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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations; El Chapo wife pleads guilty Daughter of Notorious Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced for Criminal Violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. Jessica Johanna Oseguera Gonzalez, 34, of Guadalajara, Mexico, pleaded guilty on March 12, 2021. According to court documents, she violated the criminal penalties of the…

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries Teenage Suspects involved in burglaries and car jackings in six suburban communities in Berwyn, River Forest, Central Stickney, Elmwood Park and Oak Lawn The Cicero Police Department (CPD) announce the arrests of Luis D. Mercado-Cordero, male, age 18, of Maywood, Illinois and Samuel A. Sierra,…

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

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Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy in the South Loop

Community Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 21st at Village Leadership Academy In the South Loop It Takes A Village Family of Schools, in partnership with The Rana-Reagan Pharmacy, UI Health, Miles Square Health Center, and IMPACT, is hosting a community covid-19 vaccination clinic this Friday, May 21st from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The event will…

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Palos Township swears in new board

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Palos Township swears in new board

Palos Township swears in new board The Palos Township board swore in new members on Monday May 17, 2021, in a move to turn away from controversy and the ineffective and disruptive protestors who stymied much of the board’s efforts to support the community. The newly sworn-in officials included: Colleen Grant Schumann, Supervisor / Chairman…

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Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

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Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas presents her new informational brochure in Arabic with community leaders on Sunday morning May 16 at Nikos Banquets. In expanding her ethnic and heritage reach out to the community, Pappas also named Nijem to serve as an Arab American…

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Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts

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Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts

Landek announces over $155 million in funding for local school districts Thirteen local school districts are set to receive over $155 million in additional funding, State Senator Steve Landek (D-Bridgeview) announced today. The funding comes as part of the latest federal COVID-19 relief packages and is meant to address challenges caused by the pandemic. “Now…

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence The Orland Fire Protection District received multiple 911 calls at approximately 4:22 PM on Saturday (April 3, 2021). for a house fire located in the 15500 block of 116th Court. The fire was restricted to a small area of the home but spread rapidly…

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist Former Congressman William O. Lipinski has joined Suburban Chicagoland as a columnist writing Op-Ed commentary on national and regional politics writing the “Right from the Middle” Opinion Commentary column twice each month Lipinski served as the Democratic Committeeman from the Chicago 23rd Ward beginning in 1975 and…

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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District Jim Hickey is running for re-election for the Orland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees touting one of the best national records of any fire district in the country. Hickey, who previously served as OFPD Board President, has worked to make the Fire District the best…

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze Firefighters in the Town of Cicero had to dig out fire hydrants to access water while fighting a fire that destroyed two apartments in a two-story, 12-unit apartment building on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Dominck Buscemi said that fortunately there were no…

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Orland Township Presents Seminars for Job Seekers

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Orland Township Presents Seminars for Job Seekers

Orland Township Presents Seminars for Job Seekers Learn the importance of social media and online skills when looking for employment Orland Township will offer two seminars to help residents update and adapt their skills for the current, online job market, according to the office of Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. The seminars will be two…

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Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers

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Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers

Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers Mike Del Galdo of the Del Galdo Law Group tapped as “Super Lawyer” for 11th Year in a Row A national legal magazine is out with its 2021 list of best Illinois lawyers naming eight Chicago-area attorneys as the state’s “super” local government…

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