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Lost Opportunity

Tsk tsk tsk. A crisis gone to waste : Bud Billiken Parade organizers on Sunday bemoaned local media focus on the shooting of two teenagers at the event instead of the celebration. “It’s a shame to waste that time on a minor incidentShow More Summary

Rauner the Reform Candidate

Rauner continues to build a lead : Gov. Pat Quinn has spent a political lifetime fine-tuning his image as a government reformer, but a new Early and Often Poll shows Republican Bruce Rauner may have wrested that mantle away from the governor. Show More Summary

West Side Life Expectancy

Leading the way to an early grave : Police say they are cracking down on drug sales that drive the violence in West Garfield Park, which has the highest homicide rate of Chicago's 77 community areas.This is not news to the community,...Show More Summary

"Not Parade Related"

And speaking of "not parade related," it seems that every year for the past 15 years or more, an "ABLA Family Reunion" is held on or near the sites of some of the more infamous projects of the Near West side immediately following the...Show More Summary

Sunday Matinee

Cartoon - Daffy Duck; Short Subject - How Turnout Gear is Made; Feature - Adam-12 episode.

Debra Milke Has Now Lost Her Mother Ranate Janke in Germany.

Renate with me in Karlsruhe 2009 Renate with Reinhardt Muller in Heidelberg 2009 Reinhardt, me and Renate in Karlsruhe 2009 Renate's best selling book Karlsruhe, Germany—I was deeply saddened to learn about the not unexpected death of Renate Janka here this morning. Show More Summary

Gee, This is....

....actually, anything we would post would make us racist to someone, but looking at it logically, it makes perfect sense to anyone with a brain: The city’s Law Department is taking action against a Chicago nightclub, which was recently the scene of several shootings. Show More Summary

Parade Shootings

The media is calling this the " first ever Billiken Parade shooting," conveniently omitting the years of post-parade mayhem by declaring it "wasn't parade related" - kind of like the regular brawls, riots and aggravated batteries following the "Gay Pride" event. Show More Summary

Anyone See a Football Game?

We follow football in a half hearted sort of way. Every year, the media hypes the Bears, and almost every year, we get disappointed due to some unforeseen injures or poor draft choices and bad free agent signings. It's something to pass the time and gives us a post to put up over the weekends. Show More Summary

Saturday CarToon: Extreme and Weird Racing

Summer racing silliness - $500 wrecks, barstools and lawnmowers.

Motorcyclist Critical After Slamming Into Fire Engine

Witnesses say that the biker was travelling at a very high rate of speed when he struck the pumper

Police Shooting - 014

Just a couple hours ago - details still thin : A person was shot by police in the Logan Square neighborhood this evening, authorities said.The Independent Police Review Authority was notified of someone shot by police at 5:37 p.m. in...Show More Summary

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