If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
The Cook County (Ill.) State Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday that a Park Forest police officer is being charged with felony reckless conduct in the death of a 95-year-old man at a senior facility. the officer was allowed to remain free without posting bond Wednesday. Read Full Story Here.
An off-duty Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff’s sergeant shot and killed a teenager who tried to rob him Monday night, Chicago police say. Read Full Story Here.
Two Bellwood, Ill., men in their 20s have been charged with gunning down a Cook County sheriff's investigator as he tried to stop them from robbing his daughter and her boyfriend outside a holiday party at a VFW hall. Read Full Story Here.
Some homeowners upside down in their mortgages have just walked away, leaving their properties to the bank. An abandoned home is bad news. It draws criminals like dead critters draw vultures.