Post Tagged with: "Illinois"

Alleged Gang Members Steal 55 Guns For Possible Revenge Killing Plot

Alleged Gang Members Steal 55 Guns For Possible Revenge Killing Plot

A pair of burglars stole a mix of 55 rifles, shotguns, and handguns in two burglaries of a Zion, Illinois gun store as part of an apparent plot to retaliate against police for a bizarrely […]

Illinois Law Enforcement Officials Mislead Public About Silencers

Illinois Law Enforcement Officials Mislead Public About Silencers

In a surprisingly balanced ABC 7 report about a bill proposing the legalization of silencers in Illinois, several Illinois law enforcement leaders show that they are either uninformed about the use of the noise-reducing devices, […]

Could A Tiny Five-Man Company Provide The Army’s Next Pistol?

Could A Tiny Five-Man Company Provide The Army’s Next Pistol?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Tim Barker just did a story on the small Milstadt, Illinois company that some people seem to think has a real shot of being a serious contender for the Army’s Modular […]

Woman Shoots Herself After Catching Hot Brass Down Shirt

Woman Shoots Herself After Catching Hot Brass Down Shirt

You certainly don’t need to get all tacti-cool when you go to the range, but is imperative that you dress for the occasion. This is especially true for women, who have a much wider range […]

Uber Driver With Concealed Carry Permit Drops Chicago Gunman

Uber Driver With Concealed Carry Permit Drops Chicago Gunman

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy loathes concealed carry, and so it must be particularly painful for him today to deal with the fact that it was a concealed carry permit holder who stopped a madman […]

Latest Poster Boy For “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Ripped Off Gun Moments Before Being Shot

Latest Poster Boy For “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Ripped Off Gun Moments Before Being Shot

Justus Howell’s family is trying vainly to assert that the young man shot twice by Zion, Illinois police was a good kid with dreams of becoming a surgeon. That illusion is taking a beating, now […]

A Year After Implementation, Illinois Concealed Carry Declared “Non-Event” By Cops

A Year After Implementation, Illinois Concealed Carry Declared “Non-Event” By Cops

A year after Illinois became the 50th and final state to implement concealed carry, law enforcement officers in the state have reported what anyone in 49 previous states with concealed carry could have told them […]

Robbers Target Baker in Calumet City, One Nearly Ends Up Frosted

Robbers Target Baker in Calumet City, One Nearly Ends Up Frosted

An armed robber in Illinois thought that his realistic fake gun would be enough to ensure a successful robbery, and it would have been… if the bakery owner they targeted thought that the robber was […]

Let Me Tell You Where To Stick That Taser

Let Me Tell You Where To Stick That Taser

Another family of a “good boy” who “didn’t deserve to die” is whining because their precious little buttercup is pushing up daisies after pointing a stolen gun at hospital staff and police. Illinois State Police […]

CHICAGO MOM: “They Shot Him Five Times, For No Reason, In The Back.”

CHICAGO MOM: “They Shot Him Five Times, For No Reason, In The Back.”

The mother of a Chicago teenager doesn’t buy the reason that police officers say they shot her son: Chicago police officers said they had no choice but to shoot a teenager after shots were fired […]