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  1. Man charged with shooting 18-year-old in face in Chicago HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A south suburban man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly shot another man in the face last week in Chicago Heights. Dewayne Robinson, 20, is charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated battery with a firearm, and aggravated discharge of a firearm, Chicago Heights Police Sgt.

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  2. Appeals court judge overturns a oenonsensea murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Calling a Cook County judge's ruling "nonsense" and saying it was based on zero evidence, a federal appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of a man who's already spent 14 years in prison. A damning ruling by the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals gives the state 120 days to retry Lawrence Owens or set him free.

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  3. Woman files suit after a healthya dog died at Dolton Animal HospitalRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A woman whose dog died while boarding at the Dolton Animal Hospital last summer is suing the hospital's veterinarian and an employee who have both been charged with cruelty to animals. Tina Robinson, a resident of Dolton, filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the hospital violated the Humane Care for Animals Act in July 2014 when she boarded her three dogs at the facility for eight days.

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  4. Beat The Champions: Markham looking for the markRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Even so, the 66-year-old from Country Club Hills finally made her first finals of BTC. The women's finals of BTC begin at noon Sunday at Elk Grove Bowl in Elk Grove Village.

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  5. Man gets 26 years for Chicago Heights arson that injured twoRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A south suburban man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for starting a fire that seriously injured his 5-month-old daughter and her grandmother last year. Branden Strayhorne, 20, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated arson for the October 2014 fire in Chicago Heights, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.

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  6. Conviction vacated in 1984 slaying of Park Forest teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez plans to announce she is vacating a conviction in the 1984 murder of a Park Forest girl. Christopher Abernathy's mother never believed her son had raped and killed a 15-year-old girl back in 1984.

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  7. Officera s reckless conduct trial in bean bag death closesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Park Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor leaves the Markham courthouse during a lunch break on Tuesday, the first day of his trial. Taylor is accused of acting recklessly by fatally shooting 95-year-old World War II veteran John Wrana with a beanbag gun at close range in an effort to subdue him at the assisted living facility where Wrana lived on July 26, 2013.

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  8. Cop who shot beanbags at WWII vet John Wrana says he was a in fear for my lifeaRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Park Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor leaves the Markham courthouse during a lunch break on Tuesday, the first day of his trial. Taylor is accused of acting recklessly by fatally shooting 95-year-old World War II veteran John Wrana with a beanbag gun at close range in an effort to subdue him at the assisted living facility where Wrana lived on July 26, 2013.

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  9. Prosecutors say suburban cop overreacted in subduing 95-year-old war vetRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Park Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor leaves the courthouse in Markham Tuesday where is on trial for shooting an elderly man with a beanbag gun. John Wrana helped repel the Nazi war machine but two years ago he took on the men invading his assisted-living apartment with a walking stick, a shoehorn and a knife.

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  10. Empty homes in Markham searched for possible victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Cook County sheriff's investigators and state police spent two days in Markham last week searching empty homes for possible victims of suspected serial killer Darren Vann, that village's mayor said Saturday. Investigators on Wednesday and Thursday searched "three or four" empty houses on the village's east side, between Dixie Highway and Wood Street, David Webb Jr. said.

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  11. Sales near of Gary properties once the center of scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Post-Tribune

    The city is in the final stretch of selling or transferring long-vacant properties owned by the scandal-tainted Gary Urban Enterprise Association. The city council introduced ordinances Tuesday on the pending sales of three properties, including the old Screw & Bolt factory at 901 Alabama St. Public hearings are set for Nov. 5. Redevelopment director Joe Van Dyk said the public hearings and city council approval are part of the conditions of a pact with the U.S. District Attorney and the Indiana Attorney General's offices for the disposition of the GUEA-held properties that have reverted back to the city.

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  12. Orland Park man pleads guilty in fatal 2009 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Nicholas Sord , pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from the fatal 2009 crash that killed his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Mejia. He is seen in this file photo entering the Markham Courthouse for his bond hearing.

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  13. Markham Park District sued over alleged sex abuse of boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Two counselors sexually abused a boy in June 2013 during a summer camp hosted by the Markham Park District, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court. The boy's mother, who is only identified as Andrea, alleges sexual abuse and negligence of her son, who was then 10 and a registered participant of the park district's summer day camp and aftercare programs, the lawsuit says.

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  14. Driver fleeing police crashes into Tinley Park townhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A car being pursued by Markham police crashed into a townhouse early Tuesday in Tinley Park, according to Tinley Park police. The 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue crashed into the building near 167th Street and Trail View Court at 3:54 a.m., Deputy Police Chief Lorelei Mason said.

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  15. Lawyer: Park Forest cop's trial not likely this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The trial of a Park Forest police officer who's charged in the July 2013 shooting death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran likely won't take place until next year, the officer's lawyer said. Terry Ekl, who's defending Craig Taylor on criminal charges of felony misconduct, also filed a motion, demanding a speedy trial within 160 days, during a hearing Tuesday at the Cook County courthouse in Markham.

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  16. Prosecutors: Motorist hit hydrant at 80 mph, killed passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A man who crashed a speeding car with so much force that his passenger was killed and the engine block was ripped free from the wreckage was ordered held without bail Sunday. Chiron A. Betts Jr., of the 11400 block of South Yale, was recovering at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and did not appear in Cook County court.

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