Cook County State’s Attorney
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas says the State’s Attorney is working to recover almost $7 million her office overpaid to the City of Country Club Hills and has yet to get back.
In what her office is calling a “shift in philosophy,” Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez plans to form a new unit that will actively review criminal cases involving questionable or wrongful convictions.
A pre-holiday sting in Cook County targeting professional shoplifters in three locations has culminated in 59 arrests.
A federal judge won’t reconsider her ruling that former Mayor Richard M. Daley can be named as a defendant in a police torture case tied to former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
Prosecutors and police on Wednesday announced charges against Chicago gang members in a unique human trafficking investigation.
A federal judge has ruled that retired Mayor Richard M. Daley can be sued for alleged police brutality conspiracies that happened under former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
He was one of Chicago’s most colorful and controversial public officials. Now he’s charged with being one of the city’s top “deadbeat dads.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s security detail is not being reduced for now, but he indicated it would be soon.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has found a way to give some alleged first-time, nonviolent offenders a second chance before the case reaches the courtroom.
Men tortured under disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge gathered in front of the Criminal Courts Building on Sunday, calling on mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to take action.
Federal agents who track illegal immigrants are no longer working out of the Cook County Criminal Courts building where they were able to immediately check arrest records and begin deportations.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has asked Illinois State Police to look into the Chicago Police Department’s handling of a homicide case involving a nephew of Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said Wednesday that she was “disappointed” that Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that cracks down on those responsible for large-scale theft of retail merchandise.
Sparks wre flying Tuesday afternoon at the Cook County Board, over the size of budget cuts in the Cook County State’s Attorneys’ office.