CHICAGO | The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. heated up Monday when Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle endorsed state Sen. Toi Hutchinson over former state Rep. Robin Kelly, her onetime aide.
CHICAGO | As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm — an effort that has national gun-rights advocates already considering a legal challenge.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
On Wednesday, boxes of ammunition line the shelves of a gun shop in Tinley Park. On Thursday, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle proposed a tax of 5 cents a bullet and $1 for a box of 20.
HARVEY | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday the county will proceed with the resurfacing of Center Street in Harvey from 159th to 171st street, despite a lack of federal funding.
CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday made public her choice for a new medical examiner, saying she wants to hire a former deputy medical examiner from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who most recently was an official with the University of Miami’s tissue bank.
CHICAGO | Beginning Tuesday, people wishing to see the Cook County Board in action no longer will have to make the trek to the county building downtown.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Saturday that women will have to work harder if they are to close society's gender gaps.
CHICAGO | While County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continues to push for the closure of Oak Forest Hospital, as many as 1,100 county health workers are facing layoffs, according to union officials.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will deliver the graduation address at Prairie State College's 52nd annual commencement ceremony on May 21.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Add civics teacher to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's resume.
CHICAGO | The snow might be long gone, but Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management are seeking to link local municipalities and other eligible applicants with federal disaster funding for costs associated with …
CHICAGO | Cook County launched a new website Tuesday for residents to interact with the county government.
CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Todd Stroger presided over his last meeting Wednesday.
CHICAGO | For Forrest Claypool, whose insurgent challenge as an independent against the party he has called home for decades, the end was bitter.
CHICAGO | A day after her victory in the race to head the Cook County Board, longtime Chicago Alderwoman Toni Preckwinkle is already turning her attention to budget issues.
CHICAGO | The Shakman decree, a broad federal court order prohibiting Cook County and other municipal authorities from using political activity to determine governmental employment, recently became a matter of debate for the Cook County Board of Commissioners' Finance Committee.
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