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. Des Plaines alderman weighing appeal in trespassing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... if I should just let it alone and let it go and accept the punishment," he said. Sayad, who was found guilty by Cook County Judge Michael Hood June 16, has until July 15 to decide. The 12-year alderman was sentenced to 18 months of court ...

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  2. Orland Man Charged With Battering Police, Breaking Door Handles In Cop CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... th her when he was arrested. Bradley's bail from the February case was revoked and he is currently being held at Cook County Jail. Bail for the new charges of resisting arrest and criminal damage to state supported property is set at $700,000.

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  3. Third man charged in vicious sports card robbery at Wheeling homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A third man has been charged for his role in a 2014 home invasion during which prosecutors say a Wheeling man was beaten with a gun, choked and hogtied before the robbers stole 400 to 500 baseball, basketball and football cards worth between $150,000 and $200,000 from the victim's safes. Kristopher Muzzall, 27, from the 7000 block of S. South Shore Drive in Chicago, was charged with home invasion and is being held at Cook County jail on $200,000 bail.

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  4. Wells Fargo victorious in Chicago-area predatory lending lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Housing Wire

    Wells Fargo secured a victory in court Friday, when a U.S. District Judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against the lender by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the bank of predatory lending. According to a Reuters report, U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman ruled in favor of Wells Fargo, which stood accused of "targeting tens of thousands of black, Hispanic and female borrowers through 'equity stripping,' where it imposed excessive or unnecessary rates and fees as well as refinancing penalties."

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  5. Cook County's sales tax hike: Who really pays the price?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Nanette Brown, left, walks with Walter E. Smithe's senior designer, Carrie Kruschel, around the Arlington Heights location July 17, 2015. The imminent sales tax increase in Cook County will be enough to drive some customers to the collar counties, the firm's president said.

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  6. WRAPUP 1-Wells Fargo wins dismissal of predatory lending lawsuitsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Reuters

    Wells Fargo & Co won the dismissal of two lawsuits on Friday that had accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of violating the federal Fair Housing Act by engaging in predatory lending practices in Los Angeles and Chicago. The lawsuits by the city of Los Angeles and by Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago, accused Wells Fargo of steering black and Hispanic borrowers into higher-cost loans, a process sometimes called "reverse redlining".

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  7. Des Plaines alderman files motion to overturn trespassing convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... in appeals, which is why Sayad decided to hire Morask. He also said there is new evidence in the case. Cook County Judge Michael Hood ruled June 16 that Sayad was guilty of misdemeanor criminal trespass for walking into a resident's house ...

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  8. Cook County commissioner Gorman resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A new Cook County Board commissioner could be named next week after Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman announced that she will resign from the 17th District seat she has held since 2002. Gorman, whose last day is Monday, said she is taking a director role with a Fortune 100 company with a corporate office in Chicago but cannot yet disclose which one.

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  9. George WillliamRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    George Willliam Berge, Jr., 83, Burkesville, KY He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, retiring after 20 years of service. He was a native of Cook County, IL and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of his death.

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  10. Analysis: Madigan offers Rauner some 'good solid advice'POSTED: 07/09/2015, 09:11PMContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... on Thursday ruled that workers should receive their full paychecks. The ruling conflicted with a ruling by a Cook County judge, making the matter still murkier. A day earlier, Rauner laid the blame for the state shutdown on Madigan's doorstep, ...

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  11. Palatine man who had drug charges dismissed following scandal charged againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A 21-year-old Palatine man whose 2012 drug charges were dropped in the wake of a Schaumburg police scandal faces new allegations that he delivered a controlled substance several times in May and June. On Thursday, Efren Rosales, of the 1300 block of White Water Lane, had his bail increased from $25,000 to $75,000 after prosecutors claimed Rosales is affiliated with a street gang and told Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo that Rosales has six additional criminal counts pending against him.

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  12. Confusion in Illinois as a court orders state workers paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... decreed that state workers should get their full paychecks even without a formal budget. That contradicted a Cook County court ruling earlier in the week that no budget means no pay. The state is 10 days into a new fiscal year without authority to ...

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  13. Police need help to find missing 62-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The Cook County sheriff's office is seeking the public's help to locate a missing 62-year-old man named Hector Castillo-Nunez. According to a news release, Castillo-Nunez was last seen on the night of July 3 on the 2200 block of Nichols Road in an unincorporated area near Arlington Heights.

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  14. Judge will make Chicago pension decision later this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A Cook County judge says she'll decide later this month on whether an overhaul of two Chicago retirement systems is constitutional. Chicago's WBEZ reported Thursday that Circuit Court Judge Rita Novak heard more than two hours of arguments from attorneys representing the city and unions, workers and retirees.

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  15. Objections filed in Cook County judge ruling on worker payRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Illinois comptroller, unions and Gov. Bruce Rauner's personnel agency are objecting to a Cook County circuit judge's ruling that only certain workers will get paid until there's a state budget. Documents submitted Thursday to the First District Appellate Court in Chicago as part of an appeal say the lower court erred because "no workers will be timely paid for work already performed" and Illinois will face penalties.

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  16. Chicago makes case to change retirement benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    City of Chicago laborers and streets and sanitation workers packed a Cook County courtroom Thursday to listen to more than two hours of legal debate about their retirement benefits. The scene mirrored the months of legal disputes over the funding of troubled Illinois state pension funds.

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  17. Illinois House passes temporary budget; court orders state workers paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ... Thursday that state workers should get their full paychecks even without a formal budget. That contradicted a Cook County court ruling earlier in the week that no budget means no pay. House Democrats' temporary budget plan, passed on a 71-19 vote, ...

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  18. Suburban guns: Will Chicago lawsuit stem flow of illegal weapons into city?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... advocates in the city are pointing fingers at an old enemy: the Chicago suburbs. A lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court claims that weak oversight of gun shops in the villages of Riverdale, Lyons, and Lincolnwood outside Chicago is ... 1 comment

  19. Summer weeds popping up; so are higher taxesRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... minimum wage increase to $10 an hour the city's politicians were so pleased to give you. Chicago and suburban Cook County residents could be paying a higher sales tax in short order, as Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle tries to persuade ...

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  20. Chicago community group sues Lyons over gun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Des Plaines Valley News

    A Chicago community group filed suit Tuesday against Lyons and two other suburbs, accusing them of lax monitoring of gun stores that they say are a source of weapons helping fuel the city's surge in gun violence. Lawyers for the Coalition for Safe Chicago Communities filed the civil lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court claiming inadequate gun store regulations in the three suburbs violate the Illinois Civil Rights Act.

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