As police Supt. Jody Weis returns to the hot seat during a City Council budget hearing today, Chicago is outpacing New York and Los Angeles in 2008 murders.
Chicago, whose population is dwarfed by those cities, posted 426 killings through Tuesday, compared with 417 in New York and 302 in L.A.
And a special note - if you read the linked article, if you read any of the media links in the right-hand column, the single thing missing from each and every report? Any mention of Shortshanks, the guy in charge of everything. And anyone who says Daley doesn't direct hiring, firing, the Police Board, IPRA, command appointments, etc, is smoking crack.
Hey media? How's that taste in your mouth this morning?