First Human Cases of West Nile Confirmed In Illinois In 2016The human case of West Nile virus in suburban Cook County has been confirmed by the Cook County Department of Public Health.
Cook County Judge Reprimanded After Allowing Clerk To Hear CasesA Cook County judge has been reprimanded for allowing a law clerk to sit on the bench in a judicial robe and adjudicate at least two cases.
Two Detainees Charged With Taking Over Part Of Cook County JailTwo detainees charged with taking over a division of the Cook County Jail for about three hours last month have been ordered held on a $1 million bond each.
High Levels Of West Nile Virus In IllinoisSamples of mosquitos in Cook County are starting to show high levels of West Nile.
230 Arrests In Cook County During Sex Trafficking StingMore than 200 people were arrested in Cook County during a month-long sting aimed at reducing sex trafficking.
Ouch! Property Tax Bills Double For Some Chicagoans CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole has a look at how some homeowners are trying to fight back.
Cook County Unveils Upgraded Government WebsiteCook County has made a major upgrade to its official government website, and officials said it’s truly user-friendly now.
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.