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September 24, 2018

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Spectator Sign-Up Process for People vs. Van Dyke

September 14, 2018

Members of the public who wish to observe the upcoming People vs. Van Dyke criminal trial will be required to register for a seat in advance. The trial will be held at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Avenue, Chicago. The defendant is Jason Van ... [Read More]

Blue Island Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

September 11, 2018

A 45-year-old Blue Island man has been charged after an investigation found images of child pornography on his devices, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. Donald Walker was arrested and charged on Sept. 10. Sheriff’s Police investigators working with a Fed... [Read More]