"Special Pickup" Takes On New Meaning
A MASSIVE EXPLOSION demolished an occupied row home in Nottingham, England, Sunday evening.
A FORKLIFT OPERATOR ESCAPED WITH minor injuries Monday when the forklift he was riding suddenly dropped into a sinkhole in East Ru[...]
On the bright side, some good news from the technology department
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.
… they held their lighters aloft and swayed rhythmically. A few women threw their panties on the stage. You know, the usual.[...]
In 1974, President Gerald Ford signed the original proclamation declaring November 3-10 as National EMS Week. The official week ju[...]
I posted about Brotherhood in the Fire Service and would like to give some more of my views. I have been a firefighter for 15 years. A volunteer for 15 and a full career firefighter for the last 8 years. I grew up in a Fire Department my father was an Assistant Chief and Chief when I was a kid and was a Captain when I joined. Show More Summary
What does the Fire Service mean to you? I have asked this question many times to people who have just begun their careers in the Fire Service and you get a lot of different answers anywhere from I have always wanted to be a firefighter. Show More Summary
The van impacted the taxi in the center of the passenger side caving it in and causing the taxi to roll over, killing the driver o[...]
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
Last Contact Was 5:30 am
Somehow I missed the memo about a new type of home smoke detector that is powered by a permanent battery.
How can you tell what the temperature was? That's definitely the way to tell in Chicago.