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SWAT Shooting

Missed this one. but SWAT did what they're supposed to do, even under-equipped: A state correctional officer was wounded by police after an eight-hour standoff in Bronzeville ended with an exchange of gunfire early Thursday, authorities said.The man, a former Chicago police officer, was shot around 3 a.m. Show More Summary

Another "Assumed" Budget

We've railed at this before, but basing the budget on "projected revenue" is the same as basing it on hopes and dreams that one day, a money tree will suddenly start sprouting hundred dollar bills: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday released...Show More Summary

Well Done Baltimore

The numbers continue to climb : Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in...Show More Summary

Trib Gets One Right

About time : Chicago police are alerting women on the Northwest Side to be careful after a man groped several women in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.The man is wanted for criminal sexual abuse involving the women on July 26 and July 27, according to police. Show More Summary

More Nails in the Coffin

Policing is dead...again: Aldermen submitted an ordinance Wednesday intended to end what they said is racial profiling by the Chicago Police Department.Calling it a "crucial ordinance," lead sponsor Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) urged support for what would become the Stop, Transparency, Oversight and Protection Act. Show More Summary

Acting Crazy

This is a bench trial, right? He started off in unintelligible mumbles and spoke in a tone so soft no one could hear.At times, Bryant Brewer seemed confused and repeated questions his attorney asked him about the afternoon he claimed...Show More Summary

As We Said...

That "turning your life around" doesn't mean shit if you keep turning to go 360-degrees : Chicago Police claim a man exonerated of a murder charge in 2012 after serving 17 years in prison was fatally shot by someone he was trying to rob Tuesday afternoon on the Near West Side. Show More Summary

This Explains the Videos

The Department has been hammering the Pursuit Training videos that past few days at roll call - this must be why : Three men and a teenage boy who led police on an eight-mile chase late Monday and eventually crashed their vehicle inShow More Summary

Seriously Media?

This is an actual story that appeared on Fox 32 : Police are warning Belmont Cragin residents about two teenagers robbing women at gunpoint in the Northwest Side neighborhood.The teens walk up to women, pull out a dark handgun and demand...Show More Summary

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