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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Four Hours, Five Shootings (3 Dead)

Even a small warming trend stirs the crime rate: Three men were killed and two other people were wounded in three shootings on the South and West sides in a four-hour span starting Wednesday afternoon. Still up homicides from last y...

The Disappeared...Hahahaha

We think you can pretty much write off any credibility The Guardian has about the retired detective torturing prisoners at Guantanamo. This article is hilarious : The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogationShow More Summary

Runoff Rahm

Hahahahahahahahaha: For Rahm Emanuel, Tuesday’s mayoral election was the political equivalent of Groundhog Day: six more weeks of campaigning.With 97 percent of the precincts counted, Emanuel had 45.3 percent to 33.9 percent for his top challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Show More Summary

Aldermanic Runoffs

Over one-third headed to runoffs: The grandson of Chicago’s first Mayor Daley fell short of an outright victory Tuesday in his bid to represent the family stronghold on the City Council, on a night when more than a third of the aldermanic...Show More Summary

New York Posting

A bunch of stories about the NYPD and New York City Twelve days without a murder....and then : The murder-free streak is a distant memory.Nine people were slain last week following a record setting 12-day long stretch without a homicide,...Show More Summary

Did You Vote?

Get with it people - Rahm isn't there yet.Any vote against him reduces his shot at 50%-plus-1.

Off Duty Rescue

Off duty police fire and citizens combined to rescue someone : Two Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a teenage driver who had lost control of his vehicle and crashed on Lake Shore Drive Saturday morning. The 17-year-old boy was traveling southbound on 2100 block of south Lake Shore Drive at about 10:15 a.m. Show More Summary

Delayed Comments

Sorry about missing this morning's comments. We'll be getting to that shortly.Sometimes, even the crew at SCC has Court. And training. And Corp Counsel.Open post for now.

Police Limit

In regard to the post a few down from this one: And this one just because we find it amusing: Let us know when they find that answer to that one. Read more Police Limit at this link.

More Cold = Less Crime

Garry says no...but everyone else says probably: The deep freeze gripping the eastern half of the country has become a sort of test case for a popular notion about the relationship between weather and crime: Law-breaking slows when it's...Show More Summary

The Walgreen's Hero

His story is getting out there : With two Chicago police officers beaten and on the verge of getting shot by a shoplifting suspect, Ray Robinson knew he needed to join the fray.Undeterred by the sound of a single gunshot that missedShow More Summary

Ambush in Minnesota

They're still out there, crazy people willing to kill you because of the uniform you wear : Minneapolis police arrested a 43-year-old man Saturday after the early morning wounding of an officer who investigators believe was shot because...Show More Summary


Evidently, the CPD is to blame for Guantanamo, too : Longtime Chicago police Detective Richard Zuley was on special assignment at Guantanamo Bay in 2003 aiding the interrogation of a key terrorism suspect when he allegedly sent a memo...Show More Summary

Jury Gets it (Partly) Correct

It won't stop the civil suit from going forward, but it's nice to see this : A South Side man who led Chicago Police on a high-speed chase after he burglarized a high school classmate’s apartment was convicted of the murder of womanShow More Summary

Both Papers in the Bag for Rahm

Days after the Slum Times endorses Rahm, the Trib does the same : Two weeks ago in this space, we laid out the case for re-electing Mayor Rahm Emanuel. We're back now to remind you why.We're also here to urge voters to support a strong batch of aldermanic candidates. Show More Summary

Apply Today!

Can anyone explain why they're putting out citywide notices to fill opening on Tact and Gun Teams? Last week, someone pointed out that there were notices for 002, 005, 008, 019, Area North among others. But you had to be assigned there to apply. Show More Summary

In Case You Were Wondering...

...the "merit" detectives: Thanks to FOIA.Hey, how come a demoted commander gets a pick from a command he hasn't held in a year?

No Time Due for You!

This is not the way to endear yourself to the boss : A New York City police officer accidentally shot his sergeant when he tried to shoot a dog that ran out of a unit in a Brooklyn apartment building.Officers were responding to reports...Show More Summary

Liens on City Property?

Is this something? Or is this another crazy conspiracy?We're voting for crazy conspiracy. That and we're bored. Everyone seems to be hibernating.

Move Away? Financial Picture Bright?

Here's a bipolar-type survey if ever there was one : Chicago's world-famous skyline is lit up and looking good Thursday night. But an unidentified critic put Chicago right next to Detroit at the top of a list of "Cities You Should Move...Show More Summary

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