First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today.
Joycelyn Savage Denies Claims On Patreon Account Alleging AbuseA woman who lived with R. Kelly is denying she made an online account accusing the singer of abuse.
Cook County Program To Expand Animal Shelter SpaceThe program run by the county's Department of Animal and Rabies Control provides money toward planning and construction of animal shelters in the county, aiming to address overcrowding at existing facilities.
Chicago Weather: Spooky Snow, Scary Low Temperatures For HalloweenSpooky snow and rain is predicted throughout the day with low temperatures that could affect Halloween plans. 
Officials Warn Residents Of Rabid Bat Found In Orland ParkCook County advises residents to keep their pets on a leash when outside and to make sure their vaccinations are up-to-date.
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.