chicago

  1. L

    Chicago man frantic as wife, an Iranian artist, stranded abroad

    This is not right. This should NEVER happen in the USA. No one should ever have to worry about this or go through this. Chicago man frantic as wife, an Iranian artist, stranded abroad - Chicago Tribune
  2. G

    'Feds' That Trump Wants to Send to Chicago Are Already There

    A tweet by President Trump Tuesday night signaled curbing violence in Chicago is near the top of his to-do list: "If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on … I will send in the Feds!" But when pressed by ABC News' David Muir on what that means in an exclusive interview, Trump...
  3. Amelia

    Trump, fed up with Chicago 'carnage,' threatens to send Feds

    Trump, fed up with Chicago 'carnage,' threatens to send Feds THAT could be interesting.
  4. DemoWhip

    5 Takeaways From Scathing Department of Justice Report on Chicago Policing

    That type of behavior in Chicago by police is inexcusable and shameful! Citizens deserve far better than the treatment this report has brought out. It was good that the DOJ looked into this matter and has revealed their findings. There will undoubtedly be serious consequences to those actions to...
  5. the watchman

    Justice report finds excessive force, shoddy discipline by Chicago police .

    snip The 164-page report paints a picture of a broken department where officers have disproportionately used force against African-Americans and Hispanics. Officers have rarely faced consequences, as the city's famously ineffective oversight authorities have done cursory investigations biased...
  6. Two If By Tea

    Understanding Chicago Murder Index Beyond The "Hype"

    Boy if ya listened to headlines and the pundits why youd think its "Beruit" circa 1988.... Well 762 homicides seems HUGE on the surface and creates Shock and Awe factor but lets Scratch beyond the Surface for a moment... "Per Capita".....Chicago proper has a population of nearly Three...
  7. Southern Dad

    Chicago police investigate 'sickening' video showing beating of disabled man

    The YouTube video has since been removed but these assailants, four black individuals are seen kidnapping, binding, beating, humiliating a white male. During this time they were making anti-Trump statements as their reasons for what they were doing. Notice that it says that formal charges have...
  8. Spookycolt

    Obama afraid to move back to Chicago

    Almost every single president goes back to their hometown after they leave the White House but Obama is afraid to move back to Chicago because of the violence he allowed to happen. He does have daughters to worry about after all so he will be staying in Washington DC on some lame excuse that...
  9. boontito

    U of Colorado and Chicago Bears RB Rashaan Salaam Dies at 42

    Way, way too young. Will be interesting if they announce the cause. I remember him as very talented but a fumble machine. Former Heisman Trophy-winning running back Rashaan Salaam has died
  10. the watchman

    Mayor Emanuel says Chicago will remain a sanctuary city.

    it's about a 30 second read. So, I'll just highlight something I found very concerning. Mayor Emanuel says Chicago will remain a sanctuary city | WQAD.com somehow I don't think Trump hiring on a white nationalist is helping here.
  11. Ginger

    Chicago Tribune Columnist Calls for Hillary to Step Down

    Democrats should ask Clinton to step aside - Chicago Tribune FBI director James Comey's announcement about the renewed Clinton email investigation is the bombshell in the presidential campaign. That he announced this so close to Election Day should tell every thinking person that what the...
  12. DemoWhip

    Trump Campaign Denies He's Sick After Chicago Speech Fuels Further Questions About Hi

    What's with the sniffles anyway? The latest pictures with this story do not show flip-flopping, sniffing Donald at his best. What's really going on? ************ Trump Campaign Denies He's Sick After Chicago Speech Fuels Further Questions About His Health | NBC Chicago
  13. L

    Guns aren't the real problem in Chicago.

    Mother, daughter shot as attackers try to force their way into home - Chicago Tribune
  14. thrilling

    Chicago Laws.

    I had to listen to this a few times to digest everything Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said. Some key points. Over 600 illegal guns confiscated ytd in Chicago. Repeat offenders are almost guaranteed to kill or be killed by guns in Chicago. These repeat offenders are often back on the...
  15. boontito

    Chicago police move to fire officers in Laquan McDonald shooting

    In the latest step of an ongoing effort to heal the mistrust between Chicago law enforcement and city residents, the head of the police department formally moved to fire five officers involved in the fatal shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson...
  16. pragmatic

    Police taunted/heckled when responding to shooting - Chicago

    “I’m finna beat your ass,” the shirtless man told one of the officers. More police approached, Tasers drawn. The red sights of the Tasers showed on the man’s bare chest. “Tase me! I’ll embarrass your ass!” he said. “Tase me! I’ll sue your ass!” Things cooled off for a moment, then the...
  17. Rasselas

    U of Chicago: Don't ask us for trigger warnings

    We've seen a number of threads decrying (often rightly) the assault on free speech on some campuses. Here's one proactively pushing back...
  18. PACE

    Trump claimed he met with Chicago Police on the O'Reilly show

    But once again, he lied: Police Respond to Donald Trump's Claim That Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped In A Week | NBC Chicago Video here: Police Respond to Donald Trump's Claim That Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped In A Week | NBC Chicago So "Who" does Trump see when he opens...
  19. Goofball

    Monday in Chicago: 9 people shot dead.

    : crickets: from the board cop haters. I thought I would make this a public service thread to give all those so outraged over the death of one in Chicago the opportunity to show the same outrage over these 9 deaths in one day...
  20. excalibur

    ... number of people shot in Chicago this year to 2,100

    So where is the BLM crowd? Fake, phony, fraud. As the El Paso Police Chief said, they are a radical hate group. Black lives lost in Chicago to other blacks don't matter. Weekend violence pushes number of people shot in Chicago this year to 2,100 - Chicago Tribune