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Guilty Verdict in 2011 Shooting

About damn time: A man who prosecutors said is a member of the Black Souls street gang was found guilty Friday of attempted murder in the 2011 shooting of two police officers in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.After a four-day trial,...Show More Summary

He Cocked Back the Gun....

Police shooting Friday night: Police shot and killed a man on Chicago's West Side Friday night. Police say officers were responding to a domestic call in the 900 block of N. Central Park Ave. around 9:00 p.m. when they came across aShow More Summary

Retiree Killed

Survives a career in Chicago only to get killed during a home invasion in Arizona : Tragedy has struck a former Chicago police officer who was one of the department's first Native Americans.He was killed in a home invasion in Phoenix,...Show More Summary

The Murdered UCLA Coed’s Felony Drug Arrest, Did the Cops Fail to Protect their Snitch?

Los Angeles, CA—21 year-old Andrea “Andy” DelVesco was obviously recruited into the Drug War when the UCLA police arrested her on four felony counts this June. Police are programed by prosecutors to automatically give Get Out of Jail Free Cards to low level dealers so they can take down the upper echelon drug kingpins. Show More Summary

KTKC 2015: The Full Sabrina

Okay, you guys asked for it, you got it. I promised a Charlie’s Angels pose for every $50 donation, and if you got me to $750 in 48 hours, I’d Photoshop them all together into one image and make that my Facebook profile image for the rest of the year. So here’s the first one:...

Kilted Sporting Clays

Today, I went kilted to an informal sporting clays tournament as a fundraiser for local LA Representative Dorothy Sue Hill. My goals were simple: don’t suck, and finish in the top half of shooters. I accomplished both goals. I didn’t suck, but I didn’t cover myself in glory, either. Made some stupid mental errors, and...

More CompStat Questions

Going over yesterday's top post, a number of commentators mentioned this: 002nd District Commander T Williams proves to all in attendance at COMPSTAT this a.m. that the Burger Queen was not the dumbest Commander ever. Paraphrasing the exchange.Tracy: "Go on to the next shooting". Show More Summary

Tax Money - Up In Smoke

Should be a good night for it: Join us on September 26th as thousands gather at Northerly Island for a spectacular urban ritual that celebrates Chicago's people, history, and unique neighborhood culture. Remember, this is a fire that...Show More Summary

Has Rahm Looked Into This?

No, we didn't apply there and get turned down - we have zero desire to work there. No, our ex doesn't work there. No, we don't golf the outing. We're genuinely trying to help Rahm streamline operations and save money that we are going to need one day in our pensions. Show More Summary

KTKC 2015 Fundraiser Spotlight: Team Unwired Medic

Five days left in the fundraising challenge, and our total is $13,874 as of 2300 CST on September 25. The top four fundraisers are unchanged, although Team Dragon is nipping hard on the heels of Team HBC Concealment, in 2nd place by only $261. Team Ambulance Driver is still in 3rd place at $1050, with...

Inside EMS Podcast: Bad Partners Edition

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss difficult partners. Some are toxic, some are merely the result of miscommunication, and others are simply incompatible personality types. Give us a listen and weigh in with your thoughts.

Solving the UCLA Coed’s Murder and Arson Crime, What’s Next?

Los Angeles, CA—I’m convinced that UCLA coed, Andrea “Andy” DelVesco’s killer’s are reading what I offer on this blog. If that’s the case, this is a “Golden Hour” for at least one person with involvement in the murder and or drug activities. Show More Summary

Wanted: Bus Mechanics

Someone has to untangle all the dead careers that went under the bus at CompStat Friday: 002nd District Commander T Williams proves to all in attendance at COMPSTAT this a.m. that the Burger Queen was not the dumbest Commander ever. Paraphrasing the exchange.Tracy: "Go on to the next shooting". Show More Summary

Life Plus 115

Death would be preferable, but we're biblical that way: Wearing a blue and white dress, the widow of slain Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg walked to the front of a packed Cook County courtroom Wednesday and poured out some of the...Show More Summary

Now You See It....

Someone noticed this: OT: Rahm was just on WTTW 11, Chicago Tonight. He was interviewed for about 25 minutes. The word "casino" never came up. Before his re-election he appeared several times on CT saying the casino profits would be dedicated completely to the police/fire pension. Show More Summary

Pssst. Media....Start Here

This might very well be what the old media guys used to call, "a tip:" 005firefighter said...SCC, I just looked at our monthly house supplies order, and found something interesting. The city pays $17.64 for a gallon of bleach. That's one gallon. Show More Summary

It Pays to be Connected

Just to refresh everyone's memory: After being cleared by a Cook County judge (who found that she was connected to the Vrdolyak and Joyce political organizations), she was brought up on Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission charges and the day of reckoning has arrived! Ms. Show More Summary

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