It seems that air travel is becoming more and more hazardous. Two weeks ago, Chicago police injured and dragged a doctor from his seat on an overbooked United flight when he wouldn't voluntarily leave the plane. Over the weekend, an American Airlines flight attendant hit a woman in the face with a stroller, narrowly missing…
Should have kept his mouth shut : A North Park man who followed a Chicago police officer from court and shouted “We’re going to get you!” had more than 20 pounds of marijuana, 1-1/2 gallons of liquid THC, numerous other drugs, more than...Show More Summary
ROCKFORD, Illinois — This city 90 miles from Chicago runs its own health plan for its hundreds of police, firefighters, and other city workers. And a couple of years ago city officials watching the books noticed something weird about...Show More Summary
For US airline PR teams, April has certainly been the cruelest month. Less than two weeks after a 69-year-old doctor, David Dao, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from a United Airlines plane sparking international...Show More Summary
We heard all about United Airlines roughing up a passenger who refused to “volunteer” the seat he paid for, but the goons who did it were security and Chicago Police. The line between privatized security and police forces is becoming...Show More Summary
United Continental CEO Oscar Munoz will not be promoted to chairman of the company next year as was planned, CNBC’s Steve Kopack reports. The decision comes weeks after Chicago airport police bloodied a paying customer who refused to give up his seat for a company flight attendant. ?News that Munoz...
Search Warrant served in 010 the other day: Much hilarity ensued : A Chicago Police Department tweet showing off the spoils of a drug and gun bust — including a long, antique pistol — launched a series of Twitter jokes about the shared photo. Show More Summary
A judge is warning protesters not to bother the Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald when he tries to make his way to … Click to Continue »
A quick and steady outpouring of gleeful mockery did flow. [ more › ]
Two Chicago aldermen want the city's police to look into using technology that would detect if motorists involved in injury accidents were texting while driving. Chicago City Council Finance Committee … Click to Continue »
He thinks someone lied to him : Whoa!Ald. Burke is still fuming over the way he claims the City Council was misled by the Chicago Police Department’s press office, which Sneed reported Wednesday.The Irish pol was so angry, he blasted...Show More Summary
Is he really this dense? According to Chicago Police Department statistics obtained by Sneed, there were only 168 Chicago traffic citations for the improper use of mobile devices in 2016 — compared with 45,672 two years earlier in 2014! So what gives?“It seems hard to believe, but when we received these shocking statistics we were stunned,” said Ald. Show More Summary
At around 7 P.M. on April 9th, at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, a police officer who had been summoned to a United Airlines flight heading to Louisville, Kentucky, wrenched an elderly man from his seat and dragged him down the aisle for the crime of refusing to give up the spot he’d paid for. Show More Summary
It might clear up the issue of who has the authority to board, but the proposal isn't without its own costs and concerns. [ more › ]
The United Airlines debacle earlier this month began with Chicago Aviation Police forcibly dragging a 69-year-old passenger from a flight and continued through a week of facepalm-worthy PR moves and unified public outrage. When United CEO Oscar Munoz finally issued an apology, people seized on the company’s plummeting stock:.@united stock is getting a bit...
The mother of a black teenager killed by Chicago police in July 2013 has been awarded $350,000. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2pelyhr ) that a jury awarded the damages Tuesday … Click to Continue »
The mother of a black teenager killed by Chicago police in July 2013 has been awarded $350,000.
Jurors have awarded $350,000 in damages in a lawsuit brought by the mother of a black teen fatally shot by Chicago police. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2pelyhr ) the jury … Click to Continue »
Police are warning of a spate of armed robberies of taxi drivers in Lakeview, Bucktown and Avondale last weekend. [ more › ]
Chicago authorities have reopened an investigation into a 2010 shooting involving a police service weapon that left the officer's childhood friend severely injured. The details involving Officer Patrick Kelly's gun … Click to Contin...