Sunday, December 10, 2017
homeless

Chicago Mayor Makes Move To Help Homeless

Emanuel makes moves to help homeless; critics still boo Source - Chicago Tribune For Mayor Rahm Emanuel, tackling the tricky politics of Chicago's homeless problem amounts to a no-win situation. Tagged with the "Mayor 1 Percent" nickname by his harshest critics, the...
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...
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...
civil

Illinois Law Enforcement Still Practicing Civil Forfeiture

IT’S TIME ILLINOIS ENDS CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE Source - Watchdog.org Nebraska has just become the latest state to end civil asset forfeiture, the practice by which law enforcement can take private property from people suspected of wrongdoing – even if they...
fireworks

500lbs Of Fireworks Stolen From Chicago Freight Train

Fireworks stolen from freight train from Chicago Source - CBS News FIREWORKS - Federal law enforcement investigators are searching in at least three states for more than 500 pounds of explosives stolen from a CSX train, CBS News has learned. CBS News Justice Department...
school

Private Clubs Used CPS School Facilities For Free

2 Investigators: Private Clubs With Ties To CPS Used School Facilities For Free Source - Dave Savini of CBS Local SCHOOL - Cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools earn extra revenue by renting out practice fields and gyms to private organizations But in this Original Report,...

New Top Cop’s Fiancee Under Investigation

New Top Cop's Fiancee Under Investigation For Alleged Police Exam Cheating Source - DNAInfo.com THE LOOP — Mayor Rahm Emanuel's newly appointed interim top cop Eddie Johnson's fiancee is a Chicago Police lieutenant named in an investigation into alleged cheating on the department's lieutenant's...
lead

99 CPS Schools Contaminated By Lead So Far

Source: Ted Cox of DNA info Dangerous Lead Found In Water At 24 More Schools, Count Is Now At 99 Chicago Public Schools says 24 more schools tested positive for dangerous levels of lead in the water, bringing to 99 the total...

The Homeless Encampments Of Chicago

Commentary: The Homeless Encampments Of Chicago Source - Lloyd DeGrane and Kari Lydersen of the Chicago Tribune Homeless - A Diverse community lives in the South Loop — with riverfront property just blocks from glitzy shopping districts. The residents know their neighbors, and...
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...

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...