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More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That Will Preserve North County Lagoon - Times of San Diego

A regional agency board voted Friday to allow a North County lagoon to connect to the ocean to flush out sediment. Read full article: SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That ...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

Starting Monday, New Hampshire will allow restaurants to have outdoor seating, with social distancing, of course. Read full article: NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots ...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

A detainee escaped from Cook County Jail over the weekend after disguising himself as another detainee about to be discharged, authorities say. Jahquez Scott a [...] Read full article: Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Coo...→

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has cut back on seasonal hiring and could dip into reserves because of a revenue drop caused by the COVID-19 pand [...] Read full article: DuPage forest preserve revenue declining...→

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Illinois is in the top ten for states that have responded to the U.S. Census, yet some parts of Chicagoland could be undercounted because of a language barrier [...] Read full article: Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multil...→

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

One family has set up a live tadpole exhibit for their neighbors to come gander at. “People keep coming back to check on the tadpoles,” DeHaven said. “They wan [...] Read full article: Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots:...→

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced the city was taking additional steps toward reopening ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in the wake of the coronavirus pan [...] Read full article: Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches R...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Citing the most recent COVID-19-related detainee death, advocates are questioning whether the sheriff’s office’s has the ability to meet federal court orders o [...] Read full article: Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees...→

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

The Cook County medical examiner's office is planning to review a "handful" of cases dating as far back as November to determine whether some earlier coronavir [...] Read full article: Cook County to search for overlooked COV...→

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns. Read full article: Dart touts improvements, warns of securi...→

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

A Cook Country sheriff’s deputy has died from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office said in a statement Sunday. Deputy Richard O’Brien was a 25-y [...] Read full article: Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus C...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

A Cook County Jail inmate switched identities with another inmate and was wrongfully released while wearing a face mask this past weekend, the Sheriff’s office [...] Read full article: Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Swi...→

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Jahquez Scott allegedly took down the other person’s information, and even traded a hooded sweatshirt with another detainee in order to escape the jail, author [...] Read full article: Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after ...→

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy died Sunday from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office announced. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From C...→

SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That Will Preserve North County Lagoon - Times of San Diego

A regional agency board voted Friday to allow a North County lagoon to connect to the ocean to flush out sediment. Read full article: SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That ...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Citing the most recent COVID-19-related detainee death, advocates are questioning whether the sheriff’s office’s has the ability to meet federal court orders o [...] Read full article: Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees...→

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

A detainee escaped from Cook County Jail over the weekend after disguising himself as another detainee about to be discharged, authorities say. Jahquez Scott a [...] Read full article: Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Coo...→

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Jahquez Scott allegedly took down the other person’s information, and even traded a hooded sweatshirt with another detainee in order to escape the jail, author [...] Read full article: Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after ...→

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns. Read full article: Dart touts improvements, warns of securi...→

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Illinois is in the top ten for states that have responded to the U.S. Census, yet some parts of Chicagoland could be undercounted because of a language barrier [...] Read full article: Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multil...→

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy died Sunday from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office announced. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From C...→

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced the city was taking additional steps toward reopening ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in the wake of the coronavirus pan [...] Read full article: Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches R...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

Starting Monday, New Hampshire will allow restaurants to have outdoor seating, with social distancing, of course. Read full article: NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots ...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

A Cook County Jail inmate switched identities with another inmate and was wrongfully released while wearing a face mask this past weekend, the Sheriff’s office [...] Read full article: Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Swi...→

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

The Cook County medical examiner's office is planning to review a "handful" of cases dating as far back as November to determine whether some earlier coronavir [...] Read full article: Cook County to search for overlooked COV...→

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has cut back on seasonal hiring and could dip into reserves because of a revenue drop caused by the COVID-19 pand [...] Read full article: DuPage forest preserve revenue declining...→

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

A Cook Country sheriff’s deputy has died from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office said in a statement Sunday. Deputy Richard O’Brien was a 25-y [...] Read full article: Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus C...→

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

One family has set up a live tadpole exhibit for their neighbors to come gander at. “People keep coming back to check on the tadpoles,” DeHaven said. “They wan [...] Read full article: Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots:...→

SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That Will Preserve North County Lagoon - Times of San Diego

A regional agency board voted Friday to allow a North County lagoon to connect to the ocean to flush out sediment. Read full article: SANDAG Leaders Celebrate Agreement That ...→

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches Reopen, Slow Streets Program Expanding, Car Parades Allowed

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced the city was taking additional steps toward reopening ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in the wake of the coronavirus pan [...] Read full article: Garcetti: City Parking Lots At Beaches R...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots To Allow For Social Distancing

Starting Monday, New Hampshire will allow restaurants to have outdoor seating, with social distancing, of course. Read full article: NH Businesses Add Tents To Parking Lots ...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape From Cook County Jail Back in Custody

A detainee accused of buying his way out of Cook County Jail and leading authorities on a week-long manhunt has committed an offense that “cuts directly to the [...] Read full article: Detainee Whose Mask Helped Him Escape Fr...→

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Cook County correctional officer dies of COVID-19 complications: officials

Antoine Jones, 51, worked for the Cook County sheriff’s office since July 2002, authorities said. He lived on the South Side and is survived by his wife and fi [...] Read full article: Cook County correctional officer dies of...→

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of electronic monitoring bracelets

The lack of devices could strain the sheriff’s office’s ability to socially distance detainees, leading to more COVID-19 cases, inmate advocates said. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff’s office runs out of...→

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook County needs black, Latino men as volunteers

The majority of children served by CASA volunteers are African American or Latino, but the pool of volunteers is 80% white. Read full article: Advocacy group for foster kids in Cook C...→

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back to November for Cases of Coronavirus

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a review of deaths dating back to November of last year to see if any previously recorded deaths may ha [...] Read full article: Cook County to Review Deaths Dating Back...→

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

FBI offers reward for parolee who used another inmate’s identity to walk out of Cook County Jail

The FBI is offering a $2,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the Cook County Jail detainee who allegedly swapped identities with another man and slipp [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward for parolee who used a...→

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

FBI offers reward in Cook County jail escape case

The FBI has offered a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of Jahquez Scott, a Cook County jail detainee who authorities say escaped o [...] Read full article: FBI offers reward in Cook County jail es...→

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees ask for records on COVID-19 testing

Citing the most recent COVID-19-related detainee death, advocates are questioning whether the sheriff’s office’s has the ability to meet federal court orders o [...] Read full article: Attorneys for Cook County Jail detainees...→

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Switched Identities With Another Inmate, Was Released From Jail While Wearing Mask

A Cook County Jail inmate switched identities with another inmate and was wrongfully released while wearing a face mask this past weekend, the Sheriff’s office [...] Read full article: Authorities: Cook County Jail Inmate Swi...→

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Cook County Jail

A detainee escaped from Cook County Jail over the weekend after disguising himself as another detainee about to be discharged, authorities say. Jahquez Scott a [...] Read full article: Prisoner Using Disguise Escapes From Coo...→

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

Cook County to search for overlooked COVID-19 deaths

The Cook County medical examiner's office is planning to review a "handful" of cases dating as far back as November to determine whether some earlier coronavir [...] Read full article: Cook County to search for overlooked COV...→

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after disguising himself as someone about to be discharged

Jahquez Scott allegedly took down the other person’s information, and even traded a hooded sweatshirt with another detainee in order to escape the jail, author [...] Read full article: Detainee escapes Cook County Jail after ...→

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

DuPage forest preserve revenue declining due to COVID-19

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has cut back on seasonal hiring and could dip into reserves because of a revenue drop caused by the COVID-19 pand [...] Read full article: DuPage forest preserve revenue declining...→

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns. Read full article: Dart touts improvements, warns of securi...→

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out Census

Illinois is in the top ten for states that have responded to the U.S. Census, yet some parts of Chicagoland could be undercounted because of a language barrier [...] Read full article: Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multil...→

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus Complications

A Cook Country sheriff’s deputy has died from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office said in a statement Sunday. Deputy Richard O’Brien was a 25-y [...] Read full article: Cook County Deputy Dies of Coronavirus C...→

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From Complications Due To COVID-19

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy died Sunday from complications due to COVID-19, the sheriff’s office announced. Read full article: Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Dies From C...→

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots: Where the neighborhood is now

One family has set up a live tadpole exhibit for their neighbors to come gander at. “People keep coming back to check on the tadpoles,” DeHaven said. “They wan [...] Read full article: Porches, yards, driveways, parking lots:...→