Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez

Hundreds Of Relatives Of Violence Victims Attend Memorial Hosted By Cook County State's AttorneyHundreds of people touched by violence attended a memorial service Saturday hosted by the Cook County State's Attorney's office, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Prosecutors: Anti-Government Group Illegally Moved Into Foreclosed Homes In Beverly, Morgan ParkA South Side alderman calls it a "cancer" on his community: An anti-government group illegally moving into homes in foreclosure, and now two of the four men charged have been arrested.
Two Witnesses Of West Side Firebombing Receive Courage AwardTwo West Side residents risked gang retaliation to help solve a cold case received a big honor Wednesday.
Members Of 'P-K' Street Crew Charged After Racketeering InvestigationFive people are facing Super Class X Felony charges following a nearly year-long racketeering investigation into the alleged misdeeds of a West Side organized crime street crew, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
State’s Attorney Files Lawsuit Against Travel Club MarketersThe Cook County State's Attorney thinks if the envelope says: "Congratulations, you are a winner," you should actually win something besides a sales pitch, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Memorial Service Held At UIC For Families Of Murder Victims The families of murder victims filled the UIC Forum in the South Loop Saturday for a memorial ceremony sponsored by the Cook County State's Attorney's office. It was the 24th consecutive year that it has sponsored the event.
Training Program Designed To Help Cops Catch Internet Sex Predators Police officers from across the state have wrapped up a first-of-its-kind four-day training program at the Orland Park Police Department designed to help them catch internet sex predators.
Survivor Of Acid Attack Receives AwardA woman who survived a horrifying attack was honored Tuesday night for fighting to protect other would-be victims, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
Emanuel Announces New Gun LegislationMayor Emanuel joined Superintendent Garry McCarthy and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in proposing higher and certain mandatory jail time for violent gun crimes.
CPS Students Honored For Participating In Anti-Violence ProgramsChicago Public Schools students who took part in summer anti-violence programs gathered at the South Side Community Arts Center Friday to celebrate their accomplishments.
Orr, Alvarez Won't Fight Suits Challenging Gay Marriage BanCook County Clerk David Orr and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez say they agree with a pair of recent lawsuits alleging the state’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, and they are not fighting the effort to lift that ban.
Quinn Signs New State Law To Target Street GangsLocal prosecutors in Illinois now have the power to go after street gangs as criminal organizations, much like the way federal prosecutors often target members of the mob.