Volunteers Celebrate Chicago River Day By Helping Clean Up RiverfrontCleanup efforts like these benefit the people who enjoy the Chicago River for fun, but also the plants and animals that rely on the river to thrive.
Elected Officials And Other Leaders Express Grief, Outrage Over Adam Toledo Police Shooting VideoReaction ranged from heartbreak to outrage among elected officials and caucuses late Thursday, following the release of video of the police shooting that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Other Officials Call On State To Pass Plan To Reduce Vacant PropertiesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Saturday was promoting a plan to reduce vacant properties, create affordable housing, and stop people from losing their homes.
Cook County To Open New Mass Vaccination Site In Forest Park On FridayCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle said, when the site is fully operational, it will be the largest mass vaccination site in suburban Cook County.
Pullman Community Center Giving Out 1,000 Vaccines To South Side Residents1,000 people signed up to get the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday at the Pullman Community Center. The need is so great, all available slots already have been filled.
Cook Co. Looks To Get More People The COVID VacccineCook County health leaders hope online testimonies will help the "vaccine trust gap." A county survey found 32% of adults were hesitant to get a shot.
Cook Co. Puts In Additional $73 Million For Housing ReliefFunding is available to renters who are under 80% of the area median income.
As Illinois Enters New Phase Of Vaccination Plan, Officials Again Urge Patience, Citing Limited Supply Of ShotsIllinoisans who are 65 and older, as well as frontline essential workers -- such as first responders, teachers, grocery store employees, manufacturing workers, and more -- are among those now eligible to receive the vaccine.
Chatham Education And Workforce Center Brings New Job Training And Career Advancement Programs To South SideA new community center designed to help people on the South Side get job training and classes to advance in their careers celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday.
Preckwinkle Thanks Stroger Hospital Workers As Receive COVID-19 VaccinesPreckwinkle thanked them for all their hard work and said 2021 is bound to be better than 2020.
Cook County Restarts COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program With More Money AvailableCook County is re-starting its emergency cash program, and this time there is a lot more money available for people struggling in the pandemic.
Cook County Offers Legal Aid For Housing And Debt During The PandemicThe Cook County judicial system, Chicago Bar Foundation and city of Chicago Department of Housing are all on board in support of the legal aid for housing and debt program.
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Takes Precautionary COVID-19 Test, Isolates After Member Of Staff Tests PositiveCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Sunday that she has taken a precautionary COVID-19 test after a member of her staff tested positive for the virus.
COVID-19 Financial Assistance Available In Cook County"We will continue to work diligently to do everything we can to keep businesses operational. And resources residents need to stay in their homes. That's a promise."
Preckwinkle's 2021 Budget Plan Avoids Tax Hikes, Counts On Extra Money From Online Sales Taxes, Marijuana, And Sports BettingPreckwinkle's spending plan for next year relies on a mix of staffing reductions, increased revenue from existing tax streams, and drawing down on reserve funds.