What The CBS 2 Investigators Uncovered In 2020As we close out 2020 – a challenging year unlike anything we’ve seen before – we wanted to take a moment to focus on why what we do matters.
Iris Martinez Sworn In As First Latina Cook County Circuit Court ClerkFormer Illinois state Sen. Iris Martinez made history Tuesday as she was sworn in as Cook County Circuit Court Clerk, becoming the first Latina to hold that position.
Former Dorothy Brown Employee Beena Patel Gets 2 Years For Lies That 'Threw A Wrench In The Wheels' Of Corruption ProbeIn April, a jury convicted Patel of three counts of perjury. Federal prosecutors had accused her of lying to a grand jury about a pay-to-play scheme in Brown’s office.
Court Documents: Associate Clerk's Perjury Affected Prosecutors' 'Ability To File Charges Against Dorothy Brown'Lies to a grand jury by a former associate clerk affected prosecutors' "ability to file charges" against Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown, according to court filings released Wednesday.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Your Personal Data May Be Exposed In Cook County Traffic RecordsIf you ever got a ticket in Cook County, your personal information could be available to anyone.
Another Former Dorothy Brown Employee Indicted By Feds For LyingThe U.S. Attorney’s office on Friday announced a federal indictment against Beena Patel, 55, of Chicago.
Feds Seek Records From Company Co-Owned By Clerk Dorothy BrownProsecutors have ordered the disclosure of financial records tied to a company co-owned by Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
Cook County Democrats Withdraw Endorsement Of Court Clerk Dorothy BrownCook County Democratic Party bosses have voted to dump Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown from the party’s 2016 ticket, amid a federal probe into the clerk and her husband, and instead gave their support to Ald. Michelle Harris (8th).
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Cook County Court Fee For Children's Waiting RoomA lawsuit filed against the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk and Cook County Treasurer alleges a $10 children’s waiting room fee paid by all plaintiffs and defendants is unconstitutional, because it must be paid even by those without kids.
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.
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.
Report: High-Ranking Circuit Court Clerk's Employee Tied To GangJust a couple of weeks before Election Day, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown is trying to figure out what to do about a long-time employee of the clerk's office who is an alleged gang leader.
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.