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Blog Profile / Second City Cop

Filed Under:Public Safety / Law Enforcement
Posts on Regator:9788
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Assailant Shot, Killed by Police

Cops are all fine : A 21-year-old man was fatally shot by police on the Far South Side on Tuesday night, authorities said.Officers from a Calumet District tactical team had tried to stop the man for questioning when they saw him riding...Show More Summary

Harvey Cops Wounded

Hostage-Barricade incident leaves two cops wounded : Two police officers have been shot in south suburban Harvey and two suspects are holding a woman and five children hostage at the scene this afternoon, officials said.Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg said one officer suffered a graze wound to the arm and was treated at the scene. Show More Summary

Looting as a Tourist Destination

More from Missouri. Cop was confronted and attacked in his vehicle, shoved back into it, may have suffered orbital fracture(s), offender had marijuana in his system, offender charged back at officer, all shots to the front of offender's body. Show More Summary

Old Time Ward Boss Rips Rahm

We hadn't thought about Ed Kelly in years, but he had the measure of any number of Chicago politicians, seeing as how he slated them for office much of the time. He speaks to domestic abuser Steinberg on a number of subjects - growing up in Chicago, serving in WWII, Richard J, Jane, Harold. Show More Summary

This is an Amusing Turn

The thing keeping most people out of public office is that's is just so damn expensive to run. Rahm has a war chest of several million raised from all sorts of sources in and outside of Chicago. Someone else just tapped into a pool of...Show More Summary

Cops Shoot Dog, No One Snitches

This is tragi-comedy : A South Side family is angry because police shot their dog and then failed to catch an armed robber even though he was hiding out just feet from where they were standing, reports CBS 2 [...]“I said why’d you shoot the dog?,” said neighbor Aaron Thompson. Show More Summary

Um...Based on What Exactly?

Another biased media poll : A new poll reveals that Illinois' new concealed carry law, introduced in January, makes a majority of Chicagoans feel unsafe.According to the Chicago Tribune, 55 percent of poll-takers said they felt "less safe" with the law permitting licensed gun owners to bear hidden weapons in public. Show More Summary

Concealed Carry Holder Arrested

An asshole slips through the cracks : A concealed carry permit holder and another man burglarized and shot up a home in south suburban Dolton, police said today.Aaron Whirl, 22, of south suburban Riverdale was charged with home invasion,...Show More Summary

Hey Look - Corruption!

Looks like the feebs stumbled into something : Contractors facing scrutiny in an ongoing federal investigation of Concept Schools have been paid nearly $1 million over the past three years for work at three Chicago Public Schools-funded...Show More Summary

Whoops Again

If the neighborhood around HQ isn't safe, is there anywhere safe? Chicago police say a 33-year-old woman was robbed around 1:45 a.m. on the 4200-block of North Hermitage, the same block on which Mayor Rahm Emanuel lives. Police saidShow More Summary

At Least 32 Shot

Five of those deceased as we head to post time : Five people have been killed and at least 27 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago.Police said a 16-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 1:15 a.m. Show More Summary

Darwin Again

Another assist for natural selection : A Park Manor man who prosecutors say sped away from police before crashing his car Thursday night, killing a teen riding in the back seat, was ordered held today on $1 million bail.Gabriel E. Johnson,...Show More Summary

Super-vouchers Ending

But not for a year: Chicago Housing Authority voucher recipients will no longer receive enough assistance to place them in the city's most luxurious high-rise buildings under a new policy, the agency announced Sunday.The policy targets "super vouchers" that allow low-income recipients to receive up to 300 percent of the U.S. Show More Summary


Now they'll have to draw a Violence Zone around HQ : A man was shot and killed about one block away from the Chicago Police Department Headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night. Walter Neely, 25, was found shot in the abdomen about 11:35 p.m. Show More Summary

It's the Crime Stupid

As we've said so many times, it isn't the crime stats per se - it's the perception of crime: Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings...Show More Summary

Stop-and-Frisks Down - Shootings Up

This keeps popping up in the New York media as if it's some big surprise or something, and we guess it is - to New York liberals: Cops in two of the city’s toughest precincts recorded 99% fewer stop-and-frisks during the first half of...Show More Summary

Guess What Message We're Hearing?

Cop shoots "unarmed" teen in Missouri. Media runs with it.Riots ensue. Four days worth. Sharpton et al arrive to stoke the fire.Teen turns out to be a 6'04" 300 pound behemoth and had committed a robbery minutes before. "Anonymous hack-tivists"...Show More Summary

More Safe Passages

To the tune of an additional million bucks: A group of parents and community members gathered in the quiet auditorium of Penn Elementary School on the West Side Friday to hear how Chicago Public Schools officials are going to work to...Show More Summary

Quinn Fires Lottery Firm

Too bad it took three years and an almost half-a-billion dollar shortfall to get to this point: Bowing to a lackluster bottom line, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration moved Friday to terminate the state’s contract with Northstar Lottery Group, the private vendor that manages the Illinois Lottery. Show More Summary

All the Economy's Fault

Remember, the Sun Times isn't carrying water for Rahm : Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday blamed the economic squeeze on the middle class for his 35 percent showing in a Chicago Tribune poll that also shows him trailing Chicago Teachers...Show More Summary

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