A former Streamwood man, his daughter and the man's nephew were charged with an armed home invasion that took place Monday at the Streamwood home of the man's estranged wife. A Cook County judge ordered Kermit Lattimore, 55, held on $125,000 bail Thursday.
Daily Herald, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 08:28 PM
'The problem is that punishment, dehumanization and domination - us vs. them - are America's default setting.' Maybe this is the place to start a brief meditation on changing the world, or at least Chicago .
Common Dreams, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 06:57 AM
Two brothers accused of digging up graves, dumping human remains and reselling plots at a suburban Chicago cemetery went on trial Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court. Prosecutors alleged that cemetery employees Keith Nicks, 51, and Terrence Nicks, 44, engaged in the "cold and callous" acts between 2003 and 2009 at the historic Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois.
Daily Herald, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 09:17 PM
Early breaks Mac paid his dues as a comedian, working a string of odd jobs throughout his 20s, such as furniture mover. In Chicago, he was known to perform in local parks or on the platforms for the cityA's trains, and he was a regular at the Regal Theater and the Cotton Club.
The Baltimore Sun, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 07:03 PM
A judge panel in Indonesia will decide Monday if the trials of Heather Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer will continue, after prosecutors defended their charges against the couple in court on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press . Mack, 19 and now seven months pregnant, and Schaefer are accused of killing Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack of Oak Park, and leaving the body in a suitcase in a taxi's trunk while on vacation in August at a Bali resort.
Patch.com, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 03:05 PM
There were fireworks in the courtroom and a very unusual start today to the trial of brothers Keith and Terrence Nicks. They are accused of dismembering and moving bodies at historic Burr Oaks Cemetery in Alsip.
WGN-TV Chicago, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 02:12 PM
The City of Evanston's Property Tax Assessment Review Office reminds residents that first installment property tax bills for tax year 2014 will arrive in the last week of January and are due by Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Property taxes are paid in two installments.
Patch.com, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 04:59 PM
I pick and choose the movies that I attend with great thought because I am well aware of the very wealthy liberals that produce movies and then support "democrats" like Barack Hussein Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and, of course, my very favorite, Dan Lipinski. As far back as I can remember, I have refused to line those movie producing liberals' pockets with my hard earned cash in my small effort to stand against those kooks.
Patch.com, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 12:23 PM