The Concealed Carry Licensing Board has denied 100 concealed carry permits after reviewing applications that local law enforcement officials have submitted objections to thus far.
The first concealed carry permits could be issued to Illinoisans as early as next week, Illinois State Police (ISP) officials said Tuesday.
Local Illinois police departments have filed objections to just 236 out of the 33,631 concealed carry applications submitted to the state thus far.
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A leader of the Latin Kings gang in Chicago is seeking a concealed carry permit, according to officials at the Cook County Sheriff's office.
Data released last week by the Illinois State Police show Sangamon and Winnebago counties had the largest total number of concealed carry applicants outside of the Chicago-area and Metro-East counties.
On Tuesday, a federal judge said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel can have six months before being forced to allow gun shops to open in the city.
Some state lawmakers say they will work on various changes to the concealed carry law when the Illinois General Assembly heads back to Springfield at the end of this month.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking a six-month reprieve before being forced to allow gun dealers to set up shop in the city.