Chicago police are warning drivers on the city’s Northwest Side to remain vigilant after a recent gun-point carjack last Thursday. Officials said a man had been sitting in a car parked in a garage on the 1900 block of Drake Avenue around 1 p.m., when three hooded suspects approached him at gun-point and pulled him out of the vehicle. One of the suspects hit the man in the head and then all three fled the scene in a 2013 Nissan Rouge, according to police.
The Chicago Police Department and the city have been facing questions about the diversity of its officers after a report Monday showed a racial disparity in the CPD recruitment process. On the same day Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed 113 new recruits, the Chicago Sun-Times released its analysis of city records showing how white recruits have been hired at a greater pace than minority recruits, despite a big push to hire black and Hispanic officers.
You could soon be paying more to use the CTA, as the transit agency’s board plans to vote on a proposed 25 cent fare hike Wednesday. If approved, the increase would go into effect Jan. 7. It would be the first in eight years. The CTA said it is facing a $33 million deficit with state budget cuts and felt it had to increase rates rather than cut service, an alternative that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he did not want to see when discussing the agency’s 2018 budget, proposed last month.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".