A Berwyn man charged with fatally stabbing another man early Saturday at a Pilsen bar told police he did so because the man was talking to his girl, Cook County prosecutors said. Ulises Almaraz, 29, faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of 43-year-old Rudy Avina, who was among the weekend crowd at Simone's bar, 960 W. Show More Summary
It's a racially charged photo the Chicago Police Department didn't want the public to see: two white cops posing with rifles as they stand over a black man lying on his belly with deer antlers on his head. But a Cook County judge has...Show More Summary
But for what isn't very clear: Cook County Jail could have fewer non-violent offenders in the future.The MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday that it's giving the county $150,000 in the form of a planning grant to help achieve the goal.The Chicago-based foundation is also giving grants to 19 other jurisdictions around the country. Show More Summary
Does McDonald's have a legal duty to test individual Chicken McNuggets for bone fragments? It's a question raised by a lawsuit recently filed in Cook County circuit court over an allegedly "defective" McNugget.
The Buena Park Neighbors Association announced that the Thursday, June 4 CAPS meeting will feature a Court Advocacy presentation by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office at an earlier time at 5:00 p.m. for the June meeting only at the Ruth Shriman House, 4040 N. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner's office says food critic Josh Ozersky, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room earlier this month, drowned in a shower while suffering a seizure. The 47-year-old Ozersky, known forShow More Summary
The food writer, who died suddenly on May 4, drowned in the shower after suffering a seizure, the Cook County Medical Examiner said.
Chicago's Cook County Medical Examiner's office has released a cause of death in food writer Josh Ozersky's sudden passing earlier this month. Following an autopsy, the office has determined that Ozersky drowned in the shower following a seizure. His death has been ruled an accident. [ more › ]
A West Side man whose video of himself smoking marijuana with his pet chameleon went viral and led to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge was acquitted Wednesday by a Cook County judge who found his behavior immature but not criminal. Bruce...Show More Summary
THE CHURCH LETTERHEAD THAT "SPOKE THE TRUTH AND SHAMED "THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE" ANALYSIS: There are 3 words that form the foundation of the "Colonized Americanized So-Called Negro's " perpetual struggle motion, yet go necessarily...Show More Summary
The photo is problematic, to put it lightly and Chicago Police Department reportedly wasn’t too keen on the public seeing it, however a Cook County judge refused to keep the photo sealed, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
ANALYSIS: After More Than 50 Years Of The MOLESTATION Of The "Black American Consciousness" Into The FRAUDULENT SCHEME Called POLITICAL OPPORTUNISM - Is Is NOTHING SHORT OF IGNORANT To Watch The Actions Of THE FRUIT PRODUCED FROM THIS...Show More Summary
In his ALLMUSIC artist's biography of B.B. King, Bill Dahl states, "Universally hailed as the king of the blues, the legendary B.B. King was without a doubt the single most important electric guitarist of the last half of the 20th century." That is hyperbole of the order of Stephen Thomas Erlewine's...
Two years ago, Cook County's top officials sat side-by-side for an interview on Channel 11 WTTW's weeknight program, "Chicago Tonight." It was a grab-the-popcorn moment.
Please join us for the annual "State of Uptown" luncheon with speakers Alderman James Cappleman (46th Ward), Alderman Ameya Pawar (47th Ward), and Alderman Harry Osterman (48th Ward) as well as Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer (10th District). Show More Summary
Nearly 30 percent of the people incarcerated in the Cook County jail suffer from serious mental illness
An ethics panel will get a second shot at fining Assessor Joe Berrios for nepotism after the Cook County Board on Wednesday changed the rules in response to a judge tossing earlier penalties.
Chicago’s Cook County Jail, America’s largest single-site jail, just appointed clinical psychologist Nneka Jones Tapia as executive director — a fitting choice since one-third of the inmate population is mentally ill, Huffington Post Crime reports. Tapia is the first mental
Sadly, prison has become one of the biggest mental health providers. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has long been frustrated at the lack of adequate mental health care options in his Chicago-area district. He estimates that 25 to 35 percent...Show More Summary
A Cook County resident who chowed down on a "defective" McDonald's nugget filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that "the Subject Chicken McNugget" was too sharp to eat safely and left him with "severe" injuries. [ more › ]