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  • 77-year-old Leyden Twp. man with dementia missing Mar 23, 2012 1:12 AM
    Police are asking for the public's help in locating a 77-year-old man who is missing and suffers from dementia.

  • Want a say about township government? Now's the time Feb 29, 2012 12:02 PM
    Daily Herald investigations into how townships spend tax dollars led some townships to change how they do business. Others stayed with the status quo. Upcoming township annual meetings give residents the chance for a direct say in how their township operates. But a deadline to get a public petition on the agenda is Thursday.

  • Which township trustees are getting pensions Jul 13, 2011 6:04 AM
    In addition to making a few thousand dollars annually for attending 12 meetings each year, some suburban township trustees will be getting pensions when they are no longer in office.

  • Which township road chief makes $45,866 to maintain four miles? Jun 1, 2011 5:08 PM
    Some township highway commissioners are getting paid substantial salaries despite caring for only a small number of miles of roads.

  • Health-care perk proves townships need scrutiny Apr 10, 2011 10:01 PM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls on voters and residents to pay more attention to township governments in the wake of an On Guard report that suburban townships have collectively spent more than $1 million of taxpayer dollars on free health care for elected officials.

  • Township meetings coming Tuesday Apr 10, 2011 11:26 PM
    Townships in the Northwest suburbs will have their annual meetings on Tuesday. While the legally mandated sessions sometimes draw large crowds when land issues are at stake, officials this year expect no controversial matters to arise.

  • Township leaders' benefits Apr 10, 2011 9:54 AM
    Taxpayers spent more than $1 million last year to cover health care benefits for 77 elected leaders in suburban townships. Those same officials paid nothing for their insurance coverage. An investigation of insurance costs for 50 suburban townships showed 29 offered health care coverage at no charge to elected officers who held full-time positions like supervisor, assessor and highway commissioner.

  • Maine Twp. bar serves liquor to 12-year-old, police say Mar 29, 2011 5:00 PM
    Police conducting a series of underage alcohol stings in the Northwest suburbs cited a Maine Township pool hall who served a group of teenagers including a 12-year-old boy over the weekend.

  • Man charged with trying to abduct Leyden Twp. girl Oct 8, 2010 8:16 PM
    A Cook County judge on Friday ordered a man from the 4300 block of West Wilcox Street in Chicago to be held on house arrest while awaiting trial on charges he attempted to abduct a 12-year-old girl in Leyden Township, Cook County Sheriff’s police said.

  • Northwest suburban election judges among those honored Wednesday Feb 8, 2011 11:52 AM
    Election judges from around Cook County were honored Wednesday by Cook County Clerk David Orr - for their longevity and their dedication to helping the county run elections.

  • Cook Co. ordinance has johns paying for programs helping abused women Mar 8, 2011 4:22 PM
    A Cook County law aimed at deterring men from soliciting sex has netted nearly $50,000 to support programs for abused women.

  • Two charged with assaulting Cook Co. sheriff's officers Jun 9, 2010 12:01 AM
    Two Rolling Meadows residents are free on bond after being charged with assaulting sheriff's police officers investigating a 911 call.

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