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Concealed Carrier Defends Self

Chicago licensee, in Oak Park: A 16-year-old Chicago boy was shot and killed this morning after attempting to rob a 24-year-old man in the parking lot of a bank near Madison Street and Austin Boulevard in Oak Park, according to a news...Show More Summary

Knife Attacks - Grant Park

Anyone know what group was playing down in Grant Park this past evening? Because about 2100 hours, the Zone lit up with calls of a group of 20 or 30 youths running around slashing concert goers. We just wanted to see if there were any t-shirts for the band.Wilding - it's just not for breakfast any more.

Speaking of Signs...

We were headed out of town recently (no, not this weekend), and we were driving down the highway. You know those mile marker signs on the roads in and out of town? They used to be spaced every half a mile, right? You can easily see a...Show More Summary

Social Media Again

You'll never guess what the most recent assailant of officers left lying around: And a juvenile record longer than most peoples' arms.

Manpower "Surge"

Not really a surge, but rather Rahm throwing money at an undermanned police department : Chicago streets will have an extra 1,300 cops on patrol each day of the Memorial Day weekend, as the Chicago Police Department beefs up normal police...Show More Summary

Surprise Surprise

We're pretty sure every cop we know predicted exactly this five or more years ago: A man who works for the anti-violence group CeaseFire is among a group of alleged gang members rounded up Thursday as part of a two-year investigation...Show More Summary

Firehouse Signs

This sign has started appearing in Chicago fire houses: This is being posted in single occupant bathrooms not accessible to the public.Why? Just another waste of taxpayer money for some inane government over-regulation.

Chicago Shrinking

The only major US city to lose population - and the rate is increasing: Chicago was the only city among the nation's 20 largest to lose population in 2016 — and it lost nearly double the number of residents as the year before, according to newly released data from the U.S. Show More Summary

Chicago Dodged a Bullet

Figuratively speaking of course : There were 27 world records set at the Rio Olympics last year – from swimming to weightlifting, archery to cycling. These were as thrilling as they were expected. “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” is the Olympic...Show More Summary

Great Narrative

This one is making the rounds (click for the full sized version): Nice to know Kim Foxxxx is taking everyone's word except the police.

Nice Neighborhood

At least, it used to be : Chicago cops are warning residents about a series of six armed robberies that took place in nearby Lincoln Park on Monday and Tuesday. Three of the hold-ups happened during the 10 p.m. hour on Tuesday.In each case, a group of offenders approached victims on the street and demanded valuables at gunpoint. Show More Summary

Remember - A Car Isn't Deadly Force

So on 21 May, we had this : A Chicago police officer was run down by the driver of a stolen SUV. It happened just before midnight at Odgen and Trumbull. The officer was approaching the vehicle on foot when the driver hit the gas and knocked him down. Show More Summary

Hi Jason!

We wouldn't want to be anywhere this guy...or have been anywhere near this guy the past few months/years: Federal prosecutors threw around names of three West Side politicians Tuesday during the fraud trial of a woman accused of blowing...Show More Summary

Live in the Ghetto!

Everything old is new again : Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday proposed using $3 million in city money to encourage 100 police officers, firefighters and paramedics to buy homes on the South and West sides of the city. The program — which...Show More Summary

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