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
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
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
The developers who converted 719 apartments to condos at the Woods at Countryside in Palatine aren't strangers to legal trouble - they've been taken to Cook County court more than 35 times combined in recent years. But one lawsuit involving defendants Vince Manglardi, T.J. Wojtas and their company Renaissance Residential is quite different from the usual foreclosure complaint or breach of contract.
Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:33 AM
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Daily Herald, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:36 AM
Questions about residency and qualifications dog the candidates running in Cook County's 12th judicial subcircuit, which encompasses parts of Maine, Wheeling, Elk Grove, New Trier and Northfield townships. Supporters of Republican challenger James Pieczonka claim the incumbent, Cook County Judge James L. Kaplan, resides in Lake County, and is therefore ineligible to hold the seat.
Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 08:48 PM
Officials from two Catholic elementary schools in Des Plaines are being tasked with combining elements from both schools in preparation for their consolidation at the end of the year. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 07:28 PM
A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible. Alstory Simon's confession gained international attention in 1999, largely because of an investigation by a journalism professor and a team of students from Northwestern University that helped secure Anthony Porter's release just days before he was to be executed.
My FOX Chicago, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:25 PM