Posts Tagged “crime”

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project The City of Chicago, in a release distributed on February 17, 2021, launched the Chicago Monuments Project website at chicagomonuments.org kicking off the public engagement phase of the Chicago Monuments Project. The new website identifies monumental sculptures, artworks, and commemorative plaques on the public way and in…

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McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall

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McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall

McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall Former Mayor Dan McLaughlin is proposing adding a satellite police station at the Orland Park Mall, the site of where many increased incidents of violence have taken place during the past few years. Although Mayor Pekau is playing down the violence, many residents…

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall A fight at the Orland Park Mall in southwest Suburban Chicagoland has become the focus of a debate over censorship by social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. The video attracted many comments including some that turned the video into a symbol of racism and…

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The courage of standing up for our Police

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The courage of standing up for our Police

The courage of standing up for our Police A student athlete at the University of Illinois stood tall and proud recently while all of her teammates and coaches took a knee during the singing of the National Anthem. That student, who I know but won’t identify, has true courage and is the symbol of what…

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Tinley man charged after accidentally shooting friend

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Tinley man charged after accidentally shooting friend

Tinley man charged after accidentally shooting friend Robert A. Cannon, 18, of 84th and Brookpoint Court in Tinley Park was charged on Oct. 28, 2020 with aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless conduct after accidentally shooting his friend in the face with a handgun Oct. 25 at his home….

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Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you

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Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you

Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you U.S. Attorney General William Barr should resign from office for failing to defend the rights of scam victims. Barr approved a “consent decree” that let off the hook Americans who helped foreign criminals scam hundreds of millions of dollars from elderly Americans through false IRS telephone…

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Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime

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Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime

Aguilar calls on States Attorney Foxx to take tougher stand on crime Statement from County Commissioner Aguilar: Aguilar calls on States Attorney Kim Foxx to take tougher stand on crime The recent upsurge in violence in Chicago which many fear is spreading throughout the suburban Cook County region is of concern to every law-abiding resident of…

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Political Pundit: Mayor Lightfoot face masks vs looters

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Political Pundit: Mayor Lightfoot face masks vs looters

Political Pundit: Mayor Lightfoot face masks vs looters By Ray Hanania We’re having some fun with politics in Chicagoland, the State of Illinois, the Nation and the Middle East. I hope you enjoy this satirical look at political events, issues and the antics of some of our elected officials. (Each comic might have a different…

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Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy

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Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy

Upside down morality plunges America into anarchy Using Confederate Flag as a beach towel apparently is more offensive and upsetting to some than the actual violence and destruction of White-owned businesses, vehicles and individuals in our upside down world of skewered morality By Ray Hanania Last week, a bunch of the bully protestors got upset…

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Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus

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Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus

Defending the statue of Christopher Columbus Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot continues to turn her back on the rule of law and defending all of the city’s ethnic and racial groups, taking no action to punish ands identify individuals engaged in the destruction of statues including an attempted destruction of the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant…

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

The hatred and reverse racism of the protests Mayor Lori Lightfoot has again taken the side of injustice, marginalizing the violence of the looters, arsonists and even killers who attacked business and police in order to play politics with the emotions and violence of the Black Lives Matter protests following int he wake of the…

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Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park

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Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park

Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park A 31-year-old Maywood man was charged with aggravated battery to a child, endangering the life or health of a child, domestic battery, criminal damage to property and two counts of fleeing and eluding police after an…

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