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ZIP code profile: 60192

The 60192 ZIP code comprises part of the village of Hoffman Estates, about an 80 minute drive from Chicago. The area sits in Cook County and is home to the headquarters of Sears Holdings Corporation, the Midwest headquarters of AT&T and the U.S. headquarters of Mori Seiki...

The County Just Unveiled Its First Long-Term Transportation Plan In 76 Years

Cook County intends to address problem areas and "transit deserts." [ more › ]

Five Felonies, High Bail

It seems Special Ed has been getting calls all day from the Cook County Jail, seeing if he could do something about this high bail: A Cook County courtroom erupted with shouts of “black lives don’t matter” on Monday after a judge set...Show More Summary

ZIP code profile: 60639

The 60639 ZIP code comprises Chicago neighborhoods Belmont Central, Belmont Cragin, Hermosa and Whiskey Point. The area sits in Cook County, about a 20 minute drive from downtown...

Riots at the Jail

All three offenders are in jail awaiting trial for murder : Three inmates and a jail deputy were taken to area hospitals after a fight at the Cook County Jail division that houses the facility’s youngest and most violent inmates, officials...Show More Summary

And There it is....

The "Death Spiral" has become painfully visible, even to those willfully blind: Cook County taxpayers are outraged after property tax bills showed up in the mail. The bills are skyrocketing this year. The city of Chicago and its public...Show More Summary

More Cook County "Justice"

Here's a link to the CrimeInWrigleyville blog that covered the dropping of charges against the mope who attacked the off-duty copper, knocking him out. We also got an e-mail regarding this case from 2014 : A man has been charged with attempted murder for firing a bullet that ricocheted and struck a Chicago Police officer in the face Sunday. Show More Summary

Judges Don't Follow the Rules?

Gee whiz Batman, who would have guessed this happens in Cook County? Cook County judges routinely make bail decisions for crime suspects contrary to what the judges’ new risk-assessment system calls for, according to a review of more...Show More Summary

Cook County "Justice"

Amazing: Keep sticking your neck outCharges have been dropped against a man accused of battering an off-duty police officer who intervened in a Wrigleyville street disturbance on June 22. The officer was rendered unconscious in the attack.One...Show More Summary

CDC Awards Rush and Cook County $9.45 Million to Combat 'Superbugs'

A collaboration between Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Health and Hospitals System, considered a national model for developing strategies to combat drug resistant bacteria, was awarded nearly $10 million by the CDC

ZIP code profile: 60169

The 60169 ZIP code comprises the village of Hoffman Estates, about an hour drive from Chicago. Part of Cook County, Hoffman Estates is home to Poplar Creek Country Club and James B. Conant High School, a public high school with a 9/10 rating on Greatschools...

May’s Chicago suburban real estate market surpasses 2015

The housing market in Chicago's west and north suburbs are really heating up so far this year. According to recent data released by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe), Lake, DuPage and parts of Cook counties are witnessing an increase in home prices as of May compared with the same time last year...

Federal suit accuses Chicago Democrats of illegally running for office as Republicans

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Republican Party chapters in both Chicago and Cook County, Illinois filed a federal lawsuit accusing Democrats of infiltrating their party in violation of a new bylaw, Courtroom News reported. According to the suit, Sammy Tenuta and Frances Sapone’s wins in the party’s state primary...

Cook County, Illinois: An Agent of Change

Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago and is home to over 5 million people, struggles with poverty, unemployment and homelessness -- but a new program inspired by social enterprise aims to help.

“Man pleads guilty in auto crash, then sues city alleging police siren and lights distracted him”

“A man who pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a suburban Chicago accident that injured multiple people last year is now pursuing a lawsuit over the crash.” William Kivit contends in his Cook County lawsuit that the city of Park Ridge...Show More Summary

No T.P.

True? False? Any sheriffs care to tell? SCC, you might want to talk with some of your Cook County Correction friends and ask them about the toilet paper scandal going on over at 26th. Apparently the wise Sherrif is no longer supplying toilet paper to these officers while at work. Show More Summary

Cook County Has Indirectly Helped Donald Trump Save $800K

An unusual, "unwritten" property tax policy saved Donald Trump almost a million dollars on a vacant Trump Tower penthouse. [ more › ]

300 Chicago jail employees call in sick; county jail locked down

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Over 300 Chicago jail employees called in sick, prompting corrections officials to placed Cook County jail on lockdown Sunday.

Hundreds Of Cook County Jail Employees Ditched Work Monday

The jail was placed on lockdown. "Trends definitely point to the nice weather, the holiday, and Game 7 as factors." [ more › ]

Singer on Mexico's The Voice Dies in Chicago Shooting

A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of The Voice in 2011 has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his birthday with friends. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office confirmed that 45-year-old Alejandro "Jano" Fuentes died on Saturday. He was shot three times in...

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