Cook County Newswire (Page 7)

Cook County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook County, IL. (Page 7)

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  1. Um wowRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    * You probably already know that Cook County State's Attorney candidate Kimberly Fox won suburban Cook County 52-33-15 . To me, anyway, that margin was as or even more surprising than her 62-26-12 win in the city . What you might not know is that ...

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  2. State Senate candidate has history of suspensions as trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Caramelli said troopers had quotas and "had to produce volume" in the unit. A state senate candidate paid the Cook County Assessor's Office nearly $2,600 after it was found he had been claiming homeowner tax exemptions on two properties. Steve ...

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  3. EPA and Municipalities Respond to Increased Concerns About Lead in Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... citizen complaints, and suits have been filed citing concerns about lead contamination. In the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, a class-action complaint filed against the city of Chicago alleged that the city was aware that its replacement ...

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  4. Student at Tinley Park Middle School Diagnosed with Whooping CoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Patch.com

    A student at Central Middle School at Tinley Park has been diagnosed with Whooping Cough, District 146 said in a letter sent home to parents Wednesday. The Cook County Department of Public Health describes pertussis as a highly contagious respiratory tract infection.

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  5. Accused Armed Home Invaders Charged in Makeshift Recording Studio RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... for each of the three arrestees has been set at $1 million, according to the village. They are being held in Cook County jail, and their next court date is set for 9 a.m. March 11 in Maywood. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our ... 1 comment

  6. Ogden Avenue School Service Project Benefits BEDS PlusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... toiletries, paper products and cleaning supplies. BEDS Plus operates shelters and programs in west suburban Cook County, and service the homeless in the townships of Lyons, Stickney, Riverside, and a portion of Proviso. Photo Caption 2: Ogden ...

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  7. Terry Griffin Wins First Place in Reilly's Daughter's Irish Soda Bread ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... luminaries serving as judges in the contest included former Reilly's Daughter bartender Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th), Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, Rep. Kelly Burke, Skinny Sheehan, Sen. Bill Cunningham and downtown Chicago's St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

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  8. website.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... the hounds on Gonzales, dredging up some long ago arrests and a felony conviction and even finding a letter from Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez that strongly argued against a gubernatorial pardon, which Gonzales eventually received. ...

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  9. Chicagoland enters plant zone 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... Map, adjusting the zone upward by about a half-zone for much of Chicagoland. For Chicagoans, this means much of Cook County is now a zone 6a. For those not familiar with this, USDA plant hardiness zones set the standard for gardeners to determine ...

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  10. The chilling details about Tyshawn Lee's alleged killer and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Chicago Police Department interim superintendent John Escalante and Cook County state's attorney Anita Alvarez arrive to announce charges in the murder of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee. It will be a relatively nice day, with a high of 61 and a low of 49. There will be a couple of showers, but the rain shouldn't last.

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  11. Obama Endorses Stratton's Illinois House CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | NBC Chicago

    ... law judge for the City of Chicago's Office of Administrative Hearings as well as an executive director of the Cook County Justice Advisory Council and as an executive director for Cook County Justice for Children. Dunkin broke up the Democratic ...

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  12. CMAP Launches Input Process for Go To 2050, Chicago's Next Regional PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    ... here." I've heard people say similar things about transportation access to Lake County, as well as southern Cook County. Infrequent reverse-commute Metra service to these areas can mean one would have to arrive to work an hour early, or show up 30 ...

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  13. Chicago Man Arrested In Execution-Style Shooting Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | NewsOne

    Dwight Boone-Doty , who was already in Illinois' Cook County Jail on unrelated gun charges, faces first-degree murder charges for firing the fatal shots at 9-year-old Tyshawn, who was lured from a playground to an alley, USA Today reports. The child was shot several times in what authorities believe to be a gang-related retaliation directed at his father, Pierre Stokes .

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  14. Donna More, third choice for Cook County State's AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Examiner.com

    The March 15 election primary offers a third choice for Cook County State's Attorney, a person that has no political connections and has been both a federal and state prosecutor. That person is Donna More , a graduate of Georgetown University Law School, graduate of Tufts University in Boston, Masters in Political Science from Northwestern University in Evanston.

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  15. Text to 911 services debut in Aurora, St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Legal Record

    ... Answering Points (PSAPs), have elected to accept emergency text messages from the public." In the Chicago area, Cook County Sheriff's Police, the Village of Rosemont, city of Evanston and Lake County CenCom are among early adopters of the system, ...

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  16. CPD identifies alleged Tyshawn Lee shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A man already in the Cook County Jail on a gun case has been charged with the execution-style murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee - and Chicago Police have identified him as the person who pulled the trigger. Dwright Boone-Doty, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in Tyshawn's slaying on Nov. 2, 2015, as well another murder and an attempted murder, Cook County prosecutors said Monday night.

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  17. Duckworth to Skip Democratic Senate TV DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | NBC Chicago

    ... pre-election venue for the candidates in high-profile races. This year that includes the U.S. Senate and Cook County State's Attorney contests. Duckworth's campaign staff had reached out to WTTW earlier in the campaign to schedule a debate date, ...

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  18. Apprenticeships come to insurance and financial services industriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... missing out," said Bridget Gainer , vice president of global public affairs for Aon and a commissioner on the Cook County Board. "Let's change the pipeline to fit what's out there." Greg Case, president and CEO of Aon, said he went into Monday's ...

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  19. 1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | CBS Local

    CHICAGO - A man was killed and at least 14 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and Sunday night. Wavey Brown, 44, was arguing with another male in an alley in the 5000 block of South Calumet Avenue at 9:30 p.m. when the male pulled out a gun and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  20. Richards Mourns Loss of Student Killed in Tragic AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... Salvatore Melant, when their SUV struck a tree around 3:40 a.m. Saturday in unincorporated Willow Springs. The Cook County Sheriff's Department said the two were in a Ford Explorer traveling east on a curve when the drive lost control in the 9400 ...

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