Hilarious pic of Rahm someone snapped on the CTA: Here's the article about how is was taken.It must have been a slow news day over at the Sun Times, too.
14 September - here's the flyer: Informational post only - comments closed here.
Setting records: Chicago seemingly switched from summer to fall overnight.Temperatures plunged from a high near 80 degrees on Wednesday to the mid-50s on Thursday, and by mid-day the area set a record low for high temps.On this date in 1940, the coolest high temp was 61 degrees. Show More Summary
Man, have we got a shitload of these : Mayor Rahm Emanuel is starting an online community forum to engage directly with Chicago's residents and business owners.In a city of more than two million, the chance to sit down and talk about important issues is rare. Show More Summary
Specify Crackerjack, the fire hose you can always depend on!
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"I forgot about the date," Yuknavich said. "We're going to appeal."
A day of remembering all that had gone before and all that has happened since.God bless all.
Bunches of people sent us photos. We're using a small selection, so please don't be offended if we didn't use yours: A lot of people showed up, reps from all over the Department - Mounted (and the CFD): Bikes and the old-time restored squad: Pipes and Drums: A very nice presentation all around. A salute to all involved.
Big escort home for the fallen Officer : Police vehicles from more than a dozen law enforcement agencies clogged the streets outside of the Cook County Medical Examiner's office Wednesday, flashing red and blue lights in tribute to the...Show More Summary
Truth or rumor? Anyone have the supposed RD#? Sounds like Evans got a payday coming too!Any truth to the rumor that he saved some guys life out in 005 yesterday?Yes very true, there was a GOCR done on the incident. Evans performed CPR on the guy and the ER doctor confirmed that if Glenn had not been there, the guy would have died. Show More Summary
When the ride opened in 1978 it was then the world's fastest (62 mph) and tallest (125 ft.) wooden coaster.
The nutty fire chief is obviously having trouble publicly justifying his strange reasoning
We're already the bad guys again - and the contract hasn't even been approved by the Board of Directors to go out for a vote: Mayor Rahm Emanuel may borrow more money to come up with the $65 million or so the city will need to coverShow More Summary
E-mail from a west side cop: Monday morning, 010 had 14 crossing guards call off. That's 14 crossings that had to be covered by coppers. 010 only has 12 beat cars, a few rapids, and some specialty cars up on days. Dispatch did what they had to do, downed the District and put in the backlog.So 010 had no cars up. Show More Summary