Off-Duty Cook County Correctional Officer Shot In EnglewoodAn off-duty Cook County correctional officer was shot Saturday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Cook County To Put Over 4,000 Vacant Properties Up For SaleMore than 4,000 vacant Cook County properties are being put up for sale as part of an effort to improve distressed communities.
Couple To First Marry In Cook County In 2017 Receives SurpriseA Chicago couple from the West Side is the first couple to say “I do” in the city in 2017.
Baby Makes Early Entrance In 2017, But All Is WellSavannah Zwolen weighed just 4 pounds and 2 ounces and was 17 inches long at birth at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Cook County Deputies Being Investigated For Attendance FraudThe Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating about five dozen deputies who may have claimed they were at work, when they were not.
North Side Man Is County’s Fourth Cold-Related Death Of SeasonCold weather has been at least partially to blame for the deaths of at least four people this season in Cook County, according to autopsy results.
County Gun Violence Report Calls For More Cop CollaborationWhile crime does not respect municipal boundaries, police agencies in Cook County have no uniform way to compare their crime data or trace weapons used in crime, according to a report from a county task force on gun violence.
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.