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Daily Herald
Two charged with taking hostage inside Cook County jailThe Cook County sheriff's office has identified the detainees charged with taki
Two charged with taking hostage inside Cook County jail
Daily Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
The Cook County sheriff's office has identified the detainees charged with taking control of their maximum security housing tier in the Cook County jail on Thursday, and taking another detainee hostage. Martin Alvarado, 24, and Cordarryl Stevenson,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Leaderless Chicago street gangs vex police efforts to quell violenceis struggling to keep up with the fast-changing identities of the gangs and the
Leaderless Chicago street gangs vex police efforts to quell violence
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
is struggling to keep up with the fast-changing identities of the gangs and their rivalries. Indeed, since May, the Cook County sheriff's office has begun weekly security meetings inside Cook County Jail to talk about the shifting landscape... Read more
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FOX News
Situation resolved after two detainees briefly take hostage at Illinois jailtook over a maximum security floor of the facility and held another detainee ho
Situation resolved after two detainees briefly take hostage at Illinois jail
FOX News / Posted yesterday
took over a maximum security floor of the facility and held another detainee hostage, authorities say Thursday. The Cook County Sheriff's Office said the situation was resolved at approximately 8 p.m. local time. No further details were... Read more
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FOX News
Two detainees briefly take hostage at Illinois jailtook over a maximum security floor of the facility and held another detainee ho
Two detainees briefly take hostage at Illinois jail
FOX News / Posted yesterday
took over a maximum security floor of the facility and held another detainee hostage, authorities say Thursday. The Cook County Sheriff's Office said the situation was resolved at approximately 8 p.m. local time. No further details were... Read more
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International Business Times
Chicago: 2 Cook County Jail inmates holding another hostage in max security division inmates at Cook County Jail in Chicago are reportedly holding a third inmate ho
Chicago: 2 Cook County Jail inmates holding another hostage in max security division
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
inmates at Cook County Jail in Chicago are reportedly holding a third inmate hostage in the maximum security division, the Cook County sheriff's office announced. on Thursday (28 July). The inmates sabotaged security cameras and were involved in a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2 Cook County Jail inmates take over housing area, hold hostageand were in a standoff with officials after they took another inmate hostage la
2 Cook County Jail inmates take over housing area, hold hostage
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
and were in a standoff with officials after they took another inmate hostage late Thursday afternoon, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. The two inmates took control of the area, which houses 16 other inmates in Division 10 of the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Chicago inmate accused of raping 15-old now allegedly raped cellmateGerrod Greer has been charged with sexually assaulting his cellmate in Cook Cou
Chicago inmate accused of raping 15-old now allegedly raped cellmate
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
Gerrod Greer has been charged with sexually assaulting his cellmate in Cook County Jail. (Photo: Cook County Sheriff's office) Gerrod Greer, previously accused of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl, is facing new sexual assault... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Chicago inmate accused of raping 15-old now allegedly raped cellmateGerrod Greer has been charged with sexually assaulting his cellmate in Cook Cou
Chicago inmate accused of raping 15-old now allegedly raped cellmate
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Gerrod Greer has been charged with sexually assaulting his cellmate in Cook County Jail. (Photo: Cook County Sheriff's office) Gerrod Greer, previously accused of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl, is facing new sexual assault... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sheriff's office investigating Rolling Meadows courthouse escapeThe Cook County Sheriff's Office said Thursday it is launching a thorough inves
Sheriff's office investigating Rolling Meadows courthouse escape
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Cook County Sheriff's Office said Thursday it is launching a thorough investigation into how a prisoner was able to slip out of his handcuffs and walk out the front door of the Rolling Meadows courthouse Wednesday, sparking a large manhunt across... Read more
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People Magazine
Chicago Gang Member Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Pregnant Teen as She Begged for Her Life Cook County Sheriff's Office A Chicago gang member will likely spend the res
Chicago Gang Member Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Pregnant Teen as She Begged for Her Life
People Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Cook County Sheriff's Office A Chicago gang member will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after he killed a pregnant teenage girl in 2011, firing... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoner in Northwest Suburbsinside the courthouse in Rolling Meadows when he ran and escaped from the build
Authorities Search for Escaped Prisoner in Northwest Suburbs
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
inside the courthouse in Rolling Meadows when he ran and escaped from the building around 2:35 p.m., officials said. The Cook County Sheriff's office, the Rolling Meadows Police Department, the Arlington Heights Police Department, and the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County Sheriff's Office has two robots equipped to disable or kill suspects, like in Dallasone of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and lifted the tarp on the boat whe
Cook County Sheriff's Office has two robots equipped to disable or kill suspects, like in Dallas
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and lifted the tarp on the boat where he was found hiding. In Illinois, the Cook County Sheriff's Office has two robots equipped to disable and even kill suspects. "Our robots can fire less lethal... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested p
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested p
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested p
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'CHICAGO -- The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested posit
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO -- The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6 with... Read more
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ABC News
Sheriff's Office Says Cook County Inmate Has Legionnaires'The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Leg
Sheriff's Office Says Cook County Inmate Has Legionnaires'
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6 with... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested p
Sheriff's office says Cook County inmate has Legionnaires'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � The Cook County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease in what appears to be an isolated case. The office said in a statement Tuesday that a detainee who had been hospitalized since July 6... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County detainee diagnosed with Legionnaires' DiseaseAn inmate at the Cook County jail has tested positive for Legionnaire's Disease
Cook County detainee diagnosed with Legionnaires' Disease
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
An inmate at the Cook County jail has tested positive for Legionnaire's Disease, the Cook County sheriff's office announced Tuesday. The sheriff's office said it is an isolated case, according to the release. The inmate, who has been in the jail... Read more
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NBC Chicago
3 Inmates Stabbed, Officer Injured at Cook County Jaila call shortly before 4 p.m. reporting three prisoners stabbed at 2834 W. 31st
3 Inmates Stabbed, Officer Injured at Cook County Jail
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
a call shortly before 4 p.m. reporting three prisoners stabbed at 2834 W. 31st St., according to fire media affairs. The Cook County Sheriff's office said as many as 20 detainees were involved in a fight at the jail. The fight broke out between... Read more
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NBC Chicago
4 Charged in Home Invasion After Homeowner Shoots IntrudersFour people have been charged in connection with a home invasion in a southwest
4 Charged in Home Invasion After Homeowner Shoots Intruders
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
Four people have been charged in connection with a home invasion in a southwest Chicago suburb, according to the Cook County Sheriff's office. Sisters Brandy Marshall, 19, and Paige Marshall, 20, as well as Sarah Risner, 20, and Tyler Gulli, 23, are... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Woman Speaks Out After Murder of Husband, Daughtersbeen praying for cars, you've been praying for success, pray for this killing t
Woman Speaks Out After Murder of Husband, Daughters
NBC Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
been praying for cars, you've been praying for success, pray for this killing to stop. Stop. Stop!" Officers from the Cook County Sheriff's office and the Hazel Crest Police Department went door-to-door in the area over the weekend, asking... Read more
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Daily Herald
Extra cops, 'targeted' arrests tamp down July 4 weekend shootingsthe weekend, a significant increase over the 3,000 to 4,000 on patrol in the ci
Extra cops, 'targeted' arrests tamp down July 4 weekend shootings
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
the weekend, a significant increase over the 3,000 to 4,000 on patrol in the city on a typical day, with additional manpower from Illinois State Police and the Cook County sheriff's office. Ten people were killed over the three-day weekend in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
Calgary Sun / Posted 25 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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ABC Montana
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
ABC Montana / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
Naples Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team in
Man, 2 daughters killed in act of 'pure evil'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 26 days ago
from the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force were investigating. The team includes detectives from the state police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office, and suburban police departments. Davis asked the public to inform Hazel Crest police if they... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Pure Evil': Police Say Father, 2 Children Were Targeted"But just to hear that children were involved in this horrific incident really
'Pure Evil': Police Say Father, 2 Children Were Targeted
NBC Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
"But just to hear that children were involved in this horrific incident really hurt all of our hearts." Officers from the Cook County Sheriff's office and the Hazel Crest Police Department went door-to-door in the area this weekend, asking... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Several Injured When Suburban Fireworks Prematurely Detonatefacility in the 8100 block of Beloit Ave around 1 p.m. Sunday, according to the
Several Injured When Suburban Fireworks Prematurely Detonate
NBC Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
facility in the 8100 block of Beloit Ave around 1 p.m. Sunday, according to the Bridgeview Police Department and the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the fireworks display planned for Sunday evening prematurely detonated,... Read more

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