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John Chrusciel April 14, 2014 at 08:38 pm
Am i reading this right? He has been on the run for 26 years?
jim April 14, 2014 at 09:27 pm
@John Its fromPatches current news file
John Chrusciel April 14, 2014 at 09:37 pm
But its says he was 21 when he committed the crime and he is now 47. Did he flee on bail and isRead More still on the run for the past 26 years? Or was he imprisoned and somehow escaped?
Amani Ibrahim, accused of felony theft and bad parenting.
sklogw April 13, 2014 at 10:24 am
Drawn on eyebrows and a heavy coat on the the lower lid, that's just wrong!LOL Not as wrong asRead More trying to pin it on your 12 year old daughter though, that's just scandalous!
Titan Dad April 13, 2014 at 04:45 pm
Forget the eye shadow. Should of tried to steal a mustache waxing kit.
Joe Tinley April 15, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Oil can Harriett
Courtesy of the Wilmette Police Department
Benny G. April 17, 2014 at 11:50 am
Deerfield alum, the dealers are not responsible for the deaths you idiot.
Stu Pidasso April 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Benny, I am in agreement :) with your last Two posts! Great posts!!
Channing Grant April 17, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Soinds like DeerfieldAlum needs a fix.
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Soxwinagain April 10, 2014 at 10:29 pm
Question: Why is there no mugshot of the woman arrested? If she were Black her picture would haveRead More been right smack on the front page.... When Blacks are arrested for anything especially in Evanston their picture is shown
Bernita Gray April 11, 2014 at 12:12 am
Well if her behavior was due to medical reasons that she is aware of,or side effects caused fromRead More medication prescribed to her, she is responsible?
Andrea Quintana April 11, 2014 at 07:52 am
Yes, she is still responsible for what happened to some degree or another, which will be determinedRead More by the courts. We recognize a range of responsibility, even for causing a death. There is manslaughter up to felony homicide. There is just no evidence that this case involves a psychopathic terrorist, as some of our armchair jurists would like to believe. There are plenty of other options. I also forgot to note above that psychopaths are over represented in the profession of surgeons.
Kevin Oldaker
It Get's Better April 8, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Find him!!!
jack hess April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am
Sound like the Judge set a low bond, that why he was out, even with his past convictions. If peopleRead More only new what low bonds some Judges give out on serious charges, specially in CROOK COUNTY,IL.
Carol G April 8, 2014 at 10:49 am
When I read the headline, I thought the man was shot AT the hospital.
IgnorantA April 8, 2014 at 12:46 pm
lol, carol, no he was shot at a party and the fine men and women in blue, red and white had to riskRead More their lives to save some punk who could care less whether he lives or dies because honor is more important then life... and graciously, because they really have no other option, these same guys, drive him over the Skokie hospital, at our dime might I ad, to have the fines doctors and nurses work on him, taking away the time they could be spent with decent people who might actaully care and even pay thier bill, so he can just get out in a few hours to go back to his lifestyle and be killed next month becasue the programs we put in place to help this young man failed.
Heather April 8, 2014 at 08:38 pm
Jordan I saw you come out that hotel pulling up your pants and smoking the dragon , what !! WatchRead More out never know where someone might be oops , hope your business in Evanston your co workers & clients don't find out shhh.....
jim April 7, 2014 at 07:53 am
Thanks Emily was about to post same comment.
E. April 7, 2014 at 10:27 am
Emily, is there any info about intoxication and/or medical condition? Three separate accidentsRead More sounds like someone totally out of control.
E. April 7, 2014 at 10:36 am
There is a lot more info about the woman and the incident in this article:Read More http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=9493971. Also, the ABC News article says the cyclist had only MINOR INJURIES, but the Patch article says the cyclist is in CRITICAL CONDITION. Which is it, and why are the articles so discrepant?
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Milwaukee Mike April 11, 2014 at 10:49 am
Rico Suave April 6, 2014 at 07:24 pm People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only becauseRead More rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. Remember this Benny G and all you other scum sucking Liberals out there. The police in these ghetto areas are chasing them down every night in an attempt to keep them from coming into your so called safe areas. Appreciate their sacrifices and don't give this white Fucktard the time of day. Hey Kenneth! Love teh comments... Who else would say fucktard on here?
Frank G. April 11, 2014 at 11:50 am
Benny G. I think you hate the police because your dad was a abusive cop who poked you in the assRead More when you were growing up.
Benny G. April 11, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Frankala, I was sloppy seconds to your ripe hole. He was a tiger, huh...LOL Donna the residentRead More "split tail" comment bag- Go iron my shirts and STFU...LOL
Heather April 8, 2014 at 10:36 pm
Hey Jordan , wasn't that you walking in the 1000 block of Dodge ave on a wednesday , what were youRead More doing over there !? Did you know Dion Smith ? You weren't trying to selling him a gun or was it you trying to buy something eww be careful Jordan wouldn't Look good for your Business , co-workers & your clients they might think your doing something under the table , but I'm not going to say anything :) its between us shhh Yeah I know you'll tell me Later you still have me other e-mail if not let a girl know and I shoot oh get it shoot my e-mail over to you I crack my self up and I don't mean the drug Dear :) Bye Bye ....
Noah Alott April 4, 2014 at 03:48 am
Question for the editor, why is there no photo of the two suspects in this case as there is for theRead More suspect arrested on dodge? When there case seems much more severe considering the number of deaths related to heroin in the suburbs.
Emily Stone (Editor) April 4, 2014 at 08:39 am
Hi Noah, Thanks for the question. The information in the Dodge case came from the Evanston PoliceRead More Department, which usually supplies a photo with their press releases. This story did not come from EPD and so we had no photo to use. -Emily
Brian Hickey April 8, 2014 at 05:24 pm
Google it folks, courtesy of CBS :Read More http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/04/04/aurora-police-make-1-9m-heroin-bust/
John Wrana, in uniform during World War II, and in his later years before a police officer shot and killed him with beanbag rounds.
John Santaella April 10, 2014 at 07:47 pm
Brains? We don't have no stinkin' brains. We don't need no stinkin' brains
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:25 am
@ knee jerk. Although the upper limit IQ for officers is 105, the target IQ is between 94-98. TheRead More average IQ of a U.S. citizen is 100. Whenever you are speaking to a police officer, you are most likely speaking to someone with an IQ considerably Lower than your own. Please remember to speak slowly, always try to limit the amount of syllables in each word to less than three, and try not to laugh... Cuz They get Really Paranoid. Must be the drugs.
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:28 am
@ Santaella. Robots, Droids or whatever you want to call 'em. They want programmable individuals whoRead More will NOT hesitate to KILL. At some point, Robocops are coming to your town.
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Informed April 10, 2014 at 06:34 am
Why don't you just hand out signs that say "CRIME SPREE WELCOME HERE"?
Tantor April 10, 2014 at 06:02 pm
PoliceOne, the largest organization of police officers in the U.S., asked its members: "WhatRead More would help most in preventing large-scale shootings in public?" Their most frequent answer, with 30 percent support, was "more permissive concealed carry policies for civilians." Maybe EPD knows better. Their actions vs the Evanston gangs, er..."families" is sure working. But as researcher John Lott has observed, "Civilian concealed carry permit holders have prevented potential mass public shootings in America. Shooting massacres that were stopped before police arrived include schools in such places as Pearl, Miss., and Edinboro, Pa., and at colleges like the Appalachian Law School in Virginia. Attacks were stopped in busy downtowns such as Memphis; churches such as the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colo.; at malls in Portland, Ore., and Salt Lake City; at an apartment building in Oklahoma. And in none of those cases did a permit holder accidentally shoot a bystander."
Police outside of Adelman's Truck & Equipment in Chicago.
hobo April 3, 2014 at 07:48 am
Cool
stan April 4, 2014 at 12:51 am
Hobo are you a hobo?
Danimal April 6, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Real smart. Steal commercial vehicles that most likely had company logos on them. Duh?
Adam West March 30, 2014 at 09:23 am
Does anything happen in Darien anymore?! I never see any articles about anything happening inRead More Darien, the Lion's Club pancake breakfast, the armed robberies at the gas stations, the 75th St. construction, city council budget, anything Darien related! How can you call this the Darien Patch when there is nothing about Darien in. Every other town or city has a Patch site that has articles related to their town. We get lazy editors who just copy and paste from other news sites.
Kelly O' March 30, 2014 at 06:17 pm
You don't have a lot of crime in Darien. Thank your lucky stars.
Dennis Robaugh (Editor) March 30, 2014 at 11:13 pm
@Bambi: OMGPD is a feature that recounts some of the more unusual crime stories in the Chicago-areaRead More suburbs. It's appeared weekly in your Deerfield Patch for about 2 years. @Adam West: I will email you directly with more information about Darien Patch, one of the Patches in the region that has been without a full-time editor for the last year.
Tom Lunde March 27, 2014 at 02:18 pm
Hopefully this has not put you off of using public transportation.
RB March 27, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Video must be a hoax...it shows a working CTA escalator!
art March 30, 2014 at 10:14 am
I'm sure she had her female lover on her mind.
A photo of the bicyclist's tire after the attack.
Grumpy Old Man March 28, 2014 at 04:33 pm
No argument from me.
Jordan S. Zoot March 28, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Let's make it more exciting...we could give them each 3 40 oz. bottles of Crazy Horse Malt LiquorRead More and a machete...and just watch the video feeds.
Grumpy Old Man March 28, 2014 at 04:41 pm
I saw that movie - Wasn't that Belushi in Animal House?
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Noah Alott April 17, 2014 at 12:20 am
Just a note to Mr. Zoot , according to his open admission of having been in a psych ward , be itRead More voluntary or involuntary. according to city ordinance, your breaking the law even being in possession of a firearm. (See listed Ordinance below). and your comments to other bloggers definitely are signs of aggressive behavior. How I would love to prosecute your case. 9-8-2. POSSESSION. (4)He or she has been a voluntary or involuntary patient in a psychiatric facility within the past five (5) years; or (5) He or she has been diagnosed with a mental illness or condition and, as a result of that illness or condition, may be prone to display aggressive, dangerous, or threatening behavior, or as a result of that illness or condition is unable to appreciate the responsibility inherent in handgun possession. (Ord. No. 91-0-08; Ord. No. 75-0-10, § 1, 1-10-11; Ord. No. 51-0-08; Ord. No. 8-0-12, (49-0-11(exh. B, § 9-8-2)), 1-23-2012)
John Chrusciel April 17, 2014 at 09:29 am
You want to prosecute my case? Come get some.
shirley April 17, 2014 at 03:38 pm
Heather, sorry I've been too busy to read Patch or I would have explained my comment 10 days ago.Read More Back on April 1 you and Jordan Zoot were making mean comments to each other. One of his comments was, "Wow....seems that Heather forgot the meds today...awww". Then Mother Love posted that Jordan's instructor's license had been revoked due to medical-related FOID-card suspension/revocation. I was merely taking the opportunity to point out that Jordan had a lot of nerve to say you must have not taken your meds when his license was revoked for something medical. I don't know if you or Jordan are on meds and if you were it wouldn't make a bit of difference to me. I was just enjoying his embarassing moment, or at least, his very personal information exposed on the Internet since he takes such pleasure in exposing others.
jim April 3, 2014 at 07:49 am
bigbaker agreed
Auroran April 4, 2014 at 01:58 pm
Actually, today (April 4th) she WAS fired. However, I find it a great example of ridiculous unionRead More rules that it took them this long to do so.
Tom RS. April 5, 2014 at 09:13 am
She will have cost all us taxpayers a lot of money when this is all done. Millions in lawsuits andRead More probably a million plus in repairs to the system. I could be wrong, but maybe a little more training and evaluation needs to be implemented before someone is turned loose at the controls...
Elizabeth Colvin March 26, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Another mentally disturbed person needs to be punished . I wonder if we had the eye for eye thereRead More would be less crime.
Jamie March 28, 2014 at 01:15 am
All i can do is SMH.
charlies angel March 28, 2014 at 05:06 pm
Just last week there was a show on tv about urban legends & clowns. One of the stories was aboutRead More razor blades & poison in candy. I think these shows give sickos ideas. just my thought.
Screen grab from CBS.
Deerfield Resident March 27, 2014 at 09:41 am
Arthur....the complaint about unions is that they defend employees such as her....she should haveRead More been fired the first time! She has people's lives in her hands....unions make it impossible to weed out bad employees...
Arthur Huff March 27, 2014 at 09:51 am
Deerfield, if it comes out that the union had a role in what happened in February being handled theRead More way it was then I'm right there with you. But we don't know that yet. All we know now is that the CTA handled it that way, we don't know why. For what it's worth, and I'm just pointing out facts for the sake of the discussion, in this crash and the one in New York it was a union official who told the press that the operator dozed off. Doesn't sound like they were trying to protect either of them, does it? In both of these cases they could just give us the standard "we are still trying to determine the cause blah blah blah" but in both cases they admitted right away that the driver was totally at fault. I'm not saying unions are perfect and don't obstruct weeding out bad employees, i.e teachers and tenure, but in this case we have no indication YET that it played a role.
Sue1 March 28, 2014 at 10:25 am
It would be interesting to get a copy of their contract. I would bet they have some sort ofRead More progressive discipline language in it, which would explain why she wasn't fired after the first incident.
Joshua Baron's 2011 Wilmette Police Department booking mug.
Jordan S. Zoot March 24, 2014 at 01:22 pm
E. once again......you seem to make a specific effort to start typing before your brain becomesRead More engaged. Whomever Ellen is choose to make a comment involving one of my parents that has been dead for twenty years. The comment I made, if you read it has to do with him and happened to involve firearms. If you don't like it..you are welcome to jam it. I don't go out of my way to make comments about what you write unless and until you specifically mention it. Let me be very clear I am going to continue to write and comment about whatever I choose to. If you choose to make it a discussion topic I will direct appropriate remarks in your direction. If you don't like it too bad.
Jim March 24, 2014 at 04:40 pm
Let us see now; semi drivers who do not slow down on ice and snow, airline pilots who take 270 soulsRead More with them into the ocean, CTA train drivers who drive their trains up escalators, doctors who trade drugs for sex, school teachers who have sex with their students, politicians who are models for greed and power, financial managers who defraud their clients, bankrupt states, cities and counties, political correctness run amok etc etc etc. Someone, please wake me up!
Procrustes' Foil March 25, 2014 at 05:08 am
Jim, your comment is SO right on! Unfettered capitalism coupled with unfettered behavior makes forRead More a disturbing and fragile country. I traveled through Eastern Europe last fall and saw far more responsible behavior there than here.
Emily Stone (Editor) March 20, 2014 at 09:54 am
Scotirish, thanks for the correction. You're right that Paddy's is the preferred spelling, so I'veRead More made the change. And now you know my secret: I'm not Irish.
Tantor March 21, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Perhaps more productive would have been to patrol high crime areas to prevent such muggings asRead More happened on mar 15 on the 900 block of Madison St., or on mar 16 on the 300 block of Ridge Avenue (also known as "Robbers Ridge"), or on mar 17 on the 700 block of Forest Avenue. It seems we have our priorities skewed: seat belts vs being robbed at gun point on the street, on plain sight. Way to go Evanston.
Delaware Anarchist March 22, 2014 at 11:36 am
We want our taxes back that payed O.T.
el debarge March 20, 2014 at 09:50 am
The suspect's facebook page is full o' charm as is Mom's. "my baby is innocent!"
Festus McMoron March 22, 2014 at 08:12 am
jordan, learn how to read:"where officers responded to a theft report and a foot chaseRead More ensued".
Festus McMoron March 22, 2014 at 08:21 am
will someone tell this guys momma that when you're 25 you ain't a child anymore. per his momma:Read More ""This police department likes to beat black children half to death."
Baby Paul Fronczak, in a photo taken hours before he was taken from Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago in 1964.
Magilla Gorilla March 20, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Sorry, I meant Higher Percentage.
frank March 21, 2014 at 12:36 pm
First full day of Spring, the day is bright and we still have the same ole Patch.Read More ##################
sklogw March 23, 2014 at 02:16 pm
It's a shame that the lawyer would represent her. I guess the welfare queen was not the only oneRead More that would do anything for a buck. Where was his morals?
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