Everybody in south suburban Cook County is aware that on April 18, the area was drenched with rain from the storm that knocked out power in many households, caused huge traffic delays and flooded basements.
A Cook County Sheriff's Police Department sweep through the south suburbs this week ended in more than 22 arrests and the recovery of weapons and revoked FOID cards.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | City officials have approved the demolition of four blighted buildings in the next three months with the help of $300,000 from Cook County, according to a news release.
CHICAGO | Cook County government will pay Lynwood about $47,000 as reimbursement for engineering studies related to the multiyear extension of Joe Orr Road east toward the Illinois/Indiana border.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday rejected an effort by one of its members to institute a ban on landfill operations anywhere in the county.
CHICAGO | Cook County government will receive at least $30 million in federal funds to create a loan guarantee program meant to bolster the possibility of real estate development in areas near existing rail transit lines.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Department of Public Health is launching a new ad campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking.
CHICAGO | Cook County has enrolled 37,000 low-income adults in a new program that will provide insurance coverage without cost to patients.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and officials from the U.S. federal housing authority visited Chicago Heights last week to see for themselves the $11 million of federal- and county-funded investments the city has received in recent years, according to a news re…
LANSING | Work resumed Monday on a Wentworth Avenue reconstruction project, forcing the closure of the northbound lane from Ridge Road to 186th Street.
LANSING | Two men are accused of robbing and beating an undercover officer Tuesday evening during a sex sting.
A man accused of stabbing his mother multiple times and leaving her in a ditch was apprehended Thursday night by Flossmoor police.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are seeking a different funding source for a proposed Lake County veterans court after a plan to pay for the program with drug use prevention funds was met by spirited opposition in an Indiana Senate committee Wednesday.
Drivers slid to their destinations during Friday's morning commute, causing police to respond to numerous accidents caused by icy roads.
A winter storm was expected to continue to bring snow into the Chicago area until Wednesday morning.
Area police reported few problems on the roads overnight and early Friday morning after snow fell across the region.
GARY | The Lake County coroner's office is asking for help finding the family of Vincent L. Demus, who died Jan. 12.
SAUK VILLAGE | A Cook County judge Wednesday sentenced a man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Sauk Village teen in 2008 to 75 years in prison.
A wind advisory is in effect with wind gusts of 50 mph whipping through the region.
It's a problem that's almost as old as indoor plumbing in jails, but it's becoming a frequent frustration for the Valparaiso utilities maintenance crews.
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