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This is an Amusing Turn

The thing keeping most people out of public office is that's is just so damn expensive to run. Rahm has a war chest of several million raised from all sorts of sources in and outside of Chicago. Someone else just tapped into a pool of...Show More Summary

The City of Phoenix is Making War on Camera Drone Pilots!

Will they be able to jail drone pilot Paul Huebl now? Phoenix, AZ—Two members of the City Council here are proposing an anti-drone ordinance that will make a criminal out of anyone using a drone within the city. The proposed law requires that “written permission” be obtained in advance from anyone that might be photographed by a drone. Show More Summary

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Yuknavich has been arrested at least 17 times previously for a variety of offenses over a span of several years,

Another Car Into Another Firehouse

The mini-van driven by a 31-yr.-old suspended licensee drove across a median strip, the firehouse lawn, and part way into the building.

Cops Shoot Dog, No One Snitches

This is tragi-comedy : A South Side family is angry because police shot their dog and then failed to catch an armed robber even though he was hiding out just feet from where they were standing, reports CBS 2 [...]“I said why’d you shoot the dog?,” said neighbor Aaron Thompson. Show More Summary

Um...Based on What Exactly?

Another biased media poll : A new poll reveals that Illinois' new concealed carry law, introduced in January, makes a majority of Chicagoans feel unsafe.According to the Chicago Tribune, 55 percent of poll-takers said they felt "less safe" with the law permitting licensed gun owners to bear hidden weapons in public. Show More Summary

Concealed Carry Holder Arrested

An asshole slips through the cracks : A concealed carry permit holder and another man burglarized and shot up a home in south suburban Dolton, police said today.Aaron Whirl, 22, of south suburban Riverdale was charged with home invasion,...Show More Summary

Hey Look - Corruption!

Looks like the feebs stumbled into something : Contractors facing scrutiny in an ongoing federal investigation of Concept Schools have been paid nearly $1 million over the past three years for work at three Chicago Public Schools-funded...Show More Summary

Newspaper: Drones Pose Threat To Wildland Firefighters

By Henry Miller of the Statesman Herald (Gannett) in Oregon republished in the Durango Herald. –SALEM, Ore. – Hobbyist drones have been involved in three wildfires, including an incident in Northern California that almost grounded aerial firefighting efforts, officials say. “They were in the preparation process of getting ready to shut down aircraft,” said Lynne […]

Responding Ambulance Car Strikes Pedestrians in UK

The South Western Ambulance Service car was traveling on the A40 freeway just outside Cheltenham shortly after midnight when the accident happened.

$1.5 Million Church Fire in Washington

A CLARK COUNTY, WASHINGTON, BAPTIST CHURCH suffered heavy damage Sunday morning when an outside fire spread into the church building,

Whoops Again

If the neighborhood around HQ isn't safe, is there anywhere safe? Chicago police say a 33-year-old woman was robbed around 1:45 a.m. on the 4200-block of North Hermitage, the same block on which Mayor Rahm Emanuel lives. Police saidShow More Summary

At Least 32 Shot

Five of those deceased as we head to post time : Five people have been killed and at least 27 others wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago.Police said a 16-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 1:15 a.m. Show More Summary

Darwin Again

Another assist for natural selection : A Park Manor man who prosecutors say sped away from police before crashing his car Thursday night, killing a teen riding in the back seat, was ordered held today on $1 million bail.Gabriel E. Johnson,...Show More Summary

Super-vouchers Ending

But not for a year: Chicago Housing Authority voucher recipients will no longer receive enough assistance to place them in the city's most luxurious high-rise buildings under a new policy, the agency announced Sunday.The policy targets "super vouchers" that allow low-income recipients to receive up to 300 percent of the U.S. Show More Summary

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