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A Pretty Pair of Hideout Handguns

Phoenix, AZ--In this state where concealed carrying if firearms by law-abiding citizens requires no license or permits the choices of guns are unlimited. However I teach and preach that conflict avoidance is the best policy. Walk softly but carry a big stick is the right way. Show More Summary

Aldercreatrures Solve Pension Crisis!

After all, they wouldn't take up something so stupid if the crisis was ongoing, would they? Chicago Police officers and their counterparts in public and private security would be forbidden from using chokeholds under a crackdown proposed...Show More Summary

I Can't Stay Healthy

Chicago media is in awe of Derrick Rose : Forty-eight hours later, Derrick Rose finished his thought.Thank goodness.It was worth the wait to hear Rose finally say something that made Chicago well up in pride instead of wince, to see evidence of Rose's maturity our city has become quick to judge. Show More Summary

Mother, May I?

Viewing the Police as parents, we've now come to this : Police in Beloit are launching a new effort to reduce gun violence in which they're asking city residents to volunteer to have police search their homes for guns.Police Chief Norm Jacobs said he doesn't expect the phone to be ringing off the hook with requests for police to search their homes. Show More Summary

Huge Downtown Inferno Rocks Los Angeles Overnight

Photo courtesy of KNBC-TV News Los Angeles, CA—The City of Angeles was the scene of an overnight structure fire larger that I have ever seen. Reportedly over 250 firefighters battled the firestorm since it was reported at 1:20 AM. The massive blaze was adjacent to the Harbor #110 Freeway at the 900 block of Fremont Avenue. Show More Summary

Welcome to the New World

Minimum wage is going up in Chicago : Before a new Republican governor can take office in the state, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called a hastily-assembled "emergency session" and passed a city ordinance raising the minimum wage.As Chicago sits on the edge of bankruptcy, Mayor Emanuel was desperate to beat the state legislature to a raise of the wage. Show More Summary

Another Shooting

Mt. Greenwood: At least one person was shot by a Chicago Police officer Sunday evening in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side.The Independent Police Review Authority was called to the scene of the shooting about 6:45 p.m. Show More Summary

DEA Agent Run Down

Open season : At least one man was in custody after a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration special agent suffered a head injury and a broken leg when he was hit by a suspect’s car in the Ashburn neighborhood Sunday afternoon, policeShow More Summary

Shooting

Late Saturday night: A man is in critical condition early Sunday after being shot by a Chicago Police officer in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.Police responded to the 4700 block of South Ada for a gang disturbance about 10:50 p.m., said Deputy Chief Carlos Velez, citing preliminary information. Show More Summary

March March March!

Wait.... where did all the assholes go ? Protestors were blocking lanes of traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway near Kostner Avenue Saturday afternoon in the latest protest over recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York. Show More Summary

Rumor

The "Toys for Tots" motorcycle parade is today.Rumor has it that the protestors of recent days are going to try to interrupt, block, disrupt it.That should be quite the spectacle if true.Someone let us know.

Fioretti Hands Election to Rahm

Because politicians always get elected when they promise to raise taxes : The two most prominent contenders running against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in February have come up with some very different ideas about raising revenue for Chicago....Show More Summary

Nice Shot

Impressive shooting down Texas way : Holding the reins of two horses with one hand, Austin Police Sgt. Adam Johnson raised his service pistol and fired a bullseye into the target some 312 feet away.Down went Larry McQuilliams, and so...Show More Summary

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