Chicago, Illinois – A concealed carry permit holder was shot and killed Saturday night when he intervened in a robbery. According to Chicago Police Department, at around 7:15 p.m., two masked men approached 43-year-old Derrick Gholston where he was working in his food truck and flashed a pistol. The men demanded his valuables, and Gholston […]
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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 […]
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.
Driving through Chicago is usually a stressful ordeal. Speaking from experience, some of the traffic is downright nightmarish but even the worst of rush hours, things don’t often turn into an event where shots are fired, but that is exactly what happened on the 9500 block of South Stony Island Avenue on Monday morning.
A Moline woman, sitting in her car was forced to come face to face with one of the greatest horrors she could imagine in the form of an armed kidnapper, luckily this citizen was armed herself or this story may have had a very different ending.