Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery SchemeTobolski, who is cooperating with federal investigators, admitted to taking more than $250,000 in bribes as mayor and county commissioner.
Former SafeSpeed Co-Owner Omar Maani Charged In Bribery SchemeMaani is charged with one count of bribery conspiracy in a two-page document known as a “criminal information,” which is typically used in cases there the defendant intends to plead guilty.
Former McCook Mayor Jeffrey Tobolski Charged In Extortion SchemeThe former mayor of McCook and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski is now charged with conspiracy to commit extortion and filing a false tax return.
You Paid For It: Taxpayers On The Hook For Ex-City Worker's Legal FeesSince Helm worked for the city, a state law protects him. Because the allegation falls within the scope of his employment, it is up to the city to "appear and defend against the claim or action."
Tobolski Resigns From Cook County Board And Mayor Of McCook, Offices Raided In 2019 Federal ProbeTobolski represents the 16th district which includes Cicero, Franklin Park, Stickney and McCook, where he is also the mayor.
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.