Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois' total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.
Smaller Guns Popular Among Concealed Carry Permit HoldersAfter acquiring their new concealed carry permit, thousands of Metro-East residents are going shopping for a new, or maybe their first, weapon. So, what are they buying?
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.
Conceal Carry Causing ControversyTwo months after the law took effect there still seems to be a lot of confusion about where you can and can not carry a concealed weapon in Illinois.
49,000 Awaiting FOID Card Approval in Illinois Illinois State Police anticipate 400,000 applications for concealed-carry permits in year one.
State Auditor to Investigate Allegation of "Gun List" He'll audit the Department of Revenue to find out if personal information from driver's licences and concealed gun applications is being shared with the federal government.
Missouri License Officials: Gun List Is SecureRevenue officials told a House committee they began requiring documents such as concealed carry permits as part of an effort to deter fraud.
Kinder Says Nixon Administration Helping Feds Compile a Gun List