Graphic Hit and Run at South Side Gay Bar

Three people were killed and one other seriously injured August 15th outside the Jeffrey Pub, 7700 South Jeffrey, at about 5 A.M.  One suspect, a black man,  is in custody. © 2022 practicalchicago.com   Related Web Sites: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/suspect-charged-chicago-hit-run-killed-men-88751460 https://abc7chicago.com/south-shore-hit-and-run-jeffrey-pub-chicago-gay-bars/12128539/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vl-eapvax6I

Visit an Original Prohibition-Era Speakeasy at the Green Door Tavern

The Green Door Tavern is arguably one of the most historic buildings in Chicago.   But on casual glance from the outside it looks like any number of other bars.  It takes a visit and some knowledge to realize how much is really there. The Tavern’s name comes from Prohibition-era practices.  Prohibition lasted from 1920 to … Continue reading Visit an Original Prohibition-Era Speakeasy at the Green Door Tavern

Illinois Now Providing Illegal Immigrants With Free Healthcare

Illegal immigrants in Illinois between the ages of 55 and 64 can now receive taxpayer funded healthcare. On July 1, the program will expand to cover eligible illegal immigrants between the ages of 42 to 54 as well. In a state facing the grave financial situation we are in here in Illinois, giving expensive benefits … Continue reading Illinois Now Providing Illegal Immigrants With Free Healthcare

Chicago to Rename Daniel Boone Elementary School

The Gateway Pundit published the following email this morning, sent by Chicago Alderman Deborah Silverstein to constituents: —–Original Message—– From: Alderman Silverstein <info@50thwardchicago.com> To: Neighbor <EthelCarol@aol.com> Sent: Fri, Mar 18, 2022 12:29 pm Subject: Chicago’s 50th Ward Newsletter Help Find a New Name for Boone Elementary The Local School Council at Daniel Boone Elementary decided … Continue reading Chicago to Rename Daniel Boone Elementary School

Jussie Smollett to be Monitored 24/7 while in Cook County Jail

Jussie Smollett will be monitored twenty-four hours a day while serving his time in Cook County jail, according to the New York Post.  He will be monitored at all times by a closed circuit camera and a guard outfitted with a body camera. This comes after Smollett’s angry rant in court.  Upon receiving his sentence … Continue reading Jussie Smollett to be Monitored 24/7 while in Cook County Jail

Former House Speaker Michael Madigan Indicted

Michael Madigan, arguably the most influential man in the history of Illinois politics, has suffered a staggering fall from grace.  The Chicago Sun-Times reported today that he has been indicted. This bombshell Federal racketeering indictment alleges the once-powerful Democrat met with then-Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker amid a scheme to get Chicago Alderman Danny Solis a lucrative … Continue reading Former House Speaker Michael Madigan Indicted

VIDEO: Shootout between Chicago Police and Suspected Carjackers

Footage above was recorded January 27th.  The shootout was triggered when Chicago Police attempted to pull over a stolen Honda on East Lower Wacker and Columbus. After the suspected carjackers fired at them officers say they returned fire, striking one of the suspects several times. The shot offender, a 25-year-old man, was rushed to a … Continue reading VIDEO: Shootout between Chicago Police and Suspected Carjackers

Sigma Chi Fraternity Thrown Off Northwestern University Campus

According to the Daily Northwestern, Northwestern University’s Office of Community Standards has suspended the campus chapter of Sigma Chi until Fall Quarter 2024. This followed an investigation triggered by multiple alleged violations of Interfraternity Council (IFC) policies. Following reports of alleged druggings at two on-campus fraternity house events in September, the University banned IFC chapters from holding … Continue reading Sigma Chi Fraternity Thrown Off Northwestern University Campus

Visit the Site Where the Great Chicago Fire Started

The property where the Great Chicago Fire started is today a largely unremarkable place.  Casual glance reveals little clue to the terrible chaos sparked there a century and a half ago. The Chicago Fire is one of the most iconic chapters in the City’s history.  It took place October 8 – October 10, 1871. The fire killed about 300 … Continue reading Visit the Site Where the Great Chicago Fire Started

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