Cook County Official Patrick Doherty Indicted On Bribery Charges In Red Light Camera ProbeDoherty, 64, who serves as chief of staff to Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski, is charged with two counts of bribery and one count of conspiracy to defraud. Tobolski is not named in the indictment and has not been charged with a crime.
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.
With Soda Tax Gone, County Board Looks To Close $200M Budget Gap“We’re not going to be able to raise revenue, we’re going to have to cut,” Commissioner Jeff Tobolski (D-McCook) said.
Preckwinkle Dismisses Commissioners' Idea To Avoid Layoffs After Soda Tax BlockedA trio of Cook County commissioners proposed forming a working group to cut the budget without mass layoffs while the soda tax is on hold.
Ordinance Forbids Commissioners From Buying Booze With Expense ChecksCook County commissioners won’t be able to charge their bar tab to taxpayers as of June 1, under a local law approved Tuesday.
Peraica Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Opponent's SignsCook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was arrested Saturday night on misdemeanor vandalism charges in west suburban McCook.