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  1. Barrington boy dies after bike accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... accident at Citizens Park, located off Northwest Highway and Lake Zurich Road in Barrington, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. An autopsy determined he died from multiple injuries from falling off his bike, according to the ...

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  2. Married woman and her ex-lover 'staged a home invasion at home she...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... home invasion in which Memon's husband was tied to a chair and beaten with a stick at the married couple's home Cook County Police responded to a report of a home invasion at the 9400 Block of Bay Colony Drive in Des Plaines, Illinois around 11:30pm ...

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  3. Chicago Police Shoot, Kill Man Suspected in ShootingRead the original story

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    ... suspect was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead around 7 a.m., according to police. The Cook County Medical Examiner could not immediately confirm the fatality and his identity has not been released. During the investigation, ...

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  4. Police reports document suspect's escapades in hours before Facebook torture videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Jordan Hill, 18, of Carpentersville is accused in the Jan. 3 attack on a teenager with a mental illness who knew Hill from school in Aurora. He is being held without bond at the Cook County jail.

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  5. Chicago activists and religious leaders react to Fedsa police critiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... and work together for a common goal and that is to bring communities up, to revitalize these communities," said Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin. "Coming into this role, I knew there were some things that we were deficient at and we started ...

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  6. Slain representative's aide called 'devoted and adoring mother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Tribune

    ... in the torso with a bladed object inside the home they shared, according to court records filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court. Oak Lawn Division Chief Randy Palmer acknowledged Friday that his department had sent a warrant for the suspect's ...

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  7. Hersey alum honored by Prospect Heights for safety workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    ... Prospect Crossing shopping center. Due to her concerns, Prospect Heights, District 214, Arlington Heights and Cook County collaborated to have a state-of-the-art pedestrian crosswalk installed for the safety of Hersey students along with a redesign ...

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  8. Evanston police sued for false arrest, dash video releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... car, in the 1500 block of Ridge Avenue in Evanston about 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 2015, according to the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court last October. In the video, a woman calls police to report an African American man in a hoodie who looked like ...

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  9. 2 men charged with fatal Austin shooting in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Sun-Times

    Two men have been charged with gunning down another man and wounding two more in an Austin neighborhood shooting that happened more than a year ago on the West Side. Jarell Miller, 22, and Miguel Wilson, 26, face counts of first-degree murder in the Aug. 24, 2015, killing of 24-year-old William Carter, according to Chicago Police, the Cook County medical examiner's office and court records. 1 comment

  10. Brian Urlacher wins temporary custody of son after boya s stepfather killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WGN-TV Chicago

    He filed an emergency motion in Cook County after what happened at the boy's home in suburban Willow Springs. That's where Kennedy was living with his mother and her husband, Ryan Karageorge.

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  11. Woman, ex-boyfriend charged in staged home invasion, dog's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    A Maine Township woman and her ex-boyfriend have been charged with staging a home invasion at her residence, Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart announced Friday. The woman, Mehwish Memon, 30, of the 9400 block of Bay Colony Drive near Des Plaines, and the ex-boyfriend, Syed Hassan, 38, of the 2800 block of South King Drive in Chicago, were arrested Tuesday and charged with home invasion, aggravated unlawful restraint and filing a false police report.

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  12. Court records: Arrest warrant issued for slain congressional aide's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... home they shared on the 5100 block of West 105th Place, Oak Lawn, according to court records filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court. Oak Lawn police conducted a well-being check at Viverito's home after being alerted by Oak Creek, Wisconsin ...

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  13. Woman testifies ex-boyfriend wanted her to destroy bloody shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... wounds inflicted on Maria Granat while she was lying in bed punctured her lung, according to testimony Friday in Cook County court. The wounds likely would have led to her making sounds commonly referred to as a "death rattle," said Dr. James ...

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  14. Hanover Park man accused of growing potRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... earlier this month about a "cannabis grow operation" at a home on the 8100 block of Northway Drive, according to Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Caitlin Casey. Agents knocked on the door and were greeted by a female resident, Casey said. ...

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  15. Palatine man charged with gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    A 58-year-old Palatine man who prosecutors say robbed a Palatine gas station using a rusty, unloaded World War II-era gun was ordered held on $200,000 bail Friday. Stephen Roche, who is a regular customer at the gas station on the 0-100 block of Northwest Highway, entered about 11:20 a.m. Thursday and displayed a semiautomatic handgun, said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Caitlin Casey.

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  16. Woman, ex-boyfriend accused of fatally shooting dog, staging home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Sheriff's Office photo 30-year-old Mehwish Memon and her 38-year-old ex-boyfriend Syed Hassan have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with a home invasion at her Maine Township residence and the death of a dog found her husband's vehicle. Cook County Sheriff's Office photo A woman and her ex-boyfriend are accused of staging a home invasion, fatally shooting a dog and planting a gun and drugs all because the woman was apparently unhappy in her marriage, authorities said.

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  17. Chicagoans React To Damning Department Of Justice ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Chicagoist

    ... on many issues. The fifth floor must address this issue forcefully and clearly, and it must do it now." Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said she was grateful for the investigation and hopeful that it would begin to put residents and the ...

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  18. Dist. 207 candidate remains on ballot after signature challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    The Cook County clerk's office has determined a Maine Township High School District 207 school member previously one signature shy of a place on the April ballot has enough signatures to run for re-election. Jin Lee, a first-term member of the board, was at risk of losing a spot in the contested race when the clerk's office found he was short of the 50 required signatures earlier this week.

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  19. No candidates kicked off Des Plaines ballotRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    ... state law. In the 1st Ward race, Mokry, a library board member, challenged Lysakowski's petition signatures. The Cook County clerk's office last week determined 11 of the signatures were invalid, but Lysakowski remained nine above the minimum. Mokry ...

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  20. Timeline of Chicago police forcea s reputation for brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Journal

    ... shooting, the city responds to a judge's order and release the video, sparking days of protests. Hours earlier, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced she was charging Van Dyke with first-degree murder. Dec. 7: The Justice Department ...

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