An elderly Midlothian resident who had been missing since November was found dead this month in a pile of tree branches at an Oak Forest park, authorities said. An Oak Forest Park District employee was spraying for weeds Oct. 10 along a small creek next to a playground at the park in the 15500 block of Waverly Avenue and saw what appeared to be two human legs sticking out from a bundle of tree branches, according to police.
The Southtown Star, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 09:07 PM
Caption: Some of the adults charged in a recent rash of car burglaries in Oak Lawn: Taylor Ramirez, 18, of Oak Lawn; James M. Chomer, 20, of Chicago; and John J. Rourke, 20 also of Chicago. All three are in custody of the Cook County Sheriff.
Patch.com, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 01:08 AM
The Cook County Sheriff's Office is breaking open more than a dozen abandoned homes in connection to the suspected Indiana serial killer case. In a race against nightfall, sheriff's police pried open what could be the next big break in the suspected Indiana serial killer case.
My FOX Chicago, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 12:12 AM
A man sought in connection with a fatal shooting last month in the south suburbs is behind bars without bond after being arrested just north of Atlanta. Devonte Marsh, 19, was taken into custody last week in Georgia by Cherokee County sheriff's deputies on a warrant from Cook County, according to a statement from Sauk Village police.
My FOX Chicago, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 05:06 PM
Illinois authorities are investigating whether a man who Indiana investigators say has confessed to killing seven women recently may have traveled to Chicago's south suburbs shortly before his arrest last weekend. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says technology suggests Darren Vann may have visited the Chicago-area communities of Hazelcrest, Markham and Harvey between time 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy's body was found last Friday in Hammond, Indiana, and Vann's arrest the next day.
WAND-TV Decatur, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 08:18 PM
As liberals and Democrats continue to argue voter fraud doesn't exist, voting machines in Cook County Illinois are changing votes for Republican candidates to votes for Democrats. More from Watchdog.org : Early Voting in Illinois got off to its typical start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats.
Townhall, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 09:25 AM
Colleen Gleason from the Cook County Clerk's office was the featured speaker at a recent program meeting of the Homewood Flossmoor Area League of Women Voters at the Homewood Public Library attended by about fifty members and guests. Ms. Gleason explained changes that have taken place in the election laws in the past few months and discussed the constitutional amendments and advisory referenda to be found on the November 4th ballot.
Patch.com, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 01:36 AM
Illinois authorities are investigating whether a man who Indiana investigators say has confessed to killing seven women may have traveled to Chicago's south suburbs shortly before his arrest at the weekend.
The Paducah Sun Online Edition, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 01:36 AM