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A former Schaumburg police officer who improperly kept a silver .22-caliber revolver a resident had turned in for disposal last April, pleaded guilty to official misconduct this week, court records show.
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No criminal charges will be filed against an Evanston firefighter after a woman claimed she was the victim of an unwanted sexual act while he was on duty at the firehouse, according to the Evanston Review .
A Streamwood teenager admitted Wednesday that he drove the getaway car during a 2012 armed robbery at a Mobil gas station at Schaumburg Road and Route 59 in Streamwood.
The FBI had, in fact, played a central role in the assassinations, and Hanrahan's initial lies were only the top layer of what proved to be a massive cover-up.
A mechanic blamed, then absolved, for indirectly causing a 2000 crash of a supersonic Concorde in France has sued United Airlines, claiming he was a "fall guy."
Nabil Anas, 26, of the 9000 block of West Stevenson, was sentenced to 24 months probation in exchange for his guilty plea to the class 4 felony.
Illinois General Assembly's today passed historic comprehensive pension reform, which Governor Pat Quinn says will "erase the unfunded pension debt and provide 100 percent funding for the systems."
Ruben Juarez, of the 1200 block of Kathleen Drive, also faces charges of driving with a revoked license.
The most recent homicide occurred about 2:30 p.m., when a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The development of the proposed Robbins quarry and underground mine has been suspended pending the completion of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's investigation into the project, the SouthtownStar has learned.
A Burr Ridge man accused of causing the death of an Orland Park man during an early morning Palos-area car crash is getting closer to a trial.
Calling himself a "scapegoat" for a political hiring system that continues to this day, Chicago's convicted former Streets and Sanitation commissioner Al Sanchez filed nominating petitions Monday for a seat on the Cook County Board.
Susan Collins, of Palos Hills, and other equestrians have been fighting horse-licensing fees charged by the Cook County Forest Preserve District for 11 years.
DeKALB – Police have charged a 22-year-old Matteson man and arrested his girlfriend for allegedly holding up two women last week in a DeKalb apartment complex office.
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