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  1. $14 mil. awarded to woman who suffered stroke after taking medicationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to an Elmwood Park woman who suffered a severe stroke after taking prescribed birth control medication.


  2. Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage licenseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... couples from marrying now. Orr says his office has seen same-sex couples from 24 states outside Illinois come to Cook County to get married. He says the top states include Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Florida. We are ...


  3. Elgin man sentenced on cocaine chargeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... between 2002 and 2006 for weapons offenses and other violent acts in Kane and Cook counties. In 2008, a Cook County judge sentenced him to 25 years in prison for attempted armed robbery and aggravated battery, relating to a 2006 case in which Span ...


  4. Child porn found in Tinley Park man's homeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    A Tinley Park man has been charged with child pornography after authorities recovered numerous videos involving children on a computer in his home, according to Cook County prosecutors.


  5. Second Spouse Gets State MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... the governor's 2010 program was implemented in Thornton Township. Last month, state records shows the husband of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, Benton Cook, was paid more than 146 thousand dollars from NRI. He denied being paid that ...


  6. Suburban authorities file objections to some concealed carry permitsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... 1,669 objections from law enforcement agencies across the state, with about half of those coming from the Cook County Sheriff's Department. That's compared to 33,207 licenses that have been granted since Illinois first began approving licenses ...


  7. LaGrange Park Honor Flight coordinator receives Unsung Heroine AwardRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Doings Weekly

    ... Park volunteer Tracey Rouso. Rouso was honored April 17 in La Grange with the Unsung Heroine Award presented by Cook County Board member Jeffrey Tobolski, D-16th of McCook. "Tracey got the younger generation interested in the people who fought in a ...


  8. Tinley Park man charged after child porn found in his homeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    ... 53, was charged with two counts of child pornography after an investigation by Tinley Park police and the Cook County State's Attorney's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, a statement from the state's attorney's office said. Macias was ...


  9. Environmental groups sue to halt Illiana tollwayRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Post-Tribune

    ... 55 in southwest suburban Wilmington to Interstate 65 near Lowell, Ind. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by the Environmental Law & Policy Center on behalf of the Sierra Club and Openlands. It also names IDOT Secretary Ann ...


  10. Local Man Sentenced for Molesting Girl, 5Read the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    ... sexual abuse after prosecutors said he molested a 5-year-old girl last year, according to the Daily Herald. A Cook County judge sentenced Javier Martinez-Lopez to three years in prison and ordered him to pay $689 in fines. Prosecutors said ...


  11. Environmental Groups Sue To Stop Illiana TollwayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it. The Environmental Law & Policy Center filed the suit in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of the Sierra Club and Openlands. It contends that the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's ...


  12. 8 wounded in city shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

    ... felt pain. He was wounded in the buttocks and leg, police said. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. About the same time, someone was shot in the 5200 block of West Monroe Street and was dropped off at Loretto Hospital with ...


  13. State to spend $10 million on Cook County projectsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The projects that will receive the money are in Chicago, Alsip, Broadview, Countryside, Glenview, North Riverside, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Oak Lawn, Skokie and Tinley Park.


  14. Shirley Cameron, 47-years old of the 200 block of North Keeler in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Suburban Journals

    Detectives had identified Cameron as the offender who unlawfully used the credit card account of a downstate identity theft victim, who told RFPD that someone unknown had used her credit card account in River Forest and in various other locations around suburban Cook County.


  15. Concrete Drivers' Strike Delays Darien's Concrete Repair ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... and Materials Association, the Chicago Tribune reported. The proposal labor contract covers drivers outside of Cook County and is affecting the DuPage area. Four Teamsters groups reportedly rejected the proposed contract on Sunday because it ...


  16. I-Team: Warning about home loansRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC7 Chicago

    ... Guy Schingoethe said. He's frustrated with his lender Ocwen. He said the home loan company failed to pay his Cook County property taxes out of his escrow account. His loan was originally with Chase, but sold to Ocwen. "How do you get satisfaction ...


  17. Environmental groups file suit to halt Illiana Tollway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My FOX Chicago

    ... 55 in southwest suburban Wilmington to Interstate 65 near Lowell, Ind. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by the Environmental Law & Policy Center on behalf of the Sierra Club and Openlands. It also names IDOT Secretary Ann ...


  18. Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On StandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Chicago

    ... lied during testimony has called into question dozens of other cases which the officers have pending. The Cook County State's Attorney's office will only say it is reviewing the matter, but privately, authorities are clearly concerned about a case ...


  19. Rolling Meadows man admits molesting girlRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... year, court records show. Javier Martinez-Lopez, 46, pleaded guilty Wednesday to criminal sexual abuse after Cook County Judge Thomas Fecarotta denied a defense motion to suppress statements he made to police following his arrest last June. ...


  20. Glenview, Chicago police officers under investigation, accused of lying under oathRead the original story

    Thursday | ABC7 Chicago

    The Cook County state's attorney is investigating five police officers, three from Chicago and two from Glenview, accused of lying on the stand.