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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Metcalfe seeks AG Kane's impeachment

     
    State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe wants Attorney General Kathleen Kane impeached. Metcalfe on Monday sent a memo to his fellow lawmakers seeking cosponsors for a resolution containing the articles of impeachment against Kane. Her alleged crime in the eyes of the....
  • 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...
  • Flooded Allentown residents seek emergency funding

     
    Residents affected by the recent flooding in Allentown’s 19th Street Theatre District have been meeting with state officials in hopes of securing emergency funding. Several residents, led by Gail Tannenbaum, spoke to Allentown City Council Wednesday...
  • City officials to meet with residents in wake of South Allentown pedestrian crash

     
    In the wake of a crash that seriously injured a woman in South Allentown, city officials are hosting a public meeting with residents tonight to further discuss safety improvements in the neighborhood. The crash, which happened on South Jefferson Street in...
  • Ex-tabloid editors Brooks, Coulson in court for British phone-hacking case

     
    A dozen defendants in a landmark phone-hacking inquiry tied to Rupert Murdoch's News International newspaper group appeared in London's Central Criminal Court for pre-trial hearings....
  • Santa Monica reconsiders trailer park demolition

     
    Santa Monica residents protesting the eviction of dozens of trailer park tenants won a victory Tuesday when the City Council voted to rescind its previous approval of a massive development agreement. In an unusual move, the council, with two new......
  • Randolph throws support to Tant in Democratic state chair race

     
    Orange County Tax Collector-Elect Scott Randolph today officially threw his support behind Allison Tant to succeed state Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith. The former state lawmaker had been a strong contender for the post himself, but after winning the...
  • Supervisors may cut off Assessor John Noguez’s $197,000 salary

     
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will meet behind closed doors today to discuss cutting off the $197,000 salary of Assessor John Noguez, who has been receiving his paychecks in jail....