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  • Cook County probation department's gun cases fall apart

     Cook County probation department's gun cases fall apart
    One by one, a series of weapons cases have fallen apart in Cook County criminal courts. In two cases, prosecutors dropped charges. In another two, a judge or a jury found defendants not guilty. The cases have one aspect in common: the Cook County...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • Few camera problems in Wisconsin courts

    Few camera problems in Wisconsin courts
    At the sentencing for the man who killed her daughter, Barbara Manhart testified about devastating loss. Minutes later, the defendant's mother also testified, offering condolences to Manhart. And in between those statements, the woman injured in the...
  • Lawsuit: Ex-court worker was harassed for being Muslim

    A former child care attendant for the Cook County Circuit Court has sued the court, its chief judge and her former supervisor, alleging they harassed her because she's Muslim. In a suit filed last month, Fozyia Huri, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin,...
  • Cook County targeting employee sick day reduction

    Cook County government employees took an average of 6.7 hours a month in sick time last year, amounting to nearly 10 extra days of paid time off, according to a first-of-its kind county management report County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released...
  • Cook County Board wants more details on foreclosure program

    At a time when more than 75,000 mortgage foreclosures are pending in Cook County, commissioners are asking for more scrutiny of a mediation program designed to help homeowners navigate the foreclosure process. Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans&...
  • Phones, tablets, laptops banned in Cook Co. criminal courts

    Phones, tablets, laptops banned in Cook Co. criminal courts
    Citing an increasing concern that gang members are using handheld electronic devices to influence courtroom proceedings, the top judge in Cook County announced today the general public will be barred from bringing cell phones, tablet computers and other...
  • Judge steps aside in case involving Daley nephew

    Judge steps aside in case involving Daley nephew
    The special prosecutor in the case of Richard Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley, is asking that a judge from outside Cook County be assigned to the case to avoid the appearance of impropriety. Cook County Judge Arthur Hill has recused...
  • Chief judge asks state high court to put judge outside Cook Co. on Koschman case

    Chief judge asks state high court to put judge outside Cook Co. on Koschman case
    Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans said today he has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to name a judge from outside of Cook County to preside over the trial of a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in a 2004 death of David Koschman. Evans agreed to a...
  • Cook County considers plan for cameras in courtrooms

    Cook County considers plan for cameras in courtrooms
    Since the beginning of the year some Illinois courts have been part of a pilot program which allows cameras in the courtroom. Officials met Tuesday to discuss bringing cameras to cook county courtrooms. Since the Illinois Supreme Court announced the...
  • Legal battles hidden from public view

    Legal battles hidden from public view
    A Northwestern University student filed a lawsuit against the school in 2008, alleging top administrators failed to discipline a student who raped her. But what happened in the case is a secret. The student's complaint, filed under a pseudonym to...