Cook County News

Effort is praised by faith and community leaders from the Reclaim Campaign Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle together with Cook County Commissioners Jerry Butler, Bridget Gainer, Jesus Garcia and Robert Steele today announced a significant investment of $500,000 for community-based restorative justice programs. Faith and community leaders from the Reclaim Campaign, a coalition calling... Read More
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle held a positive and productive meeting today to discuss issues of mutual concern facing Cook County. The meeting included substantive discussions on a range of issues, including the need for pension reform, criminal justice reform and tax reform. Governor-elect Rauner and President Preckwinkle pledged to... Read More
A series of open houses will be hosted by the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (CCDoTH) as part of its public outreach campaign around the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The open houses are designed to provide updates on where planning currently stands and solicit feedback from County residents, business owners and other... Read More
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weather.... Read More
“I commend President Obama for recognizing the importance of immigration reform on millions of lives and using his executive authority to begin moving forward on this issue. Over time, our nation has made tremendous progress in confronting inequality based on gender, race or sexual orientation. The last frontier is how we treat the undocumented. Here... Read More