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  1. Three Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office couldn't immediately confirm the death. The 17-year-old was shot in the leg and was also taken to ...

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  2. Police: Boy Killed, Another Injured In Chatham ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office couldn't immediately confirm the death. The 17-year-old was shot in the leg and was also taken to ...

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  3. Authorities say carbon monoxide is cause of death of 2Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    DES PLAINES – Authorities said carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death of two men found inside a suburban Chicago town house. The Cook County medical examiner's office said Friday that 53-year-old Hong Kyq Kim and 83-year-old John Tae Kim were pronounced dead in the home Thursday evening.

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  4. 2 Dead, 4 Officers Hospitalized Due To Suburban Hazmat SituationRead the original story

    Yesterday | FireFightingNews.com

    A mysterious hazardous materials situation in Des Plaines, Illinois is responsible for the death of two people, one person being critically injured, and four first responders being hospitalized. When they entered the home, four Cook County, Illinois sheriff's officers were unexpectedly overcome by some hazardous agent, according to authorities.

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  5. State of the Suburbs: Recreation finds creative ways to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... on the commemorative 100-mile Century Trail that connects 33 forest preserves. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County determined there is a market for camping and is in the midst of a $29 million initiative to modernize or create five ...

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  6. the Watchdogs: Water reclamation district's toxic tenantPOSTED: 08/27/2015, 02:30PMContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Oil, accusing the company of violating state environmental regulations. Madigan says in the suit filed in Cook County circuit court that the company "has created and is maintaining a substantial danger to the environment and public health." She's ...

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  7. $2.5 million bail for Arlington Heights man charged with sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... on charges he sexually abused two children. Abel Mil must post $250,000 to be released from custody. If he does, Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo ordered him to have no contact with his accusers and no contact with anyone under age 18. Prosecutors ...

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  8. Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... a woman critically injured Thursday afternoon in a home near northwest suburban Des Plaines, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. Emergency crews were called to a HazMat situation at a home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street in ...

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  9. Secret recording divulged by defense in shooting of Chicago copRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... another potential bombshell Friday: the existence of a recording that could contradict the sworn testimony of a Cook County prosecutor. The disclosure further raises the chances that the judge hearing the case could throw out the arrest of Paris ...

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  10. Appeal assessments in Schaumburg Township until Sept. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    Schaumburg Township residents who believe their property has been over assessed can appeal during the open appeal period through the Cook County Assessor's Office. Single-family residential property owners can appeal their assessments through Sept.

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  11. Northbrook Fire Assists in Fatal Des Plaines Hazmat SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... Entry Monitoring Teams," according to the release. "The exact cause of the deaths is under investigation by the Cook County Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner."

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  12. No foul play suspected in 2 suburban hazmat deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... found dead at about 3:30 p.m. inside their townhouse in the 9400 block of Harrison Street, said Sophia Ansari, Cook County sheriff's police spokeswoman. A woman who police said is the wife and mother to the men was taken to Advocate Lutheran General ...

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  13. Justice waiting on county to clear out TriangleRead the original story

    Friday | Des Plaines Valley News

    Justice Mayor Kris Wasowicz announced at this week's village board meeting that the 'triangle property," located between Archer Avenue, Cork Avenue and 79th Street will soon be cleared. 'It depends on how long Cook County takes to issue a permit,' he said.

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  14. Cunliff Park Reopening Celebration is September 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... ovided, which will cover more than half the cost of the project. The Village also entered into an agreement with Cook County to secure $2 million in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery grant funds for the project.

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  15. Two Dead, Five Injured In Hazmat Incident In IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 5NEWSonline.com

    A hazardous materials incident at a home in metropolitan Chicago has left two men dead and five people injured, authorities said. When Cook County sheriff's officers entered the townhouse in unincorporated Des Plaines on Thursday, they found two deceased adult males and a woman who was later hospitalized in critical condition, said sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari.

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  16. Two found dead in Des Plaines-area hazmat identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    Two people found dead in a Des Plaines-area townhouse Thursday afternoon have been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Hong Kyq Kim, 53, and John Tae Kim, 83, were pronounced dead in their home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street at 6:50 p.m. Thursday.

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  17. Officials seek cause of fatal haz-mat incident near ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... on Thursday afternoon after a call for help that there were people in distress in the garage of the house. The Cook County Sheriff's Department says four officers at the scene had trouble breathing and were hospitalized for evaluation. They were ...

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  18. Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... at 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, when it collided with another vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 5:57 ...

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  19. Mortenson Consolidates Six Plants into OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobeSt.com

    ... square foot warehouse and production facility, last year from Duke Realty for nearly $24 million, according to Cook County records. The structure was partially demolished and a new, two-story, 100,000 square foot office space was added, resulting in ...

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  20. Dawn patrol: Investigators search for clues in deaths at Des...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... A woman who also lives there was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Five other people -- including four Cook County sheriff's deputies -- were treated and released from local hospitals. Investigators combed through a Des Plaines-area ...

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