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Attacks on Police Up

We're pretty sure this trend is nationwide: According to the Little Rock Police Department, active aggression against its officers is up 134 percent from 2015 to 2016. That oftentimes forces officers to respond. “I like working the streets,” said Officer Stephen Gorbet. Show More Summary

Apple Worth More Than Chicago

So is Google : If Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook wanted to, he could, in a sense, make the Windy City his new corporate headquarters—all of it.Technology companies have grown so large that they’ve surpassed the economic values...Show More Summary

60 Minutes Slobber Job

If you can stomach it, this is the link to the transcript. They make Dart out to be some sort of New-Age turnkey, when in reality his policies are a contributing factor to the skyrocketing shooting and homicide rates. He also missesShow More Summary

ET Car Notice

This is "fucking golden," to quote a former governor. That last portion is "concerning." Is the City fining CTA bus drivers for triggering red light and speed cameras? What about garbage trucks? Streets and San supervisors running around...Show More Summary

Memorial Day OT

This isn't really a "big" holiday coming up, yet the Department is offering OT to everyone who has a regular day off Memorial Day weekend. They're even calling people on furlough and saying you can work all of your days off if you like.If...Show More Summary

4 and 34

The Sun Times says 4 dead, 30 wounded, but HeyJackass.com has it a bit higher : Four people were killed and at least 30 others, including a 9-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday night. Pending any late tallies, HeyJackass has the total number of persons shot this past week at 96. Show More Summary

Out On Bail Again?

Does anyone else think the lamestream media will ever get tired of sitting on stories like this? Does anyone else think the citizens might eventually catch on? DNAInfo.com is realizing there are stories here : The armed man who carjacked...Show More Summary

Boytown Mayhem

Summer is around the corner and the predators are already stalking the Happy Hunting Grounds : In late 2015, Crain’s Chicago Business politics writer Greg Hinz wrote a column under the headline, “What's happening in Lakeview is a crime.”[...]Show More Summary

Incomplete?

How about "Incompetent?" With little fanfare, Attorney General Lisa Madigan recently confirmed she plans to run for re-election in 2018. If she wins and completes another term, she will finish her 20th year on the job.Twenty years is a long time. Show More Summary

Trick Bag

Interesting case in West Virginia : A former West Virginia police officer is suing the city where he was employed, claiming that he was fired for not shooting a 21-year-old suicidal black man.When Officer Stephen Mader saw the gun in RJ Williams’ hand on May 6, 2016, he raised his duty weapon in defense. Show More Summary

Summer Mobile Cars

This sounds like another well-thought-out idea: OT: Kind of applies to the city and their ability not to think things thru. There are thirty, yes 30, rental vehicles on the 2nd floor of the 009th District parking garage. What are they for you ask??? Summer mobile!! Now mind you, these aren't Taurus' or Explorers. Show More Summary

Fox News Request

Looking for an old timer who worked the Humboldt Park riots: SCCA humble request for information that would be most helpful:Know any old timers who remember the FALN bombings here in Chicago in 1976? I can’t wait to put a microphoneShow More Summary

Stiffed by Lolla?

Did the City get stiffed for Grant Park damages? Rahm donors c3 were supposed to pay for Lolla grant park damage. A Foia from the park district came back stating the park district had no information regarding this and was appealed to AG who agreed that no documents exist for the work. Show More Summary

Evans Suit Derailed

From late last week : A federal court judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a high-ranking Chicago police officer who alleged that the Independent Police Review Authority retaliated against him and set him up for criminal charges by...Show More Summary

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