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  1. Schaumburg planning to redevelop much of Motorola siteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... district, Schaumburg Community Development Director Julie Fitzgerald said. That property now includes a Cook County Highway Department facility at the corner, and stretches south toward the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, which officials ...

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  2. Markham mana s death ruled homicideRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mark Angelous, 35, was killed in the 15700 block of Trumbull Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He lived on the same block and was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.

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  3. Former Inverness woman to stand trial this year in husband's 1979 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A 68-year-old woman charged in the slaying of her husband at their Inverness home more than three decades ago is expected to stand trial this year, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. Jacquelyn Greco is charged with five counts of murder in the shooting death of her husband, Carl Gaimari, during what authorities said was a staged home invasion meant to get rid of Gaimari.

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  4. Woman known for trying to sneak on planes jailed in ChicagoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    This undated booking photo provided by the Cook County Sheriff's Department shows 63-year-old Marilyn Hartman. Hartman was arrested Friday, April 24, 2015, for loitering in a restricted area at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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  5. Will marijuana decriminalization end the racial grass gap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2011 | Chicago Reader

    Cook County state's attorney Anita Alvarez announced last month that her office would no longer prosecute those nabbed for the first or second time with up to 30 grams of marijuana. But new policies on pot possession are unlikely to end the racial gaps in who's picked up by police.

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  6. Suit: Northbrook company tossed sensitive medical records in dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    A document storage company tossed sensitive medical records into an unlocked Dumpster outside its north suburban office, putting thousands of people's identities at risk, according to a lawsuit filed by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The suit, filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against FileFax Inc, claims hundreds of files containing complete medical records were discovered discarded in a dumpster outside the firm's Northbrook office.

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  7. Woman known as 'serial stowaway' arrested at O'HareRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

    ... to give her home address to the police, Sedevic said. As of early Wednesday, Hartman was still being held in Cook County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail, according to jail records. In February, Hartman was arrested at a Florida airport after she got on ...

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  8. Dog flu outbreaks temporarily close shelters, suspend adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... the dogs get sick." Officials estimate that about 1,700 animals have contracted the highly contagious dog flu in Cook County alone, up from about 1,300 reported in mid-April, though the numbers are considered rough estimates. Six dogs have died from ...

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  9. Survey says dump sheriff's patrol, but Wayne Township won'tRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. How much did Cook County homeowners in Barrington Unit District 220 pay in rebates last year to their Lake County counterparts because of a nearly ...

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  10. Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony to be Held May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Cook County will hold its 14th Annual Memorial Ceremony at 11 a.m. May 9 at the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve, 7601 West Ogden Ave., Lyons. The event honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2014, including James P. Morrissy of the Oak Forest Police Department and historical honorees, according to the foundation.

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  11. Appeal in Bali suitcase murder triggers court case in Chicago on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... Schaefer, received an 18-year prison term. Mack's trust lawyers are expected to appear Wednesday morning before Cook County Judge Neil Cohen. Mack wants Cohen to release another $200,000 to pay her legal fees for the anticipated appeal. In a letter ...

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  12. Pit Bull's Fate Lies In Courts After Mauling Alsip BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    As a 10-year-old boy recovers from bite wounds to his head, Cook County officials will decide if the pit bull that allegedly attacked him will be euthanized. Matthew Dancho went to the home of a family friend in the 5000 block of West 119th Street in Alsip on April 8. Opening the screen door to knock on the main frame door, when Ryder, a male pit bull, lunged at the boy.

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  13. Suit: $10 day care fee unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – A new class-action lawsuit alleges that one of the nation's largest court systems violates the Illinois Constitution by requiring anyone filing a civil suit to pay a $10 fee for day care-style services that the majority of litigants never use. The 15-page suit, filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, argues that the Illinois Supreme Court has previously ruled that any fees not directly related to the litigation process amount to illegal taxation.

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  14. Northwest Side man dies in Des Plaines wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    An 18-year-old Jefferson Park man died and three other people were injured Monday night during a two car crash near Oakton Community College in Des Plaines . Michael Polder, of the 5100 block of North Menard Avenue, was pronounced dead at 5:34 p.m. Monday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge , according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  15. Sneed: Chicago hotels could serve as temporary hosts for casinosRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... the last name Sneed and began her career as a secretary for a small real estate firm? Now you do. Sneed is told Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, the mayoral candidate who gave Rahm Emanuel a run for his money, is thinking about running ...

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  16. Papantos sworn into Wheeling village board, but how long will she remain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... down from the board after his appointed term ended with the election. Vito last week filed a lawsuit asking a Cook County judge to declare him the winner of the seat awarded to Papantos. The write-in candidate says 34 ballots declared invalid by the ...

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  17. Wilmette Homeowners Sue Greater Metropolitan TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Filed April 22 in Cook County Circuit Court, the complaint states the two residents of the 600 block of Linden Ave. entered into an agreement with contractor Icon Design and Development to build their home and that Icon was disbursed funds held in trust by the defendant that were to be given to subcontractors, according to the Cook County Record. Novosel and Fendley seek damages of more than $500,000, plus attorney fees, expenses, interest and costs.

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  18. Man dies after falling off roof of 7-story Skokie buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLS-AM Chicago

    The man, 68-year-old Robert M. Leburkien, was working on the roof of an apartment building at 5120 Galitz St. when he fell about 11:15 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office and a statement from Skokie police. The building is seven stories tall.

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  19. Two charged with robbing, shooting off-duty Oak Park police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... id. Bush was ordered held without bond Monday, and is next scheduled to appear in court May 26, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.

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  20. Man killed in Crete crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLS-AM Chicago

    Mitchell Williams, 29, was injured in a motorcycle crash in the 400 block of Elms Court Lane in Crete, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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