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Of course, that's almost a regular occurrence most days: Three people were killed and six others wounded in shootings on the South Side this afternoon and evening, authorities said.The most recent slaying happened about 6:48 p.m. when...Show More Summary
A couple days ago, we posted this: In an effort to alleviate the current crop of FTO's riding around with two recruits each - and sometimes more - the Department announced a list of 63 people eligible to accept or turn down the FTO position. Show More Summary
This was just about the best 7 game series we've ever had the pleasure of watching. Down 3 games to 1 and they win three straight.
The Brotherhood for the Fallen: Dear SCC,Since many of the men and women who contribute to the Brotherhood For The Fallen read the Blog we were hoping that you could send out a big thank you on our behalf. Last Wednesday three members...Show More Summary
The end is near (or at least a major reduction): About 200 police rookies will be working foot patrols in Chicago’s most dangerous zones by the end of the summer — and the department will cut back sharply on veteran officers workingShow More Summary
Who's serving up the koolaid at the Tribune Tower? A 15-year-old girl was injured in a far South Side shooting this afternoon during a Memorial Day weekend that saw a reduction in violence compared to last year's numbers, police said. Show More Summary
And the media eats it up: If a school district's graduation rate is an indicator of improvement, then Chicago Public Schools is improving.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and school officials announced Tuesday that 63 percent of high school seniors will graduate on time this year, marking CPS' highest graduation rate ever. Show More Summary
We guess this makes everything okay: Six-month-old Jonylah Watkins was fatally shot over a stolen video game console, Chicago police said Monday as they announced an arrest in a slaying that has come to symbolize the city's deadly gun...Show More Summary
Everyone knows that the "no snitching" culture will die an ignominious death once the boxes are placed at strategic locations across the ghetto-sphere. Right? Anonymous said...How are those SNITCH BOXES coming along, McNutsy?5/27/2013...Show More Summary
That was with temperatures never once breaking 70 degrees.And it rained.So Chicago remains stuck at 35 homicides for May, four short of 2011 totals. And not one of the next 4 days has a high temperature listed below 84. The beaches, which opened 3 days ago, are scheduled to be closed starting tomorrow morning due to extreme heat.
Governor Potato-Head strikes again: When Gov. Pat Quinn pardoned a politically connected city of Chicago health department official in late 2011, he didn’t just erase Juan Elias’ rap sheet, which included convictions for marijuana possession, burglary and vote fraud.The pardon also kept Elias, who heads 1st Ward Ald. Show More Summary
Freedom isn't Free. God Bless all those who have served, are serving or shall serve in the future, especially those who gave their lives.
A long involved involved investigation: A suspect was being questioned by Chicago Police on Sunday in the fatal shooting of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins in March, a law enforcement source said.The man was taken into custody Saturday and...Show More Summary
And still another day to the long weekend: Six people have been killed and 16 wounded in violence across Chicago since Friday evening.The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Goose Island area on the city’s Near North...Show More Summary
This popped up a few days ago in one of our Pro-2A posts: Here's what I don't get about your stance on this position. Coppers can already carry concealed. So can retirees. Why do you or I care about the rest? Now, I'll have to worry about the law abiding citizen who is having a bad day and has a gun in his possession. Show More Summary
It can happen anywhere at all, even doing the most mundane tasks: A Kentucky policeman was shot and killed in an apparent ambush when he stopped to pick up debris on a highway exit ramp, the Courier-Journal newspaper said on Sunday.Show More Summary
Holiday weekend and already three dead, eight wounded on Friday night: Here’s a roundup of the deaths:?Around 1:50 a.m. Saturday in Hyde Park, about half a mile from President Barack Obama’s home in neighboring Kenwood. Gregory Dixon,...Show More Summary
Tio sure has a lot of excuses for things: CeaseFire Illinois workers say Chicago police officers are increasingly ordering them off street corners in Woodlawn along with gang members, interfering with their efforts to tamp down violence...Show More Summary
If you follow international news, exuberant youth of indeterminate ethic origins have been rioting in Sweden for almost a week. Of course, the American media is busy trying to prove they are Tea Partiers, but they can't seem to findShow More Summary
Mdeigan is happy - his hands are clean: Over objections of Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the House approved a concealed weapons bill today that is aimed at ending Illinois’ status as the last state in the nation without a law...Show More Summary