Brazen Robberies Strike High-End Retail Across Chicagoland

The current political environment in Illinois is neither pro-business nor supportive of law and order.  It is beginning to show in shocking ways. Fox 32 is reporting that a Michigan Avenue store was robbed October 11.  Police said that the robbers went into the store on Michigan Avenue near Chicago around 3 p.m.  They grabbed … Continue reading Brazen Robberies Strike High-End Retail Across Chicagoland

Indiana Recruiting Chicago Police Officers Disgruntled by Vaccine Mandate

U.S. Senator Mike Braun has taken to Twitter with a pitch for Chicago Police officers: Do you find Lori Lightfoot’s vaccine mandate unreasonable?  Come to Indiana! My office stands ready to help connect Chicago police officers to an Indiana police department that is hiring now and doesn’t have a vaccine mandate. Welcome to Indiana! https://t.co/rtsQ1GIsF1 … Continue reading Indiana Recruiting Chicago Police Officers Disgruntled by Vaccine Mandate

Suburban Sheriffs Refuse to Help Chicago

Despite a call to suburban law enforcement agencies seeking potential help in Chicago with emergency police services during the ongoing stalemate between the city and police union over vaccines, three area county sheriffs said they will not send their deputies to the city. A statewide law enforcement coalition sent a notice to suburban police officials … Continue reading Suburban Sheriffs Refuse to Help Chicago

Nobody Shows Up for Chicago Sky WNBA Victory Parade

The tweet below shows that the WNBA’s Chicago Sky championship victory parade was a joke.  There were far more people in the parade than viewing it.  And these athletes are supposed to be paid equal wages with those in the NBA? crazy scene as the wnba champs have their parade pic.twitter.com/3oja2bIjzQ — Wisty (@Misfraud) October … Continue reading Nobody Shows Up for Chicago Sky WNBA Victory Parade

Representative Jan Schakowsky’s 9/11 Message was Terrible

Below is the text of Representative Jan Schakowky’s statement on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11.  If there is one day of the year to avoid pandering September the 11th is it.  All she had to do was acknowledge the tragedy respectfully. Representative Schakowsky could not handle that.  Instead she turned it into yet another statement … Continue reading Representative Jan Schakowsky’s 9/11 Message was Terrible

Have You Noticed that Chicago Yellow Light Times are Shorter than in the Suburbs?

About ten years ago there was a lot of talk regarding yellow light times.  Specifically, Chicago times seemed shorter than those in surrounding communities.  This discussion was precipitated by widespread adoption of red light cameras in the area. Illinois local governments generated more than $1 billion in red-light camera revenue from 2008 to 2018, according … Continue reading Have You Noticed that Chicago Yellow Light Times are Shorter than in the Suburbs?

Illinois Teacher Who Verbally Abused a Student Over Mask Wearing Resigns

Teacher calls student “piece of s***” and threatens to call the cops for taking his mask off: pic.twitter.com/NND9xoEmRe — Libs of Tik Tok (@libsoftiktok) September 5, 2021 A Glenbard North staff member, identified by the Irish Sun and the Daily Wire as music teacher Scott Grigoletto, has resigned.  He was caught on camera calling a … Continue reading Illinois Teacher Who Verbally Abused a Student Over Mask Wearing Resigns

Wrigleyville’s Blarney Stone: Building Sold and Bar to Close

According to bar staff Wrigleyville’s Blarney Stone will close at the end of September.  The owner has sold the building, which includes several apartments. The Blarney Stone has been in operation since 1970.  It provides an unpretentious atmosphere that is getting harder to find in Chicago.  Touches like the old picture of John F. Kennedy … Continue reading Wrigleyville’s Blarney Stone: Building Sold and Bar to Close

Report: One-Third of Known Chicago Murder Assailants Out on ‘Affordable’ Bail From Previous Felony Arrest

Gun News is a monthly paper published by Guns Save Life.   Gun News is affiliated with the JPFO, Civilian Marksmanship Program, National Rifle Association, Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources and others.  The following was reported in their September, 2021 edition (Volume 27, Number 9): The Illinois Bail Reform Act of 2017 mandated that judges impose “affordable” … Continue reading Report: One-Third of Known Chicago Murder Assailants Out on ‘Affordable’ Bail From Previous Felony Arrest

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