Hearing On Cook County Sugary Beverage Tax DelayedThe Illinois Retail Merchants Association has filed a lawsuit against the county, calling the penny-an-ounce tax unconstitutional.
Cook County Soda Tax Prompts Protest, Calls For RepealOpponents of Cook County's new beverage tax could be heard chanting "can the tax" across from the county building Tuesday morning.
Sugary Beverage Tax Pops This WeekendAt least for Cook County consumers of sweetened drinks. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with a local businessperson about the extra work to collect the cash.
Cook County Expects More Belt-Tightening With $100M Budget ShortfallThe preliminary spending plan keeps Preckwinkle’s promise not to raise any more taxes, but she said everything else is on the table.
Cook County Sheriff Takes Over River Search For Missing TeenThe teen jumped into the river Saturday with a group of friends near Melrose Park.
Inmates Charged With Attacking Of Cook County Jail Guards Denied BailA judge denied bond for the three inmates involved in a vicious attack of two correctional officers inside the Cook County jail on Wednesday night.
WATCH: Jail Inmates Attack Guards Before Reinforcements Storm 'Supermax' DivisionThe incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in a housing tier of Division 9, a super maximum-security part of the jail.
Former Doctor For Cook County Misspent Public Funds On Piano, Travel: Inspector GeneralThe unnamed physician is accused of submitting expenses that were approved for reimbursement. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Criminal Courts Judge Angered With Prosecutors Decision On Gang MembersA Criminal Courts building judge's temper flared Saturday as a Cook County prosecutor opted not to send half a dozen reputed gang members to jail for violating conditions of their parole or probation -- after she had found probable cause to hold each of them for trial.
Most Chicago Area Counties Among Illinois' Healthiest, But Not CookCook County came in the middle of the pack in a recent county health ranking for Illinois, but seven other Chicago area counties were among the top 20.
Thousands On Delinquent Tax List Risk Losing Their HomesThousands of homeowners could be in jeopardy of losing their homes and they do not even know it.
Loan Fund Aims To Help Delinquent Property Owners Keep Their HomesThe idea is to help some people who are behind in paying their property taxes in Cook County. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.

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