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DePaul Stadium Woes

Crain's Chicago Business is an amazing resource if you use it often enough. Like this article, telling us about the DePaul basketball team from 29 May 2013 - over a year-and-a-half ago and how their attendance sucked: DePaul University's...Show More Summary

FOP Endorsements

A modest suggestion. How about instead of endorsing a political hack who is working against our interests simply because we need her daddy's "support" for the exact opposite of what she's doing, someone proposes a By-Law change or an...Show More Summary

UN Nonsense

The UN isn't happy about "torture" in Chicago: Police brutality, military interrogations and prisons were among the top concerns of a U.N. panel’s report Friday that found the United States to be falling short of full compliance with an international anti-torture treaty. Show More Summary

Guess What Night it Is?

Watch those parking signs : The city’s annual winter overnight parking ban begins at 3 a.m. Monday, according to the city Department of Streets and Sanitation.Regardless of snow, the ban will be enforced along 107 miles of arterial streets 3 to 7 a.m. Show More Summary

Side Job Opportunity

Quiet amusement is the feeling : New York Times reporters Julie Bosman and Campbell Robertson published the address of Darren Wilson in the New York Times so here are their strenuously objects to publishing theShow More Summary

Smash-and-Grab Arrest

Greedy fool leave a trail that gets him locked up : A Chicago man charged in connection with a crash-and-grab robbery in North Austin earlier this week was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bond Saturday by a Cook County judge.Denzel C. Show More Summary

Slippery When Icy

Oops : A Chicago Park District vehicle slid off an icy bike path near Oak Street beach and plunged into Lake Michigan Friday morning as workers were removing graffiti, officials said.The crew was working along the bike path at 1000 North Lake Lake Shore around 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Look What Happened Wednesday

Just in time for the four day weekend : Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday asked the state’s top court to reverse a lower court’s ruling that the 2013 pension reform bill is unconstitutional.Madigan’s office filed a notice of...Show More Summary

Judge Reassigned for Keeping Order

We can't have this now, can we? A Cook County judge has been removed from her post in criminal court following allegations that she wrongly ordered litigants locked up for contempt of court.The Cook County Circuit Court's executive committee,...Show More Summary

Smoke Weed for Education!

What now? And who's involved? Prominent civil rights attorney Jon Loevy hopes to get into the medical marijuana business.The Chicago attorney, who has taken on Chicago cops accused of police misconduct, is part of a group that wantsShow More Summary

F@#$ Priceless!!!

Prosser Academy got trolled - hard. Seems the principal is retired (retired?) and they have a "thank you" type page up for messages from parent. This letter is up on the website today : Mr. Hunter, I would like to thank you both in English...Show More Summary

Bone Marrow Screening

One of our own, looking for matches: It's simple cheek swab. Someone of Hispanic descent has a better chance of matching Officer Magallon than others but that doesn't mean you shouldn't volunteer. Some chance is better than no chance, and we've heard (but cannot confirm) that with consent, you can be put into a national registry and possibly save someone else.

Aging Commies Arrested

The hippies are still at it, trying to relevant before shuffling off this mortal world : A man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting...Show More Summary

Another Smash n Grab

Not even five hours after we posted, it happens again : For the second time in as many days, a Chicago store was the target of a smash-and-grab robbery Thursday.Thieves rushed inside, scooping up high-dollar, brand-name clothing, and...Show More Summary

Happy Thanksgiving

A safe and happy holiday to all our readers. Hopefully, even the on-duty guys and gals got a little turkey and stuffing before or after work, a pot-luck set up among co-workers, or even an appreciative local establishment. Posting will be sporadic/delayed as we nap after football.

Seven Point Underdogs

Is the streak in jeopardy?Even we don't know - but that turkey in the oven is about to get a whuppin'!

Ferguson Rumor

This popped up in the LA Times : This witness was scared. He had Googled himself and found the phrase: "Snitches get stitches."He was scared that black neighbors would find fault with his description of what happened when a white police...Show More Summary

100% Discount

This isn't a new method of burglary by any stretch, but it seems to be gaining traction throughout the region : Barreling a vehicle through a store's thick glass window, the masked thieves smash a path toward their target: expensiveShow More Summary

Exodus: Gods and Kings, A Film Review

Los Angeles, CA—Getting to see a film at the Darrell Zanuck Theater on the Fox lot has always been a treat. Tonight it was Exodus: Gods and Kings starring Christen Bale and Joel Edgerton. Ridley Scott directed this film. It happened to be in 3D but this was not our father’s 3-D. Show More Summary

Nine to Vie for Mayor

A lot of challengers : At least nine candidates filed to run against Emanuel.In addition to Garcia and Fioretti, they include: municipal consultant Amara Enyia, former Ald. Robert Shaw, Chicago police Officer Frederick Collins, businessman Willie Wilson, Fenton C. Show More Summary

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