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  1. Cook County measles outbreak has cost health departments $150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The recent Cook County measles outbreak has cost the state and suburban health departments at least $150,000, officials said. Illinois hasn't seen a new measles case since Feb. 25 when an adult from the Northwest suburbs was diagnosed.

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  2. Prosecutors: 3,000 LINK cards used to buy 'massive amounts' of candy, energy drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... are felonies, records show. Ghosheh, of the 5500 block of West 84th Street in southwest suburban Burbank, is in Cook County Jail after appearances Wednesday and Thursday at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, during which bail was set at $50,000, ...

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  3. Where's Weyermuller? At Corn Beef & Cabbage Dinner with New Trier GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Illinoisreview

    ... the state's financial problems and the pension mess. Other GOP notables attending were Dan Patlak from the Cook County Board of Review, Wilmette Mayor Bob Bielinski, Cook County Committeemen Blair Garber and Char Foss Eggerman, along with former GOP ...

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  4. $10M in marijuana found in avocado shipment at storage facility in unincorporated LyonsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    LYONS – A joint investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cook County Sheriff's Office was announced Wednesday after more than a ton of marijuana was found in a shipment of avocado pulp delivered to a cold storage facility March 4 in unincorporated Cook County near Lyons. Members of the sheriff's department Street Crime Suppression Unit were notified by workers at the facility, in the 8400 block of West 47th Street in unincorporated Cook County near Lyons, of what appeared to be a suspicious shipment that had arrived there.

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  5. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to Speak at H-F League of Women Voters ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney, is scheduled to be the special guest speaker at the March 18 program meeting of the Homewood-Flossmoor Area League of Women Voters at 7 p.m. at the Homewood Library. She will give a presentation on "Human Trafficking."

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  6. Illinois hands out marijuana permits despite lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ... when it selected corporations for a limited number of cultivation permits. The complaint, filed Wednesday in Cook County, seeks to block a permit to Cresco Labs LLC. Illinois announced permit winners last month, but questions about background checks ...

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  7. Palatine Chamber Hosts Breakfast with Legislators, Cook Co. CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our upcoming discussion with State Senator Matt Murphy, State Representative Tom Morrison, State Representative Elaine Nekritz and Cook County Commissioner Gregg Goslin at our Breakfast & Biz event on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. The breakfast will be held at Twin Lakes, 1200 E. Twin Lakes Dr., Palatine. The legislators will provide updates from the state, local and county levels and answer questions.

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  8. Mokena Woman Among 3 Charged in Massage Parlor StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    A Mokena woman was one of two arrested for performing massages illegally, and a Chicago woman faces prostitution charges after a joint investigation by Palos Heights police and the vice unit of the Cook County Sheriff's Office that looked into businesses violating the Massage Parlor Act, according to a press release. Jihua Dun, 49, of Chicago, was arrested and charged Feb. 18 with two counts of prostitution.

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  9. Elk Grove man charged with promoting prostitution onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    Members of the Cook County sheriff's Vice Unit learned on Feb. 27 that a man going by "Blake" had arranged meeting for prostitution in the northwest suburbs by advertising on Backpage.com, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. Investigators identified the man as 31-year-old Blake Steckel and arrested him Thursday at his home in Elk Grove Village, the sheriff's office said.

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  10. Elk Grove Village man charged with pimpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A 31-year-old Elk Grove Village man was arrested Thursday on pimping charges following a sting last month by the Cook County Sheriff's Office targeting prostitution. Blake Steckel is charged with promoting prostitution after investigators from Sheriff Tom Dart's vice unit determined he had placed an online advertisement offering prostitution services of a woman.

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  11. Public takes advantage of free measles vaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The Cook County Department of Public Health Friday held the first of two free measles vaccination clinics at a Palatine church in an effort to stop the recent outbreak of the disease at 15 confirmed cases. "Our concern is we continue to see the transmission of measles in this area of Cook County," said Sean McDermott, director of policy development and communications for the department.

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  12. Mayor Walsh Launches Cease Boston, Part of National Initiative to Fight Sex TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | City of Boston

    ... a gathering of national anti-trafficking leaders in Phoenix, AZ. The cities include: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago (Cook County, IL), Dallas (North Texas), Denver, Houston, Oakland (Alameda County), Phoenix, Portland (Multnomah County, OR), San Diego, ...

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  13. Sneed exclusive: Rahm to install countdown clocks for red-light camerasRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... to the city's red-light camera program, pledged Thursday to end it the first day he sets foot into office. As a Cook County commissioner, Garcia voted for more red-light cameras in the county, then came out against them, then said he would keep some ...

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  14. AAA: A Sure Sign of Spring -- Gas Prices are on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    ... "Yet even with the rise of gas prices, drivers are still faring much better than they did a year ago." In Cook County, Ill., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $2.53, which is up $.23 from last month and $1.17 lower than last year's ...

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  15. Free measles vaccinations offered today in PalatineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The Cook County Department of Public Health announced Monday it will hold clinics Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and March 10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church in Palatine.

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  16. AAA: A Sure Sign of Spring a " Gas Prices are on the RiseRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... "Yet even with the rise of gas prices, drivers are still faring much better than they did a year ago." In Cook County, Ill., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $2.53, which is up $.23 from last month and $1.17 lower than last year's ...

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  17. Glenview Adopts Fair Housing AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Glenview Village Board voted 5-1 in favor of a fair housing amendment that aligns the village with Cook County's human rights ordinance that states landlords cannot discriminate against qualified residents who present a Housing Choice Voucher - the Daily North Shore reports.

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  18. Park Ridge mayor dies at 57 after 'sudden illness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    ... after "a sudden illness." The city says Schmidt was taken to Lutheran General Hospital late Wednesday. The Cook County medical examiner's office says he was pronounced dead at 11:41 p.m. Schmidt was first elected mayor in 2009 and was re-elected to ...

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  19. Suit: Driver did not yield to elderly woman in fatal River Grove crashRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The son of an 89-year-old woman killed in a west suburban crash in January filed a lawsuit Thursday. Joseph J. Dwyer is representing the estate of his mother, Marie P. Dwyer, in the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court.

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  20. More than 100,000 votes for mayor in play in 5 wards affected by Oa Hare noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... jet noise could affect a mayoral race that one poll this week called a dead heat . Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in an April 7 runoff. Nearly 103,000 votes for mayor are up for grabs in the five wards with the ...

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