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2014/10/28 21:14
2014/10/28 21:14
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Four years ago, Todd Stroger ended his hapless and costly regime as president of the Cook County Board. Toni Preckwinkle beat him in the Democratic primary and she went on to win the general election....
2014/10/28 21:14
2014/10/28 21:14
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2014/10/28 19:13
2014/10/28 19:13
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Citing chronic breakdowns in justice, the Cook County sheriff today pitched the need for greater outside oversight in long-distressed suburbs such as Harvey. “Envision a place where ... the chances...
2014/10/28 19:13
2014/10/28 19:13
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In a suburb the Tribune found was arguably the area's most lawless, Harvey's City Council has defied the mayor and invited the sheriff to assess a Police Department long plagued by scandals and sloppy...
2014/10/28 03:13
2014/10/28 03:13
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Inmate Markus Simmons was handcuffed behind his back in Cook County Jail when three guards escorted him into an elevator after a gang-related brawl in a Division 10 day room last year. Out of view of...
2014/10/28 02:21
2014/10/28 02:21
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Texas DA defends 'serial killer' Darren Vann's five-year prison sentence in 2009 sexual assault case...as police say has confessed to slaying SEVEN women A Texas prosecutor's office says it knew...
2014/10/24 03:46
2014/10/24 03:46
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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says suspected serial killer Darren Deon Vann liked to revisit his victims’ dead bodies in the abandoned homes after he killed them. In an interview Thursday, Dart...
2014/10/24 02:14
2014/10/24 02:14
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CHICAGO (AP) - 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 suburbs south of Chicago say...
2014/10/23 23:10
2014/10/23 23:10
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... – As a suspected killer appears in court, members of the community hold a memorial for the women who were killed near Chicago. Wednesday night, seven burning lanterns were sent to the...
2014/10/23 17:25
2014/10/23 17:25
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Alleged serial killer Darren Vann was "prematurely discharged" from the Marine Corps in the early 1990s, according to military records obtained by the Austin-American Statesman. The Corps found that...
2014/10/23 05:14
2014/10/23 05:14
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The Cook County Sheriff's Office is breaking open more than a dozen abandoned homes in connection to the suspected Indiana serial killer case. Teams of officers searched the abandoned homes Wednesday...
2014/10/23 01:22
2014/10/23 01:22
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CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the...
2014/10/23 01:13
2014/10/23 01:13
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A 27-year-old woman filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Cook County sheriff, alleging she was sexually assaulted and brutally attacked by fellow inmates while incarcerated at the jail last...
2014/10/23 01:13
2014/10/23 01:13
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He allegedly said he killed Anith Jones for a friend of a friend and was paid $300 and drugs worth another $200. He said he built a rapport with her, then met her for sex. He strangled her in about...
2014/10/22 09:14
2014/10/22 09:14
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Murder victim Afrikka Hardy’s ad on Backpage.com is one of thousands posted daily to the website offering sex for money. The 19-year-old woman was one of seven women, all sex workers, found dead in...
2014/10/21 22:45
2014/10/21 22:45
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Cook County sheriff Tom Dart says investigators are searching some areas of Illinois for possible links to the suspected serial killer in Indiana. Sources said on Sunday that the suspect, Darren...
2014/10/21 09:08
2014/10/21 09:08
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Loyola University Health System will partner with the Cook County Sheriff's Department to hold a medication take-back day. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, at...
2014/10/16 03:13
2014/10/16 03:13
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Hundreds of guns seized by the Cook County sheriff each year may soon be melted down, turned into jewelry and sold, with a cut of the profits turned over to a Chicago anti-violence program. Sheriff...
2014/10/14 15:42
2014/10/14 15:42
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THERE MAY BE TROUBLE AHEAD … The word “crisis”, like the word “legend”, is overused these days. Indeed, the only things more overused than the words legend/crisis is the phrase “the words...
2014/10/10 15:46
2014/10/10 15:46
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A Chicago man was charged Friday with attacking a teen as she walked home from a school event a week ago, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said. Kevin Tillman, of the 4900 block of West Adams Street,...
2014/10/09 13:45
2014/10/09 13:45
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A prison security expert testified, the Cook County Jail is one of America’s most dangerous. Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz was called Wednesday, to support a claim by Northwestern University’s MacArthur...
2014/10/28 21:14
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