Illinois concealed carry http://northernpublicradio.org en The Permit's In The Mail: First Round Of Concealed Carry Approved http://northernpublicradio.org/post/permits-mail-first-round-concealed-carry-approved <p>Illinois gun owners can soon carry their weapons in public.&nbsp; Illinois State Police officials say they are mailing out the first concealed carry permits to gun owners who applied.</p><p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:22:43 +0000 Tony Arnold 43849 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Permit's In The Mail: First Round Of Concealed Carry Approved NIU Board Approves Firearm Policy http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-board-approves-firearm-policy <p>NIU's Board of Trustees voted Thursday to adopt a university-wide <a href="http://www.niutoday.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/082913-7a-Concealed-Carry-Proposed-University-Policy-bot-agneda-copy.pdf" target="_blank">concealed carry policy</a>. It keeps the existing practice of prohibiting guns on campus.</p><p>The policy also outlines places where firearms can be stored. The primary place for a weapon is in a parked vehicle within a locked case out of plain view in an unrestricted parking lot. Firearms may also be stored with the NIU police department.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:24:05 +0000 WNIJ 35389 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Board Approves Firearm Policy Pensions And Concealed Carry Part Of Springfield Schedule http://northernpublicradio.org/post/pensions-and-concealed-carry-part-springfield-schedule <p></p><p>The committee in charge of finding a pension solution for Illinois is scheduled to meet again Monday. The 10-member committee formed last month out of a special session on pensions. But will the threat of another deadline force them strike a deal? Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:02:02 +0000 WNIJ news 32579 at http://northernpublicradio.org Pensions And Concealed Carry Part Of Springfield Schedule Concealed Carry Deadline Extended http://northernpublicradio.org/post/concealed-carry-deadline-extended <p></p><p>Illinois residents waiting for the right to carry a weapon in public will have to wait a bit longer.&nbsp; A request to delay a federal deadline has been approved. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:31:37 +0000 WNIJ 30965 at http://northernpublicradio.org Concealed Carry Deadline Extended