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Parents Want To Block CPS From Sharing Kids’ Records With National Database

The head of a Chicago parents group was warning parents the Chicago Public Schools system plans to upload personal student information into a national database.


Henry Wright (Lake County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Charged After Attempting To Abduct Four Young Girls: Police

A north suburban man who allegedly tried to abduct four young girls as they walked on the street Wednesday is behind bars on a $1 million bond Thursday after police say he was involved in an accident leaving the area.


Chicago crime database. (Credit: City Of Chicago)

Chicago Publishes Decade Of Crime Data Online

Starting today, crime statistics from Chicago over the past decade will be available to the public in an online database.



Sheriff’s Warrant Database Leads To Dozens Of Tips, 5 Arrests

Within three days of posting active arrest warrants on their website, Cook County Sheriff’s police have received more than 100 tips and made at least five arrests of wanted fugitives.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

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Quinn Signs Law Reinstating Database With Information On Doctors

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law that will allow patients to once again go online and look up information on their doctors.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Public Employee Information Database

Cook County Clerk David Orr has launched new online database for the nearly 24,000 Statements of Economic Interests filed by elected officials and public employees in Cook County.


Christmas shopping (CBS)

Retailers Want More Personal Info In Exchange For Returns

The trend upsets some consumers who don’t want to become part of a company’s marketing database.