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A Department of Children and Family Services investigation has determined the parents of a 7-month-old Barrington girl reported dead Jan. 8 neglected that baby and her surviving twin sister.
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Cook County Judge Jill Cerone Marisie cited no probable cause in dismissing charges against Gerardo Arreola, 18, of Arlington Heights, and Nathan Fakhouri, 19, of Mount Prospect, records show.
A Bridgeview woman sorting donated clothes at a Chicago thrift store was shot and killed when a gun hidden in a sock accidentally fired.
A 34-year-old Hoffman Estates man who works as an aide at a school for special needs children in Palatine is charged with child pornography after authorities found “numerous” pornographic images of children on a computer seized Thursday.
A 47-year-old Bartlett man has been charged with possession of child pornography after an investigation by Bartlett and Wheaton police.
As reported in this Feb. 21st ILB post , although the new Illinois statute legalizing same-sex marriage does not take effect until June 1st, in a successful class-action suit relating to Cook County a federal judge has ruled that same-sex marriage may proceed immediately in Cook County, Illinois.
A growing campaign for a graduated income tax in Illinois could push more of the total tax burden onto some areas of the suburbs, where median incomes far outpace state averages, critics say.
Five months to the day after she allegedly brutally killed her 6-month-old granddaughter, Alfreda Giedrojc found herself back in court Thursday.
In a news release, the Cook County Sheriff's Office says that 34-year-old Carlos Davila of Cicero is suspected of phoning in the threat on the Maywood Courthouse on Tuesday morning.
State Rep. Maria Antonia "Toni" Berrios - who faces a strong challenge in the March 18 Democratic primary - said Thursday she has filed "assault charges against a man who attempted to harass and intimidate" her as she campaigned in her Northwest Side district.
A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building, police say.
Cook County Sheriff's Department creates unit to get runaway kids off the street before they become victimized.
At least six states and several local governments are signing up prison inmates on Obamacare exchanges after the National Association of Counties began encouraging counties to shift some prisoner healthcare expenses onto federal taxpayers.
Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.
Crime scene reconstructionist Rod Englert has been billing Cook County $395 an hour for his work on the Jeanie Kustok murder case, and his wallet's going to be a lot heavier when he finally gets away from Bridgeview.
Kyung Ho Song, 75, was extradited to the United States from South Korea and taken into custody by the Cook County Sheriff's Central Warrant Unit when he arrived at O'Hare Airport on Wednesday, according to a statement from Bartlett police.