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CHICAGO | A suburban Lynwood police officer who lost his job last year because of an incident in which a criminal suspect drove away in his squad car expects to learn in February whether he will get his job back.
CHICAGO | A South Holland man was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for the shooting death of a suburban man following a road rage incident in 2009, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.
MARKHAM | Attorneys for former Lynwood Village Clerk Roy Valle met Thursday morning with a Cook County judge and representatives of the Cook County state’s attorney to discuss a possible plea deal related to charges Valle faces in a 2011 fatal car accident.
MARKHAM | An Alsip resident who was wanted on a three-month-old arrest warrant on a murder charge is now being held in Cook County Jail without bond.
CALUMET CITY | Two men challenging Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush in this year’s municipal elections are using the Cook County Circuit Courts to advance their campaigns.
CHICAGO | Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush and her slate of candidates gained some opposition Monday for the Feb. 26 Democratic primary.
CHICAGO | A judge will spend the weekend deciding the fate of candidates aligned with Calumet City mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson in the Feb. 26 primary elections.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Wednesday consolidated into one court case a series of appeals against the Calumet City Electoral Board by allies of mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson.
CHICAGO | A group of attorneys filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday to demand new hearings for scores of imprisoned men who claim their confessions were extracted through torture at the hands of Chicago police officers.
MARKHAM | Attorneys for the Lynwood village clerk who faces criminal charges for an auto accident in which a woman was killed say they are waiting for potential evidence to be turned over to them, before the criminal case can proceed.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge said Tuesday that Sauk Village President Lewis Towers' choice to fill a vacancy on the Village Board can not participate as a trustee in meetings.
MARKHAM | The younger brother of a man facing a murder charge in Sauk Village is in Cook County Jail on a $1 million bond for his alleged role in the fatal shooting, prosecutors said.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge issued a ruling Friday about the village administrator position in Sauk Village that President Lewis Towers said, "puts us right back where we started."
CHICAGO | Political opponents of Sauk Village Village President Lewis Towers asked a Cook County judge Thursday to issue an order that would prevent Towers from taking any actions interfering with their desire to fire Village Administrator Henrietta Turner.
CHICAGO | Cook County's chief judge says his court system should be ready to introduce cameras in courtrooms by the end of the year, although Illinois Supreme Court officials say there's no specific timetable for putting them in place.
MARKHAM | Bond was set Monday for two people, including a teenager, facing charges in the shooting death of a 29-year-old man at a Harvey sports bar.
SAUK VILLAGE | A Joliet attorney said Monday he is seeking Sauk Village residents to join a class action lawsuit contending the exposure of local residents to water tainted with vinyl chloride amounts to civil battery and trespass.
Well, it happened again.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Even before a jury found Cecil Conner, Jr. guilty in the death of 5-year-old Michael Langford, there were those who tried to shift the focus to the Chicago Heights Police Department for putting the keys in Conner's hand.
CHICAGO | A monthlong moratorium on mortgage foreclosure evictions and an internal inquiry into court filings has revealed a pattern of irregularities that may rise to criminal conduct, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday.
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