Missouri House Advances Bill to Expand Castle Doctrine LawDemocratic opponents say the legislation encourages use of deadly force.
Missouri College Students Could Soon Bring Their Guns to SchoolThe bill wouldn't force schools to allow guns, as long as they are protecting their students by other means.
Demonstration at Zoo by Gun Rights Activist Met with Resistance
Colleagues Respond to Armed Realtors - "It's Their Right" "They know that they're in a job that could be dangerous at times." Janet Judd, President, St. Louis Association of Realtors
Judge: Amendment 5 Allows Felon To Keep GunRules new amendment makes laws restricting gun ownership unconstitutional
Pizza Place Owner Shoots RobberSt. Louis police say one suspect located, another still at large.
Mo. Legislators Pass New Gun LawsProspective gun owners in Missouri will be able to apply for conceal-and-carry permits at an earlier age after a bill was passed in both the House and Senate.
Ill. Issues New Rules for Concealed-Carry DenialsIllinois State Police will require a state review board to explain to applicants why they were denied.
Illinois State Police Instructors Improperly Certified ApplicantsTwo Illinois State Patrol Firearms instructors are being forced to stop teaching after they gave almost 100 students certificates who had not earned them.
Ill. Concealed-Carry Permits Reaching ApplicantsIllinois State Police are mailing the first batch of roughly 5,000 concealed-carry permits under the state law passed last year.
State Police Mail First Concealed Carry PermitsOfficials say the first permits are being sent to new license holders on Friday, and Illinois State Police say they've approved 5,000 applications so far.
Official "No Guns" Signs for IllinoisThe Illinois State Police has come up with a standard design for the signs that businesses can post warning patrons that guns are not allowed in their establishments.