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Cook County

Cook County to join cameras-in-court program

Preckwinkle calls for end to automatic transfers of minors to adult court

Cook County may pay $41,000 in old vehicle tickets to city

Illegal Chicago guns being turned into jewelery, Sheriff's Office says

Preckwinkle proposes $3.99 billion 2015 budget with no new taxes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle introduced a proposed $3.99 billion 2015 county budget that contains no new taxes, fines or fees during a special meeting of the Cook County Board Thursday.

The budget proposal represents a spending increase of approximately 12 percent compared to this year’s $3.56 billion budget. Much of that spending increase is the result of a $409.7 million rise in allocations for the Health Enterprise Fund for spending related to CountyCare.

Preckwinkle to pitch corporate sponsorship plan

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle at the county’s Wednesday board meeting plans to introduce legislation that would allow the county to generate revenue through corporate advertising partnerships.

Cook County seeking public input on former hospital site

Cook County’s homeland security director speaks on new programming

Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Executive Director Michael Masters announced that the county will launch a crisis management course for government officials during a Monday City Club of Chicago event.


About 6,500 Cook County employees without email for third day

Judge delays Cook County ban on 'puppy mill' pet sales