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EARLY BIRD: Major Outlets Pick Up DePaul Attack Story

Major media outlets are picking up the story of a DePaul University student who was struck in the head with a “blunt object.” Better late than never, we suppose. CWB’s original report, posted less than an hour after the attack, has more detail than the stories on Fox, ABC, NBC, and WGN. DNAinfo.com runs a good story and the CBS report mentions

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TUNNEY TYPES: Alderman Sends Email About BYC Process

Alderman Tom Tunney’s office emailed the following statement regarding the Broadway Youth Center today: The Broadway Youth Center Special Use Permit Request   The Broadway Youth Center, an affiliate of Howard Brown Health Center, offers a safe space for LGBTQA youth experiencing homelessness to access meals, clothing, counseling, educational and vocational services as well as basic

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byePHONE: The Usual On Belmont

A victim was robbed of his iPhone near the Belmont Red Line station at 12:45 this morning according to a police officer who happened upon the scene. The offender was last seen running northbound on Wilton Avenue, the first street east of the L tracks. He was described as a male, black, 5’7″ to 5’8″

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CAN U FEEL IT?: Stats Out, "Feedback" In

Yesterday’s DNAInfo.com about our police department’s “meaningless” crime stats is a good read. 19th District Commander Elias Voulgaris raises some eyebrows within the department and wins some karma chips from us for even allowing his brain to generate a thought such as this: “You’ll notice I didn’t bring up stats,” he said at a recent community policing