Declaring it a keystone achievement in their public safety reform efforts to reduce the jail population and right-size facilities, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced today that several buildings
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The Community Triage Center is the first clinic of its kind in the Chicago region.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and County Commissioners Richard Boykin and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia announced today that they will join forces to implement a pilot workforce development and jobs program for 16-24 year olds who are at risk
Legislation shepherded by Rep. Nekritz takes aim at ‘tough-on-crime’ statutes
Funds will assist four organizations with community-based initiatives
Cook County prosecutors have secured the guilty plea of a Chicago man who was involved in a Chicago-based counterfeit check cashing ring that produced and cashed an estimated $2 million worth of phony checks, according to the Office of Cook County
A year ago I called for the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, and Cook County passed an ordinance to further this effort in areas patrolled by the Sheriff’s Police.
Coming off the heels of her inaugural E-Court advisory Committee meeting, Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court says she is “optimistic” about an August 23, 2012 letter from Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride, in which he notes that the Illinois Su
Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced the Annual Latino Hispanic Heritage Month Courthouse Tours of the Richard J.