Seems McCarthy lost his shit at the meeting and stormed out, never to return.Who's got the scoop? Is it the Contact Cards numbers? the shootings? the killings? the massive failure of CompStat to hide enough homicides and violent crimes...Show More Summary
Throughout our first three years of Kilted to Kick Cancer, we acted as a proxy to raise research dollars for Prostate Cancer Foundation and LiveStrong. And we did well at that, raising over $60,000 in only 90 days of active fundraising for those organizations. Yet, we found many who were reluctant to donate to large...
Good job idiots : The judge shook her head at the young men before her, all of them charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.One was a Whitney Young Magnet High School graduate with a 4.3 GPA who was bound for California Polytechnic State University. Show More Summary
Even the Secretary of State gets in on the act: Thanks to the e-mailer who spotted this one.
Just a little while ago: A person was shot by Chicago Police late Thursday in the South Chicago neighborhood.The shooting happened about 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of 91st Street and Commercial Avenue, according to Independent Police Review Authority spokesman Larry Merritt. Show More Summary
Another one trying to fake his way out of responsibility : A Cook County jury deliberated a little more than an hour Thursday before deciding that a man charged with killing off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was mentally...Show More Summary
So evidently, we're significant again: A reputed gang leader who won a whopping $25 million verdict just three years ago for his wrongful murder conviction was paying out $50,000 recruitment bonuses along with guns and cars to bring new members into his gang, Cook County prosecutors alleged Wednesday. Show More Summary
The media is already framing the debate so Rahm can ram this through the City Council: Suburbanites have grown accustomed to paying a garbage-collection fee in addition to their property tax bill. It looks like Chicagoans will soon face...Show More Summary
This is quite the odd coincidence: More than three months after aldermen approved a $5.5 million fund to provide reparations to victims of police torture, the deadline to apply for restitution has passed, and the process has begun to decide who gets a share of the pot. Show More Summary
Only 11 days to go before the start of the 2015 Kilted to Kick Cancer Fundraising Challenge! We had twenty-four teams participating last year. Will you join the challenge this year? We’ve got four awesome prize packages for our top fundraisers, the least of which is worth $700 retail, and the top prize package may...