Heating up in Da Wood: Two men were discovered dead inside a car this afternoon on the South Side in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.About 3:20 p.m., officers were conducting a well-being check on the 7100 block of South Oakley Avenue and discovered two bodies, one in a back seat and one inside of a trunk of a car, said Police News Affairs [...]Show More Summary
A few stories of interest - the Cook County Morgue can't seem to do anything right. Now they're giving away dead bodies: According to records from the Cook County Public Administrator, in many cases family members did not give permission...Show More Summary
"Lone Wolf," remember? A Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his possible links to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot and killed by a federal agent in Florida on Wednesday after he suddenly turned violent,...Show More Summary
Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander in better times. Phoenix, AZ—The trial of Jodi Arias was an entertainment driven spectacle. It was a lot of things, but a fair trial it was not. The defense lawyers were not up to the task and failed miserably. Show More Summary
Apologies to Garey McKee, but it's all in good fun.
Why is this anyone's problem? A little girl is running late for school.She scurries along South Perry in the navy blue skirt required for Kohn Elementary School students and brown boots, fixing the buttons on her red-and-white plaidShow More Summary
The Tribune must be really stretching to fill their pages: South Side rapper Chief Keef was arrested near Atlanta this week for disorderly conduct after hotel security smelled marijuana smoke coming from his room, police said.The disorderly conduct arrest comes two months after he was released from custody in Chicago for a probation violation. Show More Summary
True or false? Off topic.... Gang enforcement is finished. They will have the option to become part of a new citywide tru/msf like unit or be sent back to a district. Gmac is going to sell this as not another citywide unit but as anShow More Summary
Dr. Erica Gomez and her smiling patient UCLA School of Dentistry Los Angeles, CA—I just completed my treatment at the prestigious UCLA School of Dentistry. I chose this facility for really good reasons. I had no dental insurance dropping it because it seemed worthless with regular dentists. Show More Summary
Phoenix, AZ—The modern day lynch mob is in place with their smartphones at the ready to capture their idea of judicial history. The nearby streets are filled with satellite trucks and the TV studio tents for the celebrity media pundits. Show More Summary
So sayeth McStatMaster: Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy reiterated Monday that his department has safety and security under control in the North Michigan Avenue area.McCarthy spoke to reporters at his weekly news conference held to showcase the amount of illegal guns seized in the city. Show More Summary
From our blogging friends over at HeyJackass.com: 13 homicides last week now puts 2013 solidly ahead of 2011 - 123 vs 115. Plus a number of those shot in the past week were listed in "grave" condition. The Tiny Dancer and McGunControl surge seems to be losing steam. Show More Summary
Closing a sad chapter: A former veteran Chicago narcotics officer was sentenced today to 18 years in prison for using his badge to help a violent crew of drug dealers kidnap and rob rivals of large amounts of cocaine and millions in cash. Nothing to add to this....just another black eye.
Prayers here for all the victims in Oklahoma, especially those in Moore. The First Responders and Recovery crews have a long set of days, weeks and months ahead of them. And whose who lost family members, a lifetime of mourning.
Greta Garbo, left and Carice van Houten, right Amsterdam, NL—Let me begin by confessing my fascination for beautiful elegant European women. They know how just to dress, walk, talk, flirt and dazzle my imagination. I was first exposed to them when I was drafted into the Army and sent to Germany long ago. Show More Summary
How can you tell what the temperature was? That's definitely the way to tell in Chicago.
A typical May weekend: Five people have been killed and at least 14 others wounded — including a 12-year-old boy left in critical condition — in shootings around the city since Friday night. This one made us shake our heads though: About 9:15 p.m. Show More Summary
In Rahm We Trust - NOT: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing lawmakers to pass a gambling bill that would allow the city to weigh its choice of a casino operator in secret and forbid state regulators from taking away its license.The legislation...Show More Summary
The entire episode can be viewed at this link here. Our opinion? It's kind of a "shotgun" approach to reporting: Hadiya Pendleton, a white suburban junkie, a crusader from 011 using YouTube to move dope dealers off his corner, more Hadiya,...Show More Summary
Here we go - again: Eleven juveniles and one adult were arrested this evening after a large group converged near the Gold Coast and were blocking traffic, police said.The people were arrested and charges were pending, said Chicago Police News Affairs [...]Show More Summary