Sunday, May 28, 2017
lead

700K People In Illinois Are Drinking Lead Contaminated Water

Source - Michael Hawthorne and Jennifer Smith Richards of Chicago Tribune Search for your community: Lead levels in Illinois 700K People In Illinois Are Drinking Lead Contaminate Water. 200 Water Systems affected. Alarmed by chronic problems with lead-contaminated water in downstate Galesburg,...
water

Lead Found In Water At 8 New Schools, 43 So Far

Source: Ted Cox of DNA Info Lead Found In Water At 8 New Schools, Count Up To 43 At CPS THE LOOP — Chicago Public Schools added eight new schools to the list of those that have tested positive for lead...

Thousands Of Chicago Parking Tickets Issued Incorrectly

Source: Pam Zekman of CBS Local 2 Investigates Thousands Of Parking Tickets Issued Incorrectly In Chicago CHICAGO (CBS) — Nearly 3,300 parking tickets have been dismissed in the city over the past two years because they were incorrectly issued, CBS 2 Investigator...
trains

New CTA Trains May Have Serious Defects

Source: Quartz The Chinese company making Boston and Chicago’s new subway cars has big problems in Singapore Chinese train manufacturer CSR Sifang has run into serious quality problems in a major project in Singapore. The city-state’s transportation authority said cracks have appeared...
lead

CPS Schools With Lead Contamination Rises to 34

Source: WGN News 34 CPS schools contaminated by lead — so far CHICAGO — The number of Chicago Public Schools with excessive lead in their water is up to 34. Close to 2,000 sinks and drinking fountains have already been tested, and about...
chicagovideo

Chicago Police Chases Kill, Injure Scores of Bystanders

Source: NBC 5 Investigates Chicago-Area Police Pursuits Kill, Injure Scores of Innocent Bystanders An NBC5 Investigation reveals that in the majority of cases, it’s an innocent bystander who is getting killed or injured, at a cost to taxpayers of more than...
auditor

Illinois Auditor General Under Criminal Investigation

Source: Edgar County Watchdogs: Illinois Leaks Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino - “Criminal” investigation is official Over the past month, we have attempted to get confirmation that Auditor General Frank Mautino’s claimed cooperation with the US Attorney’s investigation was, in fact,...
water tax

New Water Tax Will Cost Chicago’s Residents

Source: Sarah Schulte of ABC 7 Chicago NEW TAX HIKE WILL COST RESIDENTS MORE IN WATER, SEWER BILLS City Council approved Wednesday an ordinance that would make some Chicagoans pay more for water and sewer bills. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's water tax hike will...
speed camera

Mayor accused of changing speed camera rules

Mayor accused of changing speed camera rules On March 23, 2015, a lawsuit was filed accusing cash-strapped Chicago of denying due process to thousands of motorists issued red-light and speed camera tickets over a 13-year period. Six weeks later, Mayor Rahm...
triage

Chicago Inmates Will Get Treatment Before Jail

IN CHICAGO, TRIAGE FOR MENTALLY ILL BEFORE JAIL Source - ABC News One of the nation's most crowded jails may get relief later this year with the opening of a 24-hour triage center in Chicago where police can take people experiencing...

BREAKING NEWS

Christian Extremists Slaughter Muslims in Central Africa

Source: The Anti Media Media Silent as Christian Extremists Slaughter Muslims in Central Africa Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central...