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Woman found dead in van ´riddled
with bullets´ on Chicago´s famed
Lake Shore Drive

Daily Mail [UK], by Helen Pow

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/1/2013 10:29:40 AM

A woman has died after her van was ´riddled with bullets´ while she was driving on Chicago´s Lake Shore Drive early this morning. The shocking slaying comes days after a 15-year-old girl was randomly gunned down in a south-side neighborhood on Tuesday and brings the city´s death toll for 2013 to at least 43. Today´s shooting occurred at around 4 a.m. on the Lake Shore Drive ramp leading to Interstate 55. The 32-year-old woman was traveling south with a 37-year-old female passenger in her 2000 white Dodge when a

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The negligence of the national media in not reporting this is appalling. I can´t imagine how fearful I would be if I lived in that city.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 2/1/2013 10:36:07 AM     (No. 9152287)

If they could just get a couple of the killings to be white on black, we could get the Rev-runs and the media on top of this!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/1/2013 10:36:51 AM     (No. 9152291)

Impossible! Illinois has gun control.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/1/2013 10:38:21 AM     (No. 9152295)

All I can say is, thank God for strict gun control and for "Chicago Values".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/1/2013 10:42:59 AM     (No. 9152306)

I also notice that once again, we are getting this information from a foreign media outlet. I assume the scant coverage of this typical occurance in Democratically controlled Chicago is for reasons similar to that of why the Benghazi shooting was at first ignored and then blamed on a video. It just doesn´t comport with Rahm´s vision of the city.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Guard SGT (ret), 2/1/2013 10:42:59 AM     (No. 9152305)

It is just more dead on proof that gun control laws don´t work. Pun intended.

Chicago should change their City Emblem to a person with a pistol target on their front.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/1/2013 10:49:33 AM     (No. 9152329)

My kind of town, Obamaville is, My kind of town....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 2/1/2013 10:54:15 AM     (No. 9152346)

Global warming.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SkyTexas, 2/1/2013 11:00:11 AM     (No. 9152365)

If they catch the killers at least they will get some free therapy under ObamaCare.
After all, we´re talking Democrat utopia here.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SourKraut, 2/1/2013 11:00:46 AM     (No. 9152369)

No way !!!

Chicago has strict Gun Contol !!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 2/1/2013 11:01:42 AM     (No. 9152371)

Obama/Rahm time in Chicago reminiscent of Dinkins time in NY

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Reply 11 - Posted by: trapper, 2/1/2013 11:03:58 AM     (No. 9152376)

FTA: "Police said the shooting was related to gang and drug activity and was not random."

There you have it. Chicago is not a dangerous city unless you are involved in a gang or drug dealing, or are in one of the bombed out neighborhoods where it takes place. Once in a while it spills out into the rest of the city, like this hit did. But you have a greater chance of being run over by a drunk driver or being hit by lightening than being hit by stray gunfire, unless you find youself in one of the bombed out neighborhoods where this drug war is being fought out.

These are lowlife losers, the product of the Great Society, fighting it out over drug turf. And all the marches and candlelight vigils will do absolutely nothing until the people in those neighborhoods stop protecting the animals who are murdering their children.

And make no mistake about it. They are animals. The were whelped by "mothers" by multiple "fathers," were on their own as soon as they could walk, raised themselves in the streets, and have absolutely no values or morals or human compassion.

It almost appears as if the politicians are standing by just letting them kill each other. Why bother to find a murderer if you know that if you just wait a few weeks his victim´s gang will take him off the street for you? And then that gang retaliates, and on and on. And no one cares until some good kid gets in the way. But all the good families know exactly who the gang members are, but refuse to turn them in. They are paying a big price for their racial unity.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 2/1/2013 11:07:42 AM     (No. 9152385)

"Heck of a job, there, Rhammy."

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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2, 2/1/2013 11:11:56 AM     (No. 9152397)

It´s strange that the mayor´s name was not mentioned, nor was the fact that gangs which are known to run Chicago are permitted to run amock while Rahm burns with mayoral power, refusing to do diddly about any of this.

Chicago and Detroit should be declared war zones; no commerce in or out until the gangs are cleaned up, imprisoned or sent to live on Alcatraz with what I pray will be the rest of the criminals in America, including members of Congress. Especially members of Congress. Alcatraz isn´t being used. Put it to good use. We can have our own Gitmo.

Why doesn´t Rahm do something other than speciously noting that gangs should stop killing each other? Wow. That helped a lot, I see.

The woman is the latest victim of Chicago´s out-of-control gun violence.

"...GUN violence"? As though the guns themselves did the shooting without criminals pulling the triggers? How about "criminal gang violence", Rahm?

How about y´all quit the futile attempts to blame guns and gun ownership by lawful people?

How our media can sleep nights and continue to protect the criminals in high places is beyond my ability to understand. Conscience-less politicians run this country and until the citizens who live there demand change, it will remain so.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/1/2013 11:12:52 AM     (No. 9152400)

I have to be reminded, by articles like this, that gang activity is not limited to teens and twenty somethings. It seems to go on forever.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JimS, 2/1/2013 11:18:34 AM     (No. 9152415)

Maybe we can get Fast Eddie Rendell to tell us "the good thing about all these killings in Chicago is..." --just like he did about Newtown.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: fhancock, 2/1/2013 11:41:55 AM     (No. 9152473)

What is the difference between Rahm Emannuel´s Chicago and Al Capone´s...answer---NOTHING

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Reply 17 - Posted by: john56, 2/1/2013 11:55:01 AM     (No. 9152504)

"Woman found dead in van ´riddled
with bullets´" -- in Chicago, that´s considered death by natural causes.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: stonepony, 2/1/2013 12:03:35 PM     (No. 9152522)

To really clear the problem up, there needs to be a free gun give a way program for Chicago.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: downtowngal, 2/1/2013 12:08:27 PM     (No. 9152533)



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Reply 20 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/1/2013 12:09:12 PM     (No. 9152535)

The Riddler has struck again.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: downtowngal, 2/1/2013 12:10:14 PM     (No. 9152539)

That´s Oprah´s hood...maybe she´ll call Rahm.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/1/2013 12:56:56 PM     (No. 9152619)

Didn´t Rahm tell them--the gangbangers--to stay in their own territory, and shoot each other, but leave other folks alone?

What were the shooters thinking? They did the hit on Lake Shore Drive!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: nascarfan, 2/1/2013 1:08:59 PM     (No. 9152638)

The Billions of dollars put into the south side since the 60´s to help the "poor" does not seem to have had a positive effect.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mabeldog, 2/1/2013 1:13:27 PM     (No. 9152647)

The solution is simple for the worst mayor in America! And so clever too! Call banks and make them stop lending to gun manufacturers. No guns, no killings and Chicago becomes Mayberry. And the ballerina can run for president

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Reply 25 - Posted by: msjena, 2/1/2013 1:17:11 PM     (No. 9152656)

It was actually on the entrance ramp to South Lake Shore Drive from I-55 at 4:20 this morning. It is unusual for a woman to be the target of a gang hit.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 2/1/2013 1:29:46 PM     (No. 9152674)

Stifle the gangs and you end the gang violence.

Guess the Chi-town cops are too busy testing out the local doughnut emporiums.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 2/1/2013 6:02:19 PM     (No. 9153066)

think I found a silver lining - just think of how many more bullet holes there would have been if Chicago didn´t have strict gun controls! BTW . . . it isn´t the negligence by the MSM, it´s a deligerate decision to not publish news that goes against the liberal/socialist cause.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: provide, 2/1/2013 8:59:39 PM     (No. 9153265)

I-55 to Lake Shore Drive sounds like a run from Joliet.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/1/2013 10:40:46 PM     (No. 9153393)

Criminals have imposed a curfew on everyone else without any authorization. How many people won´t go out late in the evening ?
Too bad if you work a late shift.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/2/2013 4:50:06 AM     (No. 9153616)

Hey Rahm, how´s that gun-free Chicago working out for you?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 2/2/2013 4:57:25 PM     (No. 9154766)

No, #30, she was coming from the Northside...The woman was a convicted felon and a documented gang member, a police source told the Chicago Sun-Times:

http://www.suntimes.com/news/17941378-418/drug-gang-activity-suspected-in-lake-shore-drive-shooting.html


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President Obama unveiled his Final Four picks for the men´s NCAA College Basketball Championship to ESPN and predicted that Michigan State would top Louisville in the title game. In a yearly tradition for the basketball fan, Obama shared his Final Four predictions, rounded out by Florida and Arizona, for the tournament in a video for ESPN, broadcast Wednesday. “I’ve got Michigan State going all the way,” the president told ESPN’s Andy Katz. The president praised Spartans coach Tom Izzo as a “great tournament head coach.” Florida and Arizona are both No. 1 seeds, while Louisville is the defending champion. Obama sees Florida topping Kansas


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