Jan 12

Judge denies new hearing in Brown's Chicken killings case

CHICAGO -- A judge has denied a court hearing to a man convicted in the 1993 Brown's Chicken slayings that left seven workers dead in suburban Chicago.

    Judge denies new hearing in Brown's Chicken killings case
    CHICAGO -- A judge has denied a court hearing to a man convicted in the 1993 Brown's Chicken slayings that left seven workers dead in suburban Chicago. James Degorski is serving a life sentence. He sought a hearing over claims of errors during his 2009 trial, including allegations a witness may have lied for reward money.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 12

Chicago's ‘clusters’ of unsolved strangling deaths near Washington Park and Garfield Park, and other news

Man convicted in 1993 Brown's Chicken Massacre denied new hearing

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

...chain Joe & the Juice was reported to have opened its first Chicago location Thursday at 10 E. Delaware. The shop serves coffee, shakes, smoothies, breakfast bowls, and sandwiches as well as fresh-squeezed...

    Chicago's 'clusters' of unsolved strangling deaths near Washington Park and Garfield Park, and other news
    click to enlarge Welcome to the Reader's weekday news briefing. Have a great weekend! A staggering number of unsolved strangulation homicides since 2001 At least 75 women "have been strangled or smothered in Chicago and their bodies dumped in vacant buildings, alleys, garbage cans, snow banks" since 2001, and an arrest has not been made in about two-thirds of the cases, according to the Tribune.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jan 11

Judge tosses bid for new hearing in Brown's Chicken massacre

A man convicted in the notorious 1993 Brown’s Chicken massacre was denied a court hearing into claims of errors during his 2009 trial, including allegations that a key prosecution witness may have lied on the stand to receive reward money.

    Judge tosses bid for new hearing in Brown's Chicken massacre
    A man convicted in the notorious 1993 Brown's Chicken massacre was denied a court hearing into claims of errors during his 2009 trial, including allegations that a key prosecution witness may have lied on the stand to receive reward money.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 07

How 1993 Brown's Chicken murders changed Frank Portillo's life, business forever

How 1993 Brown's Chicken murders changed Frank Portillo's life, business forever

    How 1993 Brown's Chicken murders changed Frank Portillo's life, business forever
    When 1993 began, Browns Chicken was a suburban success story, having grown from a single, family-owned restaurant in Bridgeview to a popular chain of about 300 locations in 13 states. That all came crashing down Jan. 8, 1993, with the killings of seven people during a robbery of a Palatine location.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 06

Timeline: Brown's Chicken murders and the aftermath

1993 Brown's Chicken murders brought an end to suburban success story

    Timeline: Brown's Chicken murders and the aftermath
    Jan. 8, 1993: Seven people murdered in a Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant at Smith Street and Northwest Highway in Palatine. Victims include the owners, Richard and Lynn Ehlenfeldt; two high school students, Michael Castro and Rico Solis; and three men, Guadalupe Maldonado, Thomas Mennes and Marcus Nellsen.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 04

New Mount Prospect police chief introduced to village

Koziol stressed the importance of community involvement in successful law enforcement, citing the case of the 1993 Brown's Chicken murders in Palatine. Police solved the case after a member of the public came forward with crucial information.

    New Mount Prospect police chief introduced to village
    Mount Prospect's new police chief may be the first person chosen from outside the department to lead the agency since 2001, but John Koziol wasted no time making himself at home on his first day Wednesday. Koziol was sworn in as the village's top cop at Wednesday's village board meeting.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 01

Martin Luther King Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop

The MLK Day workshop will provide children at all levels with a tangible way to improve their chess skills through instruction, practice and one-on-one coaching. Led by Super Trainer Shiva Maharaj and staff from Chess-Ed, the workshop will feature opening theory, middle game planning and combinations, and winning endgame technique. In addition, puzzling, analysis of famous games and tournament-like game playing will be included. Students will be grouped according to skill level. Beginners are welcome. Register at https://2018mlkdaychess.eventbee.com

    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018 - Chicago
    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018, 5252 West Devon - Chicago
    https://www.eventbee.com

Dec 29

Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations

As many people are prepaying their property taxes, you may also want to make charitable contributions before the end of the year.

https://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com/2017/12/why-you-may-want-to-make-year-end.html

    Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations
    The new tax law has been forecasted to result in $21 billion less in charitable giving in the coming year. As an estimated, 95% of Americans will now take the standard deduction rather than itemize, few will see a tax advantage for charitable giving in the coming years.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

Nov 26

Updated Nov 26

International Student Hosting opportunity--Evanston

Are you interested in hosting an International high school student from China? We are actively looking for welcoming and supportive host families to open their hearts and homes to students attending Roycemore School beginning in spring of 2018.

These young people from China are seeking an American academic and cultural experience. They have all completed an international preparatory program, with a proven track record for excelling academically. Our students have been thoroughly screened to ensure they will be a good...

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Are you interested in hosting an International high school student from China? We are actively looking for welcoming and supportive host families to open their hearts and homes to students attending Roycemore School beginning in spring of 2018.

These young people from China are seeking an American academic and cultural experience. They have all completed an international preparatory program, with a proven track record for excelling academically. Our students have been thoroughly screened to ensure they will be a good fit for placement at Roycemore School and are eager to learn and experience American culture.

What is required to host an international student? Our host families provide:

A comfortable and cultural-enriching environment
Transportation to and from school (students may ride the school bus)
Three nutritious meals each day
A separate bedroom (bathrooms may be shared)
Warm, supportive parental supervision of this young adult

In exchange for opening up your home, you'll enjoy an amazing cultural experience and bond with a student who becomes part of your family. You and your Chinese student will also receive ongoing academic and social support from the highly-skilled and trained staff at New Oasis International Education. Lastly, you will receive a monthly stipend of $1,100 from New Oasis. By hosting you can provide a global experience to your local community - all you have to do is say YES!

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    Host Family Application
    https://newoasisedu.secure.force.com
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