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  1. Tammy Duckworth outraised all Illinois Senate rivals in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    In 2015, Senate hopeful Tammy Duckworth, outraised Democratic rivals Andrea Zopp and Napoleon Harris and the GOP senator she wants to unseat, Mark Kirk, according to new Federal Election Commission reports. However, Duckworth and Kirk are almost even with the amount of cash-on-hand they had as of Dec. 31. The FEC reports covering 2015 show that Harris, a state senator from south suburban Harvey, has done no fundraising since his late entry into the primary last November.

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  2. Health worker accused of stealing from Bartlett residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    A home health care worker is facing a felony charge alleging she stole thousands of dollars from a 61-year-old Bartlett resident she was hired to care for, Bartlett police said. Mia Vela, 40, of Harvey, is charged with financial exploitation of an elderly person or person with a disability stemming from her arrest Wednesday.

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  3. Health worker charged with stealing from elderly person she cared forRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Tribune

    A home healthcare worker is charged with stealing from an elderly person she was hired to care for, according to a release from the Bartlett police. Mia Vela, 40, of the 15000 block of Turlington Avenue in Harvey, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 3, and charged with a Class 2 felony count of financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability, police said.

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  4. Jesse GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jesse Griffin, age 80, of Glen Carbon, died at 11:41 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Also surviving are children: Marsha Reiff of Belleville, Tina Ficker of Edwardsville and Rae Lee Griffin of Cartersville, Ga.; grandchildren Amy Elston, Brooke Harvey and Blakely Reiff; two sisters: Joyce Eales of Moro and Lucy Kleuter of Brownsville, Texas; one brother: Dale Griffin of Madison and many nieces and nephews.

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  5. One shot on northbound I-57 near Blue IslandRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... tely available, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. A good Samaritan took the victim to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, Illinois State police said.

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  6. Man shot on Bishop Ford Expressway near Blue IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Chicago Tribune

    ... rs inside the vehicle. He suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, state police said.

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  7. Florence Catherine KaheeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... her formal education in the Mound Bayou Public School System and was graduated from Thornton Township High School in Harvey, IL. She earned her Licensed Practical Nurse certification at Cook County School of Nursing and earned her Registered Nurse ...

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  8. He makes a good pointRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... financial mismanagement that is now strangling Chicago and Cook County. But it's difficult in the rest of the state: Harvey, Blue Island, Kankakee, Rockford, East Moline, Peoria, Decatur, Danville, Mt. Vernon, and Marion. Those communities have to ...

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  9. Governor Bruce Rauner's State of the State AddressRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... financial mismanagement that is now strangling Chicago and Cook County. But it's difficult in the rest of the state: Harvey, Blue Island, Kankakee, Rockford, East Moline, Peoria, Decatur, Danville, Mt. Vernon, and Marion. Those communities have to ...

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  10. Identity Theft, Retail Theft, DUI: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Patch.com

    ... odor of alcohol was coming from his breath, the report added. Jamar Evans, 35, of the 100 block of East 150th Street, Harvey, was arrested and charged with retail theft after being accused of shoplifting $120 worth of cologne Jan. 23 from Kohl's, ...

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  11. Burglar Tried to Kick Down Door for 'Small Items to Fit in His Pockets': PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Patch.com

    A 19-year-old Harvey man faces a felony charge of attempted residential burglary after police say he tried to break into a home Jan. 20. Derwin Covington Jr., 19, of the 14400 block of Union St., Harvey, was arrested and charged with felony attempted residential burglary Jan. 20 is accused of trying to burglarize a home in the 18300 block of Dixie Highway, according to Homewood police reports. Police responded to a call around 2:14 p.m. about a burglary in progress, the report stated.

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  12. Text of Rauner's State of the State addressRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... financial mismanagement that is now strangling Chicago and Cook County. But it's difficult in the rest of the state: Harvey, Blue Island, Kankakee, Rockford, East Moline, Peoria, Decatur, Danville, Mt. Vernon, and Marion. Those communities have to ... 8 comments

  13. Debt soars in Harvey from $14 million to $64 million, audits showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Chicago Tribune

    Harvey Comptroller Louis Williams, shown in 2014, says the city's financial woes can be addressed with cost-cutting measures along with tighter controls on revenues and expenditures. Harvey Comptroller Louis Williams, shown in 2014, says the city's financial woes can be addressed with cost-cutting measures along with tighter controls on revenues and expenditures.

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  14. Harvey man is Cook Countya s 8th cold death of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 57-year-old man died in south suburban Harvey Monday morning, marking Cook County's eighth cold-related death this season. Heverry Agee Jr. was found in the 300 block of Calumet Boulevard and taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, where he was pronounced dead at 10:45 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  15. Former Harvey Park District Official Accused Of StealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | CBS Local

    CHICAGO - A former executive director of the Harvey Park District, already facing charges of stealing more than $100,000 from the Cook County assessor's office, has been accused of swiping money from the beleaguered south suburb's park district too. Dionne Cooper - while out on bond awaiting trial for the assessor's office case - used a debit card issued to her by the Harvey Park District to buy liquor, gift cards, luggage, clothing, underwear, hair braids, groceries and meals at restaurants, Assistant State's Attorney Jean McGuire said at a Thursday bond hearing.

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  16. A new report has identified the cities where people have the best and worst credit scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    WalletHub compared the average credit scores of residents from 2,570 cities across the United States. It found residents in Camden, NJ , East St. Louis, IL and Harvey, IL fared the worst.

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  17. Former Harvey Park District official accused of stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A former executive director of the Harvey Park District, already facing charges of stealing more than $100,000 from the Cook County assessor's office, has been accused of swiping money from the beleaguered south suburb's park district too, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Dionne Cooper - while out on bond awaiting trial for the assessor's office case - used a debit card issued to her by the Harvey Park District to buy liquor, gift cards, luggage, clothing, underwear, hair braids, groceries and meals at restaurants, Assistant State's Attorney Jean McGuire said at a Thursday bond hearing.

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  18. Women Beaten, Drugged in Suburban Sex Trafficking RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Patch.com

    ... would then meet up with them in motels in suburbs including Joliet, Naperville, Downers Grove, Schaumburg, Lansing, Harvey and Alsip. The men would allegedly carry firearms and "often hit, slap and choke the females who worked for them, including ...

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  19. Samardzija wise to pick baseball over footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | CBS Sports

    ... the game of football. But, right now, I could still be playing baseball." The Cubs did indeed make the Thornton HS (Harvey, Ill.) outfielder the 424th overall pick of the 1997 draft. Randle El, however, accepted a scholarship to play football at ...

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  20. Antwaan Randle-El Regrets Playing Football: 'If I Could Go Back, I Wouldn't'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | CBS Local

    ... Don't get me wrong, I love the game of football. But right now I could still be playing baseball." A native of Harvey, Ill., Randle-El was drafted out of high school by the Cubs in the 1997 MLB Draft. He elected to attend Indiana for football ...

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