Blog Profile / Second City Cop

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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Again, Kill The Taste

It's been dying for years - what purpose does it serve anymore? Taste of Chicago attendance dipped this summer compared with the last time it was a five-day event, according to city estimates released late Monday after the annual lakefront...Show More Summary

El Chapo is Escapado

Who would've thought that a corrupt narco-state couldn't keep one of the biggest dope dealers locked up? Mexico mounted an all-out manhunt Sunday for its most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who escaped from a maximumShow More Summary

Crooked City Blog Sued by PLO

Because of....get this.... a letter from Jon Burge : A judge ruled this week that a Chicago Police Officer who is also an award-winning writer must turn over email messages he has received from former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge.Circuit...Show More Summary

Again with the Suburban Heroin

Narcan for everyone! In the midst of a recent rash of heroin overdoses, the Lake County Health Department has released a series of tips to those who persist in abusing opiates, including precautions to take if injecting the dangerous...Show More Summary

Once Again, the Unbiased Media

A sharp eyed reader spotted this : A 13-month-old baby in a stroller was struck and killed Saturday by a car that had allegedly fled the scene of a shooting on the city's South Side, police say.[...] It is unclear whether there was an...Show More Summary

Casualties Mount

The south side is blowing up: A 12-year-old boy was shot Saturday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.About 5 p.m., the boy was shot in the leg in the 8700 block of South Sangamon, police said. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he is in “serious condition but stable” condition, police said. Show More Summary

Exhibit of Lies

This studio is on the south side: A new art exhibit about the Michael Brown police shooting in Ferguson is on display in Chicago. The piece features a life-size portrayal of Michael Brown after he was killed last year in Ferguson.ItShow More Summary

Again with the "Food Deserts"?

Rahm, stop already. There's more at play here than you comprehend: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday took another crack at launching a produce bus project that aims to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to parts of Chicago that lack them after...Show More Summary

Two Police Shootings South

Busy day for the CPD: Chicago Police shot two people — one fatally — in two separate incidents on the South Side Thursday night and Friday afternoon.In both cases, an offender pointed a gun at an officer, who fired in self defense, police...Show More Summary

Stay Classy Dad

Channel 7 has obviously been taken over by some obscure white supremacist sect, what with actually reporting a gang of black teens terrorized a white mother and her kids and then this I-Team investigation : The father of 7-year-old Amari...Show More Summary

Who Said This Could Be Published?

This is racist!!!! Who does Channel 7 think they are? Her car damaged, her nerves shaken, the victim of an alleged group attack near the University of Chicago campus with her children in the back seat of her car talked exclusively with...Show More Summary

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

When we first heard this, it sounded weird. Seeing it in print, it's even weirder : Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to have the Chicago Public Schools effectively borrow $500 million from the city’s teacher pension fund to avoid additional...Show More Summary

Baltimore "After Action Review"

A fairly short 32-page document reviewing the disaster that was the Baltimore riots of 2015.And what a disaster it was. Go read it at this link here and hope that Chicago is never this ill-prepared for a major event.

Rauner Lied?

Color us shocked that a politician would lie: Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday announced a massive pension overhaul bill that he said would save billions of dollars while incorporating reform ideas from various leaders.The lengthy bill — all 500 pages of it — would cut retirement benefits for police officers, firefighters and public teachers. Show More Summary

FBI Toots Own Horn

Look at us!!!! Look what we did!!!! U.S. authorities foiled attacks planned around the Fourth of July, arresting more than 10 people in the month before the holiday who were inspired by Islamic State online recruitment, FBI DirectorShow More Summary

This is Ironic

Ironic and a very much "no-win" situation : Baltimore's mayor fired the city's African American police commissioner on Wednesday and appointed a white interim commissioner for the troubled police department, according to news outlets. Show More Summary

The Oppressive Left

This popped up in the comments and we decided to let it go through for the entertainment value, but also to demonstrate a larger point: Anonymous said...I found this blog by accident. I must say, this is why racism exists. I hate to think you folks are protecting us. Show More Summary

Go Fund Me - Densey Cole

We haven't received an update recently but the GoFundMe page is up, running and beyond the $18,000 the utility bill was in arrears. Densey has popped into the comment section a couple times and hopefully will continue to update as his condition allows. Link here to donate.

It Must Be a Miracle!

The media is making a big deal out of this : Residents in the Englewood police district celebrated the Fourth of July weekend like most in Chicago.Some had barbecues. They listened to music. Children rode their bicycles up and down their...Show More Summary

What Life is Worth in the Hood

Try addressing this in a sane and cognizant manner : A Calumet Heights man shot and killed his longtime friend over the July Fourth weekend because the pal touched his Cadillac, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.John Watley was angry...Show More Summary

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