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Isabell Foster, 86, died at St. James Health in Chicago Heights at 3:05 p.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The shooting happened about 5:15 p.m. at the corner of 147th Street and Ridgeland Avenue, Cook County Sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.
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.
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.
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.
A monument has been dedicated at a South suburban cemetery that was the site of grave desecration scandal uncovered in 2009.
Financial mismanagement charges continue to swirl about the Lyons Township Treasurer's Office with a second district requesting legislative relief to withdraw.
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.
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.
A Chicago-area woman is going to prison for conning an elderly man out of $95,000 by pretending to have cancer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 08:23 pm
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