Dorothy Brown

Activists Defend Controversial Anti-Violence Program NRIActivists are defending a controversial anti-violence program, launched by Governor Quinn, saying despite recent criticism, the program has done more good than bad.
Clerk's Office Struggles With Mountains Of PaperNow officials are trying to go green and clean up some of that paper. But as CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports, they have a long way to go.
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.
Four Years After Charges Dropped, Soldier Still Trying To Clear His NameA local Iraq War veteran has been trying to clear his name, after he was accused of attacking a family member.
Street Lights Go Dark For Weeks, Say Frightened West Side ResidentsA six-block stretch of Pulaski Avenue between Madison and Fulton was pitch black Tuesday night, CBS 2 observed.
Brown: 'The Name-Calling And Games Didn't Stop Us'Three-term incumbent Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown handily beat back a challenge from Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) for her seat Tuesday.
Voters Head To Polls For Illinois PrimaryVoters are heading to the polls Tuesday morning for an Illinois primary election that experts have said could be “defining” for the Republican presidential race.
Circuit Court Clerk's Staffer Reassigned Amid Gang AllegationsA man who says he was a gang member at age 13 has been reassigned from a court job at age 46, after the Chicago Crime Commission identified him as a current gang leader.
Dorothy Brown’s Home Damaged In FireInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that damaged the Calumet Heights home of Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown Friday night on the South Side.
Brown Says She Needs To Keep Her Bodyguards, Following Several ThreatsOne man who wrote to Brown suggested she is in his sights, “especially coming out of your office and walking to your car.” CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Clerk Dorothy Brown Gets 17 Jobs Abruptly Restored Seventeen jobs that were cut from the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s office last week were suddenly restored Thursday after office head Dorothy Brown told commissioners she discovered $700,000 she didn’t know she had in her budget.
Mary Todd Lincoln Documents Sent To Lincoln LibraryA bucket brigade of public officials has transferred Mary Todd Lincoln's insanity hearing record from court vaults to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.