Cook County

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.
Cook County Democrats Consider Endorsement In State's Attorney RaceThe re-election campaign of Chicago's top prosecutor could face a setback Thursday when local Democratic leaders meet to decide whether to endorse a candidate in the race amid the city's ongoing police shooting scandal.
Repeat Offender's Trail Of Domestic Violence Leads To ChicagoTravis Holcomb sits in a Cook County jail cell, after a string of arrests across the country. Will he stay there? CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
County Health Facilities To Screen For Families Who Are 'Food Insecure'Cook County has launched a two-year program to try to better identify people who have trouble putting food on the table for their families and getting them help.
Introducing ... Cook County's First Baby Of 2016Jaylanie Rodriguez was born at 12:01 a.m., weighing five pounds, 10 ounces.
Cook County Wins Slot Machine Tax Fight With Rivers CasinoThe owners of the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines have lost a three-year court battle with Cook County, over a slot machine tax approved by the Cook County Board.
Cook County Amusement Tax Proposal Draws Fire From Some CommissionersSome Cook County commissioners are raising their voices against plans to impose a county amusement tax on top of Chicago's existing tax, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cook Commissioners, Activists Call For Increase In Funding For Restorative Justice ProgramsSome Cook County commissioners want to amend the county budget to boost funding for programs to keep young people off the streets and out of prison, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cook County Board Votes To Create Gun Violence Coordinator PositionThe Cook County Board has approved appointing a gun violence coordinator who will be expected to “live, eat, breathe and sleep gun violence,” reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

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