Saturday, July 22, 2017
chicago

Chicago Population Shrinks Most Of Any City In US

Source: Zero Hedge Chicago Population Shrinks Most Of Any City In US Illinoisans continue their exodus, with Chicago having the dubious distinction of the highest population loss in the nation. High taxes are the number one reason people and businesses leave the...
illinois

Illinois Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Legalize Cannabis

Source: Illinois Policy Illinois Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Legalize Cannabis An Illinois lawmaker has filed legislation to legalize marijuana use, manufacture and distribution in the state, treating the substance like alcohol. State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, filed an amendment to House Bill...
manganese

High Levels Of Manganese Found On Chicago’s Far South Side

Source: ABC 7 Chicago HIGH LEVELS OF MANGANESE FOUND ON CHICAGO'S FAR SOUTH SIDE Dusty mounds of petroleum coke are no longer in Chicago, but federal and city officials have discovered a potentially more dangerous kind of pollution while investigating the...
gang

Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars In Chicago

Source: Wired Public Enemies: Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars in Chicago Just about any teenager in Chicago today can tell you the story of Chief Keef and Lil JoJo, two rappers from the South Side neighborhood of Englewood whose songs...
crime

Chicago Police Make Fewer Arrests As Crime Surges

Source: CBS Chicago Chicago Police Make Fewer Arrests As Crime Surges The following script is from “Crisis in Chicago,” which aired on Jan. 1, 2017. Bill Whitaker is the correspondent. Andrew Bast, Guy Campanile and Michael Radutzky, producers. The number of casualties...
cps

CPS Slashes School Budgets By $46 Million

Source: DNA Info Chicago CPS Slashes School Budgets By $46 Million Halfway Through School Year Chicago Public Schools officials said Monday they would slash $46 million from schools' budgets as they scramble to fill the hole blown in the district's budget by...
gang

Trump And Chicago Gang Leaders May Work Together To Reduce Crime

Source: CBS 2 Chicago Ohio Pastor Claims Chicago Gangs Want To Work With Trump To Fight Crime The founder and pastor of a megachurch in Ohio told President Donald Trump he has spoken to gang leaders in Chicago who want to work...
trump

Trump Threatens To Send In Feds If Chicago Violence Continues

Source: PBS Trump warns he’s ready to ‘send in the Feds’ to Chicago President Donald Trump is serving notice he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide figures. Trump tweeted Tuesday night: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the...
children

Additional Revenue Can Be Used To Invest In Illinois’ Children

Source: Tasha Green Cruzat via State Journal Register Guest Column: Additional revenue can be used to invest in Illinois' children This week, Gov. Bruce Rauner will deliver his 2017 State of the State address to legislators. I liken the state to...
norovirus

Chicago School Closes After 800 Students and 50 Staff Infected With Norovirus

Source: ABC News Chicago Chicago School Shutters After 800 Kids, 50 Staff Ill With Suspected Norovirus A Chicago high school shut down for a second day Wednesday after a suspected outbreak of norovirus sickened some 800 students and 50 staff, school...

BREAKING NEWS

Trump To End CIA’s Arming Of Syrian Rebels

Source: Anonymous News Trump to end CIA’s arming of Syrian rebels The Rebels have shown time & again that they aren’t any better than Assad, and...