Highland Park shooter's "artwork" painted on a brick was of the back of his mother's house existed before the shooting and days after shooting
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Illinois State Police Emergency Rules Would Allow “Clear and Present Danger” Reports to Be Used in FOID Process

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Steps are being taken to address the loophole exposed in the Illinois State Police’s handling of “clear and present danger” reports in the aftermath […]

Deonta Hoard, suspect in gun and drug charges (SOURCE: Palatine Police Department)
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Palatine Police Discover Suspicious Vehicle in Business Lot; Investigation Leads to Felony Drug, Gun Charges

Recent police work in Palatine discovered a suspect unlawfully possessing a gun and illegal drugs in a Palatine business parking lot along Rand Road just northwest of Dundee Road. Palatine police officers discovered a suspicious […]

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Chicago Tribune Finds 27,000 Illinois Residents Failed to Surrender Firearms or Account for Firearms After FOID Card Was Revoked

The Chicago Tribune dataviz team recently completed and published an analysis of Illinois State Police and U.S. Census Bureau data related to FOID revocations, and discovered that as many as 27,000 residents of Illinois over […]

Tyshawn Pickett, suspected weapons charges Zion
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Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team and Zion Police Department Apprehend Documented Street Gang Member, Recover Two Firearms

On Thursday August 30, 2018, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) arrest a fugitive and another male offender who faced […]

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Gun Owner Not Charged After Walking with Concealed Weapon on Ivy Hill School Property, Misplacing Gun There

Arlington Heights police did not charge a 57-year-old Arlington Heights man with a crime, when his loaded gun was apparently carried on school property, and was — according to its owner — dropped accidentally on […]