Last Wednesday night was certainly a hectic one for employees and customers at a Dolton Advance Auto Parts Store. Nobody expected their calm evening of business to be interrupted by a man with a gun but as you likely know, moments like these can appear out of thin air.
The victim of an attempted carjacking in Chicago was lucky to have his handgun at his side Wednesday afternoon.
Two Chicago police officers who were shot in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood were released from the hospital today
Roman DiMoreno, A Walgreens manager in Elmwood Park has been charged with shooting at a suspected shoplifter outside the store early Saturday morning.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
In February of this year, there was a story of a person who left a loaded handgun at the Woodstock, Illinois post office. Nobody was able to find the owner and the story was thought to be through there, but recent reports indicate that this neglectful lost firearm has taken an interesting turn.
We here at USA Firearm Training believe that a well-informed populace is a strong one, so we are going to be sharing with you the Senate race in Illinois and the stances of the candidates on guns, to give each of you a better idea where they stand.
This article is meant to take a look at Illinois’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
The number of shooting deaths in Chicago has surpassed the total for the entirety of 2015, and there are still four months still to go in this year.
Noticeably absent, though, you would think would be Cook County, due to the high population of Chicago, and while there are over 47,000 concealed carriers in the county, its population is precisely why it not only isn’t in the top 25 counties