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JTDC Membership Votes to Ratify Contract

Teamsters Local 700 members of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) voted in favor of ratifying their contract on Saturday, April 30.

Some of the new contract highlights include: 41 more words

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Coldwell Banker North Shore's Newest Agent!!

We are pleased to introduce our newest agent to Coldwell Banker North Shore, Julie Joynes Carlson!!

Born and raised in Grand Marais, Julie has been an active member of the Cook County community her entire life. 90 more words

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Sheriff Sentenced For Robbing Drug Dealers

From 2011 to 2013, 45-year old Robert Vaughan robbed 8 drug dealers of cocaine, marijuana and contraband cigarettes.  He earned a profit of $300,000.  Vaughan conducted the robberies in Chicago, Cicero, Plainfield, Lyons, Melrose Park, and Forest Park, Illinois.  344 more words

Cops Gone Wild

Bridgeton Company Loses Wrongful Death Suit

CHICAGO (AP) — The widow, of the motorist killed by a speeding truck in a construction zone, has been awarded $22.7 million.

Theresa Swenson sued Bridgeton, Mo.-based Hussmann Corp. 137 more words

News

Teamsters Local 700 Continues to Fight Transfer of Grass Cutting Work

The Illinois Labor Relations Board (ILRB) notified Teamsters Local 700 of a hearing regarding the transfer of grass cutting work from the Cook County Highway to the Forest Preserve. 190 more words

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Observers did nothing to help man beaten unconscious, left dying on Chicago Street

CHICAGO — Surveillance video shows more than a dozen people doing nothing to help a Chicago bartender as he is attacked, left unconscious on the street and accidentally run over by a taxi. 284 more words

Crime

Gateway Featured in ABC News Segment: “Fentanyl deaths spike in Chicago area”

Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers was featured in an ABC News segment addressing the spike in fentanyl deaths in the Chicago area. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, more than 100 deaths last year were attributed to new varieties of fentanyl. 542 more words

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