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  • Cook County jail guard charged with theft

    A Cook County correctional officer who conspired with an inmate to buy what he thought was stolen merchandise has been charged with felony theft, authorities said. In a news release issued Friday, the Cook County's state's attorney's office said 48-year-old Fernando Munoz of Cicero was arrested during an undercover operation. Daily Herald, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 07:16 PM
  • Judge attacked by inmate in Maywood courtroom

    Cook County Jail Executive Director Cara Smith said the judge was taken to a nearby hospital Thursday. The injuries suffered by the judge during the attack were not considered life-threatening. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 09:24 PM
  • Newborn's father testifies in mother's murder trial

    That was the text message Misael Chavez says he received from his then-girlfriend Jessica Cruz on Nov. 4, 2011, a few hours after prosecutors say she strangled their newborn son, wrapped him in a plastic bag and left him in a trash can after giving birth in the restroom of a Salvation Army store in Streamwood. Cruz, then 19, was charged with first-degree murder. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 08:26 PM
  • Judge attacked by jail inmate at Maywood courthouse

    A Cook County judge was taken to the hospital after a defendant in a criminal case attacked him at the Maywood courthouse Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A Cook County sheriff's deputy came to the rescue of the judge, but when the sheriff's deputy Tased the man who had rushed toward the bench, the officer also appeared to have accidentally Tased the judge. Chicago Sun-Times, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 07:18 PM
  • Intrust payout to customers remains on hold

    The door to the offices of the former Independent Trust Corp. in Orland Park is shown in this file photo. Customers of a former Orland Park-based trust company who have waited for years for the return of nearly $6 million stolen from them are going to have to wait a little longer. The Southtown Star, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 06:46 PM
  • Police Searching Palos Forest Preserve for Missing Chicago Man

    A multi-agency search is underway for a man believed to be lost in the Cook County Forest Preserves near Palos Park. John Michael Cunningham Jr., 27, of Chicago, was last seen around 10:45 a.m. Thursday near a forest preserve area at 104th Street and McCarthy Road., Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 02:51 PM
  • Kennedy comparison no compliment

    It is always interesting how political figures of opposite views are compared to one another. You recently published a letter from Kate Cuchiara of Elgin lionizing the legacy of Ted Kennedy and his family to Bruce Rauner. Daily Herald, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 02:02 PM
  • Illinois judge injured in courtroom scuffle

    Authorities say a defendant broke free after his hearing in a Cook County, Ill. courtroom and attacked the judge, reports CBS Chicago. CBS News, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 01:41 PM
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