ILLINOIS -- The state's new concealed-carry law could already be helping people defend themselves.
Update: 10:05 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- Concealed-carry instructors and their students are being disqualified for improper training.
ILLINOIS -- Gun owners could face a bigger fine if a new bill in the legislature moves forward.
SPRINGFIELD -- Gun range owners are trying to keep up with demand as thousands of residents apply for concealed-carry permits.
ILLINOIS -- Concealed-carry is now the law in Illinois, but gun rights advocates are still fighting for more rights saying concealed-carry is just a start.
Latest: 5:48 pm, 3/2/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- If you applied for a concealed-carry license, you might want to check your mailbox.
SPRINGFIELD -- As the General Assembly gets back in the swing of things, many lawmakers want to make changes to the state's concealed-carry law.
MAHOMET -- Many are signing up for gun class to get their concealed-carry permits.
ILLINOIS -- Almost 25,000 people have applied for a concealed-carry permit.
SPRINGFIELD -- State leaders say the state is getting close to 1,000 new applications for concealed-carry permits each day, but that kind of workload has some people worried about processing delays.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- People in Illinois are a step closer to concealed-carry.
ILLINOIS -- Hundreds of thousands of people want concealed-carry permits and it's creating a snag in the training process.
SPRINGFIELD -- The application process for concealed-carry permits is now in full swing.
DANVILLE -- Concealed-carry in Illinois will be a big change, but at least one police department says the training out there for the public isn't enough.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three months before concealed-carry permit applications go out, state lawmakers are trying to make some changes to the law.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois State Police are taking another step toward concealed-carry.
ATWOOD -- Students got eight-hours worth of training inside the classroom Thursday and had a few more lessons which weren't exactly in the manual.
PRINGFIELD -- You can now start signing up for concealed-carry training classes.
SPRINGFIELD -- Gun advocates say the state is dragging its feet setting up concealed-carry in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another element of the state's concealed-carry law is in motion.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another state lawmaker wants to make changes about a month after concealed-carry became law.
ILLINOIS -- Many still have questions about the state's concealed-carry law.
CHAMPAIGN -- Keeping guns out of the wrong hands was part of the discussion for WCIA-3's Concealed-Carry Forum.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than 1-million people legally own guns in Illinois. Experts predict at least 20% will want to carry a concealed weapon.
SPRINGFIELD -- A federal court says gun owners can't immediately pack heat.