Cook County Newswire (Page 10)

Cook County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cook County, IL. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 4,186 in Cook County, IL

  1. Get ready for Route 68 traffic angstRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Drivers in both Kane and Cook counties might want to find alternatives to Route 68 with construction projects ongoing this spring and summer. Illinois Department of Transportation crews will resurface Route 68 between Route 59 and Route 12 in Barrington Hills, Inverness and Palatine.

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  2. Doctor wins battle to regain license; now hea s suing over 15-year suspensionRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Dr. Lance Wilson is seeking justice for what he sees as an orchestrated effort by the Cook County medical examiner's office and the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to smear his reputation and kill his career. Dr. Lance Wilson was a successful physician for more than a decade when his career took a nose-dive in 1998.

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  3. Cicero man charged with fatal beating of his girlfrienda s 1-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A west suburban man has been charged with murder for beating his girlfriend's 1-year-old son to death in a rage while changing the baby's diaper at their Cicero home on Thursday. Edwin O'Reilly died at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn at 6:38 p.m. and an autopsy ruled his death a homicide from child abuse, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  4. No bail for man accused of stabbing his roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A former University of Chicago student accused of stabbing his roommate with a butcher knife as he slept last month was scheduled to undergo a full psychiatric evaluation the day after the attack. After hearing that Ross Jacobs had suffered a mental breakdown before the attack, a Cook County judge ordered the 27-year-old be held without bail.

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  5. Many school districts pay employeesa pension contributions: BGARead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... lucrative for school superintendents, whose average base salary - pay minus perks - was $193,000 last year in Cook County. Of 10 suburban public school districts surveyed by the BGA, all paid the employee pension share for superintendents, amounting ...

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  6. Andy Shaw: Nobodya s watching suburban government from the insideRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... conflicts of interest that erode public trust, and scout out best practices in other jurisdictions. Suburban Cook County is a glaring example - a patchwork of 130-plus cities, towns and villages that collectively rival Chicago in their politics, ...

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  7. Man charged with murder in Ford Heights shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Shaquille Williams, 21, faces one count of first-degree murder in the February shooting, the Cook County sheriff's office said in a statement. Sheriff's officers were flagged down about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 12 by someone who claimed a man had been shot in the 1300 block of Lincoln Highway, the sheriff's office said.

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  8. Man found innocent after child porn was found in his World War II downloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Three years after being arraigned on child pornography charges, 40-year-old electrical engineer Wocjciech Florczykowski was acquitted by a Cook County, Illinois, judge, reports the Daily Herald . Florczykowski's nightmare began in August 2011, when he downloaded World War II material to his work laptop.

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  9. Two killed, Six wounded In Shootings Friday On South, SW Sides: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | CBS Local

    A man, whose exact age was not yet known, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office could not immediately confirm the death.

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  10. Arlington Heights priest pleads not guilty to child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Clovis Vilchez-Parra, 34, an associate pastor at Mission San Juan Diego in Arlington Heights, was charged in February with possession of child pornography and reproduction of child pornography following a joint undercover investigation by the Cook County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Palatine, Bartlett and Chicago police departments. Prosecutors say the task force was investigating individuals searching for and downloading images of child exploitation.

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  11. Metra suing to block cable installation near Bartlett tracksRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Metra is suing to try to stop a broadband Internet service provider from installing a cable next week under railroad tracks in the northwest suburbs. The suit was filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court against Denver-based company Wide Open West, also known as WOW!, and Eagle 1 Resources, a company the suit claims provides consulting services.

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  12. Dog flu outbreak claims five Chicago dogs' lives, closes dog day care centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Chicago area. Over 1,000 dogs have been diagnosed with canine infectious respiratory disease, according to the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control, which is receiving voluntary reports from veterinarians. Five dogs have died, ...

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  13. Barrington massage therapist accused of sex abuse of clientRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Barrington massage therapist who was accused last month of sexual assaulting a client has been charged with a new offense after authorities said another woman stepped forward with a similar claim. Michael Greenfield, 55, appeared in Cook County bond court Friday on a charge of criminal sexual abuse.

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  14. Dog flu sweeps Chicago: More than 1,000 dogs infected and five dead so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... are considered to be mild. However, in some cases, the flu virus can cause death. Fox News is reporting that the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control asserts that more than 1,000 dogs have the canine influenza - dog flu. Additionally, ...

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  15. John Fountain: Trying to bring a field of dreams to Ford Hts.Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... new world of possibility. Kirby's baseball dream caught the attention of the larger community, including the Cook County Sheriff's Office. For several months, the collective effort has been to raise enough funds for baseball in Ford Heights and also ...

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  16. AAA: Mild Gas Prices in Illinois/Indiana this SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    ... prices have remained relatively low and should continue to stay that way through the summer driving season." In Cook County, Ill., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $2.73, which is up $.20 from last month and $1.23 lower than last year's ...

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  17. Time to Go: 'Squatter' Lingers in Tinley Park Home for Two YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... and the judge ordered her off the premises by Feb. 7. Moss and his business partner have contacted the Cook County Sheriff's Department, and an eviction is coming as soon as next week. It might have been sooner, if not for Parker's claims that she ...

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  18. Garcia slams Emanuel's prekindergarten initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... Mayor Rahm Emanuel's use of social impact bonds to fund an expansion of prekindergarten in Chicago. Garcia, the Cook County commissioner who faces Emanuel in a runoff election Tuesday, said the pre-K deal was more likely to enrich the politically ...

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  19. 2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings On South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. His name was withheld early Friday. A few minutes after 2 a.m. in the West Englewood neighborhood, ...

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  20. Nantucket Nights: Saving the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    James Mangan walked into the office of the Recorder of Deeds and Titles in Cook County, Ill. with one goal: to save the universe.

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