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Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000

Cook 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.

01/16/2015

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A Rush To Get Concealed-Carry Permits in St. Louis County

More than 1600 have applied since the Ferguson police shooting

11/14/2014

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Lake Ozark, Mo. Says Don’t “Show Me” Guns

Mayor says new restriction provides atmosphere of safety for residents and guests.

06/13/2014

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Missouri Teachers Wary Of Concealed Weapons In Class

Lawmakers say the school legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting.

05/31/2014

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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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