Posts tagged "crime"

SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities

SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities
This past Tuesday night I attended the Resident Association of Greater Englewood(R.A.G.E.) semi-monthly community meeting. At the meeting the topic of the formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force(HJR-55) came up for discussion. The author of this bill is State Representative Andre Thapedi (32nd). The formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force is... Read more »

State Representative Andre Thapedi Proposes Englewood Violent Crimes Task Force

State Representative Andre Thapedi Proposes Englewood Violent Crimes Task Force
On  November 4, 2013 at the monthly Park Manor Neighbors Community Council meeting(PMNCC)  Representative Andre Thapedi (32nd District) came to update his constituents on what was happening in Springfield. One of the updates Rep. Thapedi spoke on was his proposal to have the Illinois State Police co police the areas 1 mile east and west... Read more »

Chatham's Response To The 4th of July Violence

Chatham's Response To The 4th of July Violence
This past Wednesday over 50 residents came out to the Cole Park, Park Advisory Council meeting and packed the fieldhouse at Cole Park to talk about the senseless violence that occurred on the 4th of July. On the 4th of July at approximately 7 pm, a 7 year old enjoying a picnic in the park... Read more »
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When Chatham Comes Together

When Chatham Comes Together
After the Chicago Redeye ran a story on Chatham last week, some of the community residents felt that the mainstream media wanted to focus on negative stories. So earlier today I received this letter On June 27, 2013 at approximately 6:00 p.m a rushing thunderstorm violently pushed its way through the city. The storm lasted about 10 minutes... Read more »

Why Is The Chicago Police Department Causing KAOS In Chatham

Why Is The Chicago Police Department Causing KAOS In Chatham
Last week the Chicago Red Eye ran an a not so flattering article about a section of East 79th street which is covered by the 6th District of the Chicago Police Department . So when I received the attached letter that was mailed to my home on Saturday 6/22/13 from Chicago Police headquarters via U.S... Read more »

Dedication of Officer Michael Bailey Playlot at Tanner Elementary

Dedication of Officer Michael Bailey Playlot at Tanner Elementary
On Monday, June 17, 2013 the faculty,staff and students of Tanner Elementary, Chicago Police Department, 100 club, Fraternal Order of Police participated in the dedication of a new playlot at Tanner Elementary. The playlot was named in honor of Officer Michael Bailey. Officer Bailey lived across the street from the school w.hich is located in... Read more »
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The 6th Ward Issues Spring Newsletter

The 6th Ward Issues Spring Newsletter
Roderick T. Sawyer, Alderman of the 6th ward has issued his spring newsletter. Wanna know what’s going on in the 6th ward read below. 6th Ward Newsletter Spring 2013 by Worlee Glover

Pirro VS McCarthy: Who Got It Right

Pirro VS McCarthy: Who Got It Right
Several days ago a video was forwarded to me. The video was Fox News TV personality retired judge Jeanine Pirro taking City of Chicago Chief of Police Garry McCarthy to task. The judge called McCarthy a “Hypocrite” as she focused on a speech McCarthy made at St. Sabina several years ago. Here is the Youtube... Read more »

The New York Times Talks About Chatham

The New York Times Talks About Chatham
Approximately nine months ago I received an email from Ben Carey, a Chicagoan who is a reporter for the New York Times. He stated he was doing a story and wanted to ask me questions about Chatham based on  one of my ChicagoNow blog post. We met and talked, but after several months I didn’t t think... Read more »
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Illinois State Police: Wanted in the 32nd District

Illinois State Police: Wanted in the 32nd District
This past Monday November 5, 2012. there were some guest at the Park Manor Neighbors Community Council (PMNCC) meeting. A television reporting team and several reporters were present at the meeting due to the following document. Press Thapedi Park Manor  After opening with a prayer, the meeting started out with Andre Thapedi, State Representative 32nd... Read more »