Concealed carry permit applications accepted online by Illinois State Police

llinois residents can officially apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The Illinois State Police began accepting applications on its website Sunday, though it could be months before anyone will actually be allowed to possess the firearms. State Police have up to 90 days to approve or deny applications, as long as […]

Illinois sees 11,000 concealed carry applications

About 4,500 concealed carry permit requests were submitted on the first day that Illinois’ online application system was open to the public, officials said Monday. The applications submitted Sunday during the system’s first 24 hours of operation brought the total requests to more than 11,000, said Monique Bond, a spokeswoman for the Illinois State Police. […]