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  • Chicago Police Know Where Gun Violence Is Coming From, But They Can’t Stop It

    10/11/2017 6:18:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies ^ | 10/10/2017 | Anders Hagstrom
    Illegal guns get into Chicago through lone dealers, not large trafficking organizations, and that makes any legislative action taken to stop the flow totally impractical, according to Chicago police. Police researchers say that most illegal guns come from nearby states like Indiana and Iowa after being stolen or resold by their original owners, according to a Tuesday report from the Chicago Sun Times. In this way, the trafficking of firearms is different from the trafficking of illegal substances, which relies heavily on national and even international crime organizations. As a result, the arrest of individual gun dealers does virtually nothing...
  • 3 dead, 19 hurt in weekend violence; city passes 500th fatal shooting (Chicago)

    10/08/2017 4:21:45 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | Oct 8, 2017
    A man shot dead Friday evening was the 500th person to be killed in city gun violence since the start of the year during a weekend in which three people have been killed and at least 19 others wounded in Chicago shootings. The city reached 500 shooting homicides about a week later than it did last year, on Sept. 29, 2016, according to data maintained by the Chicago Sun-Times. At this point last year, there had been 511 people shot to death. In all, 537 deaths have been ruled homicides in the city since the start of this year, according...
  • Obama to Martha's Vineyard as Chicago Crime Burns

    08/12/2013 4:25:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | August 12, 2013 | John Ransom
    It wouldn’t be summer really if America didn’t get to witness another lavish Martha’s Vineyard vacation by Barack Obama and his posse. Maybe we should just be thankful that he didn’t first ruin American credit like he did in 2011 before departing for the island off of the Massachusetts’ Horn of Plenty. Hotel rates in the summertime on the island range from $250 to $2100 per night. That’s more even than good seats at an NFL football game cost. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not against a president going on vacation. But when Americans face one of the worst job...
  • At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings (Chicago - Who Cares?)

    07/14/2013 10:33:10 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 39 replies
    ChicagoTribunecom ^ | July 14, 2013 | Peter Nickeas
    Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police. Three of the shootings happened between 4:50 and 5:40 a.m., police said. A 60-year-old woman was shot in the chin about 4:50 a.m. in 4500 block of South Wolcott Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. Police said she wasn't the target and are investigating whether she was stuck in crossfire between two shooters. She was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where her condition has stabilized. A 17-year-old boy was shot about 5:35...
  • (Chicago)Summer Violence Creates Need For Blood Donations At South Side Hospital

    07/09/2013 10:58:12 AM PDT · by matt04 · 23 replies
    ENGLEWOOD — A South Side hospital is asking residents to donate blood as a summer spike in city gun violence has created higher demand in emergency rooms. St. Bernard Hospital is hosting a blood drive Friday that calls on Chicagoans to help save a life. "Chicago experiences increased violence in the summer. While always needed, during summer months blood donation is vital," said hospital spokesman Derek Michaels. Over the holiday weekend, at least 11 people were killed and 62 were wounded in violence around the city. Most of the shootings occurred on the South and West sides. The bloodshed continued...
  • Memorial Day weekend violence erupts across city of Chicago [ Culture FAIL, so DNC must ignore this]

    05/26/2013 4:14:08 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 61 replies ^ | May 26 2013 |
    May 26, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- At least 17 people have been shot over the Memorial Day weekend, and six of them died. The most recent victim was a man shot on the Near North Side just before 3 a.m. Sunday. Chicago police say the 42-year-old victim was shot in the head in the 1000-block of North Branch Street. Another man died after he was shot in the head in a possible drive-by Saturday night in the 7300-block of South Dorchester. Among the other victims was Leetema Daniels, 17, who was shot in the head Friday night in the 400-block...
  • Media label black-mob violence 'mischievous teens'

    04/02/2013 10:32:28 AM PDT · by Anila · 37 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 04/1/13 | Colin Flaherty
    Chicago media are running out of ways to avoid talking about black mob violence. Over the weekend, 500 black people rampaged through several Chicago neighborhoods: beating, pushing and attacking police and tourists and residents. Even a police horse. This is just the latest of more than 50 cases of black mob violence in Chicago alone over the last three years, documented in the book “White Girl Bleed a Lot: The return of racial violence and how the media ignore it.” Many not too much different than this. “This was a planned attack,” said Andrew Holmes, a community activist who witnessed...
  • March homicides drop dramatically in Chicago

    04/02/2013 5:39:17 AM PDT · by Accessible Pudding · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 04-01-2013 | DON BABWIN
    Almost exactly a year after Chicago's surging homicide rate caught the nation's attention, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy rolled out statistics Monday that showed a dramatic drop in the number of killings. At the same time, they tried to allay safety concerns in the wake of a weekend fight involving more than a dozen young people on the Magnificent Mile.
  • Chicago crime rate down overall, murders up, memo says

    12/18/2012 4:37:09 PM PST · by Qbert · 9 replies
    WLS-TV ^ | December 17, 2012 | WLS-TV
    December 17, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Chicago's overall crime rate is down since 2011, according to a memo to Mayor Rahm Emanuel from police Supt. Garry McCarthy. [Snip] Burglaries, according to the memo, are down 15 percent so far this year, and car thefts are down 13 percent. However, the number of murders this year is more than last year.
  • Chicago hip-hop war of words turns violent (murder rate up 38%)

    09/06/2012 7:14:11 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 6, 2012 | Greg Kot
    Chicago’s hip-hop community is in a war of words that has escalated into violence, with the shooting death of a teenage rapper. Tuesday was another night, another homicide in a year in which hundreds of Chicagoans have been gunned down; the murder rate for the year’s first half is up an alarming 38 percent over last year. This time the victim was Joseph Coleman (18-year-old rapper Lil Jojo). The bicycle-riding teen was slain by a drive-by shooter in his South Side Englewood neighborhood. His death starkly punctuated a gang-related war of words and music between Jojo and rapper Lil Reese,...
  • Little Mouse Gets Smoked - The Video That Has Chicago Talk Radio In An Uproar This Morning

    08/09/2012 4:29:25 AM PDT · by usconservative · 57 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/9/2012 | Self
    This video was done by a 13 year old boy in Chicago, and it perfectly demonstrates the gang bang mentality in Chicago which has caused the murder rate to skyrocket 40% in Chicago just this year. This video glorifies gang-banger violence, drugs, murder, and the gang "lifestyle."
  • 3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings across city

    07/06/2012 7:29:05 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 6, 2012 | Carlos Sadovi and Peter Nickeas
    Ten people were shot and three people died across the city Thursday night -- eight of them in a two-and-a-half hour window between about 4:10 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. Police responding to a shots fired call found an 18-year-old man "unresponsive" in the 10600 block of South Champlain Avenue about 2:05 a.m. Friday with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said. Someone reported hearing two "pops" but police didn't have any other information. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Zachary Barrios, of the 9700 block of South Albany Avenue.
  • ‘Nonviolence’ Explodes in Chicago

    05/21/2012 4:53:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 21, 2012 | Matthew Vadum
    - FrontPage Magazine - - ‘Nonviolence’ Explodes in ChicagoPosted By Matthew Vadum On May 21, 2012 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments The NATO summit in Chicago has produced an impressive list of arrests for demonstrations officially billed by the Left and the compliant mainstream media as “nonviolent.” Some of the alleged pacifists conspired to maim and kill Americans.The wave of violence unleashed by the Obama-endorsed Occupy Wall Street movement and other elements of the activist Left in recent weeks is part of what left-wingers are calling the “99% Spring.” The actions, which are being cheered...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show, Uniting the Races with Truth, Instead of Dividing them with Lies

    10/06/2009 6:18:40 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 27 replies · 474+ views
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