Report: County Animal-Control Officers Are Paid For Commuting To, From HomeThe Inspector General's 15-page report also refers to Cook County's animal control unit as "efficiently operated," but says there is an "over-reliance on euthanasia."
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.
Cook County Finance Committee Backs Alcohol Tax HikeA key Cook County committee has endorsed County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's plan to raise alcohol taxes as part of next year's budget plan.
Preckwinkle Pushing For New Fees, Tax HikesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a first-ever fee for parking at the county’s criminal courthouses, as well as a $150 fee on residents of unincorporated areas for county police protection as part of her budget plan for next year.
Commissioner Pushes Plan To Eliminate Recorder Of Deeds OfficeCook County Commissioner John Fritchey said Monday that the county could save $1 million a year by eliminating the office of the County Recorder of Deeds and folding its duties into the County Clerk's Office.
Cemetery Burial Reforms For Indigent Proposed A Cook County commissioner will propose at tomorrow’s board meeting that the county do a better job of burying the indigent and unidentifiable.