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.
Authorities: Hot Weather Factor In 2 Weekend Chicago Deaths
Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning Starting Thursday
Police Seek Public's Help Identifying 'Suspicious' Person Reported Near Morton Grove
Thousands Of Cook County Seniors Overcharged For Property TaxesThousands of seniors living in Cook County have been overcharged for their property taxes, all because of a computer glitch. 
Some Families Plan To Leave Chicago After Major Property Tax IncreasesProperty tax increases in Cook County are going beyond sticker shock. For some families it's life-changing, and they say they will have no choice but to move.
Taxing Time At Assessor's Office As Property Owners Notice Rate Hike"I contested mine. I had 210% increase. Still awaiting my results."
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, Flash Flood Warnings Issued In Northern Illinois and Northwest IndianaA Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service in Chicago for Cook and Will counties in Illinois, and Lake County, Indiana, until 9:45 p.m.
Wellness Center In West Garfield Park Takes On Wounds Underlying Chicago's ViolenceOne medical center is trying to take on violence and substance abuse outside of the criminal justice system.