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  • Put these guys on probation -- or no, it's the Warrior who deserves a jail term!

     
    Below is the posting I made this morning, my oil pressure elevated a bit by the sight of this Lehigh County car parked illegally on Sixth Street in Allentown, across the street from our offices. I gave the county Probation and Parole Department guys a...
  • Allentown unveils new tracking system for plows, sweepers and emergency vehicles

     
    Ever wonder if Allentown’s street sweeper actually sweeps the street in front of your home? Have you ever called city officials looking for an update on when a snow plow will clear your neighborhood? Allentown now has an answer. The city’s...
  • 2010 report on selective-enrollment abuse at CPS

     
    Parents were concerned for years about shenanigans in the admissions process for Chicago Public Schools' selective-enrollment (test-in) high schools. Our March 23, 2010 story "How VIPs lobbied schools; Duncan's office tracked politicians and others who...
  • Convicted felons -- when and where they can run for office

     
    My Wednesday column deals with the efforts of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to block former Ald. Ike Carothers -- who pleaded guilty to political corruption in 2010 and was sentenced to 28 months in......
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Comic-Con International to remain in San Diego through 2016

     
    San Diego has won a skirmish in its war with Los Angeles and Anaheim to retain Comic-Con International, but the ......
  • Jerry Brown, other elected pols had seats for Giants' wins in S.F.

     
    The Giants' World Series games against the Detroit Tigers last week in San Francisco were the hottest tickets in town, but while most Californians couldn’t get seats unless they were willing to pay brokers highly inflated prices, the state’s...
  • Scotland Yard may move its famous headquarters

     
    Scotland Yard, one of the world's most famous police forces, unveiled plans Tuesday to move from its iconic headquarters in central London to a smaller building around the corner. The Yard, also known as the Metropolitan Police Service, has proposed the...
  • 2 lawmakers call for probe of Cal State's legislative report card

     
    Two state Senators call for investigation of university's legislative report card...
  • Ethics commission dismisses compaint against Gary Siplin

     
    The Florida Commission on Ethics has dismissed a complaint against outgoing state Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, prompted by a taxpayer-funded newsletter Siplin sent out this summer promoting his wife — and then-Senate candidate — Victoria...
  • Santa Clarita teams with Sole4Souls to collect shoes for needy

     
    Collecting shoes for charity: The City of Santa Clarita is teaming up with the charitable organization Soles4Souls to collect shoes which will be distributed to needy people locally, regionally and internationally, city officials said....
  • Bethlehem continues cleanup in Sandy's wake

     
    Bethlehem workers took to the streets again this morning to continue clearing the trees and other destruction caused when the remnants of Hurricane Sandy blew through the Lehigh Valley. “We will continue to work with PPL to remove trees and downed...