One Dead in Fatal House FireA fatal overnight fire in Cahokia.
Explosion at Army Ammunition Plant in Missouri Kills 1The 77-year-old plant sits on nearly 4,000 acres and has a governmental staff payroll of $2.9 million.
2 Charged With Theft From Sparta Police DepartmentThieves took AR-15 rifles, ammunition, bulletproof vests and several uniforms.
U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle AmmunitionThe Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson ProtestersTwo individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms - including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.
Ill. Senate Panel Endorses Ammunition LimitThe Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
Area Consumers Face Ammunition Shortage"We're seeing nothing. Nothing in inventory," Bull's Eye LLC owner Jim Stevens said.
Cook County President Drops 5-Cent Per Bullet TaxThe proposed tax angered gun-rights advocates, who predicted it would drive business from Cook County and to neighboring Indiana and Wisconsin.
Illinois Politicans Debating New Ammo TaxThe bill would impose a 2 percent sales tax on ammunition and could raise between $800,000 and $1.2 million.
One Bullet Equals 15 YearsKC man gets 15 years for possessing single bullet.