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  1. Burbank Teen Accused of Sharing Over 1,000 Child Porn ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Patch.com

    Caption: Ammen Kaillif, 19, of Burbank, IL, has been charged with possession and dissemination of 1000+ images of child pornography. A Burbank teen was arrested this week after he was caught sharing thousands of images and videos containing child pornography, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced.

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  2. Second man gets 38 years for shooting at cop during South Side chaseRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The second of two men convicted of shooting at a Chicago police officer working a violence suppression mission on the South Side in 2011 has been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison. Ronald Jackson, 23, was convicted of attempted murder for "ambushing the officer in an alley" in the 12000 block of South State Street while the officer chased a suspect on Jan. 12, 2011, a statement from the Cook County state's attorney's office said.

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  3. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's grip on finances tightens in campaignRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... from himself personally and $10,000 from one of his firms, Omar Medical Supply. Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia had not yet filed their economic disclosure forms, which are due Thursday, however, Emanuel's ...

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  4. Schiller Park woman allegedly poisoned her 2 kids with laced drinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    A Schiller Park woman is accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink apple juice laced with a psychoactive drug, Cook County authorities said, according to a report . Krystle El Khatib, 29, allegedly crushed up benzodiazepine pills, which is an anti-anxiety drug, put the powder into apple juice and made her 4-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son drink two glasses each.

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  5. Schiller Park woman accused of poisoning her 2 kids with laced apple juiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Schiller Park woman has been accused of attempting to kill her children by feeding them apple juice laced with a psychoactive drug, Cook County authorities said. Krystle El Khatib, 29, crushed up benzodiazepine pills, an anti-anxiety drug, placed the powder into the juice and forced her 9-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter to drink two glasses each, threatening to hit her son if he didn't, authorities allege.

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  6. 3 Women Drain Elderly Woman's Bank Account of $630,000, 2 Flee the Country: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Patch.com

    A Joliet woman faces a felony charge of senior financial exploitation, after she and two others allegedly emptied an elderly Palos Hills woman's bank account of $631,000, according to police. Marion Issert, 65, was arrested Jan. 13 and charged with the class 1 felony, after the Cook County Financial Crimes Unit was able to locate two bank accounts into which the money had been dumped over the span of June 3, 2014 to Oct. 20, 2014.

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  7. Pat Quinn's last-minute clemency decisions draw more criticsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... to void the remaining prison terms of two men convicted of separate Chicago-area killings were criticized by the Cook County state's attorney as a "secretive maneuver" that slighted victims.

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  8. Oak Forest HS Students Earn Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Patch.com

    The hardest working students at Oak Forest High School are the nine students who recently learned that they have earned the Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor. Students who received the award are: Jodi Bushnell-Aleman, James Crosetto, Joseph Crosetto, Matthew Donley, Claire Holewa, Marley Majetic, Amelia McDowell, Jack Neylon, and Nicholas Pochinskas.

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  9. Man dead, six wounded in Wednesday shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    Terrence Harris was walking through a gangway at 5:22 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Artesian when two males approached him and fired shots, striking him several times, authorities said. Harris, of the 9200 block of South Elizabeth, was pronounced dead minutes later at University of Chicago Medical Center, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

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  10. Unfair, undemocratic a " but legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... llot and to fight this out on the street. We'll see if that happens. The candidates' signatures will be taken to Cook County election headquarters for more scrutiny, and then this Country Club Hills election board will decide their fate Jan. 21.

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  11. 'Pink Collar' crimes on the rise in ChicagoRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    ... notable Chicago area convictions in the last year include Carla Oglesby, the former deputy chief of staff for Cook County Board President Todd Stroger. She was sentenced to six and a half years in prison for funneling 325-thousand dollars in county ...

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  12. Dist. 3 Trustee Candidate J.J. Zurek Says He's Not A PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... of the board's personal feelings for their incumbent trustee. Zurek is a retired chief of operations for the Cook County Sheriff's Office , where he held the civil service rank of captain. He was chief of staff to state Rep. Edmund E. Kornowicz for ...

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  13. Two charged in Mount Prospect shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A 22-year-old native of Yugoslavia and a 17-year-old have been charged in a shooting last week in Mount Prospect that prosecutors characterize as an attempt to rob participants in a drug buy. Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo on Wednesday set bail at $200,000 for Edham Salkic, of the 1200 block of Boxwood Drive in Mount Prospect, who was charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

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  14. Illinois Law Firm Continues to Clog Court System with Tax-Related...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | JD Supra

    As many readers of this blog know, over the past 12 years the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has been deluged with lawsuits filed by a Chicago law firm against internet retailers as a "whistleblower" under the Illinois False Claims Act. The factual support for the lawsuits comes solely from internet-based investigations, including purchases made on retailer websites.

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  15. Streamwood detective describes how robbery suspect was caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Detective Eric Pagels testified Wednesday that a conversation with another suspect led him to Freddie Clemons, one of three men who Cook County prosecutors say robbed a Streamwood Aldi at gunpoint in 2012. The Streamwood detective told jurors in Clemons' trial that Clemons, 45, became a suspect in the Oct. 23, 2012, robbery after Pagels spoke with co-defendant Derrick Shelby, whom police apprehended outside the store moments after the robbery.

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  16. How will Rauner's contract ban affect construction season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... For infrastructure, many counties rely on federal dollars that are administered through the state. While Cook County officials said Rauner's order should not affect any of their road work this summer, Lake and Kane County transportation directors ...

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  17. Judge upholds Hoffman Estates candidate's removal from ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A Cook County judge Wednesday upheld the Hoffman Estates electoral board's decision to remove village trustee candidate Prajesh "Pat" Patel from the April 7 ballot over questions about his residency. Hoffman Estates Village Clerk Bev Romanoff, who was a member of the electoral board, said the judge's ruling was based on the lateness of the Patel's appeal rather than its substance.

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  18. Cook County deputy going to prison for injuring inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A former Cook County sheriff's deputy is going to federal prison after causing an inmate to fall and suffer serious injuries. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday that 39-year-old Rafael Munoz was sentenced to one year in prison for violating the inmate's civil rights.

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  19. Illinois child agency director says abuse claims 'appalling'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... and grievances. Other care experts noted a lack of resources and dwindling staff as part of the problem. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said facility management needs a closer look, particularly in how runaways are handled. He said some are later ...

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  20. Lawyer: Man Accidentally Fatally Shot 'Dear Friend' While Playing With GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Paramedics took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was declared dead at 10:52 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Police found Gonnigan in the living room with five .38-caliber bullets and he was taken into ...

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