Wednesday, November 14, 2018
murder

Chicago Homicides Are Highest in 20 Years: 701 So Far

Source: Sputnik News Chicago Murder Count Highest in 20 years; 701 Recorded So Far Chicago continues to break records for violence this year, reaching another milestone at the end of last month by recording its 701st homicide. There were fewer than...
raids

Chicago Police Raids Capture More Than 100 Criminals

Source: CBS News Chicago Chicago police raids sweep up more than 100 in bid to end street violence Murders this year in the Windy City are up 50 percent over last year, and an increasing number of children are among the collateral damage. The Chicago police are...
complaints

Chicago Police Stops Down By 90 Percent

Chicago Police Stops Down By 90 Percent As Gun Violence Skyrockets Source - DNA Info CHICAGO — Police stops in Chicago are down nearly 90 percent as the Chicago Police Department continues to struggle with bad morale and incessant violence. From the start...
police

Protesters Occupy Chicago Police Black Site

Source: Zach Stafford of The Guardian UK Chicago protesters occupy Homan Square for eighth day to demand closure Protesters in Chicago are occupying a secretive detention and police facility for the eighth consecutive day to demand its closure and lobby for...
restaurant

Less Than Half Of Chicago Restaurants Received Required Inspections

Source: Tom Negovan of WGN News Less than half of Chicago restaurants received required inspections, report finds A scathing report out Tuesday from the city’s Inspector General on Chicago restaurant inspections finds that well under half received the inspections required by law, and...
lead

24 Chicago Schools Have Lead Contaminated Water

Source: Chicago Sun Times Test Results: Here 24 Chicago Schools Have Lead Contaminated Water Twenty-four Chicago Public Schools have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water, the district said Wednesday, confirming the addition of a Southwest Side Elementary School to a...
hastert

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sexually Abused 4 Teens

Dennis Hastert accused of sexual abuse by at least 4, sources say Source - Christy Gutowsky and Jeff Coen of Chicago Tribune For months, federal authorities have hinted at the motive behind the hush-money payments former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert...
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...
springfield

Worst of Springfield Sewers, Roads Being Repaired

Worst of Springfield sewers, roads being repaired Source - State Journal Register Spring’s arrival means Springfield residents can expect roads to be torn up or closed off for various reasons. Crews have been doing subterranean work along Monroe Street recently, part of...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...