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R. Kelly Faces New Set Of Sexual Abuse Charges In Chicago: Reports
Cook County officials have already filed 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer.
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Moron Harangues Woman In Park For Wearing Puerto Rico Shirt In America
Cook County officer who did nothing as confrontation continued is being investigated.
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Chicago Area Officials Demand Accountability For Drugmakers 'Complicit' In Opioid Crisis
Cook County, Illinois, reported a 70 percent increase in opioid-related deaths between 2015 and 2016.
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Progressives Face Too Many Good Options In Race To Succeed Key Chicago Congressman
But there are suspicions retiring Rep. Luis Gutiérrez tried to tilt the contest.
Congress Shouldn’t Rub SALT In The Wound
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi
Representative, U.S. Congress (IL-08)
Adding to the existing tax burden on the middle class by repealing the SALT deduction is a big step in the wrong direction.
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Masturbating Inmates Are A 'Traumatizing' Daily Problem For Female Lawyers In This Jail
The female public defenders at Cook County Jail are dealing with an unimaginably hostile work environment.
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Barack Obama Plans To Serve America Again, This Time In The Courthouse
"He made it crystal-clear to me he would carry out his public duty as a citizen and resident of this community."
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Chicago Sees Spike In Black Women Obtaining Concealed Carry Permits
“We need to learn how to defend ourselves.”
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Chicago Judge Rules Defendants Can't Be Jailed Just Because They Can't Afford Bail
A big step toward bail reform in Cook County, the second-most populous county in the United States.
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3 Chicago Cops Charged In Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald's Shooting
David March, Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney allegedly attempted to conceal information after the shooting.
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Chicago Judge Orders Access To Free Lawyers At Police Stations
Fewer than 1 percent of people in police custody in Cook County ever speak with an attorney.
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Video Captures Courthouse Beating Of Inmate Accused of Killing Chicago Child
The girl's fatal shooting was one of three child killings in the city in just days.
Two Cook County Commissioners Refuse To Take Mandated Furlough Days
Commissioners Earlean Collins (1st District) and William Beavers (4th District) said they will not comply with Cook County
Cook County Board Could Vote On Freeing Inmates Wanted By Immigration Authorities
Cook County commissioners on Wednesday could take center stage in the nation's immigration debate if they enact a proposal
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