Authorities who learned that a man who confessed to killing several women whose bodies were found in abandoned buildings in Indiana may have traveled to the South suburbs say their search of abandoned homes in the area has come up empty. The Cook County sheriff's office started searching abandoned homes on Wednesday and continued on Thursday.
Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 10:51 PM
With just 12 days left before Election Day in one of the nation's most closely watched races for governor, Illinois officials are beginning to deal with complications from balloting procedures to how soon they can count votes. Attorney General Lisa Madigan says in an official opinion that no votes should be counted before the close of polls on Nov. 4. Elections authorities in Chicago and suburban Cook County say if they can't even prepare votes for counting before then, vote-total reporting will be seriously delayed.
101.5 CIL-FM, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 09:32 AM
The 44-year-old man was stabbed in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality.
My FOX Chicago, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 06:46 AM
On the day he was scheduled to leave prison after serving a five-year sentence for burglary, a suburban man found out he was charged in the stabbing death of a woman 12 years ago. "We got him just before he was going to get out," Bedford Park police Detective A. Smuskiewicz said of 40-year-old Steven Podkulski, who was arrested Wednesday.
Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 06:24 PM
A man already serving time in prison was charged Wednesday in connection with the 2002 brutal stabbing of a storage facility manager. The investigation into Jennifer Boyd's death went cold two years later.
NBC Chicago, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:30 AM
Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo reveals in first interview that his 'deepest fear' was that dying meant leaving behind his beloved fiancA e Prison guard nicknamed 'Murder' hid '18 bags of weed inside two hollowed out sandwiches and smuggled them into prison for $200 bribe' Jim Shoe sandwiches had been crammed with bags of marijuana, as well as a carton of menthol cigarettes, according to the charges Inside the bag authorities found two Jim Shoe sandwiches that had been crammed with bags of marijuana, as well as a carton of menthol cigarettes, according to the charges.
Daily Mail, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 09:25 AM
An Upper Peninsula woman jailed in Illinois on murder charges will be back in court in November. In 2013, Jacquelyn Greco of Crystal Falls was taken into police custody for the 1979 murder of her then husband, Carl Gaimari.
WLUC-TV Negaunee, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 08:33 AM
Tinley Park is moving to purchase 280 acres formerly occupied by the Tinley Park Mental Health Center and Howe Developmental Center. In a letter to Simone McNeil, acting director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Mayor Ed Zabrocki says the village attorney has been directed to draft a purchase contract for $4.16 million, with the money placed in installments in an escrow account until a tentative closing date of June 19. "We want to make sure we can control what goes there," the mayor said.
The Southtown Star, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 06:34 AM