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New Cook County flag raised at Daley Plaza ceremony

Cook County Officials raised the new official flag of the county after making the announcement back in June.

10 hours ago

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Boy, 13, shot while walking with friend in South Austin

Boy, 13, shot while walking with friend in South Austin

18 hours ago

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Wheel tax Illinois: Vehicle registration fines, fees to end for unincorporated Cook County

Vehicle registration fines and fees will end for unincorporated Cook County.

9/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

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'It's traumatizing': 4 found dead at Oak Forest home after barricade situation, fire

The Oak Forest medical examiner confirmed four people are dead following a barricade situation at a burning home Friday morning.

9/23/2022 9:40:00 PM

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Medical examiner reports four dead after barricade, fire at Oak Forest home

Oak Forest officials said there was no longer a threat to the community, but the Cook County medical examiner’s office reported four people had died.

9/23/2022 9:40:00 PM

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'Walking Man' Joseph Kromelis released from Stroger Hospital to rehab facility nearly four months after he was set on fire

Cook County health officials confirmed he will continue to recover at a rehab facility.

9/23/2022 9:07:00 PM

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New Cook County property tax incentive aims to attract grocery stores in food deserts

Cook County is addressing the issue of food deserts with a new proposal.

9/23/2022 5:00:00 AM

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Cook County eliminates 'Wheel Tax' to help working families

Cook County commissioners say the move will create new savings for working families.

9/23/2022 3:20:00 AM

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Cook County repeals its wheel tax, following moves by some suburbs to end vehicle sticker fees

Cook County repeals its wheel tax, following moves by some suburbs to end vehicle sticker fees

Right but do i still need a front license plate?
How does a fee per vehicle disproportionately impact people of color? Do POC own more cars then white people? Asinine statement, Tribune.

9/23/2022 1:18:00 AM

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Cook County eliminates wheel tax

Residents of unincorporated Cook County will not be required to buy county vehicle registrations beginning next summer.

9/23/2022 12:31:00 AM

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Cook County Judge Charged With Domestic Battery Placed on 'Restricted Duties'

Sixth Municipal District Judge Carl Boyd, who was arrested this week on allegations of domestic battery, has been placed on restricted duties, the chief judge’s office announced.

9/22/2022 10:15:00 PM

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Cook County judge facing domestic violence charge put on restricted duties

Cook County judge facing domestic violence charge put on restricted duties

9/22/2022 7:04:00 PM

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Cook County judge charged with domestic battery, placed on restricted duties

A Cook County Circuit Court judge has been charged with domestic battery following an incident Tuesday evening in the Beverly neighborhood.

9/22/2022 7:21:00 PM

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Cook County judge charged with domestic battery, placed on restricted duties

Judge Carl Boyd was charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic battery causing bodily harm, Chicago police said.

9/22/2022 6:31:00 PM

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Woman Accused of Throwing Boy, 3, Off Chicago's Navy Pier Denied Bail

A woman accused of tossing her three-year-old nephew off of Chicago's Navy Pier into Lake Michigan was denied bail by a Cook County Judge.

Why? It is just a very late term abortion. I thought Dems are OK with it.
I'm back. If you see anyone with a free-range toddler out for a day on the pier, you can assume that person, at best, is ambivalent about the child's survival.

9/22/2022 4:21:00 PM

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Cook County judge charged with domestic battery after Beverly incident: CPD

CPD said a woman was found with a large laceration on the left side of her face from broken glass.

When will Cook County State's Attorney face charges for HER incident? All hail the double standard!
But Kim Foxx is protected?

9/22/2022 2:00:00 PM

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Cook County Judge Carl Boyd arrested on domestic battery charges

Cook County Judge Carl Boyd arrested on domestic battery charges

How come he didn't get the Foxx treatment?
Immediately remove from the bench until investigation is handled by an outside agency.

9/22/2022 4:00:00 AM

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Chicago Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for 6-Figure Penalty in Public Records Dispute

Chicago Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for 6-Figure Penalty in Public Records Dispute

9/22/2022 3:21:00 AM

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Cook County judge faces domestic violence charge, officials say

Cook County judge faces domestic violence charge, officials say

Address alone tells me he was an 'equity seat'. Purge these scumbags.
This explains the coddling of thugs. Birds of a feather….

9/22/2022 2:13:00 AM

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Cook County teen previously accused of possessing stolen vehicle, arrested again for same crime: prosecutors

“At just sixteen-years-old, the juvenile charged in this case now finds himself facing multiple serious felony charges and the possibility of a transfer to adult court,” said DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin.

Glad he was caught in tough on crime DuPage County.

9/22/2022 12:02:00 AM

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