Cook County Forest Preserve

(Credit: dupageforest.org)

Cook County Forest Preserve Buys 400 Acre Barrington Horse Farm

Cook County is laying out $14.5 million for a 400 acre horse farm, it’s largest land purchase in almost a half century.

05/06/2014

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Best Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Chicago

This Black Friday, skip the shopping mall and spend time outdoors or helping others with these five suggestions.

11/11/2013

Robert Danno (left) and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez (right) are accused of strangling Danno's wife and her mother in Chicago, then stuffing their bodies in a car trunk, and setting the car on fire near a forest preserve in Palos Park. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Pair Denied Bond For Murders Of Mom, Daughter Found In Burning Car

Robert Danno, 50, and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez, 24, are accused of strangling Danno’s wife and her elderly mother in Chicago.

09/24/2013

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles Expected To Stay In Forest Preserve

Bald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Alpha Sabbithi, 27, was reported missing after he was last seen on Aug. 19, 2012. His body was found two days later in a lake in a Cook County forest preserve. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Officials: Body Found In Lake Is Missing Oak Lawn Man

Officials confirmed the body of a man found Tuesday morning in a Cook County forest preserve is that of a missing Oak Lawn man whose car, wallet and cell phone were found Sunday at the preserve.

08/21/2012

Bald Eagle

A Rare Sight: Nesting Eagles Spotted In Palos Township Forest Preserve

In news that may have been a century in coming, a nesting pair of bald eagles is visible to the public in Cook County.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

Gary Albert, 49, was charged with killing his teenage girlfriend in 1981 when she got pregnant. Prosecutors say he wanted her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or had been raped. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

State: Upset She Was Pregnant, Man Killed Girlfriend In 1981

A 49-year-old man went on trial Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death 30 years ago, after she told him she was pregnant and he tried to convince her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or that she had been raped.

11/15/2011