Commissioner Bridget Gainer

A deer in a forest preserve near the Trailside Museum of Natural History in River Forest, Ill. (Credit: Cook County Forest Preserve District)

Cook County Forest Preserves Celebrate District’s Centennial

One of the treasures of Cook County, the Cook County Forest Preserve District, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. On Wednesday, county commissioners paid tribute to the district’s founders.

02/11/2015

Cook County Seal

County Board Delays Vote On Making It Easier To Fire Medical Examiner

The Cook County Board has decided to slow down on taking away Cook County Medical Examiner Nancy Jones’ job-for-life status over the scandal involving bodies stacked on top of one another at the morgue.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012