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Smaller Guns Popular Among Concealed Carry Permit Holders

After 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?

04/08/2014

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Illinois State Police Listing Firearms Instructors With Revoked Licenses

More than a dozen instructors in Illinois have provided improper firearms training in the first three months of the state’s new concealed carry law.

04/03/2014

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State Police Prepare for Concealed Carry Permits

Illinois State Police officials say their agency is preparing to issue the state’s first concealed carry permits.

02/28/2014

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Illinois Mental Health Database Checks For Gun Owners

A state database unveiled Monday will collect information designed to keep people with mental health problems from having access to guns.

01/13/2014

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Illinois State Police Ready For Concealed Carry Law

Permit applications will be available online January 5, 2014.

12/30/2013

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Concealed Carry Applications Open For Illinois Instructors

Illinois State Police expect their website will be used to process more than 400,000 applications next year.

12/18/2013

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Can the Rams Ban Off-Duty Police from Carrying Guns?

The Rams say they’ll block any off-duty cops who try to bring guns to the Edward Jones Dome. It’s a policy handed down from the league.

11/22/2013

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Illinois Lawmakers OK $33M To Set Up Gun-Carry System

Lawmakers approved concealed carry last summer after a federal appeals court said Illinois’ last-in-the-nation ban was unconstitutional.

11/05/2013

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ISP OK’s Instructors For Concealed-Carry Training

Illinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors most from northern Illinois have been approved to train them.

09/24/2013

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Court Sets Arguments in Illinois Concealed-Carry Case

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled arguments on the issue for Oct. 3.

08/26/2013

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