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Justin Plackowski and Olivia Dworakowski (Naperville Community Unit School District 203/Facebook)

Woman Charged With Killing Kids Made Them Pray Before Stabbings

Before killing her own 7-year-old son and the 5-year-old girl she was babysitting, Elzbieta Plackowska allegedly told them to get on their knees and pray.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2012

File Photo Of A Gold And Diamond Wedding Band. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Cuts To Suburban Courthouse Hours Mean No More Weekend Weddings

Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cook County Criminal Courts

Cook County To Close Suburban Courthouses On Weekends

Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.

12/28/2011

Shante Thomas (left) and Deandre Minkens (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff: Man Killed Pregnant Woman; Didn’t Want To Be Dad

The man who is reportedly the boyfriend of a murdered pregnant woman from Alsip appears in bond court Friday – along with a young woman who is also accused of the homicide.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011