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Cook County

Cook County IT chief seeks to update technology systems, publicize government data

Cook County Chief Information Officer Lydia Murray on Tuesday spoke of the county’s efforts to upgrade its technology systems in 2014.


Cook County Jail wrestles with heating problems

Beavers asking to stay free pending appeal

Cook County proposes to sweeten drug contract with Catamaran

Cook County budget passes unanimously

'Sweet smelling' bathrooms to make debut in Cook County forest preserve

Forest Preserve worker took $10,000 bribes to steer contracts: prosecutors

Two former Cook County employees guilty in bribery case

Cook County Board spends $11.5 million on cameras for court and corrections facilities

The Cook County Board on Wednesday approved a contract for the purchase and installation of some 1,950 security cameras for Circuit Court and Department of Corrections sites within the county.

The procurement contract, which is comprised of two separate bid packages totaling $11.5 million, was awarded to Elk Grove Village-based Broadway Electric Inc. The firm is expected to complete installation of the cameras within the next10 months.

Preckwinkle stands by Berrios in latest flap -- so far