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“Crime Fiction” by Nicholas Schmidle provides an additional perspective on Michael Brown’s death and the subsequent reaction against the police. The story examines the circumstances around the conviction of Tyrone Hood for the murder of Marshall Morgan, a talented basketball player at the illinois Institute of Technology. 350 more words
I didn’t set out to become a whistleblower. As I launched my youngest child to college and adulthood, my intention was to expand my clinical psychologist/coach/disability technology practice so that I could make the world a welcoming and accessible place for people of all walks in life. 2,111 more words
This is something that “definitely”needs be addressed and immediately. I personally have seen this influx and a witness to more mental illness among the people. And with some medication, treatments and a facility to handle it… it is imminent. 33 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — A new study says a lot of Chicago area people continue to have a hard time feeding themselves and their families.
WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, The Hunger in America study finds that 808,000 people in Cook County–one in every six people–received items from food pantries, shelters or soup kitchens in the past year. 272 more words
Maywood's Fire and Police Pension Funds Among 10 Most Troubled In Suburban Cook County, According to BGA Analysis
Thursday, August 7, 2014 || By Michael Romain
According to a recent analysis by the Better Government Association, dozens of suburban Cook County police and fire pension funds are “are in financial peril, putting retirement incomes at risk, as well as the fiscal health of numerous municipalities”–Maywood included. 411 more words
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes plus interest.
A three-judge panel at the 1st District Appellate Court posted its ruling Thursday on the dispute between the football team and the county. 86 more words