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Neli Vazquez Rowland Announces Run for Congress

Neli Vazquez Rowland is running for Congress. She has 20 years of experience in helping homeless - including homeless VETS - so - please share this because we need more WOMEN in Congress. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu3VpI8nyMo

    Neli4Congress
    Contact us: Campaign@neli4congress.com
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Found Cat

I found this black cat (male) last night. Please send me if you think it's yours

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City abruptly settles ‘code of silence’ lawsuit during closing arguments after lawyers admit disclosure failure

...head as the vehicle he’d struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt Road by Chicago police officers responding to the call of a person fleeing the scene. His...

    City abruptly settles 'code of silence' lawsuit during closing arguments after lawyers admit disclosure failure
    In a sudden turnabout, city of Chicago lawyers settled a lawsuit Friday in the midst of closing arguments at a civil trial into whether a Chicago cop drove while drunk without fear of consequences because of the police code of silence. U.S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Jury in wrongful death trial told of ex-cop's bar fight just days after its disclosure by city

...head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to the call of the crash. His blood alcohol content...

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He acknowledged that he had been drinking that night and was off-duty when he and two of his friends went into the bar at 32nd Street and Normal Avenue and got into an altercation with several patrons.

    Jury in wrongful death trial told of ex-cop's bar fight just days after its disclosure by city
    Joseph Frugoli was a young patrolman from a cop family when he allegedly walked into a bar near his Bridgeport home 25 years ago and started beating people up in an alcohol-fueled rage. Frugoli smashed bar glasses, broke bar stools and pool cues, punched one man in the face and threw another 7 feet across the bar into a pool table.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Dec 05

1992 bar fight, arrest threatens to derail cop's trial focusing on code of silence

...head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to the call of the crash. When they learned Frugoli...

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The report revealed that on Aug. 8, 1992, about 1:20 a.m., the off-duty Frugoli and two friends were involved in an altercation at the First Base Tavern, at 3201 S. Normal Ave. in Bridgeport, near Frugoli’s home.

    Surprise bar arrest threatens to derail cop's trial focusing on code of silence
    A high-stakes wrongful-death trial alleging a code of silence in the Chicago Police Department threatens to derail after documents suddenly surfaced mid-trial showing an off-duty detective had been involved in a drunken brawl 15 years before he killed two young men in a fiery DUI crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 05

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Dec 04

GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night!

GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night!

    GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night! - Greater South Loop Association
    We recently hosted a Neighborhood Paint Night at Bottle & Bottega as a fun holiday event and fundraiser for our organization. We really appreciate all who came out to support the GSLA and spend a fun evening in the neighborhood. The GSLA would like to extend an extra special thanks to Lakeside Bank for their sponsorship of this event and...
    https://greatersouthloop.org

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Dec 01

Ex-cop wasn’t tested for alcohol in 2008 collision, year before he was drunk in crash that killed 2

Frugoli was pulled from the wreckage by a good Samaritan and limped away on a ramp, bleeding from the head as the vehicle he’d struck burst into flames. He was arrested by Chicago police officers near Clinton Street and Roosevelt after a tow truck driver spotted him and cut off his path.

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Much of his testimony focused on two crashes that occurred 24 hours apart in January 2008. In the first, Frugoli lost control of his unmarked Crown Victoria while on duty and struck a concrete barrier at 47th and Wells streets.

    Ex-Chicago cop denies on stand that he drank before two crashes, one of them fatal
    Former Chicago homicide detective Joseph Frugoli admits he was an alcoholic, regularly consuming more than 20 drinks in a night despite asking for a transfer to a later shift to try to limit his time at bars.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 01

Dec 01

Enjoy holiday dining and festive treats close to home

Eppel’s Restaurant, 554 W. Roosevelt Rd., (312) 922-2206 or (312) 922-6118, fax (312) 596-1202, www.eppelsrestaurant.com, Facebook.

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Bake for Me!, 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker, (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

Bake for Me!, 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker, (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

Bake for Me!, 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker, (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

Bake for Me! is one of downtown Chicago’s and south Halsted Street’s best bakeries for cakes, as well as your source for convenient catering for breakfast, lunch, receptions, and holiday parties. The family-owned bakery has three locations, plus the affiliated Racine Bakery at 6216 S. Archer Ave.

Ferrara Bakery, 2210 W. Taylor St., (312) 666-2200, Facebook, www.ferrarabakery.com.

Vintage Lounge, 1449 W. Taylor St., (312) 526-3647, info@vintageontaylor.com, www.vintageontaylor.com, Facebook, Twitter.

The Jackalope Coffee & Tea House, 755 W. 32nd Street, (312) 888-3468, www.jackalopecoffee.com, Facebook www.facebook.com/JackalopeCoffeeTeaHouse.

Red Line Café, an eatery new to the area at 33rd Street and Wells, offers a variety of coffee drinks, smoothies, desserts, and sandwiches.

Antique Taco Bridgeport, 1000 W. 35th St., (773) 823-9410 christine@antiquetaco.com, www.antiquetaco.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

Chicago Curry House, 899 S. Plymouth Ct., (312) 362-9999, www.curryhouseonline.com, Facebook, Twitter.

Connie’s pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave., (312) CONNIES, www.conniespizza.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Damenzo’s Banquets, 741 S. Western Ave., (312) 421-5065, www.damenzosbanquet.com, Facebook.

Damenzo’s Pizza & Restaurant, three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizza.com, Facebook.

Damenzo’s Pizza & Restaurant, three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizza.com, Facebook.

Fontano’s Subs, 1058 W. Polk St., (312) 421-4474, fax (312) 421-1224, www.fontanossubs.com.

Franco’s Ristorante, 300 W. 31st St., (312) 225-9566, www.francoschicago.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

La Fontanella Ristorante, 2414 S. Oakley Ave., (773) 927-5249, info@lafontanellarestaurant.com, http://lafontanellarestaurant.com, Facebook, Google+.

Nepal House (Nepali Restaurant), 1301 S. Michigan Ave., (312) 922-0601, www.nepalhouseonline.com, Facebook, Twitter.

...9:30 p.m. Reservations are accepted. Nepal House now has a second location at 2601 W. Devon Ave.

Pompei on Taylor, 1531 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-5179, www.pompeiusa.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Red Line Café, 218 W. 33rd St., (312) 265-0219, www.redline33.com, Facebook, Instagram.

Stix ‘n Brix Wood Fired Pizza, 220 W. 33rd St., (312) 265-0219, www.stixnbrix33.com, Facebook, Instagram.

Sweet Maple Café, 1339 W. Taylor St., (312) 243-8908, www.sweetmaplecafe.com, Facebook.

Hyde Park Produce Market, 1226 East 53rd Street, (773) 324-7100, fax (773) 324-7929, www.HydeParkProduce.com, Facebook.

Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc., 1111 W. 40th St., (773) 254-7900 ext. 815, www.superiornutandcandy.com, rmastrangelo@sncnut.com, Facebook, Twitter.

    Gazette Chicago " Enjoy holiday dining and festive treats close to home
    November 30, 2017 Local restaurants, bakeries, bars, and food stores offer a great selection in holiday dining and gifts. Take a break from the busy holiday season and enjoy a bite to eat or a glass of holiday cheer, or purchase a gift of food right here in the community.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Nov 30

Ex-Chicago cop denies on stand that he drank before two crashes, one of them fatal

Frugoli was pulled from the wreckage by a good Samaritan and limped away on a ramp, bleeding from the head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to a call of a man fleeing the scene of the crash.

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Much of his testimony focused on two crashes that occurred 24 hours apart in January 2008. In the first, Frugoli lost control of his unmarked Crown Victoria while on duty and struck a concrete barrier at 47th and Wells streets.

    Ex-Chicago cop denies on stand that he drank before two crashes, one of them fatal
    Former Chicago homicide detective Joseph Frugoli admits he was an alcoholic, regularly consuming more than 20 drinks in a night despite asking for a transfer to a later shift to try to limit his time at bars.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 30

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Updated Nov 29

vote davis out of office

we dont need danny davis in office anymore eliminating the tax breaks for education. davis is out of touch.

https://capitolfax.com/2017/11/28/davis-whacked-over-tax-vote-impact-on-illinois-higher-education/

    News-Gazette ... [US Rep. Rodney Davis], whose congressional district includes the University of Illinois, three other public universities, four private universities or colleges and several community college districts, said he was "cautiously optimistic" the tax break would be retained. I think the total number of universities and colleges in Davis' district is 13.
    https://capitolfax.com

Nov 28

Lawyers play mayor’s code-of-silence speech as lawsuit over cop’s fatal DUI goes to trial

Frugoli was pulled from the wreckage by a good Samaritan and limped away on a ramp, bleeding from the head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to the call of the crash.

    Lawyers play mayor's code-of-silence speech as lawsuit over cop's fatal DUI goes to trial
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's now-famous speech acknowledging a long-standing code of silence within the Chicago Police Department took center stage in a federal courtroom Tuesday in a wrongful death case alleging the code protected former homicide detective Joseph Frugoli, whose off-duty drunken driving crash killed two young men.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 28

Nov 27

Teacher at Capitol Hill private middle school faces child porn charge

He taught at the 12th and Union private academy for more than a decade. Investigators say Cronin told them he was addicted...

    Teacher at Capitol Hill private middle school faces child porn charge
    A teacher at Seattle Academy, a Capitol Hill private middle school, has been charged after federal investigators acting on a tip from a family member say thousands of images showing young girls from a Ukranian "softcore child pornography ring" were found on the 41-year-old's laptop .
    http://www.capitolhillseattle.com

Nov 22

Updated Nov 27

Racial Wafts

There are no less than 8 mentions of an attack by 4 black youth on 1 white man on south Michigan Monday night.
Yes, a problem exists. Always has.
But I don't recall Lequan McDonald getting this much press when he was murdered (prior to video release).
Every single news outlet posted their take, and the underlying theme in most is "Oh, no. Not in my playground. Call the National Guard." Please.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Nov 26

Ex-Chicago cop faces civil trial in another test of code of silence

...head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to the call of the crash. When they learned Frugoli...

    Ex-Chicago cop goes on trial in another test of code of silence
    The existence of a code of silence within the Chicago Police Department was finally coming to the forefront in November 2012 when former homicide detective Joseph Frugoli was sent to prison for an off-duty drunken driving crash that killed two young men.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 26

Ex-Chicago cop goes on trial in another test of code of silence

...head as the vehicle he'd struck burst into flames. He was found walking near Clinton Street and Roosevelt by Chicago police officers responding to the call of the crash. When they learned Frugoli...

    Ex-Chicago cop goes on trial in another test of code of silence
    The existence of a code of silence within the Chicago Police Department was finally coming to the forefront in November 2012 when former homicide detective Joseph Frugoli was sent to prison for an off-duty drunken driving crash that killed two young men.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 24

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