Merlene Robinson-Parsons says she calls Sheriff Tom Dart's office every day, asking if she's on that day's list. So far, she hasn't been, but she always worries about the next one.
The list is of Cook County residents who, after having been evicted, are slated to be physically removed from their homes, their belongings piled in the street, if they haven't already left.
Parsons stood in front of a small group of reporters Friday outside the management office of her apartment building, Northpoint Apartments, in Rogers Park.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart with Alexi Giannoulias at the Columbus Day Parade earlier this month. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) For the second time in two years, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced that his department will not act... Read Post
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's office announced that a multi-state sting known as "National Day of Johns Arrests" netted a total of 314 arrests and $475,000 in fines, including 47 men and 29 women in Cook County. [ more › ] Read Post