City in “chaos”? / Konkol Column / View of Sugar Daddy Lake / Bobcat



It’s Tuesday. They still won’t stop shooting in Chicago. And prosecutors are always stingy about laying felony charges against shooters. Some people, including the mayor of Chicago, openly worried that we are facing a perfect storm that could push our city into “chaos.”

At the Chicago Economic Club, Billionaire Ken Griffin actually said, Chicago is like “Afghanistan on a good day.”

But if you’re looking for a reason not to fear the epic spike in shootings in the city’s “safe” neighborhoods, consider TJ Kory’s take on the state of our city.

Clouds, then sun. High: 69 Low: 64.

  • We cannot live in a world where there is no responsibility “, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said on Monday, strong criticism of Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx’s decision not to lay criminal charges linked to a shooting on Friday morning when four people shot at a West Side house and people inside fired back. Foxx says the mayor doesn’t have his clear facts. (CBS2)
  • There is a sweet story behind the name of a new bakery in Lake View, Sugar Daddy Pastry. When owners Ryann Ibasco and James Cox started dating, Ibasco’s friends dubbed Cox. “Sugar daddy because he always brought candy.” (Block the club)
  • President Joe Biden the visit to Chicago is back. The president canceled his planned trip here last week to lead negotiations on the infrastructure bill in Washington. Biden should urge private companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for workers during his visit on Thursday. (Room)
  • A a policeman shot dead a 61 year old man while responding to a domestic disturbance on the south side. (Room)

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  • Valid question: if Facebook is down on your birthday, did it really happen? (Twitter)
  • A Chicago neighborhood boss says she was threatened by a colleague from the city council. (Twitter)
  • The Chicago Sky is a victory of the WNBA Finals. (Twitter)
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