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2 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clot Allegations Warning: Resource4thePeople Notes...

Resource4thePeople today provides it latest update for consumers following litigation involving allegations that contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin may cause severe blood-clotting problems with news of a woman being awarded $14 million in a jury trial* centering on that side effect.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Healthcare Law, Law, Stroke, Health, Birth Control, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Halfway houses spark lawsuit from neighbors

For $150 to $350 a week, A Fresh Start Sober Living Environments Inc. promises recovering substance abusers a place to live and stay clean in the company of their peers - often in renovated homes in quiet Chicago neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Chicago, IL, Bucktown (Chicago, IL)

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Gets 48 Years For Kidnapping, Killing Berwyn Landlord In 2010

One of three men accused of kidnapping and killing a west suburban landlord who'd been showing one of them a Lawndale apartment has been sentenced to 48 years in prison.

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

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Woman Raped Along Jogging Trail In Matteson

A woman was sexually assaulted Thursday morning on a jogging and cycling trail near a Metra station in south suburban Matteson.

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Related Topix: Matteson, IL, Forest Park, IL, Park Forest, IL

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Found Dead In Oak Lawn Home After Gas Leak

A man was found dead inside his home by crews responding to a gas leak Wednesday evening in southwest suburban Oak Lawn.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL

20 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Clerk of the Circuit Court ...

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown Announce the Opening of the 'Records Storage and Digital Imaging... Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown Announce the Opening of the 'Records Storage and Digital Imaging Center' in Cicero CHICAGO, April 22 -- Cook ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cicero, IL

Wed Apr 23, 2014

NBC Chicago

School Reinstates Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse

A teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1990s is back in the classroom in suburban Buffalo Grove after an internal investigation found no wrongdoing in the school.

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Related Topix: Buffalo Grove, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education Etc.

Sunherald.com

Patronage allegations give Quinn challenger fodder

The spotlight on hiring came a day after a complaint filed in federal court by attorney Michael Shakman - whose decades-old court case led to bans on politically based hiring in the Chicago area - alleged improper hiring in the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich, McDonough County, IL

Daily Herald

Mount Prospect man charged with child pornography

Thomas Perry, 68, of the 1100 block of Boxwood Drive, faces one felony count after police said he downloaded numerous pornographic images of children under the age of 13 onto his home computer.

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Related Topix: Mount Prospect, IL

My FOX Chicago

City inspector re-evaluating properties after FOX 32 investigation

We previously reported that dozens of cars parked for free inside an old building in the middle of River North.

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Related Topix: Robbins, IL, Kildeer, IL, Lake County, IL, Elmwood Park, IL

Suburban Journals

Jerrmon Davis 18-years from Oak Park Arrested with a Gun.

Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.

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Related Topix: River Forest, IL, Oak Park, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC7 Chicago

Maywood man charged in fatal West Side hit-and-run

A Maywood man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a 64-year-old woman dead Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Maywood, IL

Chicago Sun-Times

DNA solves murder of Northwest Side man missing since 1978

While he was still in college in the late 1970s, Edward Beaudion dressed up as a vampire to bring a little ghoulish cheer to kids at a local orphanage.

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Related Topix: Lemont, IL

My FOX Chicago

1 dead, 3 injured in CTA bus crash in Calumet Heights

One person died and three others were injured when a van collided with a CTA bus early Wednesday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL

Patch.com

Oak Lawn Grandma's Psychiatric Evaluation Needs More Time

Alfreda Giedrojc, 62, the Oak Lawn grandmother charged with first-degree murder of her infant granddaughter, had a scheduled court hearing in Bridgeview on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Bridgeview, IL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Priest in 2nd child abuse investigation won't be...

A Chicago Catholic priest, who became the subject of a second child abuse allegation on Monday, will remain in active ministry but will not be alone with children, the archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Daily Herald

No movement yet on transit reform report

Legislators discussed a groundbreaking report from the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force but the absence of task force members meant a number of questions went unanswered, officials said.

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Washington Times

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Haggling over legislation to bring a casino to Chicago has become a springtime ritual.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Opinion

ABC7 Chicago

Justin Hamilton, 23, charged in South Side murders of Jordan Means, Anthony Bankhead

Justin Hamilton, 23, is charged with murder in the deaths of Jordan Means, 16, and Anthony Bankhead, 18, after an alleged argument on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Flossmoor, IL

Patch.com

Quinn Announces Bike, Walking Trail Improvements in Cook County

The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, Riverside, IL

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