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Cook County judge convicted of mortgage fraud

...Brien allegedly used fraudulently obtained mortgage loan proceeds to buy an investment property in the 600 block of West 46th Street in Chicago and then lied on applications to refinance the mortgage on the property as...

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...the mortgage on the property as well as on a second investment property in the 800 block of West 54th Street in Chicago...

    Cook County judge convicted of mortgage fraud
    A Cook County circuit judge will likely be forced to resign from the bench following her conviction Thursday in a $1.4 million federal mortgage fraud scheme and . After a six-day trial, the jury convicted Judge Jessica Arong O'Brien of both counts of fraud for scamming several lenders through the purchase of two South Side properties when she was a lawyer and real estate agent a decade ago.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 07

Feb 06

Cook County's first elected Filipina judge goes on trial on mortgage fraud charges

...Brien allegedly used fraudulently obtained mortgage loan proceeds to buy an investment property in the 600 block of West 46th Street in Chicago and then lied on applications to refinance the mortgage on the property as...

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...the mortgage on the property as well as on a second investment property in the 800 block of West 54th Street in Chicago...

    Cook County's first elected Filipina judge goes on trial on mortgage fraud charges
    What promises to be a mundane mortgage fraud trial filled with dry testimony from bankers about decade-old financial documents drew a standing room-only crowd to a federal courtroom in Chicago on Tuesday morning. The reason? The defendant is a judge herself.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 04

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Feb 02

Great food and fun available locally for Valentine’s Day

Bake for Me! 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr., (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

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Bake for Me! 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr., (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

Bake for Me! 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr., (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com.

Bake for Me! is one of downtown Chicago’s and south Halsted Street’s best bakeries for cakes as well as your source for convenient catering for breakfast, lunch, receptions, and holiday parties. The family-owned bakery has three locations, plus the affiliated Racine Bakery at 6216 S. Archer Ave.

Ferrara Bakery, 2210 W. Taylor St., (312) 666-2200, www.ferrarabakery.com, Facebook.

Aurelio’s 1212 S. Michigan Ave., 312-374-4459, https://www.aureliospizza.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

Connie’s Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave., (312) CONNIES, www.conniespizza.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Damenzo’s Banquets, 741 S. Western Ave., (312) 421-5065, www.damenzosbanquet.com, Facebook.

three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizzaandrestaurant.com, Facebook.

three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizzaandrestaurant.com, Facebook.

Eppel’s Restaurant, 554 W. Roosevelt Rd., (312) 922-2206 or (312) 922-6118, fax (312) 596-1202, www.eppelsrestaurant.com, Facebook.

La Fontanella  2414 S Oakley Ave, (773) 927-5249, info@lafontanellarestaurant.com, http://lafontanellarestaurant.com, Facebook, Google+.

Pompei on Taylor, 1531 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-5179, www.pompeiusa.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

RoSal’s 1154 W. Taylor St., 312-243-2357, http://www.rosals.com, Twitter, Facebook.

Sweet Maple Café, 1339 W. Taylor St., (312) 243-8908, www.sweetmaplecafe.com, Facebook. With a 1940s-era ambience, the Michelin Guide-recommended Sweet Maple Café serves breakfast during all open hours. Patrons know their dining experience is more than breakfast–it’s an authentic “taste of home.”

    Gazette Chicago " Great food and fun available locally for Valentine's Day
    February 2, 2018 That special someone and great food is a combination that will assure a Valentine's Day to remember. With superb restaurants, bakeries, and other food shops in this area, your Valentine's Day is sure to be a great one. Bake for Me! 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Woman pleads guilty to mortgage fraud, agrees to testify against judge at trial

...Brien allegedly used fraudulently obtained mortgage loan proceeds to purchase an investment property in the 600 block of West 46th Street in Chicago and then lied on applications to refinance the mortgage on the property as...

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...the mortgage on the property as well as on a second investment property in the 800 block of West 54th Street in Chicago...

    Woman pleads guilty to mortgage fraud, agrees to testify against judge at trial
    A former associate of Cook County Judge Jessica Arong O'Brien pleaded guilty Friday to her role in a $1.4 million mortgage fraud scheme and is expected to testify at O'Brien's criminal trial next month. Maria Bartko, 50, of Streamwood, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud affecting a financial institution.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.
Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, January 26 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, January 27 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to begin as a tutor. Please register in advance. For more information, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

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Jan 08

2 children ejected from vehicle after Back of the Yards car crash

4600-4699 S. Halsted St.

    2 children ejected from vehicle after Back of the Yards car crash
    CHICAGO - Two children were ejected from a vehicle and taken to a hospital after a car crash in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. The crash happened Monday evening around 5 p.m. on 47th Street and Halsted Avenue. Two SUVs were involved. It was not clear which car the children were ejected from.
    http://wgntv.com

Jan 06

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REMOVE AND REPLACE EXISTING FIXTURES, SWITCHES, AND OUTLETS WITH NEW

    4515 S. Emerald Ave. Issued January 4, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REMOVE AND REPLACE DAMAGED DRYWALL ON ALL FLOORS. REMOVE AND REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES.ELECTRICAL PERMIT#100742314 ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING. NO STRUCTURAL. SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS.

    4515 S. Emerald Ave. Issued January 4, 2018 Comment

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