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Next Post Coming Soon…▶ We would need a bigger blog, a faster server, and a lot more staff if TTAG detailed everything wrong with Murder City, USA. However, the story of a liquor store that hired a four-time convicted felon (and registered sex offender) to provide armed security surely isRead More →

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Next Post Coming Soon…▶   [Chicago Mayor Lori] Lightfoot said she’ll propose an ordinance Monday to allow the city’s lawyers to file such lawsuits [against gang members]. She said her proposed anti-gang ordinance isn’t her way of bypassing Cook County State’s AttorneyRead More →

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Shutterstock Next Post Coming Soon…▶ The criminal justice system in the city of Chicago might as well be called the “criminal’s” justice system. With prosecutors who don’t prosecute and judges who don’t hold violent criminal predators accountable, it’s no wonder the city’s moniker is Murder City, USA. How bad isRead More →

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Courtesy Chicago Police Department Next Post Coming Soon…▶ The Illinois Bail Reform Act of 2017 mandated that judges impose “affordable” bail to criminal suspects arrested by police. Theoretically, the law was to apply only to misdemeanor and minor felony arrests. However Cook County judges, under orders from Cook County’s ChiefRead More →

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A Chicago police officer picks through debris at the crime scene. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Lori Lightfoot’s increasingly lawless Chicago reached a grim milestone on Thursday: 500 homicides so far this year. That’s more than 38 entire states tallied for the entire year of 2019. In fact,Read More →

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Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, file) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ On Sunday, Chicago Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed and her partner seriously wounded during a traffic stop. The gun used by the shooter was later traced back to an illegal straw purchase the buyerRead More →

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A Chicago Police detective collects crime scene of a shooting. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Mass shootings, [social scientist Tom Scott] added, tend to lack “solvability factors,” including cooperative witnesses. “Agencies … prioritize cases they are most likely to solve,” Scott said. Yet law enforcement tends to respondRead More →

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Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, file) By Don Babwin, Associated Press Three undercover law enforcement officers were shot and wounded Wednesday morning while driving onto an expressway on Chicago’s South Side, police said. The shooting occurred at 5:50 a.m. near the 22nd District police station in theRead More →