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Rahm's budget deals: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday shaved a quarter off his 75-cents-a-pack cigarette tax hike to appease black aldermen concerned about street corner sales of loose cigarettes, but buried a $25 million plan to hire hundreds of additional police officers instead of relying so heavily on overtime. Show More Summary
Washington is sending Chicago extra money: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder promised extra federal cash to fight the gun violence plaguing Chicago’s streets Monday, but offered no specifics about how much.Holder — speaking at a public court ceremony to welcome incoming U.S. Show More Summary
It would seem that the heat from parolees committing crime and boot camp being a failure is getting to the County people, so they have Anita indict a cop for a highly questionable set of circumstances: For the first time in more than...Show More Summary
The Tribune is once again playing politics with Police Department issues.The article linked at the bottom of today's posts has been altered beyond recognition. The last half-a-dozen paragraphs which told the story of the Officer's efforts...Show More Summary
Now that the legislature has disposed of the pressing social issue of our time that affects maybe 2-or-3% of the population, pension stuff is on the front burner again: Illinois House lawmakers were told Monday to return Dec. 3 to Springfield,...Show More Summary
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"Don't Call Ambulance - Just Send Me Straight To Jail"
Excerpt post with permission of pipenozzle.com Yes, Collinwood (1908) and Our Lady of Angels (1958) happened a long time ago, but in May 2012, three teenage boys mimicked a youtube.com video and set fire to hand sanitizer on a desktop in a Woodburn High School computer room and tried to put it out with paper…
Total Destruction - Arsonists Captured
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Phoenix, AZ—Debra Milke was freed from Death Row when the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals took a detour around the technical issues of her purported confession. It was unexpected when the court took the steps to examine the actual truth and how prosecutors covered up disgraced Phoenix police detective Armando Saldate’s sordid past. Show More Summary
Chicago, Chicago and Harvey (the officer will be okay): An Old Town man was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly punched a police officer in the face after being kicked out of a Streeterville bar Friday night.Paul E. Show More Summary
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night...: Two men were killed and 12 other people were wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday afternoon. Coldest nights of the season so far, but nothing seems to slow the shooting count. Well done Criminal Element!
This has been in the works on-and-off for a few years: Bankrupt and hemorrhaging population, the city of Detroit is banking on greener pastures to lead its rebirth.A private company is snapping up 150 acres on the Motor City's East End...Show More Summary
Cartoon: Goofy; Short Subject: London Ambulance crew; Feature: Emergency! tv episode
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