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Two Cook County Employees Get Prison For Bribery Scheme

(STMW) – Two Cook County employees who took bribes to lower property tax bills were sentenced Wednesday to two years and 18 months behind bars respectively, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. 360 more words

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Spare Parts

Finally getting around to posting some of the goings on at the Tavern, starting with a shot of the Raven’s new look! This is going to be a bit of a photo heavy post, so depending on your blog viewing preferences: I’m sorry or you’re welcome. 253 more words

Tombstone Tuesday - Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson

In this past Sunday’s Obituary Post, I shared Fr. Edward’s obituary.

Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.   30 more words

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Gun-Free Zone: Four Dead, 37 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO — A 24-year-old man shot in West Pullman Sunday night was at least the 37th person shot in a violent three-day stretch in Chicago. 189 more words

Police: Man robbed half a block from mayor’s North Side home - Chicago Sun-Times (also from yesterday)* MY HOME TOWN

A man was robbed early Thursday morning around the corner from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home on the North Side, Chicago Police said.

The 29-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West Berteau Avenue at 5:45 a.m. 89 more words