Cook County Newswire (Page 10)

Cook County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook County, IL. (Page 10)

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  1. Illinois Appellate Court Defends Short Yellow TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | TheNewspaper

    ... on at the same time this interval also is not counted as steady yellow time." On appeal, this evidence persuaded Cook County Circuit Court Judge Patrick Rogers that the ticket was defective and that it must be thrown out. The city's own inspector ...

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  2. Group Files Suit To Stop Red Seal DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Patch.com

    A Mission Hills group that opposes Provenance, the Red Seal golf course redevelopment plan to construct 137 homes at the site in unincorporated Northbrook, has filed a lawsuit against developer Red Seal Homes and the Cook County Board, which approved the plan in February. Filed May 7 by Mike Delmore of the Mission Hills M&T Coalition, the suit asks for an injunction against the project, the Northbrook Star reports.

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  3. Burbank residents receive notice that they're losing their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    ... law, MWRD has the authority for property acquisition as a means of alleviating flooding in areas throughout Cook County," said Gall. Here's the catch, though. Gall's home is elevated and does not flood, and while the District may offer market value ...

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  4. 4 charged with stealing $876K from Chicago schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Authorities have charged four people in connection with the theft of more than $876,000 from the Chicago Public Schools through a fraudulent billing scheme. Cook County court records show the arrest warrants name 36-year-old Jermaine Robinson, and 46-year-old Sidney Bradley, both of Chicago; 49-year-old Albert Bennett of Carpentersville; and 55-year-old Paul Simmons of Calumet City.

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  5. Four named in arrest warrants in CPS theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    Four people this week were named in arrest warrants tied to the theft of over $876,000 from two Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Officials with the Cook County State's Attorney's office would not comment on the case Wednesday but according to court records, Judge Nicholas Ford ordered the arrest warrants a day before.

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  6. COD spent more than $200,000 on positive pre-election mailers, documents showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The College of DuPage spent more than $200,000 on thousands of glossy mailers that put a positive spin on the school and arrived in mailboxes in the weeks immediately before the April election, according to documents obtained by the Daily Herald through a Freedom of Information Act request. New COD board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton said one of the mailers arrived at homes in DuPage County and parts of Will and Cook counties just three days before the April 7 election in which her endorsed slate of three candidates, all calling for major reforms at the Glen Ellyn school, was elected.

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  7. How shoppers navigate construction at WoodfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... which sat just below the center court before its removal 11 years ago might have been the safest place in Cook County to shelter from a tornado, Gott said. The heavily reinforced concrete walls that contained the aquarium remained after its removal. ...

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  8. Neighborhoods recovering, but some far faster than othersRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Wolcott Avenue in Chicago on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Single-family home prices in Chicago's neighborhoods and Cook County's suburbs have come off the lows recorded during the depths of the housing crisis, but a great divide exists between the ...

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  9. Mihalopoulos: Public's view of city workers' pensions likely to continue to shiftRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... say our case is different and prolong what is now inevitable," says Johnson, who's a plaintiff in that case in Cook County Circuit Court. Johnson, 35, was born in Chicago and grew up near Belmont and Elston. He attended the city's first ...

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  10. CPD Failed to Properly Probe Death of Teen Shot by Cop: SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    ... line of vision and he describedone shot and then multiple shots while the boy's on the ground," Kalven said. The Cook County Medical Examiner said McDonald was shot 16 times. The autopsy noted he had a small amount of PCP or angel dust in his ...

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  11. Man dies nine months after LeClaire Courts shootingRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Southwest Side man died Monday, more than nine months after he was shot while driving in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood where he lived. Eric Langham, 22, told authorities he was shot July 21, 2014, while he was driving near the area of 46th Street and Laporte, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  12. Despite DNA, rapist gets awayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and never married. Then a couple of years ago, after a series of scandals in the Robbins Police Department, the Cook County Sheriff's Office took over the evidence room and found scores of rape kits just gathering dust. One of them was Natasha's. ...

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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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

    May 5, 2015 | 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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