The Chicago Sewers: Kimball Sidewalk Manhole (Gallery 28)

This is not Kimball tunnel! Kimball is a North-South street, this is a East-West tunnel. It doesn't seem to be a street sewer so it doesn't really have a name.

March 22, 2010 10:29 p.m.

10:31 p.m.

March 24, 2010 1:43 a.m.

1:45 a.m.

1:59 a.m.

2:02 a.m.

2:03 a.m.

To the left, there is a junction to a tunnel that goes to the right.

To the right.

March 25, 2010.

I did not take good photos of the tunnel in the tunnel, so I had to go back the next night after viewing the photos that didn't turn out good and get some new ones.

12:21 a.m.

12:22 a.m.

I noticed that when viewing the photos on my laptop, the images look darker, than on my school's computer, so try not viewing these photos on a laptop screen.

Shortly after the above photo was taken, in less than half a minute or so, cops were at the top with the flashlights down, and I was shortly arrested.

For now, see my Facebook for details.

Arrested at 12:22 a.m. by C.P.D. clock.

2:47 a.m.

2:25 a.m. A/OS stands for arresting officer.

Arrested at 12:22 a.m., transported at 12:28 a.m., police report finished at 2:25 a.m., approval of probable cause at 2:37 a.m., received in lock-up ar 2:45 a.m., finger prints taken at 2:46 a.m., photo taken at 2:47 a.m., rap sheet printed at 3:54 a.m., final approval of charges at 4:03 a.m., and got out around 10:20 a.m.

The complete month of March, where C.P.D. ranked #1 for the most pages viewed.

Court at 5555 W. Grand on May 6, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.

Court at 5555 W. Grand on June 3, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.

Court at 555 W. Harrison, 3rd floor, on June 20, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.

Appointment at 2650 S. California, 10th floor, on July 7, 2010, at 9:30 a.m.

Court at 555 W. Harrison, 3rd floor, on July 12, 2010, at 1:30 p.m.

Court at 555 W. Harrison, 3rd floor, on September 29, 2010, at 9 a.m.

Court at 555 W. Harrison, 3rd floor, on January 3, 2011, at 9 a.m.

Next court date at 50 W. Washington, 4th floor, on April 21, 2011, at 9:45 a.m.

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Appeal to Cook County Court

Notice of Appeal.

Appeal to Illinois Appellate Court

Docketing Statement (page 1, page 2, page 3).

Motion # Written by Specifically Motion Stamped Decided Decision # of Judges Business days
Motion 1 and 2 Myself Myself Motion to file docketing statement instanter April 14, 2011 April 20, 2011 Approved 1 4
Motion 1 and 2 Myself Myself Motion to request for a public defender April 14, 2011 April 20, 2011 Denied 4 4
Motion 3 Myself Myself Motion to request the circuit court to return inventory April 25, 2011 May 2, 2011 Denied 5
Motion 4 Myself Myself Motion to close case May 6, 2011 June 2, 2011 Approved 4 19
Motion 5 Office of State's Appellate Defender My pub. defender Motion for extension of time to file the record of appeal before May 16 May 31, 2011 Not considered 12+
Motion 6 and 7 Office of State's Appellate Defender Deputy Defender Motion to Withraw as Counsel on Appeal after May 16 May 31, 2011 Approved 1 < 12
Motion 6 and 7 Office of State's Appellate Defender Deputy Defender Motion to Withdraw the motion for extension of time to file the record after May 16 May 31, 2011 Approved 1 < 12
Motion 8 Myself Myself Motion to reopen case 11-0081 June 6, 2011 before June 23 Approved 4 9?
Case brief
Motion 9 People of the State of Illinois Deputy Supervisor People's Motion to Dismiss Defendant's Appeal July 18, 2011 August 1, 2011 Approved 3 10
Motion 10 Myself Myself Defendant's Objection Motion to People's Motion N/A N/A -

Very few things in the appellate court require only 1 judge's signature (so it doesn't matter if the other 3 oppose it). But for the majority of things, you need a majority's vote, so that's 3 of 4 judges. (And it doesn't have to be the 1st 3 judges, it can be the 1st 2nd and 4th, the 1st 3rd and 4th judge, 2nd 3rd and 4th judge, etc.).

Appeal to Illinois Supreme Court

Leave to appeal.

Rejection letter:

Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

Writ of certeriorari.

1st response from U.S. Supreme Court Clerk's Office

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I would like to interrupt this to include something else!

2012 Valentine's Day update:

I mailed the arresting officer a happy Valentine's day card, 1 he will never forget!

Photo of the card with the envelope.

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2nd response, rejection letter:

U.S. District Court

1st lawsuit against Chicago Police Department.

Rejection letter.

Remake lawsuit against Chicago Police Department.

2nd Rejection letter.

Appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals

Notice of appeal.

Docketing statement.

Case brief.

Rejection letter:

Table of fees paid.

Venue Cost For
Cook County Office $9.45 ($3.15/page) Transcript, to give to Clerk
Clerk of Cook County Court $110 Record of appeal, to give to Illinois Appellate Court
Illinois Appellate Court $0 Criminal appeal
Illinois Appellate Court $25* Re-opening
Illinois Supreme Court $25 Appeal
U.S. Supreme Court $25 Appeal (In Forma Pauperis)
U.S. District Court $350 Judge's order
U.S. Court of Appeals $5 Docketing statement
U.S. Court of Appeals $450 Appeal

Plus post office fees.

* Note that the re-opening fee in the Illinois Appellate Court could have been waived had I wrote a motion.

Also note that had the U.S. Supreme Court chose to accept my appeal, but denied my In Forma Pauperis (the other 2 federal courts did), then I would have had to pay $350 instead of $25. Plus other printing methods.

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You may notice an irony here: Judge Posner here is turning down my bullet-proof vest, but yet he is later famous for his decision on supporting carrying guns outside the house, a move that disappointed Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Lisa Madigan, and so and so forth. He supports carring guns outside but had prior taken down the case with my bullet-proof vest (although actually not at all related).