Illinois authorities are urging hunters to be safe as firearm deer-hunting season gets underway. The seven-day season starts Friday for a three-day period. A final four-day period starts Dec. 3. Hunting hours will be from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.
An Illinois man is ordered to spend two decades in federal prison for helping steal assault-style rifles and other guns from a store in an alleged plot to sell them to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
An Illinois parolee faces up to two decades in federal prison after admitting in court he helped steal assault-style rifles and other firearms from a store in what authorities say was his plot to sell them to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.