Commissioner Withdraws Proposal To Make Circuit Court Clerk An Appointed PositionCook County's embattled Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown scored a big victory today as some county board members suddenly abandoned their plan to make the clerk's job an appointed post.
Committee Approves Redevelopment Plan For Old Cook County Hospital Building The plan to redevelop the old Cook County Hospital Building, and upgrade medical care in the area cleared the Cook County Board’s Finance Committee, setting up a final vote Wednesday, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cook County Commissioner Proposed Making Circuit Court Clerk An Appointed Position Cook County Commissioner Peter Silvestri wants Springfield to change the Cook County Circuit Court clerk from an elected position to an appointed one, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cook Courthouse Storage Lockers To ReturnLockers were removed early this month over security concerns, but county officials announced Friday that various departments agreed to a revised system at the courthouse at 26th and California.
Cook County Leads Nation In Population Loss: U.S. CensusThe nation's second most-populated county lost nearly 10,500 residents between 2014 and 2015, leaving it with 5.2 million residents.
Advocates Raise Alarm On Youth Unemployment In Cook County HearingA Cook County Board hearing is raising is raising the alarm about youth unemployment in the region. Simply put, it’s bad, and getting worse, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
2 Investigators/BGA: Cook County Retailers Rack Up Fines But Keep Selling Bootleg CigarettesA CBS 2 and Better Government Association investigation found that Cook County has failed to collect up to $20 million in fines for the tax violations.
Early Voting Begins Monday For Illinois PrimaryIn campaign 2016, the handling of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald by Chicago Police is a big issue in one of the races in the primary election next month.
Cook County Accepting Applications For Rehabbed Public Housing Development In Ford Heights TuesdayIt has been seven years since Cook County opened up family housing to new applicants, so tomorrow a big line is expected at a newly rehabbed development in Ford Heights.
Former Cook County Recorder’s Clerk Pleads Guilty To Accepting $200 Bribe A former clerk for the Cook County recorder of deeds’ office pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting a $200 cash bribe to prepare a falsified real estate deed.
Man Found In South Chicago Heights Is Cook County’s 7th Cold Death Of SeasonA 50-year-old man found Monday morning in south suburban South Chicago Heights died partly due to exposure, marking Cook County’s seventh cold-related death of the season.
Cook County Democrats Back Foxx In State's Attorney RaceShifting gears in the wake of the Laquan McDonald police shooting scandal, Cook County Democrats have endorsed challenger Kim Foxx in the race for State’s Attorney against incumbent Anita Alvarez, who took more than a year to charge a Chicago police officer with McDonald’s murder.