Cook County grand jury indictments have slapped three out-of-town protesters with 11 felony counts and a Chicago protester with 4 felony counts for allegedly plotting or threatening terrorist attacks during last month’s NATO summit.
Sebastian Senakiewicz and Mark Neiweem are getting less public attention than three other NATO protesters locked up on bomb-related charges. But Occupy Chicago activists pulled off a defiant display inside a Cook County courtroom to let the two know they are not going it alone.
A Cook County judge set steep bonds Sunday afternoon for two more activists accused of planning violence during the NATO summit.Criminal Court Judge Israel Desierto set a $750,000 bond for Sebastian Senakiewicz, 24, a Chicago resident charged with falsely making a terrorist threat.
A commissioner is proposing that Cook County should get back into the cemetery business by setting aside five acres on the grounds of a closed hospital to bury the indigent.John Fritchey says by resuming cemetery operations on the grounds of the former Oak Forest Hospital, the county could save mill
A Cook County judge who was barred from judicial duties after her arrest for engaging in a physical confrontation with two sheriff's deputies has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge.Attorney James Montgomery, representing Judge Cynthia Brim, entered the plea on her behalf during a hea