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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Arthur Cain charged in death of Dominique Ferguson, Chicago woman found in suitcase

A South Side Chicago man has been charged with concealing a death after a woman’s body was found stuffed in a suitcase in a Roseland alley, the police are now reporting. Arthur Cain, 53, told police he got More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016
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Chicago crime: Dominique Ferguson identified as woman found dead in suitcase

The body found in a suitcase left in a Roseland, Illinois alley over the weekend has been identified as a 21-year-old woman from West Pullman. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said the victim has been More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Legal concealed, carry gun owner thwarts robbery by shooting the criminal, Reginald Gildersleeve

A Chicago robbery was thwarted at a Southwest Side corner store Saturday night when a patron with a concealed carry license shot and killed the armed robber, authorities said. Reginald Gildersleeve, 55, was identified More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Office Depot refuses to print Planned Parenthood protest material over the word ‘prayer’

Thomas More Society has sent a demand letter to Office Depot, challenging the company’s refusal to print religious flyers for customer Maria Goldstein at its Schaumburg, IL location as discrimination and a More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Judge rules that Illinois budget crisis will result in state employees not being paid

While Illinois’ Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner battles Democrats, who control the Legislature, to approve a budget, the state may not continue to pay state workers in full, according a Cook County ruling today. Attorney More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Cancer survivor Karla Dunston wins custody to embryos, boyfriend no longer wants kids

A judge in Chicago has ruled in favor of a woman who froze embryos to have children over the lawsuit by the father, a former boyfriend who says it violates his rights. The gave the woman full custody of the embryos More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Javier Acevedo and wife, Veronica Rizzo-Acevedo identified in Illinois murder suicide

A Cook County sheriff’s office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Minnesota college student, Lauren Li, found dead in Chicago River after accident

Police divers found the body of a missing college student Wednesday afternoon, a couple of days after the Minnesota woman vanished beneath the surface of the frigid Chicago River. Chicago police report that Lauren More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Rodolfo Hernandez-Bey murder: Reynaldo Ocampo, Joseph Saleski and juvenile charged in death

Two Cicero men and a juvenile were charged with first degree murder in connection with the strangulation death of a Chicago man whose body was found near a dumpster burnt beyond recognition in November 2012, according More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Alfreda Giedrojc murders 6-month-old granddaughter, Vivian Summers, with sledgehammer, knife

An Illinois grandmother has been charged with murdering her granddaughter after she allegedly hit the infant with a sledgehammer and then slit her throat. Alfreda Giedrojc Alfreda Giedrojc, age 61, is being held More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 19th, 2013
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Cook County Jail reports lice and scabies outbreak

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has ordered isolation within a Division of the Cook County Jail and a portion of Cermak Hospital after an outbreak of lice and scabies, according to a press release Friday. At More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Lindblom High School to reopen Thursday following one day closure after the meningitis death of Savon Smith

Lindblom Math and Science Academy High School on Chicago’s south side will reopen for classes Thursday after a one day closure today to conduct a thorough review and school cleaning out of an abundance of More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Human heads, 18 in total, held up at O’Hare airport in Chicago

Authorities at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are holding up a shipment of 18 human heads meant to be used in anatomical research at a facility in the Chicago suburbs, local media reported. public More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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Violence breaks out across Chicago Friday, 10 shot, 4 were teens

Shootings across the city Friday afternoon and night wounded at least ten people, according to Chicago police, including four teens in three separate South and West side attacks. The Chicago Tribune detailed the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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Miguel Webster charged with murder of Asonte Gutierrez and several other charges

A Lansing, Illinois teen has been indicted on multiple criminal charges in connection with the shooting death last month of a teenager (Asonte Gutierrez, age 15) from Country Club Hills. Asonte Gutierrez Miguel More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Cook County nets counterfeit clothes ring, arresting 9 with $150K in fake merchandise

Police arrested nine men who were operating a counterfeit apparel sales ring out of stores in Chicago and suburban areas, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Saturday. The sheriff’s department reported More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Asonte Gutierrez, Illinois teen, found dead in alley, investigation ongoing

 A body found in an alley in south suburban Lansing has been identified as a 15-year-old boy from Country Club Hills. Asonte Gutierrez,  age 15, was discovered Wednesday after midnight, authorities said. He had More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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Surveillance drone spotted over Chicago suburb

Amateur video posted on YouTube over the weekend seems to suggest that unmanned surveillance drones might be flying over Chicago’s skies for the NATO summit this weekend. The video, filmed in north suburban More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Margareta Scheibe identified as Illinois woman found dead under trash in home

The decomposed body of an elderly Illinois woman was discovered under mounds of trash in her home in southwest suburban Chicago. Photo/Nathan Bevier, U.S. Air Force via wikicommons Margareta Scheibe, 72, was found More...

By Paul Huebl On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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Cook County Corruption and Making Nancy Jones a Scapegoat

Chicago, IL—Corrupt politicians love throwing tax money at contributors that provide unneeded good and services. To qualify for the free money you just need to make those kickbacks. The people responsible for More...


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