Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the projected $25 million in new annual revenue from the tax increase will go to the county’s hospitals and health centers, which treat more than 300 lung cancer patients each year.
A man who collapsed in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood Monday is Cook County’s 12th cold-related death of the season.
Two Cook County correctional officers were charged Thursday with gathering a group of inmates to beat anther prisoner inside the jail last year.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.
Early voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.
Looking for a job? Jobs in fields like nursing, security and criminal justice are hiring in Chicago.
Real estate tax bills will be on the way tomorrow for Cook County residents, many of them containing the cold, hard truth about where we stand. And it isn’t pretty.
Treasurer Maria Pappas has outed the towns, school districts and other taxing bodies with balance sheets that will make you cringe. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
Monday was supposed to be the beginning of the no-cell phone policy, but on Friday the chief judge’s office said there would be a three-month grace period. Thus, perhaps, the confusion.
Gun owners in Chicago and suburban Cook County may have new incentives for keeping better track of their weapons.
Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans says a major impetus for restricting cell phones is the activity of gang members, who have used cell phones to take pictures of witnesses. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
The head of the Cook County Board says she’s working to address some of the racial inequities in the County’s criminal justice system.
Cook County has a new first couple–the first couple to say “I do” in 2013.
The city’s parking meters, Chicago area water rates, cigarettes, license plates — all are getting more expensive this year.
Beginning Jan. 14, cell phones will be banned for most people at Cook County courthouses. Sheriff Tom Dart is concerned about the logistics of the policy shift.
After a judge with ties to former Mayor Richard M. Daley recused himself from the involuntary manslaughter case against a Daley nephew, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans is asking the state’s highest court to appoint a judge from outside the county.
Cook County investigators have been raiding stores across the county that have been breaking the law, and ripping off taxpayers of millions of dollars, by selling cigarettes without proper taxes.
A homeless man found near a University of Illinois at Chicago student center is the second person in Cook County to die of cold exposure.
An off-duty Cook County corrections officer was shot multiple times after he thought he was being followed while driving his car.