Illinois’ two-week-old gun ban outlaws “ubiquitous” firearms in “radical” defiance of the Constitution’s Second Amendment, a federal lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association claims.
Officers determined that a 16-year-old was handling a loaded .22-caliber handgun while seated next to a woman on a couch and the gun discharged one round, which struck her in the right upper thigh, according to Joliet police.
The hunt for a gunman who killed 10 people at a ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations ended Sunday when authorities found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the van he used to flee after people thwarted his attempt at a second shooting.
A downstate judge has granted a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of Illinois’ new ban on high-powered semi-automatic weapons for a group of plaintiffs who filed suit earlier this week in Effingham County.
A McHenry County gun shop is among a group of plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of Illinois’ ban on high-powered semiautomatic weapons and large capacity magazines that took effect last week.
A woman was arrested after she was accused of pointing a gun at a female tenant of Victory Centre of Joliet, police said.
Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley said he believes Protect Illinois Communities Act “may infringe on the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens, and that this bill disarms those law-abiding citizens that I have been sworn to protect.”
The man was accused of battering a woman in the face with a bag full of items, police said. He fled the scene and was later located by police at the Harrah’s Casino parking deck.
Illinois passed its newest rounds of gun regulations Tuesday night, which seek to tighten rules around semiautomatic weapons, in most cases by banning them outright. Here's what you need to know.
McHenry County Sheriff Robb Tadelman announces his office will not enforce the gun registration provision in the new state bill.
A new gun law restricting a number of firearms and attachments and limiting ammunition was signed into law Tuesday night by Gov. JB Pritzker. Here's a list of the affected firearms.
Throughout northern Illinois, opinions on both sides of the gun debate were varied over legislation signed into law Tuesday that bans the manufacture, purchase or sale of high-powered semiautomatic weapons in the state.
Illinois lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill banning the purchase, sale and manufacture of high-powered semi-automatic weapons, .50 caliber rifles and ammunition, and large-capacity magazines in the state while still allowing people who already own such weapons to keep them.
Officers made four arrests after investigating a shooting on Sunday at Garnsey Avenue and Ohio Street in Joliet.
The Illinois House has approved a ban on certain high-powered semi-automatic weapons and large-capacity magazines that have been used in mass shootings across the country.