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  1. 2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WMDT

    ... that's when Cramblett received some disturbing news, says a lawsuit filed Monday against Midwest Sperm Bank in Cook County, Illinois. She learned from an employee at the sperm bank that she had been inseminated with sperm from No. 330, a black ...

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  2. 2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | WJRT

    ... that's when Cramblett received some disturbing news, says a lawsuit filed Monday against Midwest Sperm Bank in Cook County, Illinois. She learned from an employee at the sperm bank that she had been inseminated with sperm from No. 330, a black ...

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  3. Lawsuit: Black donora s sperm mistakenly sent to same-sex white coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WPMT-TV York

    An Ohio woman is suing a Chicago sperm bank after she said she was inseminated with a vial from an African-American donor despite ordering a vial from a white donor. According to the lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, Jennifer Cramblett and her same-sex partner, Amanda Zinkon, who live in Uniontown, say one of their biggest fears is the life experiences their now two-year-old daughter, Payton, will undergo in what they describe in the lawsuit as their "all-white community" and "often unconsciously insensitive family."

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  4. Man charged in 2009 death of Chicago womanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... of Chicago. She was last seen in March 2009. Her body was found weeks later in the Little Calumet River. The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled Sims had been strangled. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily ...

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  5. Man charged in 2009 death of woman found in Little Calumet RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    ... said. Sims was last seen in March 2009, and her body was found in the river weeks later, the release said. The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled Sims had been strangled. The Illinois State Police Cold Case Squad solved the case and on ...

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  6. Sex offender with Wilmette history faces new charges, including Highcrest trespassRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

    ... get past Highcrest staff and into the school only two hours before officers arrested him for the first incident. Cook County Circuit Court Judge Marcia Orr set Berglund's bond at $50,000 at his Oct. 1 bond hearing. Police Chief Brian King said ...

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  7. Orland Park businessman sentenced to two years for tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    A Tinley Park resident has been sentenced to two years in prison for not paying more than $1 million in state sales tax on tobacco products. Mohammad Aburish, 38, pleaded guilty this week in Cook County Circuit Court to failing to report $5.6 million in tobacco sales between 2010 and 2012 by Suha & Janna Co., a tobacco distributor at 154561 S. 70th Court, Orland Park.

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  8. Cook Co. judge says term-limits issue can be on ballot in CC HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    A Cook County judge ruled Wednesday that a term-limits referendum in Country Club Hills, which could prevent Mayor Dwight Welch from seeking re-election next spring, can appear on the Nov. 4 ballot. The referendum measure, if approved by voters, would limit the terms of the mayor, clerk, treasurer and aldermen to no more than five consecutive Welch has been mayor for 27 straight years, more than the maximum of 20 years allowed under the proposed change.

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  9. New fire house to be dedicated SaturdayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... served its purpose in location and size for 40 years. As the boundaries of the village expanded eastward into Cook County, though, the central portion and nature of the call in East Dundee changed. Car accidents have replaced fires as the majority ...

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  10. Convicted Sex Offender Caught Trying to Enter School, HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... lding without legitimate purpose. Berglund was held in the Wilmette Police lock-up prior to being transferred to Cook County for a bond hearing on October 1, 2014 where Judge Marcia Orr set a bond of $50,000.

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  11. Man charged in 2009 slaying of girlfriend found in Little Calumet RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... court this morning. Markham Branch Court Judge Darren Bowden ordered Knight held in lieu of $750,000 bail, said Cook County state's attorney spokeswoman Tandra Simonton. A friend saw Sims-Rentas near her mother's house in the 6600 block of South ...

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  12. Crestwood sues 2 ex-water department workers for legal feesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    The village of Crestwood is suing two former water department employees to recover legal fees the suburb paid on their behalf after the federal government indicted them for involvement in a contaminated water scandal. Crestwood is seeking to recover $202,475 from Theresa Neubauer, who served as the village's police chief after her years of service in the water department; and $152,600 from Frank Scaccia, the former water department operator for the suburb, according to a lawsuit filed by attorney Nick Valdaez in Cook County Circuit Court.

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  13. Student's Choking Claim Doesn't Support FiringRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... determined that Kimble should be fired, and the Chicago school board followed that recommendation. Though a Cook County judge affirmed Kimble's termination, she had more success this summer with the First District Illinois Court of Appeals. "None of ...

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  14. Ex-cop worker charged with helping friend in scamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... enemies. Jeffrey Stapleton, who was fired from the Skokie Police Department earlier this year, was indicted in Cook County on 70 felony counts ranging from false impersonation of a police officer to identity theft and official misconduct. ...

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  15. 2 North Side brothers charged in serial sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    Two North Side brothers arrested last weekend in a series of alleged sexual assaults stretching back to 2003 had been in and of jail "multiple times" on less serious charges - but beefing up an Illinois law might have ended the sex attacks far sooner, a Cook County official said Wednesday. Leondo Joseph, 38, and LB Joseph, 29, both appeared in court at the George N. Leighton Criminal Court Building Saturday and are being held without bond, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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  16. Ex-director to testify at Illinois hearingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... neral's report for mismanagement and misspending. It already has been under scrutiny by federal prosecutors, the Cook County state's attorney and a legislative commission.

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  17. White lesbian mother sues sperm bank after she gave birth to...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... her family is racist and she lives in a small, all-white town in northeast Ohio. In a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County, Illinois, Ms Cramblett says Midwest Sperm Bank sent her several vials of a black man's sperm by mistake because the clinic ...

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  18. Ex-cop worker charged with helping friend in revenge scamRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... enemies. Jeffery Stapleton, who was fired from the Skokie Police Department earlier this year, was indicted in Cook County on 70 felony counts ranging from false impersonation of a police officer to identity theft and official misconduct. ...

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  19. Healthcare Law Attorney Joins Cook County Law FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Cook county business law firm Momkus McCluskey, LLC hires new team to focus on community hospitals and federally qualified healthcare centers. "I am excited about this opportunity with Momkus McCluskey as we are focusing on a new line of business for the firm and continuing to assist hospitals with high quality but affordable legal representation," says Malecki.

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  20. Griffin: Why gas tax distribution varies in suburbsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... get motor fuel tax funding based on miles of roads they're responsible for maintaining. All counties except Cook County receive funds based on the volume of motor vehicle license fees collected. Cook County simply gets a set percentage of the ...

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