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Probably a desperation move, but a move nonetheless : The union that represents Chicago police wants to halt the release of internal investigation files for alleged police misconduct.In an injunction filed Monday in Cook County circuit...Show More Summary
This was covered in the comment sections and the FOP even put up a post: Hey guys, kinda looking for a short notice quick favor. I'm a Cicero Firefighter now, but I am the son of a Chicago Police Officer that was killed in the line of duty on May 21, 1988. Show More Summary
A worrisome quote from the Supe: Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said he knows the injured officer personally. The veteran was shot in the left bicep, McCarthy said.“He’s OK,” McCarthy told reporters late Monday morning. “He’s in...Show More Summary
Another shining example of leadership : A Northwest Side alderman was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, an Illinois State Police spokeswoman said today.Ald. Rey Colon, 35th, was stopped about 1 a.m. Show More Summary
Word of an Officer in 014 wounded in a shootout.Suspect was also hit.No word on what's going on yet in the media.UPDATE: Tribune has it: Police officers are gathering at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County this morning after a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood.The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. Show More Summary
Fundraiser from the Police Memorial people : A charity that provides financial support to injured Chicago police officers and the families of those killed in the line of duty will install as many as 100 life-size horse statues throughout...Show More Summary
As long as everyone else is paying, why not live high on the hog? The high-rise at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive is the second-most expensive in the city, with rents for a one-bedroom apartment approaching $3,000 a month, well beyond the reach of most Chicago residents. Show More Summary
Once again, more money to pay for the pandering Rahm has to do : Sneed hears Mayor Rahm Emanuel is this/close to rolling out a plan to fund free preschool enrollment for 4-year-olds from low income families.“Watch for the mayor to build...Show More Summary
Just a question about a rumor we keep hearing: Sticking a gun in someone's mouth and rattling their teeth while threatening to kill them....is that still frowned upon by the Department? Because the people who know about this one don't seem to be taking any action...and if we did something like that, we'd be at callback, stripped and facing an indictment.We were just curious.
This is genius: 132.1513 is the atomic weight of the clout atom. We literally couldn't stop laughing at that one.Can someone explain why the exam was based on a cumulative score of 132.1513?Does the mayor have something against whole numbers since he is only able to count up to 9.5 on his fingers?
The posthumous expunging of a dead criminal's record continues : A 13-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded in a drive-by shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to fire authorities.[...]Show More Summary
Rahm is pandering again, sucking up to the left and assisting Obama in destroying the border: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants...Show More Summary
The hits just keep on coming for McCompStat's strategies: Three people are in custody Saturday in a Southwest Side shooting that left a 3-year-old boy critically injured Friday evening, police said.Jason Ares suffered a through and through gunshot wound to the abdomen about 10 p.m. Show More Summary
Following on the heels of five-fer last week in 015, 011 comes through in a big way : A 13-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to officials. Show More Summary
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Why? Union firefighters are threatening to sue over a city initiative that gives graduates of Chicago Public Schools preferential treatment in city hiring, just as Mayor Rahm Emanuel trumpets a new round of recruitment for the Fire Department.Emanuel's...Show More Summary
And once again, just some asshole shooting at some other asshole : Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said witnesses have identified [Tevin] Lee as the gunman who fired four or five shots toward that building last Friday night “without...Show More Summary
No end in sight: The outlook for the state of Illinois' credit rating has turned negative, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned today in a report.The credit rating agency affirmed the state's worst-in-the-nation A- bond rating,Show More Summary
Yup, they're out there.Now what?Sgt's are up to strength, so no classes for a while? Or are they going to over-promote a first class in anticipation of a Lieutenants class? But Lieutenants are up to strength, too.At least we've got some results.
Isn't this special? Yesterday, after a three-year-long investigation, the federal government appointed a monitor to oversee the police department in the city of Newark, New Jersey, after the U.S. Justice Department uncovered a “pattern...Show More Summary