Two 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.
Illinois State Police say they’re getting ready to issue the state’s first concealed carry permits in the coming days.
Gun advocates are questioning a study that says Missouri would have fewer murder if there were more background checks.
Gun owners would have to report a stolen weapon within 72 hours under new legislation.
A salesperson with Rhino-Ammo had parked her car in the 1400 block of Lucas and when she returned the back window had been broken out.
Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard released a draft Thursday of proposed legislation for the 2014 session seeking to nullify federal gun control laws that infringe on Second Amendment rights.
A bill sponsored by State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) would impose stricter sentences for aggravated use of a weapon and gun crimes committed by felons.
Dave Evans of O’Fallon was a legislative assistance for Jones at the time of the incident. His 9mm pistol was found atop a toilet paper dispenser in a men’s restroom at the Missouri Capitol.
Illinois State Police anticipate 400,000 applications for concealed-carry permits in year one.
Capitol Police identified the owner as David Evans, a staffer for House Speaker Tim Jones. There was one round in the chamber and six more in the magazine.