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Drones? Seriously, Drones?

Once again, Illinois politicians demonstrating no grasp of reality or the problems facing the state : Using drones to gain an advantage when hunting or fishing might soon be illegal under a bill proposed by state Sen. Julie Morrison.“Let’s keep the man —or woman—in outdoorsman,” the Deerfield Democrat said in a statement. Show More Summary

Morale Killers

In regard to the alleged upcoming promotional exam for lieutenant, you really have to shake your head at the process: announce an exam, register a few hundred, take their money; allow Bernstein and such to set up classes - take their...Show More Summary

Rahm Campaigns

And he doesn't seem to have much: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday laid out a second-term economic plan he said would focus on the city's struggling neighborhoods as he fights critics who say his policies so far have mainly benefitedShow More Summary

Fundraiser

Should be a good time.The supporting acts are supposed to be pretty good, too.

Bratton Denies

There is no policy: New York Police Commissioner William Bratton is denying a published report that rank-and-file New York City police officers have been told not to take any vacation or sick days until the number of low-level arrests...Show More Summary

Can vs Gun

We've heard some dumb things over the years, but this is one of the dumbest : A middle school principal in eastern Alabama wants to stockpile cans of food such as corn and peas in classrooms so that students could hurl them as weapons in a last-resort confrontation with a school intruder.In a letter Friday, W.F. Show More Summary

Promotion Shennanigans

Hope you remember everything....in 5 months: Dear SCC, it might be of interest to your readers that your police superintendent is making our lives at the Department of Human resources a living Hell. Here is my "rumor:"The lieutenant promotional exam has been scheduled for 2 weeks (Saturday, March 7th). Show More Summary

A Review of a Terrific Film About a Hero and his Ungrateful Nation—A Shameful Government is Exposed in the Process.

Los Angeles, CA —I have to say I enjoy going to film screenings and meeting cast and crew-members of the films that are in competition for the various awards. This time it was The Imitation Game. For me this was a treat! This is an untold but true World War Two story that was covered up in the name of National Security for more than 50 years. Show More Summary

Murder Arrest Made in Two Grisly Phoenix Cold Cases, but are There More Victims?

Melanie Bernas (Left) Angelia Brosso (Right) Booking Photo of Bryan Patrick Miller Phoenix, AZ—In 1992/1993 Melanie Berna s, 17 and Angela Brosso, 22 were savagely sliced up nearly a year apart in the same general Sunnyslope vicinity. Show More Summary

You Know What They Need?

Some kind of passage. A passage that's....safe. Safe for people to walk to and from home : Two men were shot, one of them fatally, near a Brighton Park elementary school on the Southwest Side early Tuesday evening, according to police.An 18-year-old was shot in the arm and back, and a 21-year-old was shot in the face about 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Candidate Steps In It

Couldn't find an actual officer to pose, so they make one up : The Fraternal Order of Police is crying foul over a direct mail piece distributed by a candidate for 2nd Ward alderman that shows a campaign staffer impersonating a Chicago...Show More Summary

Hey Kids? It's a Game

Parents must be so proud : Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. Show More Summary

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