Former President Obama Reported For Jury Duty, But His Panel Wasn't NeededLike other jurors, Obama will be paid $17.20 for reporting for duty.
Missouri Teen's Shooting By Police Officer Inspires Vigil, Demonstration HereThe shooting of Michael Brown has touched off days of unrest.
Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson CenterDemonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.
Prosecutor: Man Spit On, Slapped Judge Smoking Outside Daley CenterA North Side man is accused of spitting at and slapping an elderly Cook County judge outside the Daley Center because he wanted her to stop smoking, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley CenterAbout 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket," according to Cook County Sheriff's police.
Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In ChicagoCultural activities abound in Chicago and celebrating the Lunar New Year is easy by attending one of the many events offered to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Guide To Chicagoween’s Franken PlazaFranken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago's, "Chicagoween Celebration," Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.
Cook County Opens New Elder Justice CenterSenior citizens in Cook County who need help navigating the court system, or fighting fraud and abuse, now have one place to turn for information.
Lt. Governor Simon Calls For Equal Pay For Women At RallyThe Lieutenant Governor of Illinois says there's been progress for women, but not enough in terms of pay at an equal pay for women rally in downtown Chicago.
Rahm Emanuel Reports For Jury Duty, Tweets From Jury Pool Room Even Chicago's big boss doesn't get out of jury duty--or at least reporting for jury duty.
Judge Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Battery TrialCook County Judge Cynthia Brim, who suffers from long-term mental illness, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in her misdemeanor battery trial.
Suspicious Package Sends Workers Out Of Daley CenterWorkers poured out of the Daley Center courthouse and office building Wednesday when a suspicious package was found nearby outside the County Building.