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New Statues

Ever since the "Cows" thing, someone connected must have a fiberglass fabricating factory somewhere. We can't say we're displeased with the chosen animal though : The 54-inch-tall fiberglass dog statues are part of the K9s for Cops campaign...Show More Summary

Pursuit Wreck

An "officer" injured in a pursuit: A Chicago police officer was among three people hurt in a crash late Saturday after pursuing a car believed to be involved in an earlier shooting.The incident occurred around 11:33 p.m. near the intersection of W. Show More Summary

Two Down

One to go : Chicago Police still are looking for a gunmen who shot a female officer Friday during a harrowing foot chase following an attempted robbery of a Back of the Yards cellphone store.On Monday, two men charged in the botchedShow More Summary

Wait....Another Rahm Lie?

Yet another game of TIF money being shifted to things it was never intended for : Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration signed off on an elaborate financial shell game that obscured payment of $55 million for renovations at Navy Pier with tax dollars reserved to fight urban blight, records show. Show More Summary

Underwood Ruling

From our e-mail: Judge Cohen will be issuing a ruling in the Underwood retiree healthcare case. July 31 Daley center Room 2308 at 10:30. The FOP will have a bus leaving at 9:45 from 1412 W Washington. Which lawsuit is this one? Again, anyone with info, post it up in the comments section.

Again with the Lakefront

And curiously absent from the newspapers : A gang-related shootout on the lakefront left Lakeview golfers stunned, but nobody injured Sunday morning at the Sydney Marovitz Golf Course parking lot, according to witness reports and police sources.No one is in custody.Gunfire between rival gang members erupted around 8:10 a.m. Show More Summary

Squeezing Toothpaste

Guess what happens when you bring resources to bear on a crime problem? The criminals just give up their illicit activities, surrender their guns and go home to a future filled with gainful employment? Oh wait, that's liberal fantasy land. Show More Summary

Kumbaya Kumbaya

Granny Clampett's spirit lives on: A new Cook County court in the North Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago's West Side aims to bring victims of nonviolent crime face-to-face with the offenders to hash out a resolution, officials said Thursday.The...Show More Summary

606 Still a Crime Magnet

And still, next to no patrols : Armed thieves on The 606 have knocked people off their bikes to beat and rob them twice this weekend, and Chicago Police are warning users to watch out. Three incidents this month on the trail, a former elevated railroad line, were the subject of a police alert Sunday evening. Show More Summary

More Chases.....or Else

Make up your damn minds liberals : Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn has just seven days to amend a policy to allow officers to chase more suspects -- or he could be fired. Flynn says those changes will mean more innocent deaths. The message...Show More Summary

More Corrupt Aldercreatures?

Not in Chicago?!??! The former landlord of the shuttered Double Door music venue has filed a federal lawsuit alleging Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) violated his civil rights by using threats and political intimidation against him in aShow More Summary

Soda Tax Decision This Week

So are we going to continue shopping in the suburbs so as to deprive Rahm of sales taxes or are we going to make a slightly longer trip outside of Cook County so Prickwrinkle loses food, gas, alcohol and other assorted items? Cook County's...Show More Summary

Gunshots Cost How Much?

Our readers have been pointing this out for eight or ten years now - but now someone is figuring it out? The charges started racking up the moment Annette Johnson arrived at Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to her left forearm. Show More Summary

Good Question

As usual, some sharp readers noted this: Um, how was Ch 2 able to FOIA the body cam tape of this guy when we were told that only Bobby Rush could approve the release of his tape when he accused the CPD of racial profiling?How about it...Show More Summary

Get Under That Bus!

As predictable as the sun rising in the east, a politician blames the police for their own failures : Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last weekend's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. Show More Summary

Another Neighborhood Sinking

Proof that the political elite are bent on destroying any semblance of thriving neighborhoods in Chicago that don't reliably vote for democrats : A key city panel approved the construction of a seven-story, 297-unit luxury apartment complex near the Cumberland CTA Blue Line station in a 7-1 vote on Thursday despite the objection of Ald. Show More Summary

Officer Shot

Robbery in the 009 District : A Chicago police officer was "conscious and alert" after being shot in the leg during a gunfight outside a South Side cellphone store Friday afternoon.The officer was shot during an armed confrontation in the 4600 block of South Ashland Avenue about 1:30 p.m., according to Chicago police spokesman [...]Show More Summary

Retiree Health Care Victory?

This appears to be very good news from earlier in July: The Appellate Court decision is out and here is a synopsis of Clint Krislov’s interpretation.The covered class entitled to lifetime benefits including all of Class 3 and most of Class 4 that means anyone hire before June 16, 2003. Show More Summary

Aldercreature Caught Dirty

Cameras cut both ways dumbass : It started with a Chicago alderman’s request to cross a crime scene in a car. His confrontation with officers at the scene only escalated from there. It was all being recorded, [...]The whole incident is under investigation, sparked by a complaint from 26th Ward Ald. Show More Summary

Violent Becomes "Non Violent"

And if the above post wasn't bad enough, look what felonies New Jersey has defined as "non violent" just this year: Battery? Domestic Abuse? Forcible rape? Assault on Police? What the fuck New Jersey?

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