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Oh Poor Babies

We seem to have missed the part where cable service was a Right or something : Fearing for the safety of its employees, Comcast canceled six appointments on Chicago's South Side Wednesday due to "heightened potential [for] violence" in the area, a company spokesman confirmed Wednesday.A day after holding 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee's funeral, St. Show More Summary

Schools Warns Parents, Students

When did we post the "war warning"? Nine days ago? Now someone is warning the schools and neighborhood about something they probably already figured out: A Chicago school warned parents and students Tuesday of a potential increase in...Show More Summary

Anyone Surprised?

Ticket sales are plunging : Illinois Lottery ticket sales dropped to the lowest point yet this year in October, the same month lottery officials announced they were delaying payouts over $600 because of the state budget impasse, according...Show More Summary

Invisible Institute Website

The CR thing is up and running, and it's accompanied by an amusing disclaimer: The information contained on this website comes primarily from three datasets provided by the Chicago Police Department (CPD), spanning approximately 2002 to 2008 and 2011 to 2015. Show More Summary

The List

Fifty-seven names, supposedly with more "merit" mixed in. This means that that it is more important than ever that FOP establish what a "round" of promotions entails. Otherwise, the City is going to sneak in "merits" and work end-arounds the Contract by any means. Show More Summary

Fees for Free

How similar is this to what's happening in Chicago? This is in New York : Wall Street managers were paid an astounding $708 million in fiscal year 2015 to handle the city’s pension system — but did such a terrible job that taxpayersShow More Summary

And Another Sergeant List

Another fifty-plus names came out today. We don't have it here, but we saw it. No word on how many "merit" may have been included in this one.Supposedly, the FOP was promised that these sergeants would have the exact same seniority date as the golden class of thirteen "merit" picks.We'll see. Show More Summary

Dumb and Dumberer

Pending jury outcomes of course. This one looks headed to trial soon: An angry Cook County judge berated a Chicago Police officer who was in court Tuesday after being charged with firing five shots at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over for driving drunk.Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. Show More Summary

More Speed Cameras

And the neighborhood isn't happy : Drawing about a dozen protesters to fight a controversial speed camera activated in the neighborhood Monday, Ald. George Cardenas (12th) said city bosses are using the technology to pickpocket citizens.“They...Show More Summary

Queef's Sperm Donor Shot?

A couple comments and a few e-mails claiming that gang banging rapper Chief Queef's dad got shot on 09 November.Can you believe that anyone would target a rapper's family???

Um...You Want What Now?

Kass has an article up behind the Tribune pay wall. It is of course, about the dead 9-year-old, executed by his father's rivals. Part of it is what you would expect: The detectives had just finished their meeting at the edge of the alley...Show More Summary

A Measley Grand?

An aldercreature in the thick of it again : Ald. Edward Burke (14th) accepted money from a charter-school group shortly after signing a letter of support for a new Noble high school on the Southwest Side, but — after he disclosed the donation to elections officials — the campaign contribution never made it to the bank.Ald. Show More Summary

Who's Minding the Store?

It doesn't exactly instill confidence when your own official cites the words "hot mess" in regard to money : In another sign that Chicago Public Schools isn’t keeping good enough track of transit fare cards that are supposed to be distributed...Show More Summary

Rahm About to Get Spanked Again

Better make plans for after the Christmas holidays: The Chicago Teachers Union has released the results of a test strike vote, which was held last week.The union said 97 percent of members would vote to authorize a strike, if necessary.The...Show More Summary


Just when you think the 9-year-old story couldn't get any weirder, we get this in our e-mail...about fifteen times: So, is it or isn't it? It's a pretty good likeness of picture the media has been running with. And after momma posted...Show More Summary

Every Day Isn't Like This Kid

Sometimes, you can go entire weeks without saving a life: A Chicago Police probationary officer on his first day on the job Sunday helped save a man’s life.Probationary Officer Nicholas Picicci and Field Training Officer Robert Cavaiani...Show More Summary

Battle of the sub-.500 Teams

Hell, they're both sub-.300 if you want to get technical about it.So the Chargers are 4.5 point favorites with an over/under of 49.5.Both teams are fighting for their 3rd win, so there's a lot on the line here.

We Drone Aficionados Must Secure or Lose Our Place in the Nation’s Airspace!

Washington, DC—Lies, lies and more damn lies are being spread about our multi-rotor camera drone like wildfire. Months ago the FAA claimed they were investigation some 700 complaints of near misses with conventional aircraft. Not one photo, video, captured drone has been ever produced. Show More Summary

Cops Enforcing Democrat's Trivial Laws Can and do Turn Deadly!

Los Angeles, CA—There has been a rash of deadly police shootings that have fired up emotions. Those complaining the most vote for the politicians most responsible for creating the tinderbox conditions. Democrats have never found anything they did not want to criminalize or tax to death. Show More Summary

What Did You Expect?

We could make this up if we tried: The mother of murdered nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee is being bashed on the Internet for using money intended for his funeral expenses to buy a car, but she is defending the purchase. A total of 727 people had donated to the GoFundMe site “Help Me Lay My Baby to Rest” as of 4 p.m. Show More Summary

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