Cook County Soda Tax Faces Likely Repeal Next WeekThree more Cook County commissioners announced Friday they would vote to get rid of the tax, giving opponents a veto-proof majority.
UIC Opens Collection Featuring Thousands Of Items From Richard J. DaleyHe was the original Mayor Daley…Richard J…Chicago’s mayor during three decades. Now thanks to a newly opened research center at UIC, scholars and researchers can learn even more about this colorful character, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
Beavers Claims He Repaid Money At Center Of Tax Evasion CaseFacing income tax evasion charges, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers lambasted federal prosecutors on Thursday, claiming he has evidence the charges against him are trumped up.
Walter's Perspective: Feds Should Come Clean If They're After Daley BrotherCBS 2's Walter Jacobson wonder's if Bill Beavers was serious when the indicted county official said federal prosecutors wanted him to wear a wire to nab John Daley, the former mayor's brother.
County Board To Hold First Meeting Since Beavers' IndictmentThe Cook County Board on Thursday is holding its first meeting since Commissioner William Beavers (D-4th) was indicted by federal authorities on tax fraud charges.
Commissioner Beavers On Patrick Fitzgerald: ‘F--- him’A day after he was indicted on federal tax evasion charges, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers had a message for U.S Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald.
Beavers: Feds Charged Me Because I Wouldn't Wear A WireCook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted Thursday on allegations he failed to pay income taxes on tens of thousands of dollars of campaign cash that he used for personal reasons, but he claimed the feds targeted him because he refused to wear a wire targeting fellow Commissioner John Daley.
Cook County Board Honors Maggie DaleyCook County commissioners began their board meeting Wednesday with a tribute to the late Maggie Daley.
New Board President Calls Sheriffs' Payroll 'Bloated'New Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle criticized Sheriff Tom Dart today, suggesting his payroll is bloated.