Preckwinkle Elected Chairman of Cook County Democratic PartyCook County President Toni Preckwinkle was unanimously elected by all eighty wards and township committeemen as the new Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.
After Opposing Soda Tax, Boykin Faces Primary FightThe Cook County commissioner who led the fight against the sweetened beverage tax is now fighting to keep his job.
Police Looking For Family Of Man Who Died Of Cold ExposureThe agency decided to release his name in the hopes that someone will come forward.
Cook County Announces Task Force To Fight Cemetery ViolenceIn recent weeks, there has been a dramatic spike in the number of shootings at cemeteries in the near western suburbs.
Counties Replenish Salt Supply After Weekend Snow, Icy ConditionsWith several weeks of winter remaining, county transportation departments are re-loading after a long weekend of salting and plowing snow.
Sheriff Warns Of Fake IRS Agent Phone Scam In Cook CountyThe automated phone call warns of an arrest warrant that can be resolved by calling a Chicago area phone number, the sheriff’s office said.
Tax Assessment Report Is Days AwayToni Preckwinkle countered suggestions that the report was being delayed until after the primary election.
Suburban Police Departments To Be Trained, Equipped With NarcanPolice from 30 suburban departments in Cook County are going to soon be trained and equipped with Narcan to try to save the lives of people overdosing on opioids.
Preckwinkle, Fioretti Debate County Issues Before Tribune Editorial BoardCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and challenger Bob Fioretti spent an hour debating issues before the Tribune's editorial board.
2 Investigators: Cook County's Lawsuit ProblemCounty government has spent more than $186 million to settle or satisfy 2,100 lawsuits since 2012. Payouts are expected to soar in coming years. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Cook County Marks 14th Cold-Related Death In Elmwood ParkA woman found dead in west suburban Elmwood Park is Cook County’s 14th cold-related death this season.
13 Cold Deaths Reported In Cook County So Far This SeasonAt least 27 cold-related deaths were reported last winter, according to authorities.

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