Preckwinkle's Budget Proposal Expected To Include No New TaxesNo new taxes -- that's what Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to announce Thursday as she unveils her budget proposal for next year.
Cook County Assessor's Office Behind In Cleaning Up Hiring PracticesHe ran on a platform of cleaning up the hiring practices in the Cook County Assessor's Office, but Assessor Fritz Kaegi's not doing it fast enough according to a recent court filing.
Proposed Rooster Ban For Unincorporated Cook County Dropped; Residential Pets LimitedAfter a proposed ban on roosters in unincorporated Cook County, the birds are no longer on the chopping block, but the number of furry friends in your home is now capped at three.
Federal Agents Raid Village Halls In McCook, LyonsFederal agents raided the village halls in southwest suburban McCook and neighboring Lyons on Thursday, the FBI confirmed.
Cook County Officer, Ronald Prohaska, Killed In Crash While Assisting Driver On Illinois River BridgeAn off-duty Cook County officer was killed in a fiery crash on the Illinois River Bridge while assisting another driver Sunday afternoon.
Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorms SundaySevere storms are on the way for the Chicago area and neighboring counties. 
'He Deserves Better': Cemetery Flooding Leaves Daughters Without Proper Burial For Their FatherCharles Goosby died three years ago. He was cremated, and his remains were supposed to be placed in a mausoleum at Oak Woods Cemetery.
Court Clerk's Office Says Animal Abuser Registry Unused Because It Did Not Know About The Ordinance Requiring ItThe Cook County animal abuser registry has gone unused for its years of existence because the court clerk's office didn't know it existed, officials say.
Former County Commissioner Shocked Animal Abuser Registry He Worked To Create Was Never UsedCook County's animal abuser registry, meant to prevent convicted animal abusers from buying pets, has never been used since it was created. 
County Registry Meant To Prevent Convicted Animal Abusers From Buying Pets Goes UnusedThe Cook County Sheriff's Office's database meant to prevent convicted animal abusers from buying pets has never been used during its years of existence.
What Is The Best Time To Appeal A Cook County Property Tax Assessment?Every year, concern grows among homeowners throughout Cook County as property tax bills come in. The high bills could have to do with the country's assessed value of your home.