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Illinois AG: Friends, family of Highland Park shooting victims targeted by scam calls

abc7 | July 14, 2022 HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (WLS) — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s Office has issued a warning about scam callers looking to cash in on the Highland Park tragedy. According to the attorney general, many calls came from people asking for money in exchange for helping victims apply for aid through the […]

Midwest guns: IL launches statewide gun trace database to combat firearm trafficking

Illinois State Police also attended press conference in which officials explained database can flag suspicious gun store purchases

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Abortion Rights, New Firearm Tracing Database

WTTW | June 30, 2022 Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul ran unopposed this week for the Democratic nomination to keep his office. In November, he will face off against Republican Tom DeVore, an attorney who successfully fought against Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s mask mandates in public schools. In an interview with “Chicago Tonight,” Raoul spoke about […]

Tracing illegal guns to their source, IL law enforcement unveil Crime Gun Connect

By Chip Brewster | June 29, 2022 CHICAGO — A new “state-of-the-art online platform” was announced by state law enforcement leaders Wednesday with the goal of tracking down sources of illegal guns. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly, along with other agency representatives and gun safety advocates, to unveil […]

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