Trend Results : Cook County

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1690)


Cook County OKs Palos Park annexation plan

Cook County commissioners on Tuesday voted 13-2 to approve Palos Park's proposed annexation of forest preserve land, which clears the way for the village to annex properties including Cog Hill and Gleneagles golf courses. Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves said the village would explore its options, and...

Chicago Prosecutor Won't Reopen Cases of Convicts Who, Per Official Investigation, Are Likely Innocent

Here's a big story from BuzzFeed: The Cook County, Illinois state's attorney's office will not reopen the cases of four men convicted in part because of a controversial police officer named Reynaldo Guevara despite the conclusion of an official investigation that they are most likely innocent. Show More Summary

Judge to examine photos and videos found on tablet at center of scandal

A Cook County judge said Friday he will examine nearly 900 photos and videos found on a Motorola tablet computer at the center of a scandal in a high-profile attempted murder case that has already cost a prosecutor his job. The Motorola Xoom tablet belongs to Talaina Cureton, the mother of Paris...

Fire this cop

The trial of a Chicago cop who fired into a crowd in a dark alley, killing an innocent woman, ended on a disturbing note in April. A Cook County judge ruled that Detective Dante Servin couldn't be convicted of involuntary manslaughter because he should have been charged with the more serious crime...

The Return of Brown?

So Masters Masters Masters left the Cook County terrorism task force. Rumor has it that Downtown Ernie Brown is coming in to replace him.Anyone have a scoop?

Chicago police Cmdr. Glenn Evans' brutality trial postponed again

The trial of a Chicago police commander charged with assaulting a suspect was postponed again Thursday, when the Cook County judge presiding over the case turned over thousands of pages of documents to attorneys. Judge Diane Cannon tentatively set Glenn Evans' trial for Dec. 8 to give both sides...

Motion For Protective Order Granted to Protect Medically Infirm Deponent From Deposition

5 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In his recent decision in the case of Cook v. Moses Taylor Hospital, No. 13-CV-1140 (C.P. Lacka. Co., Sept. 15, 2015 Nealon, J.), Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed a defense motion in a...Show More Summary

Rape survivor helps identify assailant who turns out to be alleged serial killer

Candice Franklin struggled to sleep after coming face-to-face last week in a Cook County courtroom with the man she says raped, beat and left her for dead, the same man whom prosecutors say raped and killed four other women. Her mind locked on that icy night in March 2010, replaying over and over...

TX: Patton Named Interim CEO, Executive Director at TAPS

Sept. 24--A paratransit agency which serves several local counties including Cooke County has announced a change in its top leadership. Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) announced Tim Patton has been named interim chief executive offic

Judging at the 2015 LA County Fair: Gold Medal Flour Cookie Contest!

Last weekend, I had the honor of serving as a judge out at the Los Angeles County Fair. There are a huge number of cooking and baking contests held at the fair every year, from barbecue to brownies to cake decorating. Some of the contests offer up only bragging rights and brightly colored ribbons, while...

Stroger Hospital slammed for plan to merge pediatric, adult emergency rooms

At a Cook County board meeting this month, Dr. Tatyana Kagan stood to address the commissioners. It was the first time she had attended a meeting. Kagan works in the pediatric emergency room at Stroger Hospital and came to object to the hospital's plan to consolidate the pediatric ER with the main...

Ingram and Cooke guide Glamorgan to safety

Colin Ingram and Chris Cooke batted Glamorgan to safety on the final afternoon of the LV= County Championship match with Gloucestershire at Bristol.

Life Plus 115

Death would be preferable, but we're biblical that way: Wearing a blue and white dress, the widow of slain Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg walked to the front of a packed Cook County courtroom Wednesday and poured out some of the...Show More Summary

It Pays to be Connected

Just to refresh everyone's memory: After being cleared by a Cook County judge (who found that she was connected to the Vrdolyak and Joyce political organizations), she was brought up on Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission charges and the day of reckoning has arrived! Ms. Show More Summary

Illinois Prosecutor Involved in Bizarre Scene At Sex Shop Agrees To Suspension Of License

We previously discussed the bizarre case of Cook County prosecutor, Sarah Naughton, who was involved in a drunken, swearing, biting incident at a sex shop after a Cubs game. The Illinois Supreme Court has now accepted a consent suspension for Naughton. Naughton and her friend, Bradley Gould, 31, were reportedly intoxicated after the Cubs game […]

This Chicago Jail Farm Grows Tomatoes and Restaurant Cooks

The Sherriff’s Garden program at Cook County Jail allows nonviolent felons to maintain a two-acre farm, complete with a beehive, while preparing them to re-enter society as well as the job market.

Judge: Park Grill lease is valid

A lease that has allowed a clout-heavy ownership group to operate a lucrative restaurant in Millennium Park is valid, a Cook County judge announced Thursday in a ruling against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's attempt to break the lease in order to try to get a better deal for the city. Judge Moshe Jacobius...

The John Wayne Gacy Investigation Just Solved An Unrelated Cold Case

Chicago psychologist Willa Wertheimer spent two-thirds of her life wondering what happened to her kid brother, who disappeared in 1978 or 1979. On Wednesday, she stood alongside Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and a childhood picture of...Show More Summary

Clerk Indicted For Filing Back-Dated Deed For Cash

Regina Taylor, A Former Clerk at Cook County Recorder of Deeds Indicted for Accepting Cash Bribe in Exchange for Preparing Fraudulent Back-Dated Deed

Bring Back the Death Penalty

You thought the Cook County courts and the Illinois penal system were fucked up nowadays? Michael Jones, 62, is held without bond in the 1985 sexual assault and murder of a 15-year-old girl in Glen Ellyn. Prosecutors said DNA tests from...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC