Clerk David Orr

Diana Basner, 27, and Jeremy Nichols, 26 were the first couple to get a marriage license in Cook County in 2012. (Credit: WBBM Newsradio's Regine Schlesinger)

Logan Square Couple Wins County’s First Marriage License

A Logan Square couple, engaged for five years, suddenly couldn’t wait any longer.


Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Suburban Voting Precincts Cut

Cook County Commissioners signed off on Clerk David Orr’s plan to slash 264 voter precincts in the suburbs, a move that not only saves $1 million but reflects a sign of the times, his staff says.