Owls Become More Visible As Nights Become LongerThere's one positive about it getting dark so early. It means more time to look for owls.
Cook County Board Approves Proposed Sugary Beverages TaxA penny-an-ounce tax on sugary and artificially sweetened drinks has been adopted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in Chicago.
Should Orland Township Leave Cook County? Voters To Weigh InOrland Township residents are being asked during this election whether they’d like to split from Cook County because of high taxes, and become part of Will County.
Cook County To Vote On Sugary Drink TaxThe most controversial issue at the moment in Cook County politics is not even something on which you can vote Tuesday.
Early Voting Presents Challenges For Orr's Election StaffCook County Clerk David Orr said expanding early voting into next week has been good for the voters, but a little hard on his elections staff.
Officials Celebrate New Mental Health Clinic In RoselandThe new Community Triage Center at 115th Street and Indiana Avenue will provide services for people who are at risk of going to jail because of a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.
Many Village Managers Are Members Of 'The $200,000 Club'The highest paid village manager in Cook County is making more than $300,000 in annual compensation. Are things getting out of hand? CBS 2's Irika Sargent reports.
Opponents Swarm County Hearing On Sugary Drink TaxThe tax would add 72 cents to a six-pack of soda and 68 cents to a 2-liter bottle.
Cook County To Increase Minimum Wage To $13County Board members Wednesday approved an ordinance that will boost the minimum hourly wage from $8.25 to $13 by 2020.
$2.5M Bond For Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 8-Year-Old BoyAn 18-year-old Kentucky man has been charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy in Cook County
Cook County Inmates Face Multiple Charges Of Aggravated Battery To StaffTwo detainees involved in separate incidents were charged Friday with aggravated battery to a peace officer, said Cook County Sheriff Thomas J Dart.
Cook County Announces Start Of Weekend Juvenile HearingsStarting next month, the Circuit Court of Cook County will hold juvenile probable cause hearings on holidays and weekends.