Chicago Police Department to hire almost 1000 new officers

There will also be promotions for existing officers, with 200 new detectives, 112 new sergeants and 50 new lieutenants, he said. Johnson said that the decision to increase the police force came following discussions with the mayor but said that he had no information on how Chicago planned to pay for the addition of new officers. [Full Article...]

Chicago to add 970 new police positions over next 2 years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson formally announced on Wednesday that the department will be adding 970 total positions to the force by 2018. "We did an overall analysis of the department.I took a real hard look at it and this is what I think we need to make Chicago safer", he said. "Any move toward an increase in manpower is appreciated by us and law-abiding citizens". [Full Article...]

New Cops On The Way, But How Many

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had been reluctant to hire more officers, relying instead on existing officers to work overtime. Officials said the reinforcements will include more than 500 field officers, about a hundred training officers, 200 detectives, more than a hundred sergeants and 50 lieutenants. [Full Article...]

Clinton hits Trump over comments on women ahead of vice presidential debate

Clinton hits Trump over comments on women ahead of vice presidential debate In a CNN interview Tuesday, the vice president also said Trump is "not a bad man". In recent days, Trump's strongest line of attack has been seen as personal, and of a rare brutality even for this bare-knuckles campaign: He mocked Clinton over the weekend for coming down with pneumonia and even questioned her fidelity to her husband. [Full Article...]

Clinton campaign seizes on Trump Playboy video cameo

But the Democratic presidential nominee reposted a tweet from Trump , who wrote in 2012 that "HALF of Americans don't pay income tax despite crippling govt debt". Donald Trump sees#Hillary Clinton as weak in lacking the stamina and look of being the American President during last Monday's Presidential #Debate at Hofstra University in NY. [Full Article...]

Bill Clinton To Visit 3 Michigan Cities On Monday

Bill Clinton To Visit 3 Michigan Cities On Monday President Clinton is scheduled to stop at public events in Saginaw, Flint and Rochester Hills. Details on the time and location have not yet been released. Hillary Clinton was last in MI on August 11 when she delivered a speech on jobs and the economy in Warren. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was making a five-city swing through the southern Lower Peninsula on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court gives final blow to Obama's case with one word

Supreme Court gives final blow to Obama's case with one word Neither was a message left for Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson, who represented the prosecutors in the U.S. Supreme Court appeal attempt. Wisconsin Gov. Acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn argued in briefs that the court "should grant rehearing to provide for a decision by the court when it has a full complement of members, rather than allow a nonprecedential affirmance by an e... [Full Article...]

PA Gas Prices Average $2.33/Gallon

PA Gas Prices Average $2.33/Gallon Some solace, however: Gas is 19.5 cents per gallon lower than on October 3 of previous year and 7.5 cents per gallon lower than in September. The Colonial pipeline that carries 1.3 million gallons of gas a day from Houston to the Southeast and East Coast markets was shut down for two weeks last month due to a pipeline leak south of Birmingham, Ala. [Full Article...]

Justices won't review appeal from Virginia death row inmate

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington , shake hands with U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as they leave St. Mathews Cathedral after the Red Mass in Washington on Sunday, Oct. But the precedent set could have broad ramifications in North Carolina and four other states within the regional appeals court's jurisdiction if left in place, prompting the village to appeal. [Full Article...]

Trump has a challenging week with a tax revelation

The revelations , that he declared a Dollars 916 million loss on his 1995 income tax return that might have allowed him to dodge paying income tax for up to 18 months, threatened to put the 70-year-old tycoon's tax records at the centre of the presidential campaign almost a month ahead of the November 8 election. [Full Article...]

Kaine, Pence ready for main stage

It is certainly likely to be a less fiery affair, with both Kaine and Pence seasoned politicians who have governed states (Kaine governed Virginia, Pence governed Indiana). By most accounts, it's not been a good week for the Trump campaign. Kaine will try to act as a character witness for Clinton and go after Trump, of whom the senator says his "only recognized passion in his life has been for him... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia warns of 'consequences' over USA 9/11 law

Saudi Arabia warns of 'consequences' over USA 9/11 law But he blamed the White House for not making a forceful argument about the threat posed by the legislation to to USA officials. That was the reasoning Obama gave for his veto last Friday, arguing that it would open the floodgates of legal retaliation in foreign courts and United States troops would be particularly vulnerable. [Full Article...]

Wyoming Valley expected to get a break from the wet weather today

Wyoming Valley expected to get a break from the wet weather today By Sunday evening, the cloud cover will begin to break apart, leaving us with a clearer sky on Sunday night . Tuesday , partly cloudy skies with a few lingering showers. Monday calls for a slight chance of showers before 7 a.m., then a slight chance of showers after 9 a.m. Again, a couple of showers can not be ruled out, but most of us should be dry on Sunday with highs near 70 degrees. [Full Article...]

Obamas officially open black history museum

Obamas officially open black history museum And that's what this museum explains". Obama said on Saturday that the museum's opening was "an act of patriotism" that tells "a richer and fuller story of who we are". "On a stone where day after day, for years, men and women were torn from their spouse or their child, shackled and bound and bought and sold and bid like cattle...the only thing we considered important...were the unmemorable s... [Full Article...]

Quake advisory for parts of Southern Califonia

Geological Survey said. The southernmost end of the fault hasn't ruptured since 1690, and has been building up stress for 326 years. The counties impacted by the warning include Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura. [Full Article...]

Foreign hackers target USA election systems

Foreign hackers target USA election systems FBI Director James Comey says the hackers aren't targeting voting machines, but rather things like voter registration databases. ABC News earlier reported that more than 20 states were targeted. The FBI held a conference call on Friday with the local officials who run elections in the battleground state of Florida. "They are here today", Johnson said. [Full Article...]

US takes 4-0 lead on Europe at Ryder Cup

US takes 4-0 lead on Europe at Ryder Cup Despite his team's dominance of the opening session, Love opted to make significant changes for the afternoon fourballs, calling up the four players who sat out the morning and leaving out Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson, Jimmy Walker and Zach Johnson. [Full Article...]

Carnegie Deli will close at end of 2016

Carnegie Deli will close at end of 2016 Restaurant owner Marian Harper Levine broke the news to 60 heartbroken employees on Friday morning. Employees at the NY institution were devastated by the sudden news of the closure. Levine also owns the building on Seventh Avenue between 54th and 55th streets, steps away from Carnegie Hall. The restaurant has been featured in numerous films and television programs over the years. [Full Article...]

Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire None was a Republican. And that was just in the first 20 minutes of the debate. My 25-year old daughter, who volunteered countless hours for Obama in 2008 and was hired as a field organizer in North Carolina for the 2012 campaign, is not lifting a finger for Hillary. [Full Article...]

Rutgers coach Ash faces former employer Meyer in Columbus

Rutgers coach Ash faces former employer Meyer in Columbus That's a reason the defense is so similar. We could break down the entire schedule for Ohio State the rest of the way, but the bottom line is that head coach Urban Meyer is 19-0 on the road during his tenure with the Buckeyes. The junior leads the Big Ten with a 119.3 rushing-yards average — just ahead of Ohio State's Mike Weber — and is fifth with a 127.7 all-purpose average. [Full Article...]

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