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More Handcuffs on Police

The Department is about to lose another tool: When the police pulled over the white Buick Regal he was riding in, Roderick Franklin told them he “was just getting a ride to have Easter breakfast.” The officers didn’t dispute that. They...Show More Summary

Loud Mouth

Should have kept his mouth shut : A North Park man who followed a Chicago police officer from court and shouted “We’re going to get you!” had more than 20 pounds of marijuana, 1-1/2 gallons of liquid THC, numerous other drugs, more than...Show More Summary

Any Retirees Busy?

We'd be interested to hear her "plan:" May 22: Questions for Kim? Join us!Kim Foxx is the first African-American woman to lead the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office – the second largest prosecutor’s office in the country. She took...Show More Summary

Unwanted Attention

Just when you think a scandal has run it's course, something else pops up : Chicago's inspector general has issued a subpoena to the Illinois Tollway regarding a top airport security official whom the tollway fired after a female employee...Show More Summary

Make a Deal Rod

He ought to be writing to Trump and Sessions on a daily basis : Things looked bad for Rod Blagojevich from the start this week.Before a word even was uttered in a courtroom, it was announced his appeal would be heard by the same three...Show More Summary

It's International

Evidently, the Dart-Prickwrinkle Syndrome has spread beyond the borders : The Paris prosecutor's office got a tip in January that the gunman behind a shootout on the Champs-Elysees that left one police officer dead and two others wounded...Show More Summary

But it's So Quiet Here

Less so lately: A woman was shot early Thursday during a robbery on the Northwest Side, near O’Hare International Airport.The 55-year-old was walking home about 12:20 a.m. in the 5400 block of North Chester when two males walked up and...Show More Summary

Nice Pistol There Tex

Search Warrant served in 010 the other day: Much hilarity ensued : A Chicago Police Department tweet showing off the spoils of a drug and gun bust — including a long, antique pistol — launched a series of Twitter jokes about the shared photo. Show More Summary

Corrupt Practices Continue

Don't touch "our money!" City Hall's top watchdog on Thursday took aim at a program treasured by aldermen, recommending the city stop letting each of them control $1.3 million a year spent on construction projects in their wards, but...Show More Summary

Sounds Familiar?

Family calls, tells dispatcher that the family member is armed, guess what happens? Of course, this is in DuPage, not Cook County: No charges will be filed against a DuPage County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy near...Show More Summary

Burke is ANGRY!!! (and a Hypocrite)

He thinks someone lied to him : Whoa!Ald. Burke is still fuming over the way he claims the City Council was misled by the Chicago Police Department’s press office, which Sneed reported Wednesday.The Irish pol was so angry, he blasted...Show More Summary

What Could it Be?????

Is he really this dense? According to Chicago Police Department statistics obtained by Sneed, there were only 168 Chicago traffic citations for the improper use of mobile devices in 2016 — compared with 45,672 two years earlier in 2014!...Show More Summary

Cops Injured

Reportedly not "life threatening," but no word on "life altering:" Two people were wounded, one of them fatally, in a shooting in the Chinatown neighborhood Wednesday evening, while two police officers were injured in a crash not far...Show More Summary

Rahm's #3!!!

We always thought of him as #2, but #3 is close enough : Graft and felonious activity aside, we have ranked America’s worst performing mayors of the country’s 50 biggest cities. The factors we took into account are a combination of hard...Show More Summary

Once Again, It's Over

Observed with a gun.Video existing of him tossing the gun, then going back to get it.Nothing the officers did or said cast any doubt on these two facts. And yet, $350,000 for managing to become worm food: A Cook County jury awarded $350,000...Show More Summary

Uh....

The media cowards at it again. The offender is dead (and good riddance to him), but the media actually ran this description on the air during the manhunt: Did anyone verify that he identified as a "dark white" guy before broadcasting this?

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