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Zoeller claims Chicago travel agent scammed Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday sued Chicago travel agent Ronald Bryant, doing business as Ron-Mar Travel, for failing to provide refunds after canceling $6,690 in bus tours sold to Indiana consumers.

March 27, 2014 5:56 pm

Activists back D.205 board president Williams

CHICAGO | A group of African-American pastors and activists are supporting recently removed Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board President Kenneth Williams in their political fight against Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.

November 11, 2013 3:45 pm

Dyer woman charged with stealing from ex-employer

CHICAGO | A 36-year-old Dyer woman was accused Wednesday of stealing about $752,000 from her former employer.

July 17, 2013 7:30 pm

Judge gives D.205's Williams two weeks to explain why he should remain in office

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Tuesday gave attorneys for Thornton Township High School District 205 board President Kenneth Williams two weeks to explain why he should remain in his elected post despite a 28-year-old felony conviction for forgery.

April 23, 2013 7:45 pm
Criminal charges planned in fire that claimed two Chicago firefighters

Criminal charges planned in fire that claimed two Chicago firefighters

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez plans to announce criminal contempt charges against the owner of a South Side building where two Chicago firefighters lost their lives fighting a fire in December 2010, he office announced Wednesday.

December 21, 2011 9:00 am
East Side man charged in alleged murder-for-hire plot

East Side man charged in alleged murder-for-hire plot

CHICAGO | An East Side man awaiting trial in Cook County Jail has been charged with attempting to recruit a hitman to kill a female witness in a pending residential burglary case, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced Wednesday.

February 16, 2011 3:15 pm
Dolton twins get four years for human trafficking

Dolton twins get four years for human trafficking

Twin brothers charged last year with operating a sex ring in the south suburbs have become the first two convicted under the Cook County state's attorney's human trafficking initiative.

February 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Accused cop killer pleads not guilty

Accused cop killer pleads not guilty

CHICAGO | The 19-year-old parolee accused of the Nov. 26 killings of a Chicago police officer and a former city official pleaded not guilty Thursday.

January 13, 2011 11:48 am

$55 million settlement over strip searches at Cook County Jail

CHICAGO | In the largest-ever class action settlement of its kind, the Cook County Board of Commissioners and its insurers agreed today to pay $55 million to settle a lawsuit over illegal strip-searches conducted at the county jail.

November 16, 2010 1:30 pm
New charges in murder of Metra officer

New charges in murder of Metra officer

RIVERDALE | A former Harvey resident already in jail with charges pending in nine other felony cases was charged Wednesday with the 2006 shooting death of Metra Police Officer Thomas Cook.

November 12, 2010 12:00 am

State's attorney warns of phone scams

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez on Monday warned residents to beware telephone scams. They can take many forms, Alvarez said.

November 09, 2010 12:00 am

State's attorney says avoid fireworks since most are illegal

CHICAGO | As the Fourth of July approaches, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez urges residents to remember  that fireworks pose a serious safety hazard.

June 25, 2010 12:00 am
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