Archive for November 2010

Hizzoner the Hypocrite

Hizzoner Daley II blasted the Ricketts family plan for renovating Wrigley Field with bond money paid off by amusement tax increases (or increased tax intakes from higher ticket sales) because “That would deny the next mayor — if I sign the agreement and say, ‘Go ahead’ — of the revenue they need to balance the... Read more »

Civilian Terror Trial Ends in Single Guilty Count

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, accused by Justice Department officials of participating in the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, was convicted of a single count today in federal district court. Experts viewed the trial as a testing ground for civilian trials of alleged terrorists, but Scott Silliman, executive director for the Center on Law,... Read more »

Gurnee Woman Attacked Cop with Dildo

The Daily Herald reports that a Gurnee woman “faces single misdemeanor counts of aggravated assault and theft of labor” after approaching a police officer in a threatening manner with a dildo. Carolee Bildsten didn’t pay her bill at Joe’s Crab Shack, so police were called. After telling police that her money was in her apartment, a... Read more »