That's not how we do it here. On May 14 Dave Wedge of the Boston Herald broke this story: All 13 deputy chiefs in the Boston F[...]
What was that score again?
Another nail in the City's "we're broke!" excuse: Plans are in the works for a $300 million, 12,000-seat arena for DePaul University’s basketball teams to be built near downtown Chicago, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.Chicago mayor Rahm...Show More Summary
Somewhere in 003 Monday night?They've done a good job keeping this one under wraps - we haven't found any mention of it. No one got hit, so it must not have happened, but some people went to jail over it.
Who would have thunk it? City Hall cannot back up claims that its controversial red-light camera program is designed to make intersections safer, according to a watchdog's report released Tuesday.Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said...Show More Summary
We heard a blurb on the radio yesterday, something about another "investigative report," possibly by Channel 2, regarding police cameras and how they are breaking down, not being repaired, and possibly how they are recording crime, but...Show More Summary
Better start rethinking that retirement if you haven't already: Chicago will phase out its 55 percent subsidy for retiree health care by January 2017 but continue that coverage for the oldest retirees, under a mayoral plan that will free taxpayers from a $108.7 million a year burden. Thirty thousand retired city employees will be forced to switch to Obamacare.[...]Show More Summary
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Debra Milke Today, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has indicated that Attorney General Tom Horne declined efforts to further petition against the actions of the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals. Show More Summary
Mike provides the flop-sweat backstory to "Naked EMT Teaching"
Mistook Gas Pipe For Water Pipe A NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, MAN nearly blew himself up early Monday morning while he was in a va[...]
Police Couldn't Get Them Down, So Who Ya' Gonna Call?
Another chemical scam alert!
If you don't have enough cops, bring in the firemen! No word yet if the FOP or Firefighters Local will be filing some sort of job action on this one. According to the memo, it's supposed to run for three weeks.
It's seldom so obvious, but does anyone else think the fix is in? Spotted in branch 44 today was former alder woman Sharon Dixon who looked just like a hype searching for a rock on the west side. She is being represented by none other than Ald. Show More Summary
Good thing she's weeding out the cops kids, the military veterans, and psych-disqualifying every applicant who doesn't meet her personal criteria. Wasn't Hilliard's firm supposed to be do these instead of Department investigators? Or didn't that ever happen? great job in screening applicants. Show More Summary
Here's a link to the aforementioned television segment: Chicago’s street violence will be getting more national attention this weekend.CBS News’ ’48 Hours’ will air “The War In Chicago” on Saturday at 9 p.m.–the result of a six-month investigation into the gang and drug wars blistering the city’s South and West Sides. Rahm is not happy.
Yet another television show, this time about the CPD: District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups. There are the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes. Show More Summary