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Coyotes Up

Pointing to a bigger problem: Cook County animal control says the coyote population is on the rise and that people may see more than usual in the area.The reason why coyotes are on the rise is because their food source has also increased, according to Dr. Show More Summary

Rahm is a Bully?

Who would've guessed? Spike Lee, director of the controversial movie ""Chi-Raq," said something so amazing about Mayor Rahm Emanuel that I just had to sit down, on the floor. The chair was too far away and I almost fainted."Spike Lee...Show More Summary

Mixed Message

This is amusing: The top cops in America's four biggest cities said on Wednesday that the war on drugs has failed to keep America safe and that it's time to reform the country's criminal justice system, a view now officially shared by...Show More Summary

Guess Who's Free?

Things that make you go, "Hmmmmmm:" PHILADELPHIA — Charles Ramsey was 15 when he had his first encounter with the kind of violence he has worked nearly five decades to end.A friend was stabbed to death by a gang member down the block from the Chicago home where Ramsey and his family lived. Show More Summary

Raise Taxes More?

Honest to god, where do they come up with these assholes? Determined to bite the bullet and get it over with, aldermen on Monday questioned why Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not proposing an even bigger property tax increase instead of assuming that Gov. Show More Summary

Money for Guns

Didn't we mention this just yesterday? Hours after Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a $250,000 gun buyback program on Monday, a downstate gun-rights advocate promised to come to Chicago to exploit it.“We will be delighted to transact business...Show More Summary

Snow Money!

Somehow, we just know what areas of the city will be targeted with this one : It will cost more to be lazy this winter.A City Council committee on Monday hiked the top fine for failing to shovel your sidewalk to $500 — a tool city officials...Show More Summary

Parts, More Parts

What is going on over on the west side? Two bones discovered in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Monday afternoon are human and appear to be from an adult, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.The right and leftShow More Summary

Final Conviction

The last holdout convicted : A Cook County jury deliberated about three hours Monday before convicting the third and final defendant in the 2010 killing of off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV.Marcus Floyd faces mandatory...Show More Summary

The Dead Don't Just Vote....

In Chicago, they graduate college : City Colleges of Chicago has its own version of “The Walking Dead.” Call it the Graduating Dead.The seven-campus school system is combing records for dropouts, including deceased ones, who may qualify...Show More Summary

More Money Located

If Rahm keeps this up, he might not have to raise taxes! Of course, he'll have to stop giving the money away in the first place: Mayor Emanuel will announce a new fund today to support local gun buy-back events. The city will provide...Show More Summary

Congratulations on 400

No, not birthdays: Three people were killed and 20 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend, including a 3-year-old boy killed by his 6-year-old brother while they were playing cops and robbers with their father's loaded gun, according to authorities.So far this year, at least 2,434 people have been shot in the city. Show More Summary

So, Which is It?

Last week, we were "fetal," pretty much giant candy-asses who were scared of cameras. Then Rahm "clarified" his statement, saying, yeah the cops are candy-asses, but hey, that YouTube stuff really has them back on their heels, completely...Show More Summary

More Laws! More Laws!

Because more laws would have prevented this stupidity : Michael Santiago bought a revolver to protect himself after the former gang member was tagged with the dangerous label of “snitch” because he testified at the murder trial of another...Show More Summary

Bad Sports Day

Seems anything related to an ursine creature had a bad day today.Bad news - We lost badly underestimating the football over/under and the baseball contest.Good news - we only lost in toothpicks, since actual gambling would break laws and stuff.Open post for now.

Sgt Rumor

Remember that supposed class of sergeants before the end of the year? Straight outta headquarters. McCarthy is attempting to promote a class of 13 merit sergeants. With no one off the list. McCarthy has been advised not too, but refuses to listen to legal affairs, human resources, inspector general. Show More Summary

Only 3-point Underdogs

So they'll win by 6?Over/Under is a generous 44.It would be nice to go into the bye-week at 3-and-3.

Um....No. Simply No

Let's hope this horseshit idea doesn't migrate here from New York like an entire host of other horseshit ideas have: The NYPD will soon allow cops to handcuff criminal suspects with their hands in front instead of behind their backsShow More Summary

Openings North

Evidently a crap-load of openings....mostly north. 001 - 4002 - 4012 - 2016 - 8017 - 4018 - 2019 - 8020 - 8024 - 2025 - 2 You'd almost think the northside has been short coppers for a few years now.All the sergeant openings seem to be south though.

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