First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Faces Ballot Challenge From Rival Bob FiorettiFacing three challengers in her bid for re-election, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx first will have to survive a challenge to her nominating petitions to stay on the ballot.
Ald. Emma Mitts Denies Ballot Signatures Were Required To Get Free Thanksgiving TurkeysA West Side resident said an alderman’s turkey giveaway came with a price.
Kim Foxx Addresses Jussie Smollett Case In Sit-Down InterviewCBS 2's political investigator Dana Kozlov sat down with Foxx and asked about that case and how she's handled her office.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Announces Plans To Seek Re-ElectionFoxx has faced intense scrutiny, including two separate investigations of her office, for how she handled the Jussie Smollett case.
With Rise In Shoplifting, Some Retailers Criticize State's Attorney's Approach; Prosecutors Defend PolicyThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders have discovered thefts from stores have been on the rise in Chicago for years – up 34 percent since the start of 2015.
Court Documents Reveal Dan Webb, Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett Case, Once Donated $1,000 To State's Attorney Kim FoxxA court filing has revealed that Dan Webb, the special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case, once donated $1,000 to Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
In New Filing, Smollett's Attorneys Say Police Choice To Hold Costly Investigation Was Not His FaultIn a court filing Wednesday, attorneys for Jussie Smollett reiterated their claims of his innocence -- but claimed that if he had made false statements about being the victim of a hate crime, there was no way he could have known or controlled how extensively police would investigate or how much it would cost.
Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Claim There's Police Evidence Supporting He Was Victim Of Attack, But Don't Specify FurtherJussie Smollett’s team now claims there is evidence to support their client’s innocence. But it is unclear what that evidence actually is.
Foxx Announces Automated Plan To Speed Marijuana Conviction Expungements: Does It Really Work?Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announced Tuesday plans to expunge the criminal records of people convicted of marijuana charges more quickly.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Says She Will Cooperate With Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx promises to cooperate with Special Prosecutor Dan Webb as he investigates how her office handled the Jussie Smollett case.
Dan Webb Assigned As Special Prosecutor In Smollett CaseWebb, a former U.S. Attorney, is now tasked with re-examining the handling of the Jussie Smollett case. New charges are possible. It's the sixth time he's been tapped as a special prosecutor.
Judge Names Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb As Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseJudge Michael Toomin announced Webb's appointment as special prosecutor at a hearing Friday morning at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
Westlake Hospital Plans To Close, Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Hold Owners In ContemptWestlake Hospital in west suburban Melrose Park appears poised to close for good on Friday, after months of legal battles over the medical center's future, after a Cook County judge put off ruling on a request to hold ownership in contempt of court.
State's Attorney Drops Case For Third Man Wanted In Candice Dickerson MurderTwo men were have already been charged with murder in the slaying of a mother in front of her two kids in April, and now, a third man wanted in connection with the murder has been let off the hook.