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Pat F April 20, 2014 at 11:06 am
Jeez..........lighten up!! Happy Easter! This sites never claimed to be The Wall Street Journal orRead More New York Times!!
PMilton Longfellow April 21, 2014 at 07:05 am
Did you see the Drew Peterson movie? It portrayed Hosey's office as a gleaming, modern andRead More bustling. As opposed to the stained drop-ceiling and general bleakness. Just let the Patch be the joke it always has been.
Jacob Matthews April 21, 2014 at 08:48 am
Leave it to the Patch to embellish Comedy Central as a business to be respected.
Amani Ibrahim, accused of felony theft and bad parenting.
sklogw April 13, 2014 at 10:24 am
Drawn on eyebrows and a heavy coat on the the lower lid, that's just wrong!LOL Not as wrong asRead More trying to pin it on your 12 year old daughter though, that's just scandalous!
Titan Dad April 13, 2014 at 04:45 pm
Forget the eye shadow. Should of tried to steal a mustache waxing kit.
Joe Tinley April 15, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Oil can Harriett
Courtesy of the Wilmette Police Department
Stu Pidasso April 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Benny, I am in agreement :) with your last Two posts! Great posts!!
Channing Grant April 17, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Soinds like DeerfieldAlum needs a fix.
Stu Pidasso April 18, 2014 at 12:25 pm
yeah!! up his Ativan!!
Kevin Oldaker
They Don't Get It April 8, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Find him!!!
jack hess April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am
Sound like the Judge set a low bond, that why he was out, even with his past convictions. If peopleRead More only new what low bonds some Judges give out on serious charges, specially in CROOK COUNTY,IL.
Benjamin Lawton
Milwaukee Mike April 11, 2014 at 10:49 am
Rico Suave April 6, 2014 at 07:24 pm People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only becauseRead More rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. Remember this Benny G and all you other scum sucking Liberals out there. The police in these ghetto areas are chasing them down every night in an attempt to keep them from coming into your so called safe areas. Appreciate their sacrifices and don't give this white Fucktard the time of day. Hey Kenneth! Love teh comments... Who else would say fucktard on here?
Frank G. April 11, 2014 at 11:50 am
Benny G. I think you hate the police because your dad was a abusive cop who poked you in the assRead More when you were growing up.
Benny G. April 11, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Frankala, I was sloppy seconds to your ripe hole. He was a tiger, huh...LOL Donna the residentRead More "split tail" comment bag- Go iron my shirts and STFU...LOL
John Wrana, in uniform during World War II, and in his later years before a police officer shot and killed him with beanbag rounds.
John Santaella April 10, 2014 at 07:47 pm
Brains? We don't have no stinkin' brains. We don't need no stinkin' brains
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:25 am
@ knee jerk. Although the upper limit IQ for officers is 105, the target IQ is between 94-98. TheRead More average IQ of a U.S. citizen is 100. Whenever you are speaking to a police officer, you are most likely speaking to someone with an IQ considerably Lower than your own. Please remember to speak slowly, always try to limit the amount of syllables in each word to less than three, and try not to laugh... Cuz They get Really Paranoid. Must be the drugs.
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:28 am
@ Santaella. Robots, Droids or whatever you want to call 'em. They want programmable individuals whoRead More will NOT hesitate to KILL. At some point, Robocops are coming to your town.
Police outside of Adelman's Truck & Equipment in Chicago.
hobo April 3, 2014 at 07:48 am
Cool
stan April 4, 2014 at 12:51 am
Hobo are you a hobo?
Danimal April 6, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Real smart. Steal commercial vehicles that most likely had company logos on them. Duh?
Adam West March 30, 2014 at 09:23 am
Does anything happen in Darien anymore?! I never see any articles about anything happening inRead More Darien, the Lion's Club pancake breakfast, the armed robberies at the gas stations, the 75th St. construction, city council budget, anything Darien related! How can you call this the Darien Patch when there is nothing about Darien in. Every other town or city has a Patch site that has articles related to their town. We get lazy editors who just copy and paste from other news sites.
Kelly O' March 30, 2014 at 06:17 pm
You don't have a lot of crime in Darien. Thank your lucky stars.
Dennis Robaugh (Editor) March 30, 2014 at 11:13 pm
@Bambi: OMGPD is a feature that recounts some of the more unusual crime stories in the Chicago-areaRead More suburbs. It's appeared weekly in your Deerfield Patch for about 2 years. @Adam West: I will email you directly with more information about Darien Patch, one of the Patches in the region that has been without a full-time editor for the last year.
Tom Lunde March 27, 2014 at 02:18 pm
Hopefully this has not put you off of using public transportation.
RB March 27, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Video must be a hoax...it shows a working CTA escalator!
art March 30, 2014 at 10:14 am
I'm sure she had her female lover on her mind.
jim April 3, 2014 at 07:49 am
bigbaker agreed
Auroran April 4, 2014 at 01:58 pm
Actually, today (April 4th) she WAS fired. However, I find it a great example of ridiculous unionRead More rules that it took them this long to do so.
Tom RS. April 5, 2014 at 09:13 am
She will have cost all us taxpayers a lot of money when this is all done. Millions in lawsuits andRead More probably a million plus in repairs to the system. I could be wrong, but maybe a little more training and evaluation needs to be implemented before someone is turned loose at the controls...
Jamie March 28, 2014 at 01:15 am
All i can do is SMH.
charlies angel March 28, 2014 at 05:06 pm
Just last week there was a show on tv about urban legends & clowns. One of the stories was aboutRead More razor blades & poison in candy. I think these shows give sickos ideas. just my thought.
Kristy Gravlin April 21, 2014 at 10:29 am
If only you had waited another four days...this news would have been a full month old. I understandRead More that you are having difficulty running this site but this will not improve the readership!
Screen grab from CBS.
Deerfield Resident March 27, 2014 at 09:41 am
Arthur....the complaint about unions is that they defend employees such as her....she should haveRead More been fired the first time! She has people's lives in her hands....unions make it impossible to weed out bad employees...
Arthur Huff March 27, 2014 at 09:51 am
Deerfield, if it comes out that the union had a role in what happened in February being handled theRead More way it was then I'm right there with you. But we don't know that yet. All we know now is that the CTA handled it that way, we don't know why. For what it's worth, and I'm just pointing out facts for the sake of the discussion, in this crash and the one in New York it was a union official who told the press that the operator dozed off. Doesn't sound like they were trying to protect either of them, does it? In both of these cases they could just give us the standard "we are still trying to determine the cause blah blah blah" but in both cases they admitted right away that the driver was totally at fault. I'm not saying unions are perfect and don't obstruct weeding out bad employees, i.e teachers and tenure, but in this case we have no indication YET that it played a role.
Sue1 March 28, 2014 at 10:25 am
It would be interesting to get a copy of their contract. I would bet they have some sort ofRead More progressive discipline language in it, which would explain why she wasn't fired after the first incident.
Baby Paul Fronczak, in a photo taken hours before he was taken from Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago in 1964.
Magilla Gorilla March 20, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Sorry, I meant Higher Percentage.
frank March 21, 2014 at 12:36 pm
First full day of Spring, the day is bright and we still have the same ole Patch.Read More ##################
sklogw March 23, 2014 at 02:16 pm
It's a shame that the lawyer would represent her. I guess the welfare queen was not the only oneRead More that would do anything for a buck. Where was his morals?
This may be the tiger that Big Run Wolf Ranch owner John Basile brought to a bar. | Courtesy of Carrie Soukup Mitcheff
AED April 1, 2014 at 08:47 pm
Hater dont trip worry bout wat i say or do aite
AED April 1, 2014 at 08:47 pm
Have a blessd life aite deucez
Todd April 4, 2014 at 01:30 am
The tiger isn't a "kitty cat"!!! IT IS A TIGER!!!!
Police Lights
sklogw March 24, 2014 at 02:11 pm
FOM: No, I don't think I am. I gave my opinion about the story. No one is talking about allRead More prisoners but if that is your question to me then yes, I believe that all people who commit crimes and are found guilty should pay for their stay in jail. They should pay restitution.
Deerfield Resident March 24, 2014 at 04:07 pm
I like any thing that makes life tougher for criminals....make them work to pay for theirRead More incarceration (love it!).....secondly, how much has this Country taken a step back when your health care program is called obamacare (no caps) embarrassing to say the least!
FaceOnMars March 24, 2014 at 06:05 pm
sklogw: while we weren't "talking about all prisoners" specifically, I don't think itRead More would be fair/just to apply conditions such as the requirement to pay for incarceration to one prisoner, but not all. As a general principle, I'd be kind of torn ... since it might only fuel the circumstances which might lead to greater recidivism and enable "Big Prison" industry to continue to incarcerate non-violent offenders at an alarming rate.
Courtesy of the Park Ridge Police Department
jim March 3, 2014 at 06:48 pm
fault not fought
Frank Leeza March 4, 2014 at 02:19 am
People get so judgmental about these things. The mother made a mistake (which wouldn't even haveRead More been a mistake in a society with less crime). We all make mistakes, right?
Rick whatshisname March 4, 2014 at 03:19 am
I agree Frank. I never did judged mom, all I've been trying to say is thank God the baby was foundRead More and safe. S somehow turned into a big thing!
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is led to a helicopter by Mexican marines Saturday.
JPDk February 24, 2014 at 01:52 pm
FREE MY NIG CHAPO
Grumpy Old Man February 24, 2014 at 02:04 pm
Bernard - the War on Drugs is a total fiasco - however, we should have given the money spent on itRead More back to ourselves - the feds don't know how to do anything but screw things up. Lenny Kravitz - I thought of Rahmbo when I saw the headline since it said Chicago! For Illinois, Quinn is it.
Idont Givitout February 25, 2014 at 01:12 pm
Sounds like another good guy providing a valued service is getting railroaded.
File Photo
Art Ryden February 24, 2014 at 02:14 pm
We need to make a choice. Either we tolerate occasional intrusions into our personal lives in theRead More form of searches or pat downs, or, we allow an increasing number of criminals slip past the cops due to a lack of probable cause. The choice has already been made for us through court rulings. Judges fall for completely nonsensical arguments about probable cause and "a reasonable expectation of privacy," resulting in guilty-as-sin criminals being put back on the streets to rob, rape, or drive drunk. Anyone who thinks that this is the correct course of action has no right to complain the next time he/she is the victim of a crime and the perpetrator escapes or walks away free due to these flaming liberal interpretations of the Constitution.
Grumpy Old Man February 24, 2014 at 03:25 pm
Actually, a police officer does not have to have probable cause to stop you and question you on theRead More street. He need only have a reasonable suspicion that the person stopped is engaged or about to engage in criminal behavior. If he has probable cause to believe you are engaged in criminal behavior he can arrest you on a charge and book you. As far as racial profiling is concerned - you had better define your terms. I have read one commentator to a Patch article some time ago regarding a theft from a store in our area (Chicagoland and immediate environs) claimed that it was racial profiling for a store keeper to put up surveillance cameras in his store to combat theft, robbery, etc. Sounds silly but some jackass actually made that claim. Assuming a proper basis, is it racial profiling to stop only black men in a given area in which a robbery has just occurred and the description of the robber was a black man? Is it racial profiling to stop black men in an area where there has been an upswing in crime and the majority of the criminals involved are described as black? Certainly, it may be racial profiling if you are stopping only blacks in an area merely on the basis of their being black, no reported crime or criminal activity in the area justifies the stopping of anyone, or where the suspects race has not been determined. But what I hear all the time from the Al Sharptons of this world is that stopping blacks is racial profiling period. It is the same kind of pc that caused complaints of racial profiling after 9/11 when persons of SouthEast Asian decent were being looked at more closely and the argument was we can't do that - well, when 19 persons of SouthEast Asian decent hijack four airplanes screaming Allah Is the Greatest in Arabic, and three of them fly these planes into building and one other plane crashes after the other passengers prevent the further flight, I would not be paying equal attention to White Anglo Saxon Protestants, even if an hispanic and some American blacks who had converted to Islam eventually joined the jihadi movement, along with Jihad Jane, a white American women. Just yelling racial profiling is not an argument and in itself might be quite proper. In the example of paying more attention to males of SE Asian decent I would certainly agree that racial profiling is in order, if a black was the suspect in a crime I wouldn't be spending time looking for Mr. Moto, or if a white for some black man. Nowadays it is getting harder to differentiate men from women so that may be impermissible profiling. And is it racial profiling to stop only white men in an area under circumstances in which the claim of racial profiling where black men were involved is made and derided as improper? I ask that only because Eric Holder claims blacks cannot be charged with hate crimes.
Art Ryden February 25, 2014 at 08:13 am
Enough of the theoretical hocus pocus about probable cause. Every search and every arrest, once itRead More goes to court, must meet certain standards in order to hold up. It doesn't matter that the cops got the right perp, or that he/she had the weapon and contraband on his/her person...this evidence will be inadmissible if it is determined that the cops had no probable cause or that they violated the criminal's reasonable expectation of privacy. We can thank the ACLU and gullible judges for this insanity.