This has to be the worst deal ever concocted by a Chicago pol, bar none ( this is an archived DNAInfo.com link - DNAInfo is now out of business ): The city will pay $20 million in 2018 to the private firm that leases the city's parking...Show More Summary
Someone wants a scalp Lots of accusations going back and forth at the link. Supposedly, one hundred protestors showed up at Daley Plaza Monday handing these out. Comments say under seventy. Other comments say they were all homeless people paid to show up and pass out the handbills. The race for Sheriff is getting ugly.
On Sunday November 5 we lost another wildland firefighter to the... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.
Pollution from fossil burel-burning sources is decreasing but the air... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.
Looks like it might be time for an update on that series you did a while back about hiding crime stats: A Los Angeles Police Department captain has accused high-ranking members of the force of misclassifying violent crime and misleading the public about the true state of lawbreaking in the city.Capt. Show More Summary
Or should we just say "perpetually"? Since taking office in 2011, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has repeatedly vowed to deploy more police officers to combat violence in city neighborhoods, both by pulling them from desk jobs and hiring more recruits.“I...Show More Summary
The Trib claims Chicago is close : Chicago is close to recording its 600th homicide for the year, only the second time the city will have reached the grim milestone since 2003, according to data kept by the Tribune.After a weekend when...Show More Summary
Not that we'd expect anything resembling actual investigative reporting from journalists in Chicago (who are busy pushing Rahm's narrative rather than doing an actual research), but instead of blaming police for rising instances of crime,...Show More Summary
The Canyon 2 Fire destroyed approximately 15 homes and damaged 45... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.
A long-time wildland firefighter well known by many passed away... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.
Tragic news from Rockford : A Rockford police officer was killed and a man was found dead in a vehicle early Sunday when a traffic stop led to a crash and an apparent shooting.Just after 1 a.m., officer Jaimie Cox, 30, made a traffic stop near State Street and Dawn Avenue, Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea said during a Sunday news conference. Show More Summary
No hits, one in custody : Chicago police officers were involved in a shootout with a suspect in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 6700-block of South East End Avenue at about 1:45 a.m., police said.When the officers arrived on the scene, a male suspect fired shots at them. Show More Summary
No, seriously. That teal color looks way better than the regular brownish-green everyone is used to : Authorities are "investigating:" If you took a rainy stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk this weekend, your eyes weren’t playing tricks...Show More Summary
We're pretty sure that most citizens in Chicago don't want to be First Responders, but that isn't stopping some from trying: Medical experts say anyone can employ a few basic techniques to achieve the same results when confronted with a life-and-death scenario. Show More Summary
The self-cleaning oven continues to operate: A loud argument broke out at a memorial party for Kenneth Williams, a 28-year-old man who was shot dead after leaving the Cook County criminal courthouse in August.Sevetta Kidd was one ofShow More Summary
For some reason, the media doesn't want to touch this story: Drive by at 326am in 018 at 1922 N. Lincoln Ave at/from Drop Club (late night license that caters to the undesirable element that comes into the City). Bullet went through window, into the home and lodged in the living room ceiling...of a $2M home in Lincoln Park. Show More Summary
A system that can send emergency notifications to every cell phone in... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.
A regular reader of ours wrote to us about the recent post concerning increased carjackings. He points out the biased reporting of the Tribune "reporter" blaming police "reducing their aggressiveness" as a contributing factor. He then...Show More Summary
Broad daylight, Friday morning: Three people smashed display cases with mallets before fleeing with several wristwatches Friday morning on Michigan Avenue, Chicago police said.About 11:45 a.m., three young men or boys, smashed a window...Show More Summary
Late word coming in that there have been almost 1,000 "campers" at that south side church hosting the anti-government protestors the past few nights.Also a large mobilization of federal types for some "DoD" drill downtown.Couldn't possibly be related, right? The Department would have said something or had a plan or something? Right?