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Jon Daniel, angry young man, and Jim Ardis, mayor of Peoria. (The mayor's photo is on the right, if you couldn't tell.)
Dan Cox April 20, 2014 at 05:55 pm
Mayor Ardis, in my opinion you need a swift kick in the ass, for wasting tax payers money for yourRead More own Gestapo Police Action. I have forwarded the Tweet to several hundred people and we want this baby to go viral... so hang that one where the sun don't shine.
The Other Christine April 20, 2014 at 08:28 pm
Last time I checked, slander and libel were civil cases that didn't involve police raids.
seer. April 20, 2014 at 11:28 pm
Glad to see this is getting national attention- these petty bureaucrats and their taxpayer-fundedRead More goon squads and corrupt judges need to wake up to the reality that they have lit a fuse that cannot be extinguished
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Status Quo April 20, 2014 at 10:18 pm
Gretchen Robinson April 20, 2014 at 10:36 PM... non sequitur.
Sean Alexander April 20, 2014 at 10:30 pm
absolutely her rights were denied, if i have to drive behind cars with their fish stickers, and godRead More is good bumper stickers, than a woman has a right to display her choice to be an atheist
Pati beardsley April 20, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Her rights were violated. If "I" have to look at all the jesus propaganda, then I shouldRead More be able to voice my right to free speech. While I would never choose such a plate for fear that my car would get vandalized, I totally support this woman's right to request it.
YouTube screen shot of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Hitchens! April 20, 2014 at 07:32 pm
Prove it, you fucking idiots. Kill more arabs in Jerusalem's name like the Crusades. EnslaveRead More millions. Seek ethnic cleansing. You fricking religious retards are the destroyer of the world. All of you. The bible is a fraud, as is every other religion ever concocted. Fucking morons believing this bullshit is ridiculous. Go molest some boys, pecker petters.
Mark April 20, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Mr. Hitchens, YOU NEED HELP!!!! Anyone who has the type of attitude that you have certainly hasRead More issues! I hope that you find something in your life that makes you happy because you certainly seem like a person with allot of rage, anger, and madness!! May God Bless you!!!
Ashley April 20, 2014 at 09:02 pm
You can love Jesus christ and believe in him without being a catholic. Just because you are againstRead More catholicism doesn't mean God and Jesus don't exist and you have to be against them too!
local guy April 20, 2014 at 08:01 am
Give us information on where to donate. Talk is so cheap. A lot of people would like to help ifRead More possible.
Dee April 20, 2014 at 09:00 am
Click shelter's link above, donations can be made thru their site.
Ex Jolietian April 20, 2014 at 09:41 pm
I would suggest they install LoJack on their equipment. Rental companies have been using LoJack forRead More years.
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Liz Pierce April 20, 2014 at 06:46 am
here's an easter tip....if you or your family wants a rabbit, get it from a shelter. and keep it forRead More life. there is a great website called rabbit.org with all sorts of information about taking care of house rabbits. happy easter!
Jacob Matthews April 20, 2014 at 06:50 pm
The system is flawed and failed. Yes, by all mean bring back days when kids could leave their bikesRead More in the front lawn and run in for a drink. Bring back the days when politicians weren't closing parks because the basketball hoops invited crime. Bring back the days when kids could gather without risk of going to jail. Bring back the days when you could trust the cop on the beat. I pity anyone, mine included, who has the task of raising a child in a world of political injustice and internet bullying. This parents today jump on the band wagon and attack yet their precious little ones are without flaws. Life has yet to come full circle. Beware the evil that dwells within.
roger hawrylicz April 20, 2014 at 07:49 pm
Well Kim Johnson,I mean the crack whores with their Obama phones who start having babies out ofRead More wedlock to start the cycle of welfare payments and all the freebies that come with it so they can raise the future gangbangers that make the city what it is today. Are you really that blind that you cant see the truth? I pity you and the people like you
Jacob Matthews April 20, 2014 at 10:34 pm
Wow Roger, well said. I too, pity the narrow minded.
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Daniel Derezinski April 20, 2014 at 12:22 pm
How and why is this local news, we don't care about CA idiots
Stu Pidasso April 20, 2014 at 02:03 pm
typical! should we expect anything less??? self sterilization is a great idea!!
Steve Holton April 20, 2014 at 07:34 pm
Stupid Is as Stupid Does!
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cookiepro2 April 20, 2014 at 01:17 pm
I don't like debit cards either, it is a direct line to one's bank account. What I didn't like wasRead More my bank replacing my ATM card with a dual usage ATM/debit card without asking me...I made them cancel it and give me an ATM functionality card only. Some people don't have credit line established yet (like my college student son) and have no choice but to use a debit card instead of credit card. I take precautions and have it assigned to an isolated checking account, and urge son to monitor it closely (set up email alerts), good training for future financial independence.
Melissa Pinto April 20, 2014 at 08:46 pm
I never use my debit card I'm any store . Cash majority of the time and credit cards and I disagreeRead More no nobody deserves this to happen to them.
Six Pack April 20, 2014 at 09:42 pm
Cash is great until the savage sees you on line with a wad of cash then bangs you over the head andRead More takes your loot
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Karen April 20, 2014 at 11:52 am
Psychopaths and Sociopaths abound today! This is really sick news!
Nola Loper April 20, 2014 at 07:56 pm
This is a really tragic story. It scares me. I work with several young people who put video gamesRead More ahead of their kids. They get the big earned income tax credit checks, buy game consoles, big screen tvs, games up the ying yang. Their kids get yard sale flip flops, wear torn under sized clothes. They give their kids cough syrup to put them to sleep and stay up playing games. I pray no of them would ever do this.
B John April 21, 2014 at 04:23 am
Has nothing to do with video games. Raised like a POS acts like a POS. To young at 24?? It'sRead More the generation of 'look downs" staring at their phones all day with the entitlement aspect. 18 is a legal adult. Maybe Raise the age to 28 so mommy and daddy can coddle them longer and give out more 9th place soccer trophies. And for the record Obamacare sucks!!!
Flo W April 20, 2014 at 09:55 am
This is not comedy central....either report news or don't. Making fun of police roundup stories isRead More juvenile. We should be glad they are out there protecting us. Grow up PATCH writers.
Jacob Matthews April 20, 2014 at 10:14 am
Patch writers hide behind a keyboard spewing venom for anyone who can read or be read to. They areRead More cowards. Their "stories" are just that. Not a word of truth in any of them. This website is funded by politicians, more often than not written by them as well hiding behind an editors tag. It's propaganda Flo....and you are correct.....it is childish as well as unprofessional.
Pat F April 20, 2014 at 11:06 am
Jeez..........lighten up!! Happy Easter! This sites never claimed to be The Wall Street Journal orRead More New York Times!!
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jan sultan April 19, 2014 at 08:14 am
Im with those of us who want local news or no news from the Patch. Really, how did this happen?Read More How do we bring pressure to this? Vote with our feet?
Omar Monroe April 20, 2014 at 06:29 am
Lol @ Tony Jones
Kc Heller April 20, 2014 at 08:11 pm
that's why he has that smirk on his face............ iq of 10
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Jason McSweeney April 20, 2014 at 08:37 pm
@Deerfield after five consecutive incorrect assumptions you should be banned from this thread.Read More Calling my children losers, single parents moochers, you really sound like a (wo)man scorned! And now bragging about your endless riches- let me guess, you're a "fit" middle-aged caucasian man with a FULL head of hair, twelve Corvettes and super model wife?! And with all your money, power and good looks what do you do?!!!! Sit at home on the most beautiful day of the year, a major holiday, and make derogatory comments about women and children while hiding behind an anonymous name on Tinley Park Patch?! I'm sure you're a real catch lol
Jason McSweeney April 20, 2014 at 11:51 pm
Wow must have struck a chord with the anonymous rich playboy of Deerfield in my last post! We'veRead More gone from bad grammar and baseless allegations to attacks on my family and degrading all single parents. Is that a Deerfield Community College degree I see on your trailer wall? Exactly how long have you had erectile dysfunction, and why did you decide to take your anger out in the Patch comment's section? HAPPY EASTER ALL!
stanley seigler April 21, 2014 at 12:18 am
@jay squared, re: **&^%$#@! +++ my such an articulate, limbo, response to facts ... yourRead More vitriolic hyperbole is soo typical of those without facts ... thanks for the confirmation... keep on keeping on destroying your position/arguments with irrelevant adhom-like (eg hymie), non response to questions ... your wake up link is irrelevant ... as is the schoolyard crap in your latest +++ got anything relevant ... bet NOT ... >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> +++ you should hear the facts over and over !!! and pay attention maybe one day you will get that BO is the POTUS ... NOT a Danger destroying America ... a fact the economy is better now than in 2008 ... more people have health care insurance than in 2008 ... ACA is working in spite of the limbo BO-haters. <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< +++ stay tuned for more facts ...
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A April 18, 2014 at 08:29 am
We moved here last August and love the hydrants. I didn't realize there were so many! Thanks for theRead More interactive map. But its unclear who won the contest. Not that it matters really but I'm curious. It shows 2nd and 3rd which are incredible. Does anyone know?
lilacorn1956 April 18, 2014 at 07:45 am
How many of those in the high unemployment areas are in farm land?
Joe Kocur April 18, 2014 at 11:52 am
I didn't go to college and look at me!!! Big bad joe
Laurel April 20, 2014 at 07:09 am
Seasonally or non-seasonally. Either you're working and getting paid or you're not. They are bothRead More rotten stats.
“You're going to shut your mouth or I'm going to have some duct tape put on it," Judge John McBain told Camia Gamet during her sentencing Wednesday. (Screenshot: WJBK Video)
Kevin April 20, 2014 at 12:02 pm
No William,what she needs is about 50000 volts of electricity.Fry the fat yom up nice and crispy.
David Greenberg April 20, 2014 at 12:39 pm
So what you're saying william is that anyone who comes along and claims "PTSD",Read More "ABUSE", blah, blah blah should get a free pass? Why have laws then? The whole concept of making something a criminal act is that we want to discourage it from happening in the first place, by putting deterrents into effect. One such deterrent is PRISON, another is the Death Penalty. If this person was being abused, she had options BEFORE coming to this point - for whatever reason, she make a decision to kill someone, and a Jury of her peers determined her guilt. So off to jail she goes - hopefully FOREVER.
B John April 21, 2014 at 04:33 am
He should have taped her mouth shut years ago and maybe she could see her feet today. Damn largeRead More marge!! Her lawyer sucks! Should have said she was sleep walking and dreaming of cutting up a steak and drinking Mountain Dew. Lol!!!! She is so fat she must brush her teeth with twinkles !!!
Grumpy Old Man April 18, 2014 at 06:34 am
Yeah right another Soros flunkie whining about the success of others.
The Sleeper April 18, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Jealous people suck.
jim April 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
you sure