Lawmaker, Metro East Pastor Want Ban on Guns in Places of WorshipThe law bars concealed weapons from schools, courthouses, government buildings, libraries and public transit but churches, mosques and synagogues must post signs.
Ill. State Senator Pushes For Concealed Carry Ban in ChurchesState Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) says negotiations leading to the week-old concealed-carry law in Illinois left religious groups out.
Ill. Senate Panel Endorses Ammunition LimitThe Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
Arrest Made In Stabbing Death Of Ferguson WomanPolice arrested a relative who they say was sitting in the corner at a table when police arrived.
Constitutional Amendment Could Bring Term Limits To Illinois The idea of term limits is one a recent poll of Illinoisans shows is still widely supported.
Alton Woman Pardoned By President ObamaThe case involving Eugenia Jennings represents Obama's first commutation. He ordered her released next month after serving 10 years of her sentence.