President Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County commissioners voted Wednesday to hold a hearing on the contentious issue of whether to keep suspected illegal immigrants behind bars while federal authorities check their immigration status.
The Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.
The Cook County Forest Preserve District is the subject of a highly critical audit to be made public Wednesday.
Cook County is going to see more layoffs and red ink, but a Chicago budget watchdog says the situation seems to be improving.