempted murder. Cowart was then […]
Concealed carry permit holders in Illinois are receiving letters informing them to turn in their permits immediately, or face arrest. Ken Cook, who has carried concealed since 2014, told Jenise Rebholz, a reporter from Heart of Illinois ABC: “The letter stated you have to surrender your conceal carry license within 48 hours or risk the […]
Gunman kills his ex-fiance, then gets into a gun battle in the lobby of Mercy Hospital. 1 officer and another woman was killed in the shootout.
A security guard was shot and killed mistakenly by police when they responded to 911 calls of a shooting at a bar in Robbins Illinois.
Her district lacked the budget to hire an on campus cop so she became one herself in order to carry legally in schools.
At about 5:05 p.m. on Thursday the 13th, a licensed concealed carry holder assisted a wounded officer in a gunfight. Police attempted to stop the suspect’s car earlier but he sped off. Police then boxed the car in and the driver exited the vehicle, shooting at 31-year-old Cicero Police Officer Luis Duarte and his partner. […]
Roman DiMoreno, A Walgreens manager in Elmwood Park has been charged with shooting at a suspected shoplifter outside the store early Saturday morning.