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Cook County voters will select new mayors, school boards, other local elected officials on April 4

David Hutton Mar. 10, 2017, 12:19am

Despite being an “off-election year,” Cook County voters will decide a number of key local races on the ballot in the April 4 consolidated general election, which could have big implications for their hometowns, local schools and their tax bills.

Blue Island didn't discriminate by trying to force religious housing group to install sprinklers: Judge

Scott Holland Sep. 28, 2016, 2:32pm

A longstanding dispute between a religious addiction recovery group and the city of Blue Island ended last week in federal court in Chicago, after a judge said the suburban city did not violate the group’s rights by seeking to force it to install fire sprinklers in its buildings.

Son sues Blue Island, Alsip, alleging wrongful death in mother's passing

Robert Hadley Oct. 22, 2015, 12:59pm

A Cook County man is suing Blue Island and Alsip, alleging malpractice and wrongful death in a dispute involving their emergency medical responders.

Blue Island city, park district hit with suit over woman's fall in park

Mark Payne Dec. 12, 2014, 8:35am