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  1. Federal suit accuses Chicago Democrats of illegally running for office as RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    The Republican Party chapters in both Chicago and Cook County, Illinois filed a federal lawsuit accusing Democrats of infiltrating their party in violation of a new bylaw, Courtroom News reported. According to the suit, Sammy Tenuta and Frances Sapone's wins in the party's state primary this past March are null and void because both were actually Democrats.

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  2. Genealogist to offer tips on finding 'lost children'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Elgin Genealogical Society will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, in the Elgin Room on the first floor of the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. in Elgin. Bloom is a full-time professional researcher specializing in Chicago and Cook County research, forensic genealogy, problem solving, and multi-generational family histories.

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  3. Rolling Meadows teen charged with sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... over at Trejo's house Monday, prosecutors said. The girls drank tequila together and watched a movie, said Cook County assistant state's attorney Alyssa Grissom. The friend fell asleep and awoke to Trejo molesting her, Grissom said. The friend ran ...

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  4. New forest preserve provides natural beauty, but land dispute gets uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Hiking, horseback riding and even a faux fox hunt are premiering this year at Horizon Farms, the largest and most expensive forest preserve acquisition in Cook County in nearly 50 years. The nearly 400-acre horse farm is located in Barrington Hills.

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  5. Housing Remains Unaffordable in 18% of Markets: RealtyTracRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Mortgage News

    ... N.Y., which comprises Brooklyn. Counties where home prices rose faster than wages include Los Angeles County, Cook County, Ill., in the Chicago metro area, Harris County, Texas, in the Houston metro area and Maricopa County, Ariz., in the Phoenix ...

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  6. Building the Political and Social Movement at the People's Summit in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    In three momentous days June 17-19, 3,000 activists gathered in a People's Summit in Chicago to embrace a continuing resolution to building a broad, bigger progressive movement to transform the nation and the planet. RoseAnn DeMoro, NNU, former Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Donna Smith, Progressive Democrats of America From the speakers podiums to discussion tables and workshops to trainings on everything from building independent politics to the digital political revolution to how to carry out civil disobedience, it was evident there was overwhelming unity of vision and a common commitment to solidarity in creating change.

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  7. Cook County, Illinois: An Agent of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Triple Pundit

    Cook County is taking a page out of the social enterprise playbook. The county's new Commission on Social innovation is chartered to incubate actionable policy recommendation that would create and sustain innovative solutions to increasingly daunting social problems.

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  8. The Latest: Illinois homes, gas station damaged by tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCTV5

    ... to resume. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for areas west of Chicago and for central and southern Cook County, which includes the city. The National Weather Service reports a tornado has touched down near the northern Illinois cities ...

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  9. The Latest: Tornadoes reported in northern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | White Lake Beacon

    ... to resume. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for areas west of Chicago and for central and southern Cook County, which includes the city. The National Weather Service reports a tornado has touched down near the northern Illinois cities ...

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  10. Elgin man charged with intentionally hitting acquaintance with his carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Herald

    A 28-year-old Elgin man who prosecutors say intentionally hit an acquaintance with his car was ordered held on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and leaving the scene of an injury accident Tuesday. Daniel Maccione, who was on bail for misdemeanor marijuana possession at the time of his arrest, was ordered held on a total bail of $160,000 by Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo, who also ordered Maccione submit to random drug testing.

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  11. Time To Treat Gun Violence As Public Health Crisis, Leaders SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBS Local

    ... is partners with CBS 2 TV and WBBM 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 The [] That is what Cook County and local medical leaders are calling the gun violence epidemic in Chicago, and they are pushing for more research, CBS 2's ...

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  12. Woman gets prison in DUI crash; suit against bar that served her droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Chicago Tribune

    ... killing one person and seriously injuring another, authorities said. Amber Honaker, 25, pleaded guilty in Cook County court earlier this month to aggravated DUI involving a death and great bodily harm in exchange for the five-year sentence, ...

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  13. Zip Line Course Opens This Weekend In Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | NBC Chicago

    Participants as young as 10 years old can navigate through the forest canopy at Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course, fly on five zip lines and swing through "Tarzan swings" on the course that opens June 25 in Westchester. Located throughout Bemis Woods, the adventure begins as visitors climb a rope ladder into the trees and brave more than 40 obstacles before reaching the zip line.

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  14. County Hospital Boss Says Gun Violence A 'Major Public Health Disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBS Local

    ... 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 The [...] Dr. Jay Shannon (at microphone), CEO of the Cook County Health & Hospitals system, and Dr. Faran Bokhari (background), chief of trauma surgery at Stroger Hospital, agree with the ...

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  15. Man charged with attempted murder of cop held on $1.25M bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... unlawful delivery of cannabis, according to a statement from Palatine police. On Monday, he was ordered held in Cook County Jail on $1.25 million bond, the sheriff's office said. Police officers conducting a drug investigation about 7:40 p.m. in the ...

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  16. Pfleger: State of Illinois Should Declare a State of EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | NBC Chicago

    ... "Chicago's Homicide Crisis" alongside Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and the Democratic nominee for Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx. "The city's broke, the state's broke and dysfunctional and in downstate Illinois when a hurricane ...

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  17. Cook County Has Indirectly Helped Donald Trump Save $800KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Chicagoist

    Today in ugh: Cook County didn't just vote for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump - our county also helped fund his candidacy - albeit indirectly. An "unwritten" Cook County policy gave Trump a roughly $800,000 discount on property taxes for a long-vacant penthouse in Trump Tower, the Better Government Association reports .

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  18. Man shot by Palatine police facing attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily Herald

    A Chicago man shot in the leg by Palatine police Thursday night while trying to flee arrest is facing attempted murder and aggravated assault charges alleging he tried to run over two police officers during his bid to escape. Michael Douglas, 26, of the 5000 block of West Thomas Street, appeared in court on the felony charges Monday, when a Cook County judge set his bail at $1.25 million.

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  19. Man Found Dead In Franklin Park PoolRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | CBS Local

    ... he edge of the Chicago Park District pool at Franklin Park. Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene. The Cook County medical examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

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  20. Morning Spin: Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Chicago Tribune

    ... some of the politics from the redrawing of House and Senate districts, are scheduled for 2 p.m. June 30 before Cook County Circuit Court Judge Diane Larsen. In preparing for the case, the Independent Map group filed a response to the legal challenge ...

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