Cook County Newswire (Page 4)

Cook County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook County, IL. (Page 4)

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  1. More discipline problems for teen suspect in Uber driver murder: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... notified the court that Wasni had another 23 disciplinary infractions since her last hearing nearly a month ago, Cook County state's attorney spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said. Authorities said Wasni had just stolen a knife and a machete from a ...

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  2. Police: Des Plaines man set fire to neighbor's lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Daily Herald

    A Des Plaines man was charged Monday with aggravated arson after authorities said he poured gas on a neighbor's lawn and set it on fire. Jason G. John, 36, of the 1000 block of Rose Avenue, was denied bond during an initial court appearance and is in custody at the Cook County jail awaiting trial.

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  3. Regulatory Wrap-Up: Updates on wage increases, NAFTA and transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Chain Store Age

    ... most cases be forgiven past sales tax liabilities in exchange for future collection in the participating states. Cook County, IL : Attorneys for the Cook County Board of Commissioners withdrew a legal challenge to force the Illinois Retail Merchants ...

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  4. IL Senate overrides governor's veto of school funding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | American Thinker

    ... - a move that Rauner believes will starve suburban and rural school districts of much needed cash. But the Cook County machine has spoken and Democrats downstate are marching in lockstep. During the override debate, bill sponsor State Sen. Andy ...

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  5. Man found dead outside Buffalo Grove apartmentsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | Daily Herald

    ... identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His cause of death is being investigated by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Buffalo Grove police, who are working with the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force, do not believe ...

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  6. New "Do Your Job, Inc." online ad focuses on school fundingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... decisions made by Governor Rauner. [] Do Your Job, Inc. is led by IL Sen. Michael E. Hastings of South Suburban Cook County, IL Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie and Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael T. Carrigan. It's deja vu. After losing the budget fight, ...

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  7. Des Plaines motorcycle crash victim namedRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 12 | Daily Herald

    Des Plaines resident Miguel A. Alfaro, 40, died after his motorcycle crashed shortly after 4 p.m. in 2300 block of South Mount Prospect Road, according to a Cook County medical examiner's report. A driver traveling behind Alfaro told officers he saw dust blown up in the air, then the motorcycle hit the ground, Des Plaines said.

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  8. That Chicago soda tax was an even bigger hot mess than predictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Hot Air

    Back in December of last year, over vocal protests from residents, Cook County, Illinois adopted a policy similar to many other cash strapped, liberal municipalities. They decided to save the people from themselves and simultaneously put a bunch of money in the city's nearly empty coffers by imposing a sin tax on soda and other "sweetened beverages."

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  9. In struggling Ford Heights, new youth baseball field offers hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Baseball coach and Ford Heights Park District board President George "Kirby" Green, center, greets Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, right, and others Friday during the dedication of a new youth baseball field in Ford Heights. Baseball coach and Ford Heights Park District board President George "Kirby" Green, center, greets Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, right, and others Friday during the dedication of a new youth baseball field in Ford Heights.

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  10. Police: Slain hair stylist had more than 40 woundsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... to return to Illinois to face charges and acknowledged that he was the suspect being sought by authorities in Cook County, Illinois. Warren, a 56-year-old British national, arrived in the U.S. days before the killing. Warren wore an orange jumpsuit ...

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  11. Man killed in Des Plaines motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    ... Police said there was no evidence at the scene to indicate any impairment. The victim was transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office at a medical examiner's investigator's request. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, ...

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  12. Pritzker wins backing of Cook County Dems for 2018 governor bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WGN-TV Chicago

    It went down like it always does, a committee gathered in the back of a restaurant, in private, and made their pick for 2018. "I'm here humbly asking for your endorsement of the Cook County Democratic Party.

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  13. Life sentence for Streamwood man convicted in teenager's sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    A Streamwood man whose previous rape conviction resulted in his being put on the state's registered sex offender list for life, will now spend the rest of that life behind bars. Cook County Judge Richard Schwind handed down the life sentence Friday afternoon, along with three consecutive 30-year sentences, to 47-year-old Juan Torres, who was convicted last month of repeatedly sexually assaulting and eventually impregnating a 14-year-old girl.

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  14. Police: Hair stylist slain in Chicago stabbed over 40 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... to return to Illinois to face charges and acknowledged that he was the suspect being sought by authorities in Cook County, Illinois. Warren, a 56-year-old British national, arrived in the U.S. days before the killing. Warren wore an orange jumpsuit ...

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  15. District 59 bond opponents submit petitions to halt borrowing moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    ... to a vote in the March 2018 election. However, the group must survive expected petition challenges before the Cook County clerk's office puts the measure on the ballot. Elk Grove Village resident Bill Christian, who helped lead the grass-roots ...

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  16. Oxford employee arrested in murder to return to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Mail

    ... extradited to Illinois to face charges and acknowledged that he was the suspect being sought by authorities in Cook County, Illinois. Andrew Warren enters a courtroom for an extradition hearing at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Friday, Aug. ...

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  17. Pritzker endorsed by Cook County DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... candidate on himself in a primary. Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker Friday won the backing of the Cook County Democratic organization, which rejected calls by his rivals for the party to modernize and make no formal endorsement. Pritzker, ...

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  18. Federal Government Warns Cook County About Soda Tax CollectionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The federal government is threatening to withhold about $87 million in food stamp funds from the state of Illinois if Cook County doesn't alter the manner in which the penny-an-ounce tax on sweetened beverages has been implemented. Officials with Cook County, which includes the city of Chicago, said Thursday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is objecting to how the tax is applied to purchases using food stamps, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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  19. Latest: Judge orders Brit suspect in killing back to ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Latest on a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee accused in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man : An Oxford University financial officer accused in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man has agreed to return to Illinois to face charges. Andrew Warren acknowledged during a San Francisco court hearing Friday that he is the suspect being sought by authorities in Cook County, Illinois.

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  20. Police: Chicago-area man called 911, said killed wife, sonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    ... and is expected to survive. Cook said officers found a man and woman dead on the home's second floor. The Cook County medical examiner identified the dead as 33-year-old Irven S. Williams and 68-year-old Delphenia Williams. Autopsies were scheduled ...

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