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Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

First responders at suburban police departments like in Hazel Crest say the list is crucial for their safety. Meanwhile residents argue it is an invasion of th [...] Read full article: Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In...→

Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

First responders at suburban police departments like in Hazel Crest say the list is crucial for their safety. Meanwhile residents argue it is an invasion of th [...] Read full article: Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In...→

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

County officials said Thursday they will no longer enact or enforce curfews after several days of protests and looting across Southern California. Read full article: LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforc...→

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

With a nod to Elk Grove Village trustees, Cook County commissioners have rejected a truck repair company's plans to install taller fences around unincorporated [...] Read full article: Cook County rejects taller fences at tru...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→

New payment model at Cook County Medicaid plan

The arrangement aims to provide consistent revenue to clinics in vulnerable communities at a time when many patients are avoiding in-person care. Read full article: New payment model at Cook County Medicai...→

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Five of the 12 have already been interviewed, M. Hill Hammock, Chair of Cook County Health’s Board of Directors, said Friday. Read full article: Cook County Health narrows CEO field to ...→

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

The Cook County assessor’s office has estimated double-digit home value declines for property owners in the south and west suburbs this year as the brutal econ [...] Read full article: South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrea...→

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Many criminal and civil cases pending in Cook County courts, including trials, have been postponed following Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans' extension of his ord [...] Read full article: Cook County civil, criminal cases postpo...→

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

The top official in the county surrounding Chicago blocked a resolution Tuesday that would have provided first responders with addresses of COVID-19 patients, [...] Read full article: Cook County president blocks measure to ...→

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County commissioners last week approved property tax incentives to assist with business developments in Arlington Heights, Schaumburg and Wheeling. Read full article: Cook County backs property tax incentive...→

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Five detainees living in the same general population cell tested positive for the coronavirus this week, authorities say. Read full article: Cook County juvenile detention center re...→

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

An Illinois county is taking heat for a vote that would allow the addresses of coronavirus patients to be shared with first responders -- a controversial move [...] Read full article: Illinois county slammed for vote to disc...→

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...→

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

The resolution, which was proposed in April, will allow for the "disclosure of one’s COVID-19 status to first responders, including non-law-enforcement first r [...] Read full article: Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be pro...→

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...→

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

The village of Niles has experienced the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths among Cook County suburbs, the latest data available from the Cook County Me [...] Read full article: Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among...→

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the neighborhood. Read full article: He was identified as Andre Jackson, the ...→

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of L [...]

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of Lawndale.... Music-based companies Live Nation and TikTok, as well as the Record [...] Read full article: The Cook County medical examiner’s offic...→

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

A federal judge also denied a request for the sheriff’s office to quickly turn over records to attorneys for detainees about whether jail is following the cour [...] Read full article: Order to prevent spread of coronavirus a...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton plans to hold a briefing Friday afternoon addressing bodycam videos in the controversial arrest of an Ypsilanti couple. Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update,...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

ANN ARBOR (WXYZ) — "I'm going to videotape. It's my right. It's my right," said Sha-teina Grady El to Washtenaw County Sheriff deputies as they surrounded her [...] Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release ...→

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday. Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could review deaths from as far back as September if it finds additional COVID-19 fatalities during its current analy [...] Read full article: Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Fa...→

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...] Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Staff performing a security check in the jail’s maximum security tier found Trumell Holmes unresponsive with a bedsheet wrapped around his neck. Read full article: Family suspects foul play in apparent ha...→

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 Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County commissioners voted Thursday to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to first responders.  Read full article: Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID...→

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In a narrow vote, Cook County commissioners Thursday agreed to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to suburban 911 dispatchers, municipalities [...] Read full article: In close vote, Cook County Board agrees ...→

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old [...]

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old Alberto Escartin Ramos was arrested on a charge of felony battery of a sports o [...] Read full article: The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in...→

Cook County Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

Cook County Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

It is considered a vital record, but grieving families in Cook County are stunned to learn death certificates are not considered essential even though other co [...] Read full article: Cook County Residents Unable To Get Deat...→

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...] Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

A total of 15 gun-related homicides took place across Cook County Sunday, the highest number of daily homicides the chief medical examiner said she has seen in [...] Read full article: An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homici...→

Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payment model • Amita’s new strategy chief • Outpatient visits on the rise

NEW PAYMENT MODEL UNDER COOK COUNTY'S MEDICAID PLAN: As fewer patients seek medical care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Health’s Medicaid plan is inst [...] Read full article: Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payme...→

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

On Thursday, the sheriff said he would follow the governor's directives instead instead of orders from Sonoma County. He has since changed his position, ABC7 l [...] Read full article: Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to...→

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

They’re investors in a firm cashing in on the Cook County Land Bank Authority, financing rehabbers who flip properties for double, triple, even 50 times what t [...] Read full article: Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick...→

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

John Hellyar of Lakeside was murdered in 1983 by a couple known as the San Francisco Witch Killers, one of whom is up for parole. Read full article: ‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family...→

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...] Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County is reversing its decision to go ahead with the reopening of fitness studios and the allowance of small social gatherings after California sta [...] Read full article: Sacramento County reverses decision to o...→

Cook County Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

Cook County Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

The Cook County Board on Thursday voted to share the addresses of COVID-19 patients with suburban first responders in an effort supporters say will allow polic [...] Read full article: Cook County Board Votes to Share Address...→

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

The Board of Commissioners in Cook County, Illinois, narrowly approved a resolution Thursday that lets suburban Chicago first responders get the addresses of i [...] Read full article: Cook County releases COVID patients addr...→

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, R-Palos Park, previously called the extension a "massive overreach." But Commissioner Deborah Sims, D-Chicago, said Pre [...] Read full article: County Board approves property tax relie...→

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...] Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office voluntarily dropped its lawsuit Wednesday after a Lake County judge denied its request for a preliminary injunction requiring [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking...→

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

County officials said Thursday they will no longer enact or enforce curfews after several days of protests and looting across Southern California. Read full article: LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforc...→

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...] Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the neighborhood. Read full article: He was identified as Andre Jackson, the ...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→

Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payment model • Amita’s new strategy chief • Outpatient visits on the rise

NEW PAYMENT MODEL UNDER COOK COUNTY'S MEDICAID PLAN: As fewer patients seek medical care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Health’s Medicaid plan is inst [...] Read full article: Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payme...→

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

A federal judge also denied a request for the sheriff’s office to quickly turn over records to attorneys for detainees about whether jail is following the cour [...] Read full article: Order to prevent spread of coronavirus a...→

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Five of the 12 have already been interviewed, M. Hill Hammock, Chair of Cook County Health’s Board of Directors, said Friday. Read full article: Cook County Health narrows CEO field to ...→

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

They’re investors in a firm cashing in on the Cook County Land Bank Authority, financing rehabbers who flip properties for double, triple, even 50 times what t [...] Read full article: Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

ANN ARBOR (WXYZ) — "I'm going to videotape. It's my right. It's my right," said Sha-teina Grady El to Washtenaw County Sheriff deputies as they surrounded her [...] Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release ...→

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could review deaths from as far back as September if it finds additional COVID-19 fatalities during its current analy [...] Read full article: Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Fa...→

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

The top official in the county surrounding Chicago blocked a resolution Tuesday that would have provided first responders with addresses of COVID-19 patients, [...] Read full article: Cook County president blocks measure to ...→

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...] Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Staff performing a security check in the jail’s maximum security tier found Trumell Holmes unresponsive with a bedsheet wrapped around his neck. Read full article: Family suspects foul play in apparent ha...→

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Five detainees living in the same general population cell tested positive for the coronavirus this week, authorities say. Read full article: Cook County juvenile detention center re...→

Cook County Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

Cook County Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

The Cook County Board on Thursday voted to share the addresses of COVID-19 patients with suburban first responders in an effort supporters say will allow polic [...] Read full article: Cook County Board Votes to Share Address...→

Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County commissioners voted Thursday to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to first responders.  Read full article: Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID...→

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...→

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, R-Palos Park, previously called the extension a "massive overreach." But Commissioner Deborah Sims, D-Chicago, said Pre [...] Read full article: County Board approves property tax relie...→

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old [...]

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old Alberto Escartin Ramos was arrested on a charge of felony battery of a sports o [...] Read full article: The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in...→

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...→

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office voluntarily dropped its lawsuit Wednesday after a Lake County judge denied its request for a preliminary injunction requiring [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking...→

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

With a nod to Elk Grove Village trustees, Cook County commissioners have rejected a truck repair company's plans to install taller fences around unincorporated [...] Read full article: Cook County rejects taller fences at tru...→

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

A total of 15 gun-related homicides took place across Cook County Sunday, the highest number of daily homicides the chief medical examiner said she has seen in [...] Read full article: An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homici...→

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of L [...]

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of Lawndale.... Music-based companies Live Nation and TikTok, as well as the Record [...] Read full article: The Cook County medical examiner’s offic...→

New payment model at Cook County Medicaid plan

The arrangement aims to provide consistent revenue to clinics in vulnerable communities at a time when many patients are avoiding in-person care. Read full article: New payment model at Cook County Medicai...→

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

On Thursday, the sheriff said he would follow the governor's directives instead instead of orders from Sonoma County. He has since changed his position, ABC7 l [...] Read full article: Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton plans to hold a briefing Friday afternoon addressing bodycam videos in the controversial arrest of an Ypsilanti couple. Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update,...→

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

The Cook County assessor’s office has estimated double-digit home value declines for property owners in the south and west suburbs this year as the brutal econ [...] Read full article: South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrea...→

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday. Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Many criminal and civil cases pending in Cook County courts, including trials, have been postponed following Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans' extension of his ord [...] Read full article: Cook County civil, criminal cases postpo...→

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

John Hellyar of Lakeside was murdered in 1983 by a couple known as the San Francisco Witch Killers, one of whom is up for parole. Read full article: ‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family...→

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...] Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County commissioners last week approved property tax incentives to assist with business developments in Arlington Heights, Schaumburg and Wheeling. Read full article: Cook County backs property tax incentive...→

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County is reversing its decision to go ahead with the reopening of fitness studios and the allowance of small social gatherings after California sta [...] Read full article: Sacramento County reverses decision to o...→

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...→

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

An Illinois county is taking heat for a vote that would allow the addresses of coronavirus patients to be shared with first responders -- a controversial move [...] Read full article: Illinois county slammed for vote to disc...→

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

The Board of Commissioners in Cook County, Illinois, narrowly approved a resolution Thursday that lets suburban Chicago first responders get the addresses of i [...] Read full article: Cook County releases COVID patients addr...→

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In a narrow vote, Cook County commissioners Thursday agreed to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to suburban 911 dispatchers, municipalities [...] Read full article: In close vote, Cook County Board agrees ...→

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

The resolution, which was proposed in April, will allow for the "disclosure of one’s COVID-19 status to first responders, including non-law-enforcement first r [...] Read full article: Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be pro...→

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...] Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→

Cook County Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

Cook County Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

It is considered a vital record, but grieving families in Cook County are stunned to learn death certificates are not considered essential even though other co [...] Read full article: Cook County Residents Unable To Get Deat...→

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

The village of Niles has experienced the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths among Cook County suburbs, the latest data available from the Cook County Me [...] Read full article: Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among...→

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU Lawsuit

County officials said Thursday they will no longer enact or enforce curfews after several days of protests and looting across Southern California. Read full article: LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforc...→

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...] Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

Cook County rejects taller fences at truck lot near Elk Grove

With a nod to Elk Grove Village trustees, Cook County commissioners have rejected a truck repair company's plans to install taller fences around unincorporated [...] Read full article: Cook County rejects taller fences at tru...→

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office sa [...]

He was identified as Andre Jackson, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the neighborhood. Read full article: He was identified as Andre Jackson, the ...→

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homicides Reported Sunday in Cook County

A total of 15 gun-related homicides took place across Cook County Sunday, the highest number of daily homicides the chief medical examiner said she has seen in [...] Read full article: An ‘Unprecedented’ 15 Gun-Related Homici...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of L [...]

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified her as Lazarra Daniels of Lawndale.... Music-based companies Live Nation and TikTok, as well as the Record [...] Read full article: The Cook County medical examiner’s offic...→

Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payment model • Amita’s new strategy chief • Outpatient visits on the rise

NEW PAYMENT MODEL UNDER COOK COUNTY'S MEDICAID PLAN: As fewer patients seek medical care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Health’s Medicaid plan is inst [...] Read full article: Cook County Medicaid plan gets new payme...→

New payment model at Cook County Medicaid plan

The arrangement aims to provide consistent revenue to clinics in vulnerable communities at a time when many patients are avoiding in-person care. Read full article: New payment model at Cook County Medicai...→

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

Order to prevent spread of coronavirus at Cook County Jail to continue while sheriff’s office appeals

A federal judge also denied a request for the sheriff’s office to quickly turn over records to attorneys for detainees about whether jail is following the cour [...] Read full article: Order to prevent spread of coronavirus a...→

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to not enforce Sonoma County health order

On Thursday, the sheriff said he would follow the governor's directives instead instead of orders from Sonoma County. He has since changed his position, ABC7 l [...] Read full article: Sheriff Mark Essick reverses decision to...→

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Five of the 12 have already been interviewed, M. Hill Hammock, Chair of Cook County Health’s Board of Directors, said Friday. Read full article: Cook County Health narrows CEO field to ...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update, release body cam footage in arrest of couple

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton plans to hold a briefing Friday afternoon addressing bodycam videos in the controversial arrest of an Ypsilanti couple. Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff to hold update,...→

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick Daley bankrolling lender Renovo Financial profiting on Cook County Land Bank Authority deals

They’re investors in a firm cashing in on the Cook County Land Bank Authority, financing rehabbers who flip properties for double, triple, even 50 times what t [...] Read full article: Richard M. Daley, ex-mayor’s son Patrick...→

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrease in home values amid coronavirus pandemic, Cook County assessor says

The Cook County assessor’s office has estimated double-digit home value declines for property owners in the south and west suburbs this year as the brutal econ [...] Read full article: South and west suburbs see 8%-15% decrea...→

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release body cam videos in controversial arrests of husband, wife

ANN ARBOR (WXYZ) — "I'm going to videotape. It's my right. It's my right," said Sha-teina Grady El to Washtenaw County Sheriff deputies as they surrounded her [...] Read full article: Washtenaw County Sheriff set to release ...→

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: More Deaths in 5 Months of 2020 Than in All of 2019

Cook County has seen more deaths in the first half of 2020 than it had in all of 2019, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday. Read full article: Cook County Reaches ‘Grim Milestone’: Mo...→

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Cook County civil, criminal cases postponed

Many criminal and civil cases pending in Cook County courts, including trials, have been postponed following Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans' extension of his ord [...] Read full article: Cook County civil, criminal cases postpo...→

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Far Back as September if More COVID Cases Found

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could review deaths from as far back as September if it finds additional COVID-19 fatalities during its current analy [...] Read full article: Cook County ME Could Review Deaths as Fa...→

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family Opposes Release of Notorious Serial Killer

John Hellyar of Lakeside was murdered in 1983 by a couple known as the San Francisco Witch Killers, one of whom is up for parole. Read full article: ‘He Will Kill Again’: East County Family...→

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

Cook County president blocks measure to give first responders access to COVID-19 patient addresses

The top official in the county surrounding Chicago blocked a resolution Tuesday that would have provided first responders with addresses of COVID-19 patients, [...] Read full article: Cook County president blocks measure to ...→

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 patient addresses to dispatchers

In her first exercise of the veto pen, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Tuesday overruled county board members by rejecting a measure to release th [...] Read full article: Preckwinkle denies release of COVID-19 p...→

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Vetoes Plan To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First Responders

"I cannot support the release of this information and am wholly disappointed in the decision to dispute the opinions of our public health experts, including th [...] Read full article: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwi...→

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County backs property tax incentives for 3 suburban businesses

Cook County commissioners last week approved property tax incentives to assist with business developments in Arlington Heights, Schaumburg and Wheeling. Read full article: Cook County backs property tax incentive...→

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Family suspects foul play in apparent hanging of Cook County Jail detainee: ‘He didn’t have ... suicide on his mind’

Staff performing a security check in the jail’s maximum security tier found Trumell Holmes unresponsive with a bedsheet wrapped around his neck. Read full article: Family suspects foul play in apparent ha...→

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County reverses decision to open fitness studios after state pressure

Sacramento County is reversing its decision to go ahead with the reopening of fitness studios and the allowance of small social gatherings after California sta [...] Read full article: Sacramento County reverses decision to o...→

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Cook County juvenile detention center reports first COVID-19 cases in its general population

Five detainees living in the same general population cell tested positive for the coronavirus this week, authorities say. Read full article: Cook County juvenile detention center re...→

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 Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

Cook County Board Votes to Share Addresses of COVID-19 Patients With Suburban First Responders

The Cook County Board on Thursday voted to share the addresses of COVID-19 patients with suburban first responders in an effort supporters say will allow polic [...] Read full article: Cook County Board Votes to Share Address...→

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

Illinois county slammed for vote to disclose coronavirus patient data: ‘Terrible decision’

An Illinois county is taking heat for a vote that would allow the addresses of coronavirus patients to be shared with first responders -- a controversial move [...] Read full article: Illinois county slammed for vote to disc...→

Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders

Cook County commissioners voted Thursday to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to first responders.  Read full article: Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID...→

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

Cook County releases COVID patients addresses to first responders

The Board of Commissioners in Cook County, Illinois, narrowly approved a resolution Thursday that lets suburban Chicago first responders get the addresses of i [...] Read full article: Cook County releases COVID patients addr...→

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...→

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In close vote, Cook County Board agrees to release COVID-19 patient addresses

In a narrow vote, Cook County commissioners Thursday agreed to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to suburban 911 dispatchers, municipalities [...] Read full article: In close vote, Cook County Board agrees ...→

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

County Board approves property tax relief plan, extension of disaster proclamation giving Preckwinkle emergency powers

Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, R-Palos Park, previously called the extension a "massive overreach." But Commissioner Deborah Sims, D-Chicago, said Pre [...] Read full article: County Board approves property tax relie...→

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be provided to first responders, leaving Preckwinkle ‘profoundly disappointed’

The resolution, which was proposed in April, will allow for the "disclosure of one’s COVID-19 status to first responders, including non-law-enforcement first r [...] Read full article: Addresses of COVID-19 patients to be pro...→

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old [...]

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old Alberto Escartin Ramos was arrested on a charge of felony battery of a sports o [...] Read full article: The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in...→

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disaster proclamation extension, property tax late fee waiver

Cook County Board members voted Thursday to grant president Toni Preckwinkle an extra 120 days of enhanced powers under a disaster proclamation surrounding the [...] Read full article: Cook County Board passes Sept. 30 disast...→

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 Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

Cook County Residents Unable To Get Death Certificates Because They Aren't Considered Essential

It is considered a vital record, but grieving families in Cook County are stunned to learn death certificates are not considered essential even though other co [...] Read full article: Cook County Residents Unable To Get Deat...→

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking that health department release coronavirus patient information

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office voluntarily dropped its lawsuit Wednesday after a Lake County judge denied its request for a preliminary injunction requiring [...] Read full article: Lake County sheriff drops lawsuit asking...→

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among Cook County suburbs, majority reported in nursing homes, data shows

The village of Niles has experienced the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths among Cook County suburbs, the latest data available from the Cook County Me [...] Read full article: Niles home to most COVID-19 deaths among...→