Cook County Newswire (Page 5)

Cook County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook County, IL. (Page 5)

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  1. Curbing civil asset forfeiture abuses while still fighting organized crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... of seizures in California found that, in 2013, the average value of seizures was $5,145. A review of seizures in Cook County, Illinois, found the median value of cash and property seized between 2012 and 2017 was $1,049. In Washington, D.C., the ...

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  2. Cook County controversial beverage tax expires at midnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The final hours are ticking down for Cook County's controversial beverage tax. As of midnight, the penny-per-ounce "soda tax" is no more.

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  3. Prosecutors: Rolling Meadows man waited for men to leave before assaulting womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Daily Herald

    ... no one by that name lived at the address. At some point, the hoodie fell, revealing the defendant's face, said Cook County Assistant State's Atorney Jennifer Gates. The defendant quickly covered his face as the witness closed the door, Gates said. ...

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  4. Ex-substitute teacher from St. Charles pleads guilty to trying to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    A 61-year-old former substitute teacher from St. Charles was sentenced Thursday to 24 months of probation after he pleaded guilty to trying to lure a 16-year-old girl into a sexual relationship. Keith Aarseth pleaded guilty to felony grooming and also was ordered to register as a sex offender for 10 years at a hearing in the Rolling Meadows branch of the Cook County Circuit Court.

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  5. Transgender student sues over locker room access at Palatine school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    A second transgender student is fighting for locker room access at the same suburban school district where a lengthy and historic battle over transgender rights set national precedence a few years ago. Eighteen-year-old Nova Maday filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday claiming that Palatine-based Township High School District 211 has in the past denied her use of the girls' locker room during physical education class, hurting her grade as well as her mental health.

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  6. The Chicago link to Johnny Depp's Hollywood lawsuit: A hedge fund, mayor's brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... including $200,000 a month for private flights and a $30,000 monthly wine bill. In court papers filed in Cook County Circuit Court this week, Depp's lawyers subpoenaed records from Lionheart, L.P. - a Wilmette-based hedge fund. SEC filings list the ...

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  7. Bernie Sanders endorses Jesus a Chuya Garcia for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Sen. Bernie Sanders is endorsing Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in the Democratic primary race to represent Illinois' 4th Congressional District. "'Chuy' Garcia is the right person at the right time for the work we have ahead of us," Sanders said in a statement.

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  8. The Chicago connection to Johnny Depp's Hollywood lawsuit: A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    ... including $200,000 a month for private flights and a $30,000 monthly wine bill. In court papers filed in Cook County Circuit Court this week, Depp's lawyers subpoenaed records from Lionheart, L.P. - a Wilmette-based hedge fund. SEC filings list the ...

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  9. Judge: Boy molested at Willow Creek church can seek extra damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    A Cook County judge has allowed an attorney to seek additional financial damages in a lawsuit against Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington on behalf of a special-needs boy who was molested there by an adult volunteer, Robert Sobczak, who admitted to the sexual abuse. Sobczak remains in a state prison for two other child molestation convictions.

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  10. Cook County Board approves budget with 323 layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle presides over the meeting of the Cook County Board Nov. 15, 2017, in Chicago. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle presides over the meeting of the Cook County Board Nov. 15, 2017, in Chicago.

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  11. Carolyn Krause: Mount Prospect's first woman mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    ... residents, who re-elected her in 1981 by a sweeping margin of nearly 7-1 over political newcomer and assistant Cook County public defender Vito Colucci. The 1985 election came and went with Krause running uncontested. Even after election to her post ...

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  12. Route 64 Dental joins DecisionOne networkRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    ... surgery degree from Loyola University. He has been practicing for 40 years. He worked as a consultant for the Cook County Medical Examiner and was a member of the team of odontologists who worked to identify victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy ...

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  13. Elk Grove company joins U-Haul networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    ... said he is proud to team with the do-it-yourself moving and self-storage company to meet the demands of Cook County. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is now available at all U-Haul locations, enabling customers to access trucks and vans every hour of every ...

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  14. Seventh Circuit: Class Action Limitations Tolling Stops Upon Dismissal, Regardless of AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | JD Supra

    ... In Collins , Michael Collins brought a lawsuit in March 2016 alleging the Village of Palatine - a small town in Cook County, Illinois - violated his privacy rights under the Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) by displaying personal ...

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  15. Todd Stroger is running against Toni Preckwinkle for Cook County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Chicago Reader

    Chicago alderman Todd Stroger in 2006, at the press conference after the Cook County Democratic Party picked him to replace his ailing father on the ballot Former Cook County Board president Todd Stroger is running against current county board president Toni Preckwinkle in the March Democratic primary. Stroger, who lost in the 2010 primary, announced his reelection bid Monday morning, citing Preckwinkle's "dishonest" record on taxes.

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  16. Preckwinkle agrees to fewer Cook County job cuts; hundreds of layoffs still in worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and commissioners came up with a way to restore some jobs in offices of chief judge and sheriff before budget vote on Tuesday. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and commissioners came up with a way to restore some jobs in offices of chief judge and sheriff before budget vote on Tuesday.

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  17. Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Efrain Rivera, 68, in Logan SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Streets Blog Chicago

    At around 9 p.m. Rivera was crossing the street in the 3500 block of West Armitage when the eastbound driver of a silver minivan hit him and failed to render aid, police said. Rivera, who lived two blocks northwest on the 3600 block of West Dickens, was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  18. Buffalo Grove's Hartstein drops out of state House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Daily Herald

    ... Hills. Sente isn't seeking re-election. She has represented the 59th District, which includes parts of northwest Cook County and southern and central Lake County, since 2009. In a news release, Hartstein, a Democrat, said he believes he can ...

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  19. Chicago Inmate Who Fell From Top Bunk Wins $4.75M SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A 33-year-old man who fell from a top jail cell bunk in 2014 is getting a nearly $5 million settlement from Cook County now that it's been approved by the County Board. An attorney for Michael Borys says the Southern Illinois man was visiting friends in Alsip three years ago and got arrested on a misdemeanor, CBS Chicago reports .

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  20. Biometric Privacy Targeted In Increased Class Action Litigation in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | JD Supra

    ... photo-storage/sharing services. BIPA litigation has now turned its attention to employers. Since August 2017, in Cook County, Illinois alone, more than 30 class action lawsuits have been filed in state court alleging violations of the BIPA, mostly ...

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