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4 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Multiple Lawsuits Allege Chicago, Illinois Area Doctor Sexually Abused Patient in Home

The Law Offices of Michael J. Gravlin filed suit on behalf of two victims of sexual battery and assault committed by their physician, Dr. Charles DeHaan, in Rockford, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Man convicted in Schaumburg hotel robbery acquitted of attempted murder

A Cook County jury today convicted a Barrington Hills man of home invasion and robbery but acquitted him of an attempted murder charge stemming from a robbery and beating at a Schaumburg hotel.

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Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, Barrington Hills, IL, Palatine, IL

8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Verdict split in Schaumburg home invasion trial

Cook County jurors found Mitchell Barnes not guilty of attempted murder Friday. But the 11-woman, 1-man jury convicted the former Barrington-area man of home invasion and robbery, making the 22-year-old eligible for a prison term of up to 30 years when he is sentenced.

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Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, Barrington, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Monument dedicated at Burr Oak Cemetery

A monument has been dedicated at a South suburban cemetery that was the site of grave desecration scandal uncovered in 2009.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Alsip, IL

15 hrs ago | The Doings Weekly

Lyons Township Treasurer's Office under fire again for financial problems

Financial mismanagement charges continue to swirl about the Lyons Township Treasurer's Office with a second district requesting legislative relief to withdraw.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lemont, IL, Western Springs, IL, Outsourcing

21 hrs ago | CBS Local

Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering Case

Jeffrey Hollinghead and Willie Feliciano have been charged in Operation Crew Cut, a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.

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23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Chicago wants Harvey's water collections seized

On the edge of Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood, city pipes pump millions of gallons of water a day across the Cal-Sag Channel to the scandal-plagued suburb of Harvey.

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Related Topix: Harvey, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hazel Crest, IL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Schaumburg Township to Host 4th Annual Community Wellness Day

On Wednesday, September 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., Schaumburg Township will host the fourth annual Community Wellness Day at 1 Illinois Blvd., in Hoffman Estates.

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Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL

WAND-TV Decatur

Woman sentenced for conning elderly man of $95,000

A Chicago-area woman is going to prison for conning an elderly man out of $95,000 by pretending to have cancer.

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Related Topix: Justice, IL

Chicago Tribune

Feds: Former Cook County employee stole $300K from flood grant

A former Cook County employee in charge of managing a $10.3 million federal grant intended for people affected by flooding has been accused of stealing about $300,000 from the program.

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Related Topix: Country Club Hills, IL

Daily Herald

Lawsuit against Vanecko in Mt. Prospect man's death tossed

A federal judge threw out a civil rights lawsuit filed by Nanci Koschman alleging that police and prosecutors were involved in a "cover-up" to keep former Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew, Richard J. Vanecko, from being charged in the death of her Mount Prospect son.

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Related Topix: Mount Prospect, IL

Patch.com

Evanston Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Cook County Department of Public Health officials announced today, August 27, 2014, that the season's first human case of West Nile virus in Cook County was discovered in a woman in her 40s from the southwest suburbs.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Evanston, IL

CBS Local

CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect's Mouth And Taser Against His Groin

A Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect's throat, pressing a stun gun against the man's groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Daily Herald

Mobile home residents: Landlord is mistreating them

Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines came to state and local officials Wednesday night to air grievances about their landlord, whom they accuse of being too heavy-handed enforcing rules in their leases.

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Related Topix: Des Plaines, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

Mayor who survived West Nile stars in warning ad

Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton, shown in 2002, contracted West Nile virus in 2012 and said he's still recovering.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Evergreen Park, IL, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Orland Park, IL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Churches Support the Homeless Community with Summer Meals

Since 1989, Northwest Suburban PADS, Inc. has provided support for Cook County's homeless residents between October 1 and April 30 each year--but food and shelter are not merely seasonal needs.

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Related Topix: Palatine, IL, Arlington Heights, IL

Daily Herald

Trial begins in 2011 Schaumburg hotel beating

"Mitchell Barnes told them how it was going to go down," said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Susanne Groebner.

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Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL

Chicago Tribune

Man dies months after attack at suburban barbecue

A Northwest Side man died late Tuesday, almost three months after he was injured in an attack during a barbecue in the south suburbs, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Chicago, IL, Markham, IL

Patch.com

As One Challenger Steps Aside, A New One Steps Into Dist. 3 Trustee Race

Eight months out from the suburban Cook County municipal elections, there is a new challenger on the dance card for Oak Lawn's Dist.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL

Patch.com

First Case of Human West Nile Virus Reported in Oak Lawn

Cook County Department of Public Health officials confirm the first human case of West Nile virus in suburban Cook County was identified in a woman in her 40s from Oak Lawn who became ill earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Oak Lawn, IL

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