The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, July 10th, 2020

Porta-potty fireThe previous three weekends alone put up the equivalent of a bloody April (57 killed, 215 wounded). More of the same now has the last four weekends posting 71 killed with another 270 shot & wounded. Additionally, the past 30 days has tallied 116 homicides.

Final Stupidity Tally: 14 killed, 55 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 11 killed, 34 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 7 killed, 23 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 12 killed, 45 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 8 killed, 55 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 10 killed, 34 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 45 wounded

Friday 7/10
1:00p 5900 W Roosevelt, Austin, M/27
4:15p 6700 S Morgan, Englewood, M/27
4:50p 9800 S Hoxie, South Deering, M/15
6:50p 3000 S Paulina, Mckinkey Park, M/21

7:35p 100 S Kostner, Garfield Park, M/17
9:25p 12400 S Emerald, West Pullman, M/18
10:05p 8900 S Brandon, South Chicago, M/20
10:40p 600 E 92nd, Chatham, M/18
11:50p 3300 W Van Buren, Garfield Park, M/24
Saturday 7/11
12:25a 100 S Kilpatrick, Austin, F/32
12:55a 1200 W 81st, Auburn Gresham, M/29
1:00a 7800 S Emerald, Auburn Gresham, M/32
1:05a 7000 S King, Grand Crossing, M/41
1:05a 2800 N Leavitt, North Center, M/27
1:30a 300 N Ashland, Near West Side, M/41
1:30a 4200 W Cermak, North Lawndale, M/37
1:50a 5400 W Congress, Austin, M/31
1:50a 5400 W Congress, Austin, M/35
2:40a 2800 W 12th, North Lawndale, M/22
3:10a 3200 W 62nd, Chicago Lawn, M/26
3:30a 7300 S Honore, Englewood, M/33
3:45a 5100 W North, Austin, F/42
5:20a 11200 S Normal, Roseland, M/36
5:45a 7700 N Ashland, Rogers Park, M/34
9:00a 3500 S Kedzie, Brighton Park, M/19
9:00a 3500 S Kedzie, Brighton Park, M/47
1:50p 8400 S Kostner, Ashburn, M/14 (suicide)
5:25p 5500 W Fulton, Austin, M/20
6:15p 800 N Parkside, Austin, M/37
7:35p 6600 S Oakley, Chicago Lawn, F/29
8:15p 5900 S Elizabeth, Englewood, M/33
8:40p 32 S State, Loop, M/25
9:35p 12300 S Yale, West Pullman, M/41
9:40p 8000 S Woodlawn, Avalon Park, F/33
9:40p 8000 S Woodlawn, Avalon Park, F/28
9:40p 8000 S Woodlawn, Avalon Park, F/28
11:45p 700 N Monticello, Humboldt Park, M/26
11:45p 700 N Monticello, Humboldt Park, F/29
Sunday 7/12
12:45a 1100 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/23
12:45a 1100 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/32
12:45a 1100 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/33
12:45a 1100 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/35
12:45a 1100 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/52
12:45a 9200 S Bishop, Washington Heights, F/36
12:50a 6700 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, M/26
12:50a 6700 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, M/26
1:45a 7100 S Fairfield, Chicago Lawn, M/24
2:00a 700 E 89th, Chatham, F/28
2:45a Walk-in @ Stitch-N-Go, M/30
2:55a 6500 S Francisco, Chicago Lawn, M/14
3:05a 2700 W 24th, Little Village, M/30
4:55a 3100 S Emerald, Bridgeport, M/19
5:15a 2000 W 71st, Englewood, M/26
2:50p 6700 S Ashland, Englewood, M/23
4:45p 800 E Oakwood, Oakland, M/30
4:45p 800 E Oakwood, Oakland, F/48
7:20p 7900 S Cottage Grove, Chatham, M/40
9:35p 5700 S Calumet, Washington Park, M/20
9:45p 700 W 66th, Englewood, M/45
9:45p 700 W 66th, Englewood, F/20
9:45p 700 W 66th, Englewood, M/27
9:45p 700 W 66th, Englewood, M/?
11:30p 7000 S Damen, Englewood, M/14
11:30p 7000 S Damen, Englewood, M/17
11:30p 7000 S Damen, Englewood, M/20
11:55p 4200 W Monroe, Garfield Park, F/15
11:55p 4200 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/29
No Accountability Monday
12:25a 1500 S Homan, North Lawndale, M/26
1:45a 6700 S Rhodes, Woodlawn, M/27

2:30a Dan Ryan @ 47th, Fuller Park, F/?

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Shitshow of the Year

Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Marilyn MonroeThere was a time when this weekend was one of the most violent of the year but the current trend means it was just more of the same with an extra day thrown in.

Final Stupidity Tally: 20 killed, 72 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 7 killed, 69 wounded*
2018 weekend tally: 10 killed, 42 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 15 killed, 89 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 6 killed, 62 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 11 killed, 55 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 16 killed, 66 wounded
2013 weekend tally: 15 killed, 63 wounded

Thursday 7/2
1:40p 200 W Pershing, Armour Square, M/34
2:30p 3300 N Central Park, Avondale, M/22
3:20p 800 E 87th, Chatham, M/?
8:40p 600 E 133rd, Riverdale, F/31
9:30p 4100 W 27th, Little Village, M/27
10:30p 4300 W 79th, Ashburn, F/27
10:30p 4300 W 79th, Ashburn, M/27
11:15p 4700 W Huron, Austin, M/36
11:15p 4700 W Huron, Austin, M/39
Friday 7/3
2:55a 7400 S Coles, South Shore, M/29
2:55a 7400 S Coles, South Shore, M/35
1:30p 5700 S Elizabeth, Englewood, M/28
3:20p 6200 N Hoyne, West Ridge, M/18
7:20p 6900 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/24
7:20p 6900 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/26
7:25p 1400 W 18th, Lower West Side, M/52
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/15
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/18
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, F/23
9:40p 7200 S Artesian, Chicago Lawn, M/29
10:45p 400 W 77th, Grand Crossing, M/19
Independence Day
1:35a 4200 S Calumet, Grand Boulevard, M/45
1:55a 6600 S Halsted, Englewood, M/20
1:55a 6600 S Halsted, Englewood, M/49
2:30a 2100 S Canalport, Lower West Side, M/24
3:05a 7600 S Drexel, Grand Crossing, M/24
3:05a 7600 S Drexel, Grand Crossing, M/28
4:00a 200 W Garfield, Englewood, M/33
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, M/26
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, M/32
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, F/34
6:50a 700 E 90th, Chatham, M/?
7:15a 6400 S Hoyne, Englewood, M/31
8:10a 4700 S Ada, New City, M/27
7:00p 100 N Latrobe, Austin, F/7 (story)
7:00p 100 N Latrobe, Austin, M/32
Loop & Boystown Mayhem You Didn’t Hear About
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, F/27
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, M/44
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, M/33
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/15
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/23
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/27
11:00p 2400 S Harding, Little Village, F/26
11:00p 2400 S Harding, Little Village, M/31
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/19
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/26
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/39
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/60
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/14
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/26
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/30
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/51

11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/11
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/15
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/29
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/35
11:55p 3000 S Kenneth, Little Village, M/31
Sunday 7/5
12:35a 1000 E 132nd, Riverdale, M/24
12:35a 1000 E 132nd, Riverdale, M/20
1:00a 7400 N Artesian, West Ridge, F/10
1:00a 7400 N Artesian, West Ridge, F/48
1:00a 2600 W 15th, North Lawndale, F/17
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, F/20
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/27
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/28
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/30
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/30
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/44
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/21
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, F/23
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/24
1:30a 3600 W Chicago, Humboldt Park, F/26
1:35a 1200 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/17
1:35a 1200 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/19
1:55a 4300 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/23
1:55a 4300 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/26
2:15a 8600 S Vincennes, Auburn Gresham, M/21
2:20a 11200 S Normal, Roseland, M/34
4:50a 1300 N Mayfield, Austin, M/30
12:45p 1400 N Kingsbury, Near North Side, M/26
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, F/16
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/19
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/35
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/55
6:00p 3100 S Karlov, North Lawndale, M/16
6:05p 9200 S Manistee, Calumet Heights, F/22
6:05p 9200 S Manistee, Calumet Heights, M/26
10:05p 600 E 40th, Grand Boulevard, M/29
10:45p 2900 S Federal, Douglas, M/15
No Accountability Monday
1:15a 6700 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/23
2:25a 900 S Independence, Garfield Park, M/39

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Thursday – 6a Monday
*Different years have different time frames depending on what day the 4th fell on. 2014-2016 & 2020 all ran for 3.75 days, 2013, 2017 & 2019 are 4.75 days and 2018 was a marathon 5.75 days.

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June Wrap-up

Posted on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Carnac the MagnificentThis June was a record setting, “unacceptable”, complete and total shitshow. The homicide count ties beats the mid-90s for most ever; the total shot number is 50+ more than our record peak of 482 in August 2016; 111 shot over Father’s Day weekend; tallied a 30 day homicide run rate of 110, and so on… What a disaster.

June 2020: 94 killed, 467 wounded
June 2019: 50 killed, 274 wounded
June 2018: 60 killed, 289 wounded
June 2017: 86 killed, 322 wounded
June 2016: 78 killed, 373 wounded
June 2015: 51 killed, 244 wounded
June 2014: 39 killed, 248 wounded

A breakdown of the month’s idiocy shows:

  • 89 shot & killed
  • 2 shot by CPD, 0 fatally
  • 2 shot by CCW, 0 fatally
  • 10 homicide-linked arrests
  • Averaged over 18 people shot per day
  • 2 days were homicide-free
  • 75 in serious or critical condition
  • 86 males killed vs 8 females
  • 3 children fatally shot, 1, 3 & 10
  • 69 teenagers shot, 14 fatally
  • Youngest victim, 1, oldest, 61
  • 32 grazed
  • 6 selfies
  • 34 #ShotInTheAss

We didn’t post a forecast for June given the reverb from the mostly peaceful riots, but we were looking for around 60 homicides (whiffed) and 275 shot and wounded (not even close). Looking ahead, with two disastrous months in the books, July will most likely continue the trend and put up at least 80 homicides and an additional 400 shot and wounded. This will put more distance between last year’s number and keep the pace with 2016 & 2017.

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Pride Weekend Stupidity

Posted on Friday, June 26th, 2020

Pride Weekend 2020 - CancelledTypically, this weekend competes with St. Pats or Halloween for the unleaded stupidity title, but with the parade and after show cancelled this year, we’ll instead have to settle for adding to the already record run.

Final Stupidity Tally: 20 killed, 47 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 55 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 3 killed, 23 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 47 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 8 killed, 50 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 24 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 42 wounded

Friday 6/26
3:50p 10300 S Halsted, Washington Park, M/31
5:40p 200 N Leclaire, Austin, M/42
6:15p 2700 S Kedvale, Little Village, M/41
7:30p 5200 S Wood, New City, M/46
☂☁ Rain Delay ☁☂
Saturday 6/27
12:20a 600 W Lawrence, Uptown, M/27
1:35a 2200 W 21st, Lower West Side, M/46
4:50a 1500 S California, North Lawndale, M/25
4:50a 800 E 81st, Chatham, M/50
6:20a 9300 S Lyon, Chatham, M/33
6:50a 1100 W 57th, Englewood, M/?

9:25a 3100 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, M/39
9:25a 3100 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, M/48
10:25a 1300 S Springfield, North Lawndale, M/?
11:25a 1100 N Monticello, Humboldt Park, M/17

12:10p 8000 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/37
2:00p 6000 S Halsted, Englewood, M/1 (story)
2:00p 6000 S Halsted, Englewood, F/22
3:50p 7600 S Phillips, South Shore, M/28
3:50p 4400 S Kedzie, Brighton Park, M/?

5:00p 3300 W Douglas, North Lawndale, M/30
5:00p 3300 W Douglas, North Lawndale, M/31
9:40p 3500 W Dickens, Logan Square, F/10
10:05p 100 W Illinois, Near North Side, M/20
11:00p 6300 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/43
11:20p 7300 S Kimbark, South Shore, M/29
11:20p 6600 S Wood, Englewood, F/8
11:35p 3100 S Rhodes, Douglas, M/19
11:35p 3100 S Rhodes, Douglas, M/21
11:35p 3100 S Rhodes, Douglas, M/22
11:35p 3100 S Rhodes, Douglas, M/24
Sunday 6/28
12:00a 2700 75th, South Shore, M/29
12:55a 10900 S State, Roseland, M/22
1:10a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/19
1:10a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/32
1:25a 3400 W Franklin, Humboldt Park, F/26
1:45a 7000 S South Chicago, South Shore, M/22
1:45a 7000 S South Chicago, South Shore, M/27
1:50a 7800 S May, Auburn Gresham, M/38
2:30a 2400 S Leavitt, Lower West Side, M/24
3:35a 1000 N Trumbull, Humboldt Park, M/19
3:35a 1000 N Trumbull, Humboldt Park, M/34
3:55a 1300 N Mayfield, Austin, M/28
4:25a 500 N Menard, Austin, M/31
4:25a 500 N Menard, Austin, F/35
4:25a 500 N Menard, Austin, F/37
5:40a 1700 W Juneway, Rogers Park, F/31
7:00a 1400 W Lunt, Rogers Park, M/19
7:20a 8200 S Muskegon, South Chicago, M/18
8:30a 2500 S Troy, Little Village, M/38

8:30a 7500 S Harvard, Grand Crossing, M/21
11:05a 3100 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, M/37
11:05a 3100 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, M/39
12:00p 6400 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/20
12:45p 5200 W Le Moyne, Austin, M/32
3:40p 6800 S Sangamon, Englewood, M/30
4:40p 1400 E 67th, South Shore, M/18
8:40p 6600 S Evans, Woodlawn, F/24
8:40p 12100 S Michigan, West Pullman, M/24
9:00p 4600 S La Crosse, Garfield Ridge, M/19
10:00p 7600 N Marshfield, Rogers Park, M/20
10:00p 7600 N Marshfield, Rogers Park, M/24
11:05p 4500 W Maypole, Garfield Park, M/23
11:50p 5400 W Belmont, Belmont Cragin, F/34
No Accountability Monday
12:30a 5300 S Calumet, Washington Park, M/46
12:40a 900 N Central Park, Humboldt Park, M/22
2:20a 4400 S Whipple, Brighton Park, M/21

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Father’s Day Weekend

Posted on Friday, June 19th, 2020

Happy Father's DayDespite the allure of all-you-can-eat popcorn and bottomless coffee for a $1 at Bobby’s on Wentworth, this Father’s Day weekend was the shitshows of shitshows.

Final Stupidity Tally: 17 killed, 96 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 6 killed, 17 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 4 killed, 37 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 40 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 8 killed, 50 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 24 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 42 wounded

Friday 6/19
1:10p 200 E 89th, Chatham, M/?
2:10p 9200 S Dobson, Burnside, M/32
2:10p 9200 S Dobson, Burnside, M/46
2:10p 9200 S Dobson, Burnside, F/49
3:20p 8500 S Muskegon, South Chicago, M/41
3:30p 1000 N Springfield, Humboldt Park, M/14
4:30p 7608 S Colfax, South Shore, M/30
6:30p 7400 S Phillips, South Shore, F/35
9:20p 1300 N California, West Town, M/47
9:50p 4800 W Gladys, Austin, M/34
9:50p 4800 W Gladys, Austin, M/34
9:50p 4800 W Gladys, Austin, M/43
10:25p 4100 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/32
10:55p 5400 S Loomis, New City, M/28
11:00p 3400 W 23rd, Little Village, M/22
11:00p 3400 W 23rd, Little Village, M/41
11:15p 7600 S Coles, South Shore, M/20
11:45p 1000 N Waller, Austin, M/30
11:45p 1000 N Waller, Austin, F/42
Saturday 6/20
12:45a 700 S Loomis, Near West Side, M/17
12:50a 1000 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, F/64
2:00a 1600 S Troy, North Lawndale, F/49
2:05a 7400 S Wentworth, Grand Crossing, M/28
2:25a 2700 N Pine Grove, Lincoln Park, M/24
2:40a 11700 S Union, West Pullman, M/27
2:40a 11700 S Union, West Pullman, M/48
2:55a 2200 S Lawndale, Little Village, M/22
3:00a 7300 S Paulina, Englewood, M/25
3:20a 1000 W 58th, Englewood, M/26
3:35a 1200 S Farrar, North Lawndale, M/43
4:10a 11300 S Michigan, Roseland, M/24
4:50a 1600 N Avers, Humboldt Park, M/18
6:10a 8700 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/28
6:15a 2800 S St Louis, Little Village, M/29
3:45p 12400 S Michigan, West Pullman, M/20
4:15p 100 W 95th, Roseland, M/21
4:45p 3500 S California, Brighton Park, M/32
5:15p 7900 S Luella, South Chicago, M/16
5:15p 7900 S Luella, South Chicago, M/17
6:25p 600 N Central, Austin, M/3

6:25p 600 N Central, Austin, M/27
7:00p 1900 N Western, Logan Square, M/23
7:00p 1900 N Western, Logan Square, M/24
7:50p 200 N Central, Austin, M/27
7:50p 200 N Central, Austin, M/32
8:00p 3600 S Francisco, Brighton Park, M/32
8:35p 1000 N LeClaire, Austin, F/13
8:35p 1000 N LeClaire, Austin, M/15
8:35p 1000 N LeClaire, Austin, M/16
8:35p 2700 W Division, West Town, F/37
8:40p 11200 S Hermosa, Morgan Park, M/26
9:30p 2500 W Augusta, West Town, M/45
11:00p 4500 S Whipple, Brighton Park, M/23
11:50p 2300 N Lake Shore, Lincoln Park, M/21
Sunday 6/21
12:05a 2600 W Potomac, West Town, M/41
12:05a 2600 W Potomac, West Town, M/21
12:05a 2600 W Potomac, West Town, M/23
12:05a 2600 W Potomac, West Town, M/34
12:35a 3700 W Hirsh, Humboldt Park, M/17
12:55a 3200 W Division, Humboldt Park, M/32
2:10a 600 E 44th, Grand Boulevard, M/39
3:15a 12700 S Lowe, West Pullman, F/28
3:35a 800 W 72nd, Englewood, M/39
3:40a 5500 N Harlem, Norwood Park, M/21
3:40a 5500 N Harlem, Norwood Park, M/28
4:15a 200 N Kolin, Garfield Park, F/25
5:20a 11500 S Church, Morgan Park, M/19
2:10p 2600 S Ridgeway, Little Village, M/26
3:20p 5000 W Adams, Austin, M/56
5:35p 5500 S Fairfield, Gage Park, M/40
6:00p 7100 S State, Grand Crossing, M/20
7:20p 6200 N Troy, West Ridge, M/20
7:30p 800 N Springfield, Humboldt Park, M/22

7:30p 800 N Springfield, Humboldt Park, M/24
9:50p 600 E 90th, Chatham, F/12
9:50p 600 E 90th, Chatham, M/21
9:55p 6000 S Champlain, Woodlawn, F/21
9:55p 6000 S Champlain, Woodlawn, M/25
9:55p 6000 S Champlain, Woodlawn, M/36
10:50p 7300 S Laflin, Englewood, M/45
11:35p 6600 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, M/19
No Accountability Monday
12:00a 800 N Cambridge, Near North Side, M/29
12:20a 4700 W Superior, Austin, M/15
12:20a 4700 W Superior, Austin, M/16
12:20a 11800 S Emerald, West Pullman, M/23
12:20a 11800 S Emerald, West Pullman, M/25
12:35a 5100 S Calumet, Washington Park, F/18
12:35a 4700 W Erie, Austin, M/34
12:35a 4700 W Erie, Austin, M/36
12:50a 5200 S Lowe, New City, M/21
12:50a 5200 S Lowe, New City, F/21
12:50a 5200 S Lowe, New City, M/27
12:50a 5200 S Lowe, New City, M/30
12:55a 1500 S Sawyer, North Lawndale, M/61
12:55a 1300 S Central Park, North Lawndale, M/25
2:00a 5600 W Roosevelt, Austin, M/27
2:05a 7000 S Bishop, Englewood, M/24
2:05a 7000 S Bishop, Englewood, M/26
2:05a 7000 S Bishop, Englewood, M/30
2:30a 900 N Karlov, Humboldt Park, M/24
2:45a 200 S Central Park, Garfield Park, F/16
2:45a 200 S Central Park, Garfield Park, F/24
2:45a 200 S Central Park, Garfield Park, M/30
2:45a 200 S Central Park, Garfield Park, M/31
2:45a 200 S Central Park, Garfield Park, M/32
3:15a Walk-in @ Stitch-N-Go, M/30
3:50a 5400 W Gladys, Austin, M/23
3:50a 5400 W Gladys, Austin, M/24
4:20a 100 S Washtenaw, Garfield Park, M/30
4:25a 3800 W Harrison, Garfield Park, M/41

4:45a 5900 S State, Washington Park, M/27

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2020

Chief WiggumWhile some get upset over cops caught napping in a non-essential, anti-cop Congresscritter’s office (w/ all-you-can-eat popcorn and bottomless coffee for a $1!) as rioting ensued all around, the very same non-essentials need the deflection as the following nonsense continues on day after day for the past half century.

Final Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 39 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 8 killed, 24 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 12 killed, 46 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 14 killed, 55 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 13 killed, 46 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 7 killed, 32 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 6 killed, 24 wounded

Friday 6/12
1:30p 7100 S Eberhart, Grand Crossing, M/46
4:00p 8000 S Ingleside, Chatham, M/37
4:00p 4100 W Potomac, Humboldt Park, M/26
4:45p 1900 E 95th, South Deering, M/21
5:00p 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/27
5:05p 7100 S Green, Englewood, M/20
5:05p 7100 S Green, Englewood, M/21

6:05p 100 E 95th, Roseland, F/35
6:50p 11700 S Ada, West Pullman, M/23
6:50p 11700 S Ada, West Pullman, M/24
7:55p 1300 N Mayfield, Austin, M/37
8:45p 1800 W 21st, Lower West Side, M/23
8:45p 1800 W 21st, Lower West Side, M/27
9:05p 3100 N Davilin, Avondale, M/35
10:30p 3800 S Princeton, Armour Square, F/?
11:50p 200 N Pulaski, Garfield Park, M/29
Saturday 6/13
1:25a 7400 S Drexel, Grand Crossing, M/25
2:15a 7800 S Eggleston, Grand Crossing, M/32
3:45a 1300 N Kildare, Humboldt Park, M/30
4:50p Dan Ryan @ 59th St, Englewood, ?/?
4:50p Dan Ryan @ 59th St, Englewood, ?/?
5:50p 2400 S Trumbull, Little Village, M/25
6:40p 5100 S Hermitage, New City, F/17
6:40p 5100 S Hermitage, New City, F/18
7:50p 3000 S Kedvale, Little Village, M/16
10:00p 6700 S Laflin, Englewood, M/33
11:00p 7900 S Eberhart, Chatham, M/23
Sunday 6/14
12:05a 800 E Marquette, Woodlawn, F/49
12:45a 2800 W Division, West Town, M/12
1:00a 7200 S Aberdeen, Englewood, M/19
1:20a 800 N Central Park, Humboldt Park, M/32
1:55a 2300 N Laramie, Belmont Cragin, M/18
4:20a 1500 N Central Park, Humboldt Park, M/34
7:45a 6700 S Aberdeen, Englewood, M/19
4:50p 300 N Long, Austin, M/22
4:50p 300 N Long, Austin, M/41
6:30p 1000 N Mayfield, Austin, M/26
7:45p 8400 S Escanaba, South Chicago, M/29
11:20p 100 E 63rd, Washington Park, M/52
9:00p 2100 W 63rd, Englewood, M/19
No Accountability Monday
3:40a Drop-off @ Stitch-N-Go, M/44

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, June 5th, 2020

1970s CPD

Final Stupidity Tally: 5 killed, 38 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 42 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 10 killed, 30 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 38 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 7 killed, 39 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 24 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 33 wounded

Friday 6/5
1:40p 1200 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/29
1:50p 4700 S Ada, New City, M/36
3:05p 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/27
3:05p 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/31
3:05p 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/41
4:00p 3100 W Lexington, Garfield Park, ?/?
7:40p 5300 S Hermitage, New City, M/15
9:55p 10100 S Winston, Washington Heights, M/30
Saturday 6/6
1:10a 4000 W 21st, North Lawndale, M/29
1:45a 1900 W Canalport, Lower West Side, M/21
1:45a 1900 W Canalport, Lower West Side, M/27
2:15a 800 E 89th, Chatham, F/28
2:15a 800 E 89th, Chatham, M/33
2:20a 300 W 64th, Englewood, M/21
2:40a 100 N Laramie, Austin, M/22
2:40a 100 N Laramie, Austin, F/35
3:45a 9600 S Loomis, Washington Heights, M/27
3:45a 9600 S Loomis, Washington Heights, M/29
3:45a 9600 S Loomis, Washington Heights, M/30
5:55a 5600 S Princeton, Englewood, M/22
2:40p 800 E 98th, Pullman, M/18
2:40p 800 E 95th, Burnside, F/27
10:30p 3600 W 16th, North Lawndale, F/40
Sunday 6/7
12:25a 1500 S St Louis, North Lawndale, M/31
2:30a 100 S Seeley, Near West Side, M/28
2:30a 100 S Seeley, Near West Side, M/29
2:30a 100 S Seeley, Near West Side, M/29
2:30a 100 S Seeley, Near West Side, M/29
2:50a 2400 S Pulaski, Little Village, M/25
2:50a 2400 S Pulaski, Little Village, F/26
2:50a 2400 S Pulaski, Little Village, M/30
3:25a 12300 S Wallace, West Pullman, M/30
8:00p 6800 S Emerald, Englewood, M/35
8:50p 3000 W 67th, Chicago Lawn, M/34
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/26
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/27
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/29
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/36
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/44
11:15a 3700 S State, Douglas, M/48
No Accountability Monday
12:20a 500 N Leamington, Austin, M/? (CPO shot)
4:45a 8800 S Bennett, Calumet Heights, M/19
5:10a 900 W 51st, New City, M/?

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Loot-N-Shoot Weekend

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020

1968 RiotsIt was just a week or two ago we were told that peaceful protests were irresponsible, posed “unacceptable health risks” and could kill thousands as a result. Rioting must impart natural herd immunity. CWBChicago has photos of Saturday’s and Sunday’s stupidity.

Final Not-A-Protest Tally*: 29 killed, 65 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 10 killed, 45 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 4 killed, 30 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 30 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 10 killed, 31 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 33 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 4 killed, 30 wounded

Friday 5/29
12:40p 4500 S Lamon, Garfield Ridge, M/31
4:20p 5600 S Michigan, Washington Park, M/28

5:55p 8100 S Burnham, South Chicago, M/36
6:25p 5500 W Corcoran, Austin, M/17
6:35p 300 W 42nd, Fuller Park, M/28
7:10p 1200 W 70th, Englewood, M/23
7:10p 600 S St Louis, Garfield Park, M/56
7:20p 400 E 62nd, Woodlawn, F/21
7:30p 7500 S Chappel, South Shore, M/33
9:10p 6300 S California, Chicago Lawn, M/19
11:00p 3200 W Chicago, Humboldt Park, M/35
11:05p 1500 E 87th, Avalon Park, M/27
Saturday 5/30
2:05a 6200 S King, Washington Park, M/53
2:25a 800 E 87th, Chatham, M/25
2:25a 800 E 87th, Chatham, M/28
2:50a 8100 S Woodlawn, Avalon Park, F/30
2:55a 500 E 115th, Riverdale, M/21

3:15a 2900 W Montrose, Albany Park, M/17
5:35a 4000 W Foster, North Park, F/39
8:30a 800 N Lorel, Austin, M/39
2:05p 1000 N Leamington, Austin, M/27
7:20p 2900 W 63rd, Chicago Lawn, M/?
8:35p 2000 W 68th, Chicago Lawn, F/?
9:30p 50 W Jackson, Loop, M/?
9:30p 50 W Jackson, Loop, M/?
9:50p 2300 N Meade, Belmont Cragin, M/34
9:55p 100 E Oak, Near North Side, M/34
9:55p 100 E Oak, Near North Side, M/35
9:55p 1200 W Division, Near North Side, F/?
9:55p 20 S Michigan, Loop, M/?
11:00p 119 W Hubbard, Near North Side, M/26
11:05p 200 N Michigan, Loop, M/19
11:15p 1400 W Garfield, New City, M/44
11:40p 400 S Wells, Loop, M/?
Sunday 5/31
12:35a 6800 S Laflin, Englewood, M/36
1:35a 5500 W Congress, Austin, M/33
1:40a 7100 S St Lawrence, Grand Crossing, M/46
1:40a 7100 S St Lawrence, Grand Crossing, F/49
2:45a 6500 S Hermitage, Englewood, M/32
4:40a 10200 S Normal, Washington Heights, M/?
5:05a 1600 W Harrison, Near West Side, M/19
5:05a 1600 W Harrison, Near West Side, M/19
5:25a 1200 N Mason, Austin, M/25
9:45a 200 E Huron, Near North Side, M/?
10:05 3300 W 71st, Chicago Lawn, M/37

12:35p 8100 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/15
12:35p 8100 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/30
1:40p 1600 E 95th, South Deering, M/31
1:40p 1600 E 95th, South Deering, M/39
1:50p 3900 W Madison, Garfield Park, M/?

2:15p 100 W 87th, Chatham, M/23
2:25p 5600 S Princeton, Englewood, M/28
2:30p 9100 S Stony Island, Calumet Heights, M/30
2:40p 1000 N Francisco, West Town, M/25
3:20p 8300 S Kedzie, Ashburn, M/26

3:20p 4500 S Ashland, New City, M/18
4:30p 4800 W Flournoy, Austin, M/24
4:30p 5940 S Carpenter, Englewood, F/18
4:45p 7100 S Vincennes, Grand Crossing, M/28

6:45p 4600 S Marshfield, New City, M/20
6:45p 4600 S Marshfield, New City, M/26
7:00p 3100 W Polk, Garfield Park, M/?
7:10p 7400 S Vincennes, Grand Crossing, M/?
7:20p 10800 S Green, Morgan Park, F/?
7:50p 8500 S Carpenter, Auburn Gresham, F/23
7:50p 8500 S Carpenter, Auburn Gresham, M/43
8:00p 9300 S Drexel, Burnside, M/?
8:00p 11500 S Halsted, West Pullman, M/23
8:30p 5100 W Madison, Austin, F/18
8:30p 5100 W Madison, Austin, M/21
8:30p 5100 W Madison, Austin, M/27
9:30p 1500 N Maplewood, West Town, M/25
9:30p 2500 S Kedzie, Little Village, M/20
10:35p 3934 W Diversey, Avondale, M/21
10:40p 7600 S Racine, Auburn Gresham, M/?
10:50p 7100 S Peoria, Englewood, M/17
10:50p 7100 S Peoria, Englewood, M/24
10:50p 4200 W Van Buren, Garfield Park, F/18
11:00p 3500 W Cortland, Logan Square, M/?
11:15p 200 S Laramie, Austin, F/28
11:15p 200 S Laramie, Austin, M/33
11:50p 500 W Pershing, Bridgeport, F/?
11:50p 500 W Pershing, Bridgeport, F/?
11:55p 4700 S Western, Brighton Park, M/18
No Accountability Monday
12:10a 300 W 64th, Englewood, M/?
12:20a 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, M/47
12:20a 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, M/52
1:25a 100 E 75th, Grand Crossing, F/25
1:30a 3900 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/?
1:30a Walk-in @ the Stitch-N-Go, M/?
1:50a 4800 W Grand, Austin, M/31
3:35a 2700 W Haddon, West Town, M/29
3:35a 2700 W Haddon, West Town, M/51

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday
*Note: Shooting-related data from the rioting downtown all over is a little spotty at this time. We’ll continue to post updates as the correct information is received.

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Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend 2020Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season with a special “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” twist that’ll sure to do absolutely nothing to keep the hi-speed lead virus R0 below 1.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 10 killed, 42 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 8 killed, 35 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 8 killed, 31 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 44 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 10 killed, 67 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 12 killed, 45 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 8 killed, 21 wounded

Friday 5/22
2:05p 1800 S Avers, North Lawndale, M/17
4:20p 2500 E 79th, South Shore, M/22
9:15p 7900 S State, Grand Crossing, M/21
11:25p 5600 S Paulina, Englewood, M/41
Saturday 5/23
12:10a 400 E 61st, Woodlawn, M/30
12:50a 7600 S Exchange, South Shore, M/15
1:20a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/37
1:45a 600 N Lockwood, Austin, M/33
6:05a 5949 S Justine, Englewood, M/28
6:25p 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/23
6:25p 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/26
6:25p 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/35
6:25p 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/43
6:55p 5700 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/25
6:55p 5700 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/35
7:45p 1300 W 97th, Washington Heights, M/32
8:05p 6500 S Sangamon, Englewood, M/35
9:35p 8739 S Parnell, Auburn Gresham, F/31
9:55p 6100 S Indiana, Washington Park, M/16
11:10p 3400 W North, Humboldt Park, M/28

11:50p 4500 W Maypole, Garfield Park, F/23
Sunday 5/24
2:10a 3800 W Gladys, Garfield Park, M/23
3:50a 7800 S Ingleside, Grand Crossing, M/45
7:45a 1000 N Drake, Humboldt Park, M/21

7:55a 100 W 105th, Roseland, M/22
3:05p 400 E 103rd, Roseland, M/?
5:00p 200 W 99th, Roseland, M/27
7:55p 1500 S Wood, Near West Side, M/26
7:55p 1500 S Wood, Near West Side, F/42
8:30p 1500 W 88th, Auburn Gresham, M/36
10:30p 3400 W Walnut, Garfield Park, M/22
Memorial Day
12:40a 5600 S Drexel, Hyde Park, M/35
2:10a 8800 S May, Auburn Gresham, M/45
2:10a 8800 S May, Auburn Gresham, M/45
2:30a 6500 S Drexel, Woodlawn, M/23
2:35a 7300 S Paulina, Englewood, M/53
3:20a 9800 S Ellis, Pullman, M/30
5:10a 12000 S Wallace, West Pullman, F/15
9:00a 800 N St. Louis, Humboldt Park, M/35
4:50p 9000 S Racine, Washington Heights, M/21
6:30p 3000 S Gratten, Bridgeport, M/20
6:50p 9100 S Union, Washington Heights, M/22
8:30p 2800 W Wilcox, Garfield Park, M/45
8:30p 2800 W Wilcox, Garfield Park, M/52
9:20p 8800 S Burley, South Chicago, M/20
9:20p 8800 S Burley, South Chicago, F/21
9:50p 3500 W Walnut, Garfield Park, M/29
10:20p 6900 S Loomis, Englewood, M/?
11:25p 1000 N Hamlin, Humboldt Park, M/33
11:25p 1000 N Hamlin, Humboldt Park, F/36
11:25p 1000 N Hamlin, Humboldt Park, M/44
No Accountability Tuesday
1:10a 7200 S Talman, Chicago Lawn, M/?

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Tuesday

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Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2020

Disco Demolition - July 12, 1979This is the final weekend of Spring Training and the last chance to get a roster spot before a special “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” Summer Shooting Season kicks off next Friday.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 6 killed, 35 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 4 killed, 12 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 33 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 4 killed, 37 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 6 killed, 39 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 2 killed, 47 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 7 killed, 24 wounded

Friday 5/15
12:10p 600 E Marquette, Woodlawn, M/38
1:25p 3800 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/29
5:00p 9000 S Carpenter, Washington Heights, M/?
7:15p 7100 S Honore, Englewood, M/27
7:15p 7100 S Honore, Englewood, M/48
8:15p 6600 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/26
8:15p 6600 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/37
9:00p 5100 S Halsted, New City, M/31
9:15p 300 W 108th, Roseland, M/18

9:15p 300 W 108th, Roseland, F/20
10:00p 800 N St. Louis, Humboldt Park, M/32
10:05p 8800 S Princeton, Roseland, M/21
Saturday 5/16
12:15a 800 N Cicero, Austin, M/27
1:25a 7000 S Racine, Englewood, M/24
1:25a 7000 S Racine, Englewood, M/36
2:05a 400 E 111th, Roseland, M/30
3:30a 600 N Kedzie, Humboldt Park, F/29
4:25a 4400 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/28
4:40a 700 W 63rd, Englewood, M/19
2:50p 1300 W 19th, Lower West Side, F/24
3:05p 8300 S Ingleside, Chatham, M/29
6:30p 2500 W Thomas, West Town, M/35
6:40p 9000 S Normal, Auburn Gresham, M/27
6:40p 9000 S Normal, Auburn Gresham, M/42
7:05p 100 S Leamington, Austin, M/32
7:10p 4900 W Arthington, Austin, M/51
10:25p 1140 W 95th, Washington Heights, M/54
11:20p 5100 W Fulton, Austin, F/37
11:30p 5100 W Diversey, Belmont Cragin, M/19
Sunday 5/17
12:10a 100 W 74th, Grand Crossing, M/50
1:30a 2500 N Monitor, Belmont Cragin, M/20
1:30a 2500 N Monitor, Belmont Cragin, M/23
2:00a 1000 W 113th, Morgan Park, F/25
2:00a 1000 W 113th, Morgan Park, F/26
2:15a Dan Ryan @ Roosevelt, Lower W. Side, M/24
4:00a 3200 W Montrose, Albany Park, M/21
4:40a 2100 W 19th, Lower West Side, M/26
☂☁ Rain Delay ☁☂
8:40p 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/20
10:30p 3300 W 79th, Ashburn, M/19
11:20p 100 E 113th, Roseland, M/24
No Accountability Monday
1:35a 2500 W Jackson, Near West Side, M/22

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Mother’s Day Weekend

Posted on Friday, May 8th, 2020

Peg BundyAs the narrative switches from “flatten the curve” to “the lockdown may end after these 10 steps with a time travel prerequisite” the Non-Essentials will demand obedience for yet another “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” weekend while trigger pulling and lead catching continues apace.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 4 killed, 21 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 18 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 21 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 16 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 9 killed, 17 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 25 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 19 wounded

Friday 5/8
2:50p 7200 S Western, Chicago Lawn, M/21
10:45p 600 N Spaulding, Humboldt Park, M/21
10:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/19
Saturday 5/9
12:10a 13200 S Riverdale, Riverdale, M/26
12:10a 13200 S Riverdale, Riverdale, F/40
3:00a 900 W 51st, New City, M/34
2:55p 12100 S Lafayette, West Pullman, M/25
2:55p 12100 S Lafayette, West Pullman, M/26
3:25p 2300 S Drake, Little Village, M/21
3:25p 2300 S Drake, Little Village, M/21
7:50p 4400 S Sacramento, Brighton Park, M/23
8:40p 800 W Garfield, New City, F/54
10:15p 9600 S Avenue M, East Side, M/32
10:30p 7300 S Honore, Englewood, F/17
10:35p 7900 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/29
11:55p 1600 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/38
Mother’s Day
2:20a 5700 S Honore, Englewood, M/23
2:35a 900 N Hamlin, Humboldt Park, M/39
4:25a 3400 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/20
5:05a Drop-off @ The Stitch-N-Go, M/25
7:30a 4900 W Superior, Austin, F/?
1:45p 1300 W 71st, Englewood, M/55
4:30p 5500 W Cortland, Austin, M/?
7:20p 2100 W Maypole, Near West Side, M/18
No Accountability Monday
4:55a 4400 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/21

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2020

1968 DNC RiotsAs the Non-Essentials command another month of “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law“, 70 degree temps had other ideas with or without a mask.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 7 killed, 42 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 6 killed, 28 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 6 killed, 35 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 6 killed, 27 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 9 killed, 43 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 25 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 19 wounded

Friday 5/1
3:05p 5200 S Homan, Gage Park, M/16
3:35p 600 S Francisco, Garfield Park, M/20
5:30p 500 N Pine, Austin, M/22
5:55p 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/20
9:40p 1200 E 61st, Woodlawn, M/34
9:40p 1400 W 62nd, Englewood, F/24
10:45p 6700 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, M/24
11:25p 4500 W Maypole, Garfield Park, M/29
11:45p 4000 S Western, Brighton Park, M/19
11:45p 1900 W 61st, Englewood, M/35
Saturday 5/2
2:30a 1600 W 35th, Mckinkey Park, M/30
3:15a 1400 W 114th, Morgan Park, M/45
9:30a 9500 S Jeffery, South Deering, F/33
4:10p 1900 E 79th, South Shore, F/22
4:10p 1900 E 79th, South Shore, M/28
4:10p 1900 E 79th, South Shore, M/29
4:20p Karen is told to “go home”.
10:00p 3700 S Damen, Mckinkey Park, M/32
10:00p 1100 S Laflin, Near West Side, M/?
10:00p 5000 S Kostner, Archer Heights, M/18
10:35p 9200 S Normal, Washington Heights, M/19
10:55p 11800 S Yale, West Pullman, M/19
11:05p 9200 S Eggleston, Washington Heights, M/27
11:30p 6700 S Ada, Englewood, F/33
11:45p 1200 S Christiana, North Lawndale, F/26
11:50p 3200 W Douglas, North Lawndale, M/23
Sunday 5/3
12:10a 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Lincoln Park, M/22
1:15a 5200 S Troy, Gage Park, M/35
1:15a 5200 S Troy, Gage Park, M/36
2:00a Dan Ryan @ 75th St, Grand Crossing, M/?
2:50a 6700 S Loomis, Englewood, M/35
3:00a 2100 W 23rd, Lower West Side, M/32
3:10a 4400 W Roosevelt, North Lawndale, M/20
3:35a 3700 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/15
3:35a 3700 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/17
3:35a 3700 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/18
3:35a 3700 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/18
3:35a 3700 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/19
1:00p 3700 S Morgan, Bridgeport, M/25
2:00p 1000 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, F/18
3:30p 2700 W 72nd, Chicago Lawn, M/21
5:25p 7900 S Paulina, Auburn Gresham, M/23
5:25p 7900 S Paulina, Auburn Gresham, M/29
5:25p 7900 S Paulina, Auburn Gresham, M/29
5:55p 1500 S Kildare, North Lawndale, M/23
6:00p 6500 N Ashland, Rogers Park, M/19
8:00p 4000 W Argyle, Albany Park, M/19
8:30p 3400 W Fulton, Garfield Park, F/17
No Accountability Monday
1:00a 5600 W Madison, Austin, F/28

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Not-A-Lockdown April

Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Carnac the Magnificent While Mayor Scolding Karen and Governor Mass Gathering yammer on daily about how if we go outside we’ll commit mass murder (except for haircuts and horse farms), actual mass murdering continued at an elevated pace despite “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” in place for the entire month.

April 2020: 57 killed, 195 wounded
April 2019: 66 killed, 187 wounded
April 2018: 42 killed, 181 wounded
April 2017: 49 killed, 270 wounded
April 2016: 40 killed, 274 wounded
April 2015: 37 killed, 204 wounded
April 2014: 37 killed, 232 wounded

A breakdown of the month’s idiocy shows:

  • 53 (93%) shot & killed
  • 2 stabbed
  • 2 beaten
  • A person killed every 12 hours, 38 minutes
  • A person shot & wounded every 3 hours, 42 minutes
  • 6 days were homicide-free
  • 0 shot by CPD
  • 2 ruled self defense
  • 2 homicide-linked arrests
  • 28 in serious or critical condition
  • 52 males killed vs 5 females
  • 47 Blacks killed vs 5 Hispanics vs 5 Whites
  • Average age of a homicide victim, 30
  • Youngest homicide victim, 15, oldest, 68
  • 47 teenagers shot, 5 killed
  • 12 grazed
  • 5 selfies
  • 15 #ShotInTheAss

Given the not-a-lockdown and a slowing March, we were guessing April would come in at most around 40 homicides with another 150 shot and wounded. Silly us for thinking diktats and decrees mean anything to trigger pullers and lead catchers. Now with Spring Training in its final weeks and warmer weather cancelling out the scolding, we’re forecasting a 60 homicide May with an additional 250 shot and wounded. The usual Memorial Day weekend shitshow may be more so than usual.

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Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2020

The BatComputerWhile the Non-Essentials work over the Goal Seek function to justify more “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” nonsense, better than a half century of grudges, payback and general stupidity play out from at least 6′ away.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 3 killed, 18 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 7 killed, 24 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 2 killed, 20 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 4 killed, 19 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 28 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 31 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 26 wounded

Friday 4/24
3:20p 11400 S Halsted, Morgan Park, M/23
3:50p 7600 S Euclid, South Shore, M/28
6:20p 200 E Garfield, Washington Park, M/28
11:00p 4700 S St Lawrence, Grand Boulevard, F/19
Saturday 4/25
12:30a 1000 W 14th, Near West Side, M/22
1:20a 2600 W Walton, West Town, M/29
4:10a 300 E 61st, Washington Park, M/?
5:55a 2700 W 50th, Gage Park, F/39
1:50p 3600 W Lexington, Garfield Park, M/16
4:40p 2400 W 52nd, Gage Park, M/19
9:45p 5100 W Ferdinand, Austin, M/23
11:30p 8700 S Essex, South Chicago, M/28
Sunday 4/26
12:35a 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/23
3:35p 4300 W Kamerling, Humboldt Park, M/?
7:45p 6200 W Wabansia, Austin, M/25
7:45p 6200 W Wabansia, Austin, F/21
7:45p 2200 W 50th, Gage Park, M/23
7:45p 2200 W 50th, Gage Park, M/27
10:30p 1300 W 83rd, Auburn Gresham, M/30
10:30p 1500 S Komensky, North Lawndale, M/25
10:40p 4100 W Hirsh, Humboldt Park, M/31
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled due to fraudulent models

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2020

Chief WiggumAs many grow tired of the “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” shtick, the usual jagoffs will look to continue their Spring Training drills ahead of the upcoming Summer Shooting Season… from at least 6′ away or else the Scolding Karens will get upset.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 6 killed, 30 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 6 killed, 28 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 25 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 32 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 6 killed, 41 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 23 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 9 killed, 39 wounded

Friday 4/17
12:25p 4900 N Drake, Albany Park, M/26
3:00p 13000 S King, Roseland, F/23
6:00p 8400 S Damen, Auburn Gresham, M/2
6:00p 8400 S Damen, Auburn Gresham, M/28
6:40p 1200 S Troy, North Lawndale, M/33
Saturday 4/18
12:00a 1100 S Mason, Austin, M/27
12:10a 1700 N Harding, Humboldt Park, M/25
12:10a 1700 N Harding, Humboldt Park, M/27
1:50a 6900 S St Lawrence, Woodlawn, M/52
6:50a 5400 W Rockwell, Gage Park, M/24
9:10a 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/30
9:10a 800 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/41
1:45p 100 N Albany, Garfield Park, M/24
5:05p 4000 W Van Buren, Garfield Park, M/24
6:05p 2000 W 69th, Englewood, M/58
10:10p 1100 W Marquette, Englewood, F/20
11:00p 3600 W 79th, Ashburn, F/17
11:55p 5700 S May, Englewood, M/22
11:55p 5700 S May, Englewood, M/39
Sunday 4/19
12:00a 3000 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, F/43
12:10a 6900 S May, Englewood, M/33
12:50a 6500 S Bishop, Englewood, M/25
1:15a 1100 S Laramie, Austin, M/26
1:15a 1100 S Laramie, Austin, F/33
1:15a 1100 S Laramie, Austin, M/35
1:55a Dan Ryan @ 43rd St, Fuller Park, F/27
3:40p 7100 S State, Grand Crossing, M/57
3:55p 4700 W Van Buren, Austin, M/17
4:25p 7500 S Blackstone, South Shore, F/20
4:55p 100 N Central Park, Garfield Park, M/17
4:55p 100 N Central Park, Garfield Park, M/22
6:25p 6000 W Gunninson, Portage Park, M/39
8:25p I94 @ 103rd St, Pullman, M/47
8:30p 5200 W Van Buren, Austin, M/19

8:30p 5200 W Van Buren, Austin, M/17
9:30p 6900 S Cornell, South Shore, M/18
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled due to hair appointments & bong hits

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Hole-y Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, April 10th, 2020

dead easter bunnyOnce upon a time we had “Thou Shalt Not Murder” Easter Sunday. Today we have Scolding Karens ratting out neighbors and passersby for COVID-19 wrongthink while our “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” lockdown is having the opposite effect on crime rates.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 4 killed, 19 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 18 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 2 killed, 10 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 2 killed, 44 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 3 killed, 33 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 6 killed, 31 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 10 killed, 36 wounded

Good Friday
1:35p 4300 W Lexington, Garfield Park, M/52
6:15p 5900 W Potomac, Austin, M/25
7:50p 5500 S Ashland, Englewood, M/22

9:35p 5000 W Huron, Austin, M/39
11:40p 7900 S State, Grand Crossing, M/18
Saturday 4/11
12:55a 11000 S Halsted, Morgan Park, M/22
2:20a 3200 W Maypole, Garfield Park, M/43
3:15a 5600 N Spaulding, North Park, M/26
9:50a 100 N Latrobe, Austin, M/38
12:30p 7600 S Racine, Auburn Gresham, M/23
4:30p 3800 W Maypole, Garfield Park, M/23
7:25p 4400 N Lawndale, Albany Park, M/21
7:30p 9700 S University, Pullman, M/21
7:30p 9700 S University, Pullman, M/40
7:30p 9700 S University, Pullman, M/42
8:40p 7200 N Damen, Rogers Park, F/29
9:00p 200 W 38th, Armour Square, F/18
11:10p 11900 S Indiana, West Pullman, M/30
Easter Sunday
2:10p 400 S Springfield, Garfield Park, M/31
7:40p 800 N Massasoit, Austin, M/29
7:45p 800 N Trumbull, Humboldt Park, M/27
8:30p 2600 W Peterson, West Ridge, M/17
11:40p 13200 S King, Roseland, M/37
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled due to chocolate bunny overdose

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Not-A-Lockdown Weekend

Posted on Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Great Depression As we dive headfirst into the shallow end of the Great Depression 2.0 pool the “this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law” lockdown continues all while decades old nonsense continues to play out from at least 6′ away.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 6 killed, 19 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 8 killed, 26 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 3 killed, 24 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 33 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 3 killed, 13 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 26 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 32 wounded

Friday 4/3
3:20p 7200 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/16
3:20p 7200 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/16
7:00p 1700 E 69th, South Shore, M/22
8:40p 4800 N Drake, Albany Park, M/19
11:30p 3900 W Thomas, Humboldt Park, M/17
11:30p 1400 N Monticello, Humboldt Park, M/17
Saturday 4/4
12:40a 7900 S Francisco, Ashburn, M/15
12:45a 4400 S Wells, Fuller Park, F/29
12:45a 4400 S Wells, Fuller Park, M/31
2:25a 2900 S State, Douglas, M/22
4:15a 2000 E 95th, South Deering, M/26
4:55a 4600 S Evans, Grand Boulevard, M/26
12:30p 4000 S Kedzie, Brighton Park, M/56
10:15p 3900 W Armitage, Hermosa, M/31
Sunday 4/5
12:05a 500 E 35th, Douglas, M/28
1:05a 1600 S Homan, North Lawndale, M/24
2:30a 6900 W Belmont, Dunning, F/34
6:00a 1500 S Komensky, North Lawndale, F/34
12:05p 1100 N Central Park, Humboldt Park, M/18
4:20p 1556 W Jonquil, Rogers Park, F/38
4:40p 4100 S Sacramento, Brighton Park, M/21
7:25p 500 N Central, Austin, M/31

8:05p 6600 N Seeley, West Ridge, M/17
11:15p 100 S Whipple, Garfield Park, M/24
No Accountability Monday
2:20a 7700 S Marshfield, Auburn Gresham, M/29

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Chicago Values Update

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

1970s CPDAs a wise man once said, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” That said, Baltimore may have come up with the idea, but look for Chicago to turn it into an opportunity.

Following Baltimore’s lead, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot begged her constituents to stop filling up emergency rooms with gunshot, stabbing and beating victims in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

“We need all available beds for coronavirus patients and we can’t have our crimes of poverty victims using up our limited and valuable hospital resources. Once the pandemic passes, there will be ample opportunity to kill and maim. All we’re asking is that you put the guns down,” Lightfoot said Monday while trying not to laugh through the “put the guns down” line.

She added, “As I and others have said countless times, the level of violence is completely acceptable. We will tolerate murder, mass shootings, car jackings and an increase in crime but now is not the time. That’s what summer is for.”

Lightfoot wrapped up her remarks by saying that the police would be looking to improve on their single digit arrest rate, adding, “For those of you who want to continue to shoot and kill people, please hold off until the lockdown, I mean, stay-at-home order is lifted and then have at it.”

Do your part Chicago jagoffs.

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Weekend at Lori’s

Posted on Friday, March 27th, 2020

BeakerI want to say to be clear, this is not a lockdown, it’s not martial law …” – Mayor Woke Bozo, March 20, 2020, expired March 25, 2020. The economic destruction of Chicago may now continue with reckless abandon but from a safe social distance of course.

Final Not-A-Lockdown Tally: 2 killed, 20 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 18 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 1 killed, 12 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 18 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 2 killed, 35 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 19 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 25 wounded

Friday 3/27
2:20p 2900 W 40th, Brighton Park, M/21
2:20p 2900 W 40th, Brighton Park, M/47
8:05p 5200 S Laflin, New City, F/19
9:05p 8500 S Carpenter, Auburn Gresham, M/19
☂☁ Rain Delay ☁☂
Saturday 3/28
10:00a 4100 W Kamerling, Humboldt Park, M/27
11:00a 2100 W Maypole, Near West Side, M/16
11:20a 10500 S Avenue J, East Side, F/53
3:30p 500 N Trumbull, Humboldt Park, M/20
6:55p 5800 S Michigan, Washington Park, M/25
9:30p 3900 W Van Buren, Garfield Park, F/18
9:30p 3900 W Van Buren, Garfield Park, M/29
10:15p 1400 N Greenview, West Town, M/23
10:20p 4300 W Fifth, Garfield Park, F/23
11:35p 2700 W Peterson, West Ridge, F/16
Sunday 3/29
12:35a 5700 S Sawyer, Gage Park, M/26
5:20a 3000 S California, Little Village, M/47
4:25p 900 N Pulaski, Humboldt Park, M/49
5:15p 400 S Lockwood, Austin, M/?
5:20p 7900 S Knox, Ashburn, M/47 (CCW)
No Accountability Monday
12:05a 1300 S Lake Shore, Near South Side, M/21
2:15a 3500 W Montrose, Albany Park, F/22
2:15a 3500 W Montrose, Albany Park, F/25

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Rise of the Virus Scolds

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Throw Momma From the TrainMayor Woke Bozo along with the barking seal Blue Check Media betters took to their favorite dumpster fire social platforms to scold and admonish people for going outside violating Governor One-man Mass Gathering’s stay-at-home-and-don’t-breath-or-you’ll-kill-immune-comprimised-grandma order.

Four days into a statewide stay-at-home order, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday scolded restless Chicagoans who have taken advantage of spring weather and packed local parks, trails and the city’s lakefront despite growing numbers of people infected by the coronavirus disease.

“If there are people out there, and unfortunately there are, who are determined to do whatever they want despite orders. These are not recommendations. This isn’t guidance. This is an order that’s enforced by law,” a visibly frustrated Lightfoot said at an afternoon news conference. “We’re going to give you an admonition and if you don’t turn right away and head home then you’re going to get a citation. And if worse, yeah, we will take you into custody. I hope that it doesn’t come to that. I hope I don’t have to shut down the lakefront, and shut down all the parks, but I will if we cannot get compliance.”

Aside from numerous Constitutional violations involved with arresting people for not following the stay-at-home and social distancing diktat, how long is it before many won’t comply with anything anyone says? Decades of “put the guns down”, “stop the violence”, “unacceptable …” haven’t put, stopped or accepted a thing. Neither will virus scolding people. Besides, years of chiding the CPD to not arrest, chase, pursue actual criminals along with a CCSA that de-facto legalized shoplifting and other crimes, why follow the rules now?

Speaking of gatherings and social distancing, where are all the sick and dying from St. Patrick’s Day (3/14), the Bernie Sanders rally in Grant Park (also on 3/14), and the cannot postpone primary Election Day (3/17)? Can anyone in the media ask that question of Woke Bozo and OMG? And while you’re at it, also ask if it’s worth destroying the economy for a now 0.92% case fatality rate when the CFR for shootings is over 17%.

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“Stay-At-Home” Weekend

Posted on Friday, March 20th, 2020

HYSTERIA!With Governor One-man Mass Gathering (OMG) declaring a “stay-at-home” order to start this Saturday at 5pm, the usual assortment of jagoffs and ne’er-do-wells will continue to practice safe social distancing by shooting each other from at least six feet away.

Final Stay-At-Home Tally: 1 killed, 13 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 13 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 1 killed, 20 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 4 killed, 28 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 1 killed, 41 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 13 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 19 wounded

Friday 3/20
12:50p 1500 S Drake, North Lawndale, M/25
4:20p 11500 S Perry, West Pullman, M/25
7:00p 9600 S Chappel, South Deering, M/21
11:30p 1500 S Fairfield, North Lawndale, F/25
Saturday 3/21
12:45a 200 W 93rd, Roseland, M/27
12:45a 200 W 93rd, Roseland, M/29
1:05a 3000 S Trumbull, Little Village, M/26
2:20a 3700 W Grand, Humboldt Park, M/21
2:20a 3700 W Grand, Humboldt Park, M/33
Sunday 3/22
12:50a 3100 S Benson, Bridgeport, M/38
1:05a 3400 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/25
4:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/30
10:45p 4800 S Honore, New City, M/13 (selfie)
No Accountability Monday
12:00a 9000 S Emerald, Auburn Gresham, M/25

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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St. Patrick’s Vomit O’Rahma

Posted on Friday, March 13th, 2020

Drunk GirlWill the combination of a cancelled parade along with the hoarding of toilet paper put a damper on what is usually one of the drunkest weekends of the year? Sort of, but not really.

Final Vomit O’Rahma Tally: 2 killed, 18 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 4 killed, 16 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 8 killed, 14 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 3 killed, 18 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 4 killed, 30 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 4 killed, 18 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 18 wounded

Friday the 13th
3:55p 3900 W Madison, Garfield Park, M/29
11:30p 800 W Sheridan, Lake View, M/36 (story)
Saturday 3/14
2:25a 800 W 119th, West Pullman, M/24
3:30a 4000 W LeMoyne, Humboldt Park, M/24
11:20a 5800 W Belmont, Portage Park, M/48
4:45p 410 N Dearborn, Near North Side, F/22
11:40p 2700 W Crystal, West Town, M/23
Sunday 3/15
2:15a 1700 W Erie, West Town, M/27
2:15a 1700 W Erie, West Town, M/30
2:40a 9100 S Normal, Washington Heights, F/18
2:40a 9100 S Normal, Washington Heights, M/20
2:40a 9100 S Normal, Washington Heights, M/23
3:45a 3900 N New England, Dunning, M/54
4:00a 1300 N Campbell, West Town, M/25
12:40p 4000 S Talman, Brighton Park, M/22
2:35p 1800 N Mobile, Austin, M/21
3:45p 8700 S Creiger, Calumet Heights, M/16
3:45p 8700 S Creiger, Calumet Heights, M/36
4:30p 4700 S Forrestville, Grand Boulevard, M/69
5:25p 6700 S Winchester, Englewood, M/15

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2020

BeakerWhile some parts of town panic buy bottled water, hand sanitizer and toilet paper, other parts will panic sell their stockpiles of lead via high speed transmission methods.

Final Stupidity Tally: 1 killed, 21 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 3 killed, 14 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 17 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 16 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 26 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 6 killed, 28 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 6 wounded

Friday 3/6
8:00p 5100 S Washtenaw, Gage Park, M/41
Saturday 3/7
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, F/24
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/29
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/30
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/32
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/36
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/37
4:35a 900 E 79th, Grand Crossing, M/37
1:20p 5600 W Division, Austin, M/79
1:30p 4900 W Superior, Austin, M/30
7:15p 4500 S Lake Park, Kenwood, M/21
Sunday 3/8
12:00a 1900 W Ogden, Near West Side, M/28
4:40a 100 W 79th, Chatham, M/26
8:30a 5200 N Lawler, Forest Glen, M/?
8:40a 1200 W Garfield, Englewood, M/?
3:00p 6000 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/?
5:05p 4900 W Hubbard, Austin, M/32
5:35p 3800 W Augusta, Humboldt Park, M/38
6:40p 100 E 100th, Roseland, M/22
8:35p 5200 W Crystal, Austin, M/30
9:10p 9700 S University, Pullman, M/24
No Accountability Monday
1:55a 100 N Kostner, Garfield Park, M/21

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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February Wrap-up

Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Carnac the Magnificent It’s not often that February beats January in the homicide tally, but chalk up this February as just the 18th to do so since the mid-1950s.

February 2020: 38 killed, 133 wounded
February 2019: 26 killed, 108 wounded
February 2018: 42 killed, 117 wounded
February 2017: 51 killed, 165 wounded
February 2016: 46 killed, 156 wounded
February 2015: 20 killed, 59 wounded
February 2014: 22 killed, 54 wounded

A breakdown of the month’s idiocy shows:

  • 36 (95%) shot & killed
  • 1 stabbed
  • 1 beaten
  • A person killed every 18 hours, 19 minutes
  • A person shot & wounded every 5 hours, 14 minutes
  • 9 days were homicide-free
  • 2 shot by CPD, 1 fatally
  • 6 homicide-linked arrests
  • 37 in serious or critical condition
  • 35 males killed vs 3 females
  • 25 Blacks killed vs 10 Hispanics vs 3 Other
  • Average age of a homicide victim, 29
  • Youngest homicide victim, 15, oldest, 51
  • 39 teenagers shot, 7 killed
  • 4 grazed
  • 1 selfie
  • 7 #ShotInTheAss

February usually marks the bottom of the trend, we’ll start climbing from here as the weather turns and Spring Training begins ahead of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Given the uptick in activity of late and barring any sort of Wuhan-like shutdown, we’re forecasting a 45 homicide March with an additional 150 shot and wounded.

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2020

CPD Shoots Man, 4p 2/28/20, 500 N State St

Final Stupidity Tally: 4 killed, 18 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 3 killed, 15 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 2 killed, 9 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 3 killed, 22 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 1 killed, 15 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 19 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 0 killed, 11 wounded

Friday 2/28
4:00p 500 N State, Near North Side, M/33 (video)
4:20p 5100 S Marshfield, New City, M/45
8:55p 3900 S Campbell, Brighton Park, M/20
9:30p 7200 S Ridgeway, West Lawn, F/29
Leap Day
2:20a 600 S Cicero, Austin, M/23
2:30a 1600 E 67th, South Shore, M/31
Sunday 3/1
4:15a 1400 S St Louis, North Lawndale, M/18
5:00a 4000 W 19th, North Lawndale, M/23
5:00a 4000 W 19th, North Lawndale, M/25
6:40a 125 W 83rd, Chatham, F/34
6:40a 125 W 83rd, Chatham, M/28

6:40a 125 W 83rd, Chatham, M/40
3:00p 2728 W 21st, Little Village, M/19 (story)
4:55p 4700 S Evans, Grand Boulevard, M/22
5:35p 7200 S Damen, Englewood, M/28
5:35p 7200 S Damen, Englewood, M/31
5:40p 6700 S Lafayette, Grand Crossing, M/22
5:50p 2900 W Fillmore, North Lawndale, M/15
11:30p 2500 S Stark, Bridgeport, M/20
No Accountability Monday
2:20a 1000 N Springfield, Humboldt Park, M/30
3:40a 200 W 75th, Grand Crossing, M/32

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020

Folks! There is nothing to see here! Please disperse.

Final Stupidity Tally: 6 killed, 17 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 3 killed, 11 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 24 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 4 killed, 10 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 2 killed, 26 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 0 killed, 5 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 6 killed, 5 wounded

Friday 2/21
11:25p 491 N Milwaukee, West Town, M/23 (story)
Saturday 2/22
1:30a 2600 N Laramie, Belmont Cragin, M/19
4:25a 7800 S Eberhart, Grand Crossing, F/34
5:10a 6200 S Michigan, Washington Park, M/29
7:10a 7500 S Perry, Grand Crossing, M/44
12:00p 1400 E 69th, South Shore, F/58
2:55p 7300 S Bennett, South Shore, F/51
7:55p 20 E 57th, Washington Park, M/44

8:00p 4800 W Maypole, Austin, M/16
9:50p 1300 E 78th, Avalon Park, M/17
10:40p 8200 S Cottage Grove, Chatham, M/40

Sunday 2/23
12:10a Dan Ryan @ 79th, Chatham, M/22
12:10a Dan Ryan @ 79th, Chatham, F/27
12:15a 6100 S King, Washington Park, M/26
12:55a 3200 S Hamilton, Mckinkey Park, F/23
12:55p 5900 W Adams, Austin, M/17
2:55p 600 N Troy, Humboldt Park, M/25
2:55p 600 N Troy, Humboldt Park, F/31
2:55p 600 N Troy, Humboldt Park, M/33
5:50p 2100 W Gladys, Near West Side, M/20
5:50p 2100 W Gladys, Near West Side, M/22
10:00p 6100 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, M/19
No Accountability Monday
12:50a 2800 S Komensky, Little Village, M/19

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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St. Valentine’s Weekend

Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2020

Bodies From St. Valentine's Day MassacreAs of today, this month has already tallied 25 homicides, which is three and a half times what the massacre tallied. Last year we saw the equivalent of 74 St. Valentine’s Day Massacres but we doubt any of those homicides will become part of Chicago lore quite like the original.

Final Stupidity Tally: 4 killed, 25 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 2 killed, 9 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 7 killed, 21 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 5 killed, 26 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 28 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 9 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 7 wounded

St. Valentine’s Day 1929
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/30
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/34
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/35
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/35
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/39
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/40
10:30a 2122 N Clark St, Lincoln Park, M/41

Friday 2/14
2:05p 5400 S State, Washington Park, M/33
3:40p 8000 S Paulina, Auburn Gresham, M/?
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, F/14
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, F/14
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, F/15
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, M/20
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, F/23
9:15p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, M/18
10:30p 4700 S Forrestville, Grand Boulevard, M/8
10:30p 4700 S Forrestville, Grand Boulevard, F/12
Saturday 2/15
3:25a 3200 W Columbus, Ashburn, M/20
4:00a 600 N Ashland, West Town, M/29
12:10p 2400 S Troy, Little Village, F/14
4:50p 400 E 113th, Roseland, M/16
8:25p 700 N Lotus, Austin, M/24
8:45p 2600 W 23rd, Little Village, M/33
8:45p 2600 W 23rd, Little Village, M/33
11:20p 5500 W West End, Austin, M/25
Sunday 2/16
3:15a 900 W 31st, Bridgeport, M/16
2:30p 5000 W 63rd, Clearing, M/17
3:05p 6400 W Belmont, Dunning, M/30
8:55p 700 W 50th, New City, M/40

11:55p 5500 S Cottage Grove, Hyde Park, M/21
No Accountability Monday
12:15a 2900 N Harding, Avondale, F/17
2:00a 200 S Dearborn, Loop, M/? (story)
2:00a 200 S Dearborn, Loop, M/21
2:00a 200 S Dearborn, Loop, F/19
4:50a 4500 S Fairfield, Brighton Park, M/29

Key:
shooting
homicide
Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre
2020 Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, February 7th, 2020

George Costanza shirkageOur data set says that this weekend tends to be one of the quieter weekends of the year by displaying some shrinkage in the usual tally (or apparently not).

Final Stupidity Tally: 11 killed, 17 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 10 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 3 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 21 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 7 killed, 14 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 2 killed, 7 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 2 wounded

Friday 2/7
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/32
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/17
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/34 (story)
10:15p 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/39
Saturday 2/8
1:30a 4700 S Ingleside, Kenwood, M/27 (selfie)
7:30a 7700 S Morgan, Auburn Gresham, M/20
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/29
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/28
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/29
9:15a 2200 W Cullerton, Lower West Side, M/26
2:20p 1900 N Keeler, Hermosa, F/20
5:30p 3800 S Cottage Grove, Oakland, M/19
7:20p 3700 W 58th, West Elsdon, M/29

8:45p 6700 S Rhodes, Woodlawn, M/18
9:20p 3300 W Bryn Mawr, North Park, M/23
Sunday 2/9
2:15a 2000 S Wells, Armour Square, M/38
2:15a 2000 S Wells, Armour Square, M/29
3:05a 1300 N Rockwell, West Town, M/36

3:05a 1300 N Rockwell, West Town, F/7
3:50a 2200 S Blue Island, Lower West Side, F/25
4:40a 7200 S Bennett, South Shore, M/33
5:15a 3600 N Ashland, Lake View, M/?
5:15a 3600 N Ashland, Lake View, M/? (story)
11:50a 8300 S Colfax, South Chicago, M/48
11:20p 2800 N Campbell, Avondale, M/20
No Accountability Monday
12:50a 6300 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/21
12:50a 6300 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/49

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Super Weekend Stupidity

Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Super Bowl XX

Final Stupidity Tally: 6 killed, 19 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 3 killed, 20 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 8 killed, 17 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 5 killed, 18 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 23 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 2 killed, 9 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 10 wounded

Friday 1/31
4:30p 5700 W Lake, Austin, M/37
5:55p 1100 W 88th, Auburn Gresham, M/?
7:35p 600 E 61st, Woodlawn, M/39
Saturday 2/1
1:55a 2950 S California, Little Village, M/19
2:55a 200 N Pulaski, Garfield Park, M/32
2:55a 200 N Pulaski, Garfield Park, M/39
3:10a 5600 W Division, Austin, M/29
3:30a 3500 S State, Douglas, M/29
5:20a 8200 S Coles, South Chicago, M/19
1:00p 800 E 65th, Woodlawn, M/33
7:10p 8200 S Houston, South Chicago, M/21
10:25p 11100 S Vincennes, Morgan Park, M/32
11:05p 5100 W North, Austin, M/23
11:35p 2200 S Whipple, Little Village, M/20
Sunday 2/2
1:00a 3300 W Wilson, Albany Park, M/36
2:25a 2400 W Granville, West Ridge, F/35
2:55a Dan Ryan @ 63rd, Englewood, M/?
2:55a 5100 S Sacramento, Gage Park, M/20
2:55a 3100 S California, Little Village, F/20
2:55a 3100 S California, Little Village, M/23
4:10p 5600 S Marshfield, Englewood, M/15

9:50p 4100 W 27th, Little Village, M/25
9:50p 1000 W Berwyn, Edgewater, M/17
No Accountability Monday
1:15a 7900 S Paxton, South Chicago, M/16
1:15a 7900 S Paxton, South Chicago, M/17

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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January Wrap-up

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Carnac the Magnificent Without the benefit of the Polar Vortex (and the Juicy Smollett Hoax), this January posted average returns that’ll require certain individuals to ignore last year and choose any other year to make the “crime is down” comparison work.

January 2020: 36 killed, 140 wounded
January 2019: 23 killed, 112 wounded
January 2018: 42 killed, 173 wounded
January 2017: 57 killed, 258 wounded
January 2016: 57 killed, 256 wounded
January 2015: 32 killed, 120 wounded
January 2014: 24 killed, 82 wounded

A breakdown of the month’s idiocy shows:

  • 28 (78%) shot & killed
  • 4 stabbed
  • 4 beaten
  • A person killed every 20 hours, 34 minutes
  • A person shot & wounded every 4 hours, 28 minutes
  • First shooting/homicide-free day since November
  • 9 days were homicide-free
  • 2 shot by CPD
  • 3 death investigations
  • 9 homicide-linked arrests
  • 18 in serious or critical condition
  • 34 males killed vs 2 females
  • 22 Blacks killed vs 11 Hispanics vs 2 Unknown
  • Average age of a homicide victim, 28
  • Youngest homicide victim, 7mo, oldest, 74
  • 38 teenagers shot, 6 killed
  • 11 grazed
  • 2 selfies
  • 10 #ShotInTheAss

February is always the slowest and quietest month of the year which sometimes yields a “remarkable” decrease in the increase. We’re forecasting 30 homicides with another 120 shot and wounded which will mark the low point of the year as Spring Training arrives and practice begins ahead of the annual Summer Shooting Season.

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Sunday, January 26th, 2020

No snow dibs

Final Stupidity Tally: 4 killed, 15 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 1 killed, 9 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 2 killed, 20 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 5 killed, 23 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 20 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 5 killed, 22 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 14 wounded

Friday 1/24
12:00p 1100 N Ridgeway, Humboldt Park, M/20
1:50p 3900 W Chicago, Humboldt Park, M/17
5:10p 6400 S Oakley, Chicago Lawn, M/?
5:45p 3700 W Division, Humboldt Park, M/24
11:45p 7900 S Sacramento, Ashburn, M/21
Saturday 1/25
12:30a 7900 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/23
2:35a 6400 S King, Grand Crossing, M/18
4:00a 8000 S Cottage Grove, Chatham, M/32
5:15a 3400 W 24th, Little Village, M/32
5:15a 3400 W 24th, Little Village, F/33
4:45p 6100 W Wrightwood, Belmont Cragin, M/19
4:45p 6100 W Wrightwood, Belmont Cragin, M/20
Sunday 1/26
3:30p 5200 S Loomis, New City, M/31
4:55p 5400 S Justine, New City, M/28
4:55p 5400 S Justine, New City, M/26
5:00p 5700 S Winchester, Englewood, M/30
5:00p 5700 S Winchester, Englewood, M/35
9:20p 700 E 82nd, Chatham, M/32
No Accountability Monday
2:05a 400 S Pulaski, Garfield Park, M/68

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Seven-year Itch

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2020

Three StoogesOn January 25th, 2013, we launched a questionably named site with the simple idea of illustrating “Chicago values”. At the time, Rahm was only in his second year, GMac was the police superintendent and “crime is down” was the phrase du jour. Our humble beginnings started with just a handful of charts, no shooting statistics (just homicides) and no commentary.

In the past seven years, we’ve recorded over 4,000 homicides, nearly 20,000 shot and wounded and hundreds of “death investigations” which have resulted in over 350,000 stupidity-related data points.

Thanks to everyone who has visited, emailed, followed, linked, liked and/or donated over the past seven years.

– The HeyJackass Crew

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2020

Chicago: Iced over parked carAs usual, some snow and bitter cold showed ’em how it’s done when it comes time to keep the stupid in check.

Final Stupidity Tally: 4 killed, 13 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 4 killed, 14 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 6 killed, 25 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 10 killed, 24 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 4 killed, 27 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 4 killed, 14 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 4 killed, 13 wounded

Friday 1/17
6:30p 6700 S Parnell, Englewood, F/17
7:15p 200 N Lacrosse, Austin, M/28
10:35p 3500 S Giles, Douglas, M/17
Saturday 1/18
12:15a 200 W Pershing, Armour Square, M/22
12:30a 100 S Homan, Garfield Park, M/21
12:35a 200 N LaPorte, Austin, M/19
12:35a 200 N LaPorte, Austin, M/24
10:35a 3100 W Fulton, Garfield Park, M/33
12:45p 2800 N Rockwell, Avondale, M/23
12:50p 400 S Laramie, Austin, M/40

11:30p 4000 N Broadway, Uptown, M/34
Sunday 1/19
5:25a 4200 W Irving Park, Irving Park, M/35
5:25a 4200 W Irving Park, Irving Park, F/37
6:05a 8600 S Pulaski, Ashburn, M/29
2:50p 1100 E 92nd, Burnside, M/18
7:15p 3900 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/23
8:50p 2100 W Randolph, Near West Side, M/74
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled due to Federal Holiday

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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Flip to 2020

Posted on Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Face PlantThe new stats are posted, but it will take us a few more days to get everything lined up and lookin’ purty. We were able to figure out and fix the commentary posting issue and as such, we’ll resume normal posting this week.

Thanks for your patience and continued support.

-The HeyJackass Crew

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Year In Review

Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Father TimeAfter a decade of relative calm, and by calm we mean a consistent posting of 450 yearly homicides give or take, 2012 caused sphincters to clinch tightly across the land as the mythical 500 barrier was broken. This being as unacceptable as ketchup on a hot dog, the “#CrimeIsDown” years were ushered in where crime fell to levels not seen since Potawatomi Chief Blackbird reclassified killing Fort Dearborn civilians from casualties of war to workplace violence. That was the spin anyway.

As 2015 saw Rahm get a second term with the help of a hidden video tape, we made a return trip to 500+-ville. Unacceptable pearl clutching ensued only to be outdone by the next three years spent on the fainting couch of 90s level stupidity. As Hummin’ Hennessy Ed took credit for the reversion to the mean before being shitcanned for getting his little Johnson polished, orders came down that another five handle was to be avoided. As if posting calorie counts can stop the governor from a second helping, 500 was easily exceed but with 13% fewer calories homicides than 2018.

Our prediction of 575-600 homicides and 2400-2600 shot and wounded fell almost as short as the French actor, Juicy Smollett’s hate crime audition. Given the continued efforts of our pro-criminal State’s Attorney, “not horrible” judiciary and anti-cop mayor, we see another 500+ year ahead with 525-550 homicides and another 2500 shot and wounded. Outlier prediction – pot legalization will fail to produce the anticipated revenues due to the insane level of taxation and the CPD will end up ventilating a neighborhood dealer while on a revenue enforcement mission. All hell will break loose as a result.

As always, many thanks to everyone who visited, liked, retweeted, emailed and hit the tip jar this past year. We have a number of changes and updates planned for 2020. Stay tuned and have yourself a safe and prosperous new year.

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New Year’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2019

New Year's  DrunkHere we are, the final, extended weekend of 2019. The year’s final tally will end right around 2012’s and 2015’s, but what was pearl clutching then is now looked at as an improvement.

Final Stupidity Tally: 7 killed, 39 wounded
2018 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 30 wounded
2017 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 24 wounded
2016 New Year’s tally: 9 killed, 52 wounded
2015 New Year’s tally: 4 killed, 40 wounded
2014 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 25 wounded

Friday 12/27
5:50p 200 S Western, Near West Side, F/25
5:50p 200 S Western, Near West Side, M/30
6:30p 7400 S Stony Island, South Shore, M/17
7:00p 5200 W Crystal, Austin, M/57
9:40p 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, M/19
9:40p 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, F/20
9:45p 8100 S Maryland, Chatham, F/19
10:45p 1600 W 79th, Auburn Gresham, M/31

11:20p 7800 S Ingleside, Grand Crossing, M/20
11:50p 300 S Central Park, Garfield Park, F/22
Saturday 12/28
4:05a 5000 W Jackson, Austin, M/21
4:05a 5000 W Jackson, Austin, M/27
5:20a 100 W 104th, Roseland, M/31
6:20a 7900 S Lafayette, Chatham, M/?
3:05p 2900 W Harrison, Garfield Park, M/45
3:15p I94 & Stony Island, Pullman, M/?
5:25p 4000 W Cermak, North Lawndale, M/27
7:05p 7700 S Wood, Auburn Gresham, F/52
7:05p 7700 S Wood, Auburn Gresham, M/63
7:15p 200 E 136th, Riverdale, F/24
8:20p 3900 W Cermak, North Lawndale, M/24
Sunday 12/29
2:10a 5100 S Washtenaw, Gage Park, M/24
2:25a 2100 E 70th, South Shore, M/20
4:05a 3400 W Fulton, Garfield Park, M/26
4:40a 600 N Wells, Near North Side, M/?
9:15a 1700 W 21st, Lower West Side, M/40
10:50a 3000 W 39th, Brighton Park, M/24

6:50p 1300 W 49th, New City, M/23
11:15p 3900 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/41
Monday 12/30
7:25a 7500 W Irving Park, Dunning, M/28
11:25a 2100 E 69th, South Shore, M/23
11:25a 2100 E 69th, South Shore, M/45
3:20p 600 N Leamington, Austin, M/29
5:15p 8300 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/6
6:00p 900 N Long, Austin, M/24
9:55p 5500 W Van Buren, Austin, M/34
New Years Eve
1:05a 11700 S Sangamon, West Pullman, M/44
2:10a 6100 S Vernon, Woodlawn, M/22
12:30p 200 S Lotus, Austin, M/20
2:00p 700 E 92nd, Chatham, M/32
2:25p 9400 S Ashland, Washington Heights, M/16
9:20p 200 S Lavergne, Austin, M/29
New Years Day
12:15a 4400 W Adams, Garfield Park, F/24
4:55a 1900 W Ogden, Near West Side, M/21
5:00a 6400 S Morgan, Englewood, M/31
5:44a 11100 S Vernon, Roseland, M/19

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Wednesday
2018 = Fri – Tues; 2016, 2017 = Fri – Mon
2015 = Thurs – Mon; 2014 = Wed – Mon

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X-Mass Shooting Stupidity

Posted on Friday, December 20th, 2019

Cousin EddieGiven a midweek Christmas Day and the tendency for Christmas to get stupid, we’ll do a running tally through Christmas Day. Updates will be sporadic as we enjoy some downtime ahead of the annual year end, 500+ quota run. Have yourself a safe, relaxing and enjoyable Christmas.

Final Stupidity Tally: 9 killed, 54 wounded
2018 Christmas tally: 5 killed, 29 wounded
2017 Christmas tally: 5 killed, 21 wounded
2016 Christmas tally: 12 killed, 51 wounded
2015 Christmas tally: 13 killed, 23 wounded

Friday 12/20
9:20p 5100 W Ferdinand, Austin, M/44
10:55p 200 N Cicero, Austin, M/30
10:55p 200 N Cicero, Austin, M/31
Saturday 12/21
12:20a 1200 S Western, Near West Side, F/28
1:25a 7300 S Blackstone, South Shore, M/27
2:15a 4700 W Lake, Austin, M/24
2:15a 4700 W Lake, Austin, M/25
3:40a 100 W 102nd, Roseland, M/23
3:40a 3700 W Addison, Irving Park, M/29
4:00a 2500 W Jackson, Near West Side, M/31
4:20a Walk-in @ the Stitch-N-Go, M/27
4:35a 1600 W Morse, Rogers Park, M/55 #500
2:20p 6000 S Fairfield, Chicago Lawn, M/41
3:10p 6300 S Albany, Chicago Lawn, M/18
3:10p 6300 S Albany, Chicago Lawn, M/20
9:35p 6200 S Laflin, Englewood, M/29
10:00p 3800 S Wentworth, Armour Square, M/19
10:40p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, M/15
10:40p 6500 S King, Grand Crossing, F/19
Sunday 12/22
A Very Merry X-Mass Shooting!
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/16
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/20
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/20
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/20
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/21
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/25
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, F/27
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/27
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, F/28
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, F/28
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/40
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, M/48
12:25a 5700 S May, Englewood, F/?
1:55a 1200 N Karlov, Humboldt Park, M/34
4:25a 1800 N Milwaukee, Logan Square, M/39
5:20a 6400 W Fullerton, Belmont Cragin, M/30
6:00p 8700 S Baltimore, South Chicago, M/26
6:50p 5900 S Morgan, Englewood, M/30
9:00p 2100 E 71st, South Shore, M/21
9:05p 3300 W Harrison, Garfield Park, M/37
Festivus
9:50a 7200 S Green, Englewood, M/17
11:45a 2400 W 69th, Chicago Lawn, M/21
12:30p 1800 N Drake, Humboldt Park, M/17
5:15p 700 E 92nd, Chatham, M/36
6:50p 6500 S Francisco, Chicago Lawn, M/16
6:55p 1500 S Spaulding, North Lawndale, M/24
8:30p 2500 W 42nd, Brighton Park, M/16
10:25p 700 E 106th, Pullman, M/28
Christmas Eve
1:55p 4100 W 15th, North Lawndale, M/16
2:00p 700 N Lotus, Austin, M/31
2:00p 700 N Lotus, Austin, M/52
6:20p 600 N Long, Austin, M/26
6:40p 3900 W Wilcox, Garfield Park, M/30
9:30p 700 N Spaulding, Humboldt Park, M/17
9:50p 3600 N Troy, Irving Park, M/20
10:10p 1200 S Prairie, Near South Side, M/30
11:20p 10500 S State, Roseland, M/35
Christmas
1:35a 3500 S Washtenaw, Brighton Park, F/7
1:35a 3500 S Washtenaw, Brighton Park, M/38
2:05a 3400 S Leavitt, McKinley Park, M/26
3:15a 4800 W Madison, Austin, M/32
3:15a 5800 W Belden, Belmont Cragin, M/22
10:50a 1100 W 95th, Washington Heights, F/32

1:15p 8100 S Campbell, Ashburn, M/17

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Thursday
Each year has a different weekend timeframe

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, December 13th, 2019

A Christmas Story slide

Final Stupidity Tally: 3 killed, 17 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 1 killed, 23 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 20 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 9 killed, 31 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 4 killed, 26 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 4 killed, 29 wounded

Friday the 13th
3:35p 4500 N Broadway, Uptown, M/23
5:15p 100 S Western, Near West Side, M/26
5:15p 5200 S Halsted, New City, M/24
5:15p 5200 S Halsted, New City, M/25
7:00p 6700 S May, Englewood, M/38
Saturday 12/14
1:55a 4300 W Madison, Garfield Park, M/33
3:50a 11800 S Vincennes, Morgan Park, M/22
4:10a 2400 S Blue Island, Lower West Side, M/32
4:10a 2400 S Blue Island, Lower West Side, F/37
4:30a 71 W Van Buren, Loop, M/57
3:55p 10800 S Hoxie, South Deering, M/17

8:35p 4200 W Wellington, Avondale, M/18
9:00p 3900 W Lake, Garfield Park, M/25
9:45p 2300 S Rockwell, Little Village, F/16
9:55p 7900 S Wabash, Chatham, M/25
10:00p 900 E 79th, Chatham, M/29
Sunday 12/15
1:25a 500 W 62nd, Englewood, F/23
5:55a 7700 S Kenton, Ashburn, M/19
9:20p 200 N Kolin, Garfield Park, M/22
9:30p 6900 S East End, South Shore, M/31
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled because ‘Tis the Season

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Folks! There is nothing to see here! Please disperse.

Final Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 14 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 4 killed, 29 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 5 killed, 14 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 3 killed, 12 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 34 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 32 wounded

Friday 12/6
9:40p 8700 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/21
10:00p 8900 S Escanaba, South Chicago, M/18
11:00p 900 W 31st, Bridgeport, M/26
Saturday 12/7
1:45a 2500 W Lituania Plaza, Chicago Lawn, M/35
12:40p 5400 W Kamerling, Austin, M/25
12:50p 4800 S Marshfield, New City, M/43
11:00p 3600 W 16th, North Lawndale, M/18
Sunday 12/8
1:15a 5900 S Laflin, Englewood, M/37
3:10a 3400 W 79th, Ashburn, M/28
11:35a 8700 S Lowe, Auburn Gresham, M/17
2:50p 1500 S Drake, North Lawndale, M/26
2:50p 1500 S Drake, North Lawndale, F/34
6:50p 5000 W Irving Park, Portage Park, M/35
7:10p 900 N Harding, Humboldt Park, M/26
9:05p 4000 W Gladys, Garfield Park, M/34
No Accountability Monday
2:10a 5400 S Kildare, West Elsdon, M/28

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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November Wrap-up

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Carnac the Magnificent Shootings up, homicides down, Slumpin’ Hennessy Ed out, dozens of merit hacks to follow and the stupidity continues with 500 on deck.

November 2019: 35 killed, 160 wounded
November 2018: 48 killed, 129 wounded
November 2017: 41 killed, 165 wounded
November 2016: 83 killed, 323 wounded
November 2015: 37 killed, 165 wounded
November 2014: 39 killed, 125 wounded
November 2013: 28 killed, 111 wounded

A breakdown of the month’s idiocy shows:

  • 28 (80%) shot & killed
  • A person killed every 20 hours, 37 minutes
  • A person shot & wounded every 4 hours, 30 minutes
  • First shooting/homicide-free day since March
  • 7 days were homicide-free
  • 2 shot by Des Plaines police
  • 4 homicide-linked arrests
  • 34 in serious or critical condition
  • 30 males killed vs 5 females
  • 23 Blacks killed vs 9 Hispanics vs 3 White/Other
  • Average age of a homicide victim, 32
  • Youngest homicide victim, 17, oldest, 66
  • 40 teenagers shot, 4 killed
  • 18 grazed
  • 5 selfies
  • 7 #ShotInTheAss

Our November forecast of 40 homicides plus another 150 wounded was closer than Ed making it to his retirement date. But now, all eyes (at least those few of us who pay attention to this nonsense) are now looking towards the year end total. Aside from a three week blizzard or martial law, 500 is a lock. We’re looking to end the year around 520 which prior to 2016 would have been a pearl clutching event but is now seen as an improvement.

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Turkey Shoot Weekend

Posted on Thursday, November 28th, 2019

3 Stooges ThanksgivingAt times, the extended Thanksgiving weekend has put up July 4th-like numbers. This year, we’re more likely to see booze-infused domestics, shopping idiocy and run-of-the-mill Chicago-style stupidity than a summer weekend rerun.

Final Stupidity Tally: 4 killed, 28 wounded
2018 Thanksgiving weekend: 4 killed, 20 wounded
2017 Thanksgiving weekend: 8 killed, 37 wounded
2016 Thanksgiving weekend: 11 killed, 64 wounded
2015 Thanksgiving weekend: 9 killed, 22 wounded
2014 Thanksgiving weekend: 5 killed, 23 wounded
2013 Thanksgiving weekend: 4 killed, 12 wounded

Wednesday 11/27
2:30p 6500 S Marshfield, Englewood, M/20
7:50p 900 N Pulaski, Humboldt Park, M/31
Thanksgiving
12:35a 900 W 83rd, Auburn Gresham, M/19
12:35a 900 W 83rd, Auburn Gresham, M/27
3:55a 900 N Lawler, Austin, M/40
5:10a 4300 W 18th, North Lawndale, M/25
11:45a 3600 W Lexington, Garfield Park, M/23
11:45a 3600 W Lexington, Garfield Park, M/28
2:35p 9600 S Merrion, South Deering, M/29
3:45p 100 W 114th, Roseland, M/12
6:40p 2500 W 60th, Chicago Lawn, M/33
9:05p 7500 S May, Auburn Gresham, M/18
Black Friday
2:30a 4800 S Archer, Archer Heights, M/26
1:35p 3100 W 40th, Brighton Park, M/17
5:45p 2300 S Drake, Little Village, F/14
10:40p 100 E 33rd, Douglas, M/24
Saturday 11/30
2:30a 5100 W Thomas, Austin, M/50
1:35p 5300 S Paulina, New City, M/31 (selfie)
4:00p 6400 S Laflin, Englewood, M/37
6:10p 7100 S Sanagmon, Englewood, M/24
9:30p 9500 S Avalon, Pullman, F/19
Sunday 12/1
3:25a 10500 S Indiana, Roseland, F/21
3:25a 10500 S Indiana, Roseland, F/21
4:05a 6400 S Sangamon, Englewood, M/38
10:30a 1900 E 79th, South Shore, M/44
1:35p 200 E 35th, Douglas, M/25
2:00p 7400 S Vincennes, Grand Crossing, M/23
4:45p 5200 W Chicago, Austin, M/39 (CCW)
8:30p 4700 S Loomis, New City, M/19
9:20p 4000 W 26th, Little Village, M/24
10:30p 4000 S Calumet, Grand Boulevard, M/31
No Accountability Monday
Slumpin’ Hennessy Ed Has Been Shitcanned

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Wednesday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Max HeadroomLast year witnessed a crime of poverty hampering Thanksgiving weekend blizzard while this year was blizzard free.

Final Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 20 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 1 killed, 7 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 5 killed, 28 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 10 killed, 20 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 6 killed, 13 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 15 wounded

Friday 11/22
1:35p 11000 S Throop, Morgan Park, M/16
10:50p 3400 N Kedzie, Avondale, M/30
10:50p 3400 N Kedzie, Avondale, M/35
11:10p 1987 – Max Headroom Incident
11:45p 1300 N Sedgwick, Near North Side, M/28
11:59p 1200 S Throop, Near West Side, M/20
Saturday 11/23
1:50a 6900 S Indiana, Grand Crossing, M/22
1:50a 6900 S Indiana, Grand Crossing, M/30
2:05a 1100 N Menard, Austin, M/33
2:10a 4200 W 25th, Little Village, M/20
2:15a 8500 S Justine, Auburn Gresham, F/21
2:15a 8500 S Justine, Auburn Gresham, M/25
4:20a 4500 S Drexel, Kenwood, M/31
11:15a 700 W Taylor, Near West Side, F/19
6:10p 800 N Massasoit, Austin, M/34
8:15p 11100 S State, Roseland, M/19
9:30p 1500 S Sawyer, North Lawndale, M/20
11:00p 900 E 47th, Kenwood, M/22
Sunday 11/24
3:25p 400 W 77th, Grand Crossing, M/24
4:05p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/14
4:05p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/14
6:20p 4000 W 59th, West Elsdon, M/39
8:30p 4800 W Fulton, Austin, M/18
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled due to early Black Friday sales

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, November 15th, 2019

Nothing to See Here Folks... Naked Gun

Final Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 29 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 2 killed, 20 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 1 killed, 12 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 10 killed, 20 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 6 killed, 13 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 15 wounded

Friday 11/15
1:15p 13000 S Ellis, Pullman, M/27
3:30p 5200 S Ashland, New City, M/16
3:30p 5200 S Ashland, New City, F/18
6:10p 3100 W Polk, Garfield Park, F/20
6:10p 3100 W Polk, Garfield Park, M/21
8:00p 4500 S Hermitage, New City, M/27
Saturday 11/16
1:55a 3200 S Lowe, Bridgeport, M/20
2:05a 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/28
2:05a 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/37
2:05a 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/38
3:15a 5300 W Ferdinand, Austin, M/26
10:10a 1600 E 79th, South Shore, M/23
10:10a 1600 E 79th, South Shore, M/49
4:50p 2000 E 70th, South Shore, M/31
8:20p 5100 W Chicago, Austin, M/28
9:45p 800 W 50th, New City, M/17
11:10p 100 W 109th, Roseland, M/36
Sunday 11/17
12:50a 5000 W Madison, Austin, M/22
1:35a 500 N Menard, Austin, M/31
2:05a 4000 E 106th, East Side, M/22
2:30a 5600 S Wabash, Washington Park, M/25
2:45a 700 N Harding, Humboldt Park, F/19
2:45a 700 N Harding, Humboldt Park, M/21
2:45a 700 N Harding, Humboldt Park, M/27
3:40a 3700 S Damen, Mckinley Park, M/17
3:40a 3700 S Damen, Mckinley Park, M/27
4:15a 6300 S Rockwell, Chicago Lawn, F/24
2:10p 200 S Lavergne, Austin, M/17
4:20p 5700 S LaSalle, Englewood, M/55
8:45p 6500 S Marshfield, Englewood, M/26
10:00p 2800 S Spaulding, Little Village, M/17
No Accountability Monday
Cancelled since quota met or exceeded.

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2019

Chief WiggumSlumpin’ Hennessy Ed steps down and an LAPD interloper will take over for the time being while the mayor looks for the ideal caricature representation of “Chicago Values”.

Final Stupidity Tally: 6 killed, 17 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 19 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 3 killed, 17 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 5 killed, 32 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 1 killed, 20 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 5 killed, 16 wounded

Friday 11/8
1:00p 1500 W 63rd, Englewood, M/50
3:50p 4400 W Fullerton, Hermosa, M/20
5:40p 3300 W 16th, North Lawndale, M/28
10:30p 300 N Hamlin, Garfield Park, M/37
Saturday 11/9
3:00a 2200 N Moody, Belmont Cragin, F/20
3:20a 900 E 83rd, Chatham, M/49
7:55a 1400 N Lawler, Austin, M/37
11:55a 4900 W Adams, Austin, M/22
1:35p 7100 S May, Englewood, M/63
3:50p 1600 W Jonquil, Rogers Park, M/19
4:20p 4800 S Throop, Bridgeport, M/32
Sunday 11/10
2:10a 7600 N Ashland, Rogers Park, M/47
3:20a 2800 W 26th, Little Village, M/20
3:20a 2800 W 26th, Little Village, M/20
3:25a 1500 N Linder, Austin, F/21
4:00a 100 S Cicero, Austin, M/?
12:45p 2100 S Albany, Little Village, M/24
12:45p 2100 S Albany, Little Village, F/27
12:45p 2100 S Albany, Little Village, M/31
6:25p 1900 E 71st, South Shore, M/32
7:35p 7900 S Union, Auburn Gresham, M/25
9:00p 1400 E 76th, South Shore, M/46
No Accountability Monday
2:05a 5300 W Irving Park, Portage Park, M/28

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday

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