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Two branch courthouses in Chicago are closing as part of a settlement to resolve the budget fight that erupted last year between the Cook County... [Read More]
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The Harvey Public Library, which recently reduced hours and slashed staff pay because of cash flow problems, has been missing out on property tax revenues... [Read More]
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Defrocked Catholic priest Daniel McCormack, convicted of sexually abusing five boys and accused of molesting dozens more, was committed indefinitely to a downstate facility for... [Read More]
A Cook County Jail inmate who swallows any metal objects he can find has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. 2 Investigator Dave Savini first exposed... [Read More]
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Saying a former Des Plaines man subjected a young girl to a "reign of terror," a Cook County judge sentenced him Tuesday to 14 years... [Read More]
A 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot in a drive-by on Chicago's South Side was identified to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Tobias... [Read More]
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is suing for documents that could shed light on the 2015 deaths of 54 stingrays that were part... [Read More]
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Marilyn Hartman, known as the "serial stowaway" for sneaking onto airline flights without a ticket, has been found fit for trial, a Cook County judge... [Read More]
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"Serial stowaway" Marilyn Hartman will be released on electronic monitoring Wednesday after a Cook County judge found her fit to stand trial. Hartman is accused of... [Read More]
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A Cook County judge on Wednesday found a woman known as the "serial stowaway" mentally fit to stand trial and ordered her released on electronic... [Read More]
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A lawyer who killed herself days before she was to go on trial in April for impersonating a Cook County judge died of carbon monoxide... [Read More]
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A Cook County Jail inmate who swallows any metal objects he can find has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. [Read More]
Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio's death in May as he tried to find a man who had fallen off a boat in the Chicago... [Read More]
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The hotly anticipated trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke will begin Sept. 5, a Cook County judge announced Tuesday from the bench. ... [Read More]
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With about two dozen of their neighbors opting to sell their homes to the Cook County Land Bank, the remaining residents of unincorporated Riverside Lawn... [Read More]
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A trial date has been set for the Chicago police officer charged with murdering 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged... [Read More]
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Cook County reassessment leads to higher EAV than expected... [Read More]
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For three months, Lamont Cathey has been stuck in a suburban hospital, caught in a bizarre bureaucratic standoff. Facing theft-related and escape charges, he... [Read More]
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The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office concluded Monday that Angel Wilson's June death was a suicide, Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew told The Daily in... [Read More]
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THE WATCHDOGS: Ex-top Cook County medical examiner's deputy, fired after a review found he botched autopsies, is now under scrutiny in Indianapolis. [Read More]
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