A military veteran who served two tours in Iraq only to be seriously injured when he was hit by a forklift while working at McCormick Place was awarded $15.2 million Thursday night by a Cook County jury.
Two people have died at four Cook County sheriff's deputies have been hospitalized in a hazardous materials situation developing in the Des Plaines area, officials said.
A traveling artist who describes himself in his social media accounts as a recovering heroin addict has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in the back of his van in June in Chicago, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.
(Courtesy Visit Cook County Minnesota) What does it feel like to live in the Coolest Small Town in America? Ask the folks in Grand Marais, Minnesota, who earned the top spot in our 10th annual contest. Their town showed us the perfect blend of edgy, sweet, beautiful, and travel-worthy that adds up to “cool” in our book. Show More Summary
Earlier today a federal judge denied an injunction request Backpage made against Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff Tom Dart. As you may recall Sheriff Dart previously had a temporary restraining order put against him by Backpage after he petitioned Visa and Mastercard to stop doing business with Backpage over sex trafficking concerns. In his 29-page order, […]
One thing Garry might have gotten right -the courts are fucked up: SCC- Dig into this story, 5 days prior to this incident 007 locked this a-hole up for UUW with a 30 round clip(yes 30), judge found they had no PC, he was just released...Show More Summary
Another one trying to fake his way out of responsibility : A Cook County jury deliberated a little more than an hour Thursday before deciding that a man charged with killing off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was mentally...Show More Summary
A Cook County jury deliberated a little more than an hour Thursday before deciding that a man charged with killing off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was mentally fit to stand trial despite his alleged amnesia.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has long been frustrated with Internet sites that he says openly and profitably promote prostitution and online sex trafficking. Dart says it would be impossible for him to investigate the thousands of people who post advertisements for escort services and erotic massages....
The two highest-profile Democratic U.S. Senate candidates failed Wednesday to persuade a majority of Cook County party leaders to endorse them.
A reputed gang leader who won a whopping $25 million verdict just three years ago for his wrongful murder conviction was paying out $50,000 recruitment bonuses along with guns and cars to bring new members into his gang, Cook County prosecutors alleged Wednesday.
Listen to the chants from Chicago: We're Number 1! We're Number 1! We're Number 1!Chicago just leapfrogged past several other cities with the passage of a Cook County sales tax hike of one percentage point to 10.25%.With that hike, Chicago Now has America’s Highest Sales Tax. Show More Summary
A Cook County jury has been asked to decide a most unusual issue: Is a defendant who is charged in the killing of off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV mentally unfit to stand trial because he still suffers from amnesia five years later?
Cook County Democratic leaders will gather Tuesday to make endorsements in the March 2016 primary election, and State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is expected to face some opposition as she seeks backing for a third term.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 3 a.m. for east-central Cook and DuPage counties.
The Army parachutist injured during a weekend jump at the Chicago Air & Water Show died Sunday afternoon, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
The Cook County Medical Examiner has not yet declared a cause of death.
A judge on Thursday ordered an inmate whose medical treatment has cost Cook County taxpayers more than $1 million released to a secure residential treatment facility to receive much-needed mental health care.
The Cook County state's attorney's office has decided not to prosecute a man who fought to clear his name after serving more than 27 years in prison for the 1980 murder and attempted rape of a childhood friend.
Cobb County police chiefs, district attorney’s office, sheriff’s office and the Marietta Fire Department bond together to protect communities, but these heroes go toque to toque during SafePath’s Good Eatin’ Great Cause cooking competition on Thursday, August 13 at Cobb Galleria Centre. Show More Summary