Man Found Dead In Vehicle In Austin Is Season’s 4th Cold DeathA man found in his vehicle Tuesday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood marks the fourth cold death of the season in Cook County.
Thousands Prepay Property Taxes To Beat Trump Tax LawThe Cook County Treasurer’s Office said people are beating a path to its door to pay part of their property taxes that are due in March.
Study Finds Cook County Adults Consume High Amounts Of Sugary DrinksA new study indicates the amount of sugary drinks consumed by adults in Cook County has serious health implications.
Judge Tosses Confessions, Says Detective Lied Under OathReynaldo Guevara, who had been granted immunity in an unprecedented move by prosecutors and offered only meek denials of abuse when pressed to give a yes-or-no answer.
Cook County Voters To See Marijuana Question On BallotVoters in Cook County will get the chance to vote on a non-binding question in the March primary on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized.
Cook County Court Layoffs Blocked, For NowA judge in Lake County has issued a temporary restraining order to block the planned layoff of 161 Cook County court system workers.
Battle Over Pop Tax Layoffs ContinuesThe pop tax repeal leaves a 200 million dollar gap in the county's budget. It lead to the approved layoffs of 328 county workers.
Sweetened Beverage Tax Set To Expire FridayThe County stopped collecting the penny-an-ounce tax on sweetened beverages as of Thursday.
Chicago, Cook County Sue Uber Over Concealed Data HackThe City of Chicago and Cook County filed a joint lawsuit against Uber on Monday, alleging the embattled ride-hailing company violated several parts of the Chicago Municipal Code and state law when it concealed that the personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers was stolen in a hack more than a year ago.
Candidates Line Up To File Petitions For Cook County OfficeCandidates running for office in Cook County are required to file nominating petitions beginning Monday.
Cook County Makes Calls To Sex Offenders To Confirm Registration Is CurrentThe Cook County Sheriff's office wants to make sure registered sex offenders are not going to be home to answer the door to trick-or-treaters on Halloween.
Advocate: Polarization Of Politics Is Bad For The YoungA leading children’s advocate says the current political atmosphere is making it harder to get government officials to champion children’s issues.