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Guys Films His Own Shooting

Supposedly 56th and Hoyne. Click link here We can't download or embed it because we don't use social media and this is an open Facebook link, so it'll be gone shortly.But damn - he didn't see that one coming.

Nice Wednesday

Making up for "no-murder Sunday" we guess: Shootings left at least two men dead and nine others wounded between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, according to police.The most recent shooting left one man dead and another wounded in Logan Square, about 6 p.m., in the 3100 block of West Wabansia Avenue. Show More Summary

Pro-Police Rally

Southwest side: Two months after nearly 70 men, women and children stood at Archer and Nashville in darkness, rain and near-freezing temperatures—all to show support for Chicago Police officers—those same people and possibly hundreds...Show More Summary

Of Course Rahm Likes This Idea

It gives him executive power and relives the legislative body of responsibility: Mayor Rahm Emanuel should be free to install Eddie Johnson as his permanent police superintendent without the “dog-and-pony show” of a second Police Board...Show More Summary

Another "Brilliant" Idea

Since they've failed at every turn, appeal to criminals' basest instincts: The odds were good that Lonnie Holmes, 21, would be the next person to kill or be killed in this working-class suburb north of San Francisco. Four of his cousins had died in shootings. Show More Summary

Alstory About to Get Paid

The so-called "wrongful conviction" movement is about to get bitch-slapped : A federal judge Tuesday allowed a $40 million lawsuit to proceed against Northwestern University, a former journalism professor and a private detective whoShow More Summary

Un, Bad Idea?

Would it be possible to just put up a sign saying, "Try your luck! Break some windows, win some prizes!" We mean, that's a shady neighborhood as it is - why attract attention to all sorts of unattended cars in an unfenced and poorlyShow More Summary

Avon Calling!

Oh wait, not's the FBI: SCC, Word from a few people that since IPRA got caught calling coppers in so the FBI could attempt to question them, word is now that the feebs are knocking on doors of coppers' houses.Report FBI visits...Show More Summary

Manpower Shortage Worsens

Even our impersonators are going to be unavailable for a while : A man who embarrassed Chicago police when he posed as an officer at age 14 pleaded guilty Tuesday to his third charge of impersonating an officer and was sentenced to 18...Show More Summary

Oh Eddie Eddie Eddie

We guess the honeymoon is over already: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise pick to become the next top cop said Monday that his goal is to restore the public’s trust in the Chicago Police Department while maintaining his independence of City...Show More Summary

Cheating? On an Exam?

Who would have thought something like this could happen in Chicago? As things turn out, the internal candidate being pushed by the City Council's black caucus, Deputy Supt. Eugene Williams, was tripped up by an investigation into alleged cheating on the department's lieutenant's exam, top city sources told DNAinfo. Show More Summary

Claiming a "Tie"

When Rahm publicly cuts off your balls and waves them around for everyone to see, you pretty much only have two courses of action - (A) shut up and lick your wounds or (B) claim that you meant to give Rahm your nuts and you're actually happy that he took them. Show More Summary

Death Investigation

So there's this: I know this isn't the medium to post but yesterday a cfd truck company on a well being check found a male who had been decapitated with a electric chainsaw and he has his hands on the blade like he was trying to block...Show More Summary

Almost Junk

Only a matter of time we're guessing: Chicago had its credit rating cut to the lowest investment grade by Fitch Ratings after the Illinois Supreme Court tossed out Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for dealing with the mounting debt to its workers'...Show More Summary

No Murders?

Did the "revrunds" get their Easter wish? We predicted two and five. We had the five at last count: Two boys were among five people who were wounded Sunday afternoon in shootings on the West and South sides, authorities said.The latest shooting happened about 4:45 p.m. at a stop sign in the city's Austin neighborhood, said [...]Show More Summary

The Incredible Shrinking....

Tax Base! By almost every metric, Illinois' population is sharply declining, largely because residents are fleeing the state. The Tribune surveyed dozens of former residents who've left within the last five years, and each offered their own list of reasons for doing so. Show More Summary

Rahm Lied Again?

Darn those manpower numbers : 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney’s latest newsletter has an update on the long-promised filling of 25 police officer vacancies in the 19th district. The update came in a phone call from a top executive police...Show More Summary


Hispanic caucus angry about no qualified individuals? Black caucus making noise about hearings and the "revrunds" screeching? White caucus all up in....oh wait....never mind. Shit just got real.....real interesting : Mayor Rahm Emanuel...Show More Summary

Now the Black Caucus is Pissed

Rahm can't win - which is actually amusing: Members of the City Council’s Black Caucus threatened Thursday to withhold their votes to ratify Chicago’s next police superintendent if they’re not allowed to question all three finalistsShow More Summary

Full Speed Ahead

Just a day away from "No Murder Sunday" and the crowd is anticipating a helluva show : Nine people, including a 13-year-old boy, were wounded Friday in four shootings on the West, South and Far South sides, police said. And the temps never got near 50 degrees.

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