September 20, 2021

At Least 44 Shot, 7 Killed, During Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

At least 44 people were shot, seven of them fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. Breitbart News noted that over 40 people had already been shot Friday into Saturday night. ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported the total figure as at least 44 shooting victims by Monday morning. The Chicago Tribune pointed…

Report: Chicago Officers Turn Backs to Mayor Lightfoot After Female Officer Killed

Chicago police officers turned their backs to Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) when she arrived at the hospital after one officer was killed and another critically wounded, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Officer Ella French was shot and killed Saturday during a traffic stop just after 9 p.m., and her male partner was shot and hospitalized…

Ella French–First Female Police Officer Killed in Chicago Since 1988

Ella French was the first female Chicago police officer to be killed in the line of duty since 1988, and the first police officer to be killed in the line of duty since Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took office in 2019, according to reports. French, 29, was a Chicago police officer for four years and…

Alleged Chicago Home Intruder Accidentally Shoots, Kills Accomplice

An home intruder in Chicago’s Jeffrey Manor neighborhood is alleged to have accidentally shot and killed his accomplice Tuesday night a little after 11 p.m. ABC 7 reports a 49-year-old resident heard noises in the house and, upon investigating, discovered two allegedly masked and armed intruders in the home. The resident called out for help and two…

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago to Dispatch Mental Health Experts on 911 Calls Instead of Cops

Mental health professionals paired with paramedics will replace cops on some Chicago 911 calls in a first for Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s troubled city. The Chicago Times reports in one future pilot program, a paramedic will be dispatched alongside a mental health clinician for “behavioral health calls.” In another, a paramedic will work with a “recovery…

Biden Offers to Send a ‘Strike Force’ Against Chicago Gun Crime

President Joe Biden offered to send a “strike force” into Chicago Thursday in order to help Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) stem the tide of shootings occurring daily in the city. ABC 7 reports that a “strike force” would focus on gun trafficking. Lightfoot responded to Biden’s offer by saying, “My hope and expectation is that…

Chicago Police Investigating Girls Twerking on Cop Car as 55 Shot Last Weekend

The Chicago Police Department (CPD) has announced an investigation into a viral video of teen girls twerking and dancing on top of a squad car, even as 55 Chicagoans were shot just last weekend alone. A video of several teen girls dancing on top of a CPD cruiser went viral over the weekend and caused…

FACT CHECK: Are Chicago Police Officers Now Required To Ask For Consent Before Making An Arrest?

A post shared on Facebook claims Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago Police Department officers must ask for consent before arresting someone. Verdict: False No such policy was announced by Lightfoot. The claim appears to stem from a satirical article. Fact Check: “Attention All Criminals.. Free Pass in Chicago!!!” the Facebook post begins. “Mayor Lori…

60 Expressway Shootings in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

There have been 60 shootings on expressways in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago so far this year. Fox News notes this puts the city on pace to top the 128 shootings witnessed in all of 2020, and it already surpasses the 52 such shootings which took place in 2019. Illinois State Police are responding to the…

Chicago Shooting Spree Suspect Said He Hoped to ‘Lure’ Police into Ambush

A Chicago man accused of a shooting spree that wounded two, including a police officer, reportedly said he was trying to “lure” police into an ambush. Tracey Thomas Jr. was hit with five felony counts of attempted murder of a police officer after his arrest on Saturday. The 29-year-old allegedly shot a Chicago Police officer…

Lori Lightfoot Demands A Deal From Chicago Teachers Unions

Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called out the teachers union in a Thursday press conference, demanding that they reach a deal that would put students back in schools. Lightfoot said that, after dozens of meetings, the Chicago Teachers Union’s failure to come up with a deal had once again left students and parents scrambling to…

Chicago Alderman Hires Private Firm to Keep Citizens Safe While Pumping Gas

Chicago Alderman Stephanie Coleman reacted to a surge in city carjackings by hiring a private firm to provide security for an hour each day in which residents can safely pump gas. The Chicago Tribune reports that Coleman is calling the project, “Operation Safe Pump.” It is being launched at “Citgo on 63rd Street and the…

Nearly 40 Shot Friday into Sunday Morning in Lightfoot’s Chicago

Nearly 40 people were shot, four fatally, Friday into Sunday morning alone this weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that 38 people were shot Friday into Sunday morning. The shooting victims included six people who were shot in Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Saturday morning and four people who were shot…

Former Chicago PD superintendent: Violent protesters ‘well-organized’ groups ‘waiting for a spark’

Former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Tuesday that violent protests in cities including his own, as well as Portland, Ore., and elsewhere, appear to be composed at least in part of “well-organized” factions looking to commit criminal acts.McCarthy reacted on “Bill Hemmer Reports” to current Chicago Superintendent David Brown releasing a video showing protesters assaulting…

Jeff Sessions: ‘Listen To The ACLU, Antifa, Black Lives Matter’ If You Want More Chicago Shootings.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions drew a parallel between a recent increase in Chicago violence and groups like the ACLU, Antifa, and Black Lives Matter. During remarks at the Valor Survive and Thrive Conference in Waukegan, IL on Wednesday, Sessions quoted a study by University of Utah researchers that showed a link between the decline of […]

Donald Trump Condemns ‘Bad Leadership’ After Spike in Chicago Shootings.

President Donald Trump criticized leaders of Chicago on Thursday, blaming them for the increase in shootings during the summer. “They had 63 incidents last weekend and 12 deaths,” Trump said during a roundtable on prison reform. “That’s bad stuff happening.” Trump called for all communities to strengthen their bonds with law enforcement and for leaders […]

Nearly 40 Shot over 3 Days in Gun-Controlled Chicago.

Nearly 40 people were shot during the first three days of this week in gun-controlled Chicago. The wounded included a 15-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl, while the deceased included a 21-year-old mother. The Chicago Tribune reports that twelve people, including the 4-year-old girl, were shot during one 12-hour period stretching from “Tuesday through early Wednesday.” […]

Second Amendment Foundation Files Suit Against Chicago Suburb For ‘Assault Weapon’ Gun Grab.

On Thursday, the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed a lawsuit against the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois for their recent gun ban passed by the Village Board of Trustees. As reported by The Daily Wire earlier this week, the ban passed Monday night “outlaws any weapon the village leaders deem ‘assault weapons,’ including AR-15s. But […]

On average, there is mass killing bigger than Vegas in Chicago each month

There were 762 murders in Chicago in 2016, the most in 19 years.  On average, there was mass killing – by different perps – that adds up bigger than the Las Vegas massacre each month.  Where is the wall-to-wall coverage? Chicago has very strict gun laws, with no gun shops in Chicago.  The Chicago police and politicians […]

Jimmy Kimmel Didn’t Cry for the Nearly 59 People Shot Each Month in Chicago

During the opening monologue on Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, host Jimmy Kimmel cried over the Las Vegas attack, pushed for more gun control, bad-mouthed Republicans, but did not say a word about the number of innocents gunned down in Chicago every month. Kimmel rightly lamented the “59 innocent” who are dead as result of the […]

Jeff Sessions Slams Sanctuary Chicago from Now-Compliant Miami

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a shot across the bow of so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions like Chicago Wednesday from Miami, where a dramatic shift to compliance with federal immigration enforcement took place. “If voters in Chicago are concerned about losing federal grant money: call your mayor,” Sessions told Chicagoans in his prepared remarks. Slamming Chicago and […]

Obama heads to Chicago to agitate against Trump.

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday, April 24, 2017, in Chicago with young community leaders and organizers in an event at the […]

Illegal Immigrants Can Now Obtain IDs In Chicago.

The city of Chicago just allowed illegal immigrants to obtain municipal identifications. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the city council voted 44 to 4 in favor of making such IDs available to the city’s populace, including illegal immigrants, at the urging of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who stated that the city council had “a moral obligation” […]

He’s Ba-aack: Obama to Give Community Organizing Speech in Chicago.

President Barack Obama speaks about his Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the University of Chicago Law School in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Former President Barack Obama is back from a series of exotic, celebrity-filled island vacations, and returning to Chicago to do what he loves best — give a speech to […]

Trump Threatens to ‘Send in the Feds’ if Chicago Doesn’t Curb Violence

Donald Trump threatened to send federal law enforcement to Chicago if the city doesn’t curb its violence. “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” the president tweeted. An article in the Chicago Tribune Monday detailed the city’s […]

The Final Lecture: Obama Gives Farewell Address To Rabid Crowd In Chicago

Well, the day has arrived. President Obama gave his farewell address to a rabid crowd in his hometown of Chicago. He discussed how the economy has improved, how he promised President-elect Trump a smooth transition, how jobs have been created (though not felt by most Americans), and how we need to be, for lack of […]

Fake News: CBS Radio Report Implies Chicago Torturers Were White, Victim Was Black

Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, Tanishia Covington and Jordan Hill, four people chargede after allegedly beating and taunting a man in a video broadcast live on Facebook. (Chicago Police Department via AP) A CBS Radio News report on the horrific black-on-white torture case in Chicago falsely implied that the victim was black and his attackers were […]

BREAKING: WATCH: Trump Supporter Kidnapped And Tortured In Chicago, LIVESTREAMED On Facebook

Four people have been arrested in Chicago after they live streamed themselves torturing a white Donald Trump supporter. The disturbing video, posted below, shows a disabled man bound and gagged in a corner as he is tortured by four Black Lives Matter activists. The four thugs used a knife to cut the victim’s clothes off. During […]

Cops Blame ‘Black Lives Matter’ for Alarming Violence in Chicago

As 2016 drew to a close, demonstrators marched down Chicago’s Michigan Avenue carrying crosses to memorialize homicide victims. From The Hill: There were 3,550 deaths and shooting incidents in Chicago and 762 homicides in 2016, according to the Associated Press. During a news conference Sunday, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said “repeat gun offenders, emboldened by the […]

Gun-Controlled Chicago Ends 2016 with Nearly 800 Homicides for the Year

Gun-controlled Chicago ended 2016 with nearly 800 homicides throughout the year. The Chicago Tribune reports that there were a total of 779 homicides between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016. That is an increase of 287 homicides over 2015 totals. There were 4,385 shootings — fatal and non-fatal combined — in gun-controlled Chicago during 2016. […]

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