Chicago airport to get full-body scanners

Chicago airport to get full-body scanners Chicago airline passengers will now be treated like terrorist suspects by a criminally controlled government Tuesday, February 23, 2010 February 23, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — One of Chicago’s airports will soon have full-body scanners as part of security measures. Body-scanners will be installed in …

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Illinois. Out of Cash. Worst state for pensions. What to do?

By Carol Marin on February 22, 2010 5:57 PM Join us tonight at 7PM on Chicago Tonight (Channel 11) as Civic Federation boss Lawrence Msall describes what his organization views as the terrible truth. Major cuts, tax increases, taxes on pensions. What’s so interesting about all this is that Msall …

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Govt. watchdog group: ‘Doomsday here for Illinois’

It will take a massive tax increase — and $2 billion more in cuts — to reach solvency, group says February 22, 2010 BY DAVE McKINNEY Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief SPRINGFIELD — To become solvent, the state must enact the largest tax-increase package in Illinois history, whack another $2 billion …

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Credit repair companies generate complaints – chicagotribune.com

2 companies say they make no promises to consumers By Mike Hughlett, Tribune reporter, February 19, 2010 With complaints rising nationwide against credit repair companies, the city of Chicago said Friday that it has filed consumer fraud and deceptive practice charges against nine area firms. The city’s Department of Business …

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Man brought from Mexico to face drug cartel charges

February 18, 2010 5:43 PM A Mexican man was extradited to Chicago today to face drug trafficking charges that identify him as a main player in the largest narcotics conspiracy ever uncovered in the area. Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla is one of the most significant figures with alleged ties to Mexican …

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Study examines decades of Cook County corruption

UIC-BGA REVIEW | Stroger slams’ publicity stunt,’ says no indictments on his watch February 19, 2010 BY LISA DONOVAN Cook County Reporter Sure, the lineup of Illinois governors and Chicago alderman marched off to prison is infamous, but a new study shines a light on Cook County government corruption. Consider: …

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‘Covert’ surveillance cameras coming to Chicago

BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter [email protected] Blue-light surveillance cameras in Chicago’s high-crime neighborhoods will someday be augmented by “covert” cameras that “fit inside of a match box” and keep the bad guys guessing, Police Supt. Jody Weis said. Now that crime-ravaged communities have been saturated with hundreds of blue-light …

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Red-light cameras are target of Valentine’s Day protest

Nearly two dozen gather on North Side, urging drivers to honk to protest communities they say are using cameras to boost revenue rather than reduce crashes. “Taxing people under the guise of safety” By Kristen Schorsch, Tribune reporter February 14, 2010 Valentine’s Day captured passion of another kind — the …

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