Retailers Warn Against Possible Cook County Soda TaxRetailers were speaking out Wednesday amid published reports Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is considering a new tax on sugary soft drinks, up to a penny an ounce.
Cook County Hosts Preparedness Fair In Wake Of Attacks In NY, NJ, MinnesotaCook County Department of Homeland Security officials were at Daley Plaza on Tuesday to teach people how to stay safe in an emergency, whether a natural disaster or an act of terrorism.
Cook County's Trauma Center Marks 50th AnniversaryThe concept: Treat traumatically injured patients immediately with a team of specialists --- doctors, nurses, surgeons -- who remain their medical team through recovery.
Cook County Inches Closer To 10,000 Same-Sex MarriagesCook County officials expect to issue the county’s 10,000th same-sex marriage license this week.
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.

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