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Cook County

Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois, with its county seat in Chicago. It is the second most populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County.

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Cook County hasn't figured out how to inform the state of Illinois about traffic tickets and now 3 people are dead
Cook County failed to notify state about driver's ticket, so his license wasn't revoked. Now he & 3 others are dead.
Police: Man stole SUV at knifepoint in River North...
Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky...
.announces overhaul of Wrongful Convictions Unit (via
Tillerson to go to Russia but will skip NATO meeting next month...
Dear Abby: Get a better job, she tells her fiance...
The Carry Out 3-20-17: “The House held hearings on Russia, wiretapping and whether or not
World Cup champion Bastian Schweinsteiger will join the Chicago Fire: Report...
Police: Woman missing from Chatham for more than a year...
(Chicago Tribune) wounded in hail of gunfire outside County courthouse : A brazen midmorning..
Political analyst Chris Robling: “I believe that the White House is not functioning properly and
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Chance the Rapper returns to open mike that gave him his start...
1 killed, 5 wounded in city shootings on Monday...
GOP leaders propose health care bill changes to help older people, curb Medicaid...
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn: “In theater you can see your vision through to the
Rising hip hop artist WebsterX: “My sound isn’t really restricted to just one place”...
Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report...
Chance the Rapper returns to 'OpenMike' that gave him his start...
Executive at Mexico newspaper eyed in Brady jersey caper...
Chicago Tribune Man wounded in hail of gunfire outside Cook County courthouse Chicago Tribune
'Dancing with the Stars' celebrates 400 episodes, 24 seasons...
Promises made, promises kept: WGN Investigates looks at Pres. Trumps first 2 months in office...
Members of & rallying in Arlington Heights to to $13/hr in ALL of Cook…
Spring rains to visit the area in coming days...
Our Cook County Bond Court redesign is one of 2017 World Changing Ideas! See the list here
Georgia middle school teacher busted in $6M drug raid...
Man shot 6 times in groin walking to Cook County courthouse, police say
This will be an important week for Chicago Bulls' playoff chances...
Illinois introduces Brad Underwood as men’s basketball coach...
Matt Szczur's all-around play establishing him as dependable major-leaguer...
Defending champion Cubs entering season with slightly more serious tone...
Dupage county doesn't give first time homebuyers a grant so looks like in a couple years I'll be back in cook county
Cubs David Ross makes his dancing debut; Teammates cheer him on...
Laptops, other electronics banned on some international flights...
A 22-year-old man was shot six times while on his way to the Cook County Criminal Court building in Chicago...
PHOTOS: 'Dancing with the Stars' season 24 premiere...
Appeals panel: Cook County can go back three years to grab taxes for improper homestead ... -
Do you think Counties should have the right to make The debate continues in
📷 Electric chair installed at Cook County Jail on Aug. 9, 1927. The chair was made by inmates.
The mysterious case of Philippe Loizon and $200,000 charged to Cook County taxpayers
Cubs' David Ross scores high marks on 'Dancing with the Stars'...
Village Board about need to throughout Cook County: "We can't survive on $8.25" https:/…
it wasn't the Russians that told Trump how to win an American Election.Was it Quinn that told you how to win Cook County ..no
History, health point to Brett Anderson getting nod as Cubs' fifth starter...
Sick of Cook County Property Tax appeal sham. Meet the politicians getting rich off Chicago’s property-tax scheme
A man was shot in his groin 6 times in a drive-by shooting near the Cook County Criminal Courthouse this morning…
Man accused of robbery at College of DuPage arrested in Texas...
How is it possible to break a weather temperature record at O’Hare International Airport when it
Cops fire shots when shoplifting suspects try to run them over, police say...
Airlines’ tech troubles make frustrations soar – but who is to blame?...
This is an error: Less than 1% of people in police custody in Cook County ever speak with an attorney. Should be 'FEWER than..."
Do we need to repeat history like Cook County Chicago is doing right this very instant? You know, that rip off place >>>=>
Evanston residents sue alderman candidate over home renovations...
Freed suspect Kamari Belmont's luck turned bad in hail of gunfire
Still radical at 75, Bernardine Dohrn says turn Cook County Jail into park
Lake-effect system dumps nearly 8 inches of snow on Chicago...
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Check out our newest MIT Spotlight: Carla Cook in Marshall County!
Texas executes man who killed 2 and tried to attack judge: 'I promise, I'm sorry'
Intricate decoration on the old Cook County Hospital. Chicago
Grandmother denied guardianship of Heather Mack’s baby...
Welcome to Kim Foxx, the new prosecutor in Cook County. Excited to have her office participating in
Lyft gains due to Uber's recent woes, but still has a long way to go...
Northewestern arrives in Salt Lake, ready to face Valpo...
Woman’s headphones explode after she falls asleep on flight to Australia...
Chicago police vow to continue reforms but offers few details...
Peavler adds, "I've been assured by my County Commissioner, Kevin Cook, that I'll have all the time I need to make a presentation."
White House comments on Trump tax info before TV report...
Anthony Rizzo did what to motivate the Cubs?...
Louie Vaccher previews Northwestern’s first-ever NCAA Tournament on Sports Feed...
Sushi donuts are the latest food craze...
Cable TV host Rachel Maddow says she has Trump’s tax returns...
Cubs’ Miguel Montero ‘looking as good as he has here maybe ever’...
Controversial assignment draws backlash from suburban students, parents...
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Brian Bedo discusses March Madness and the Bulls’ madness on Sports Feed...
Expert tips for filling out a winning NCAA Tournament bracket...
Proud of my son Robby Standley who is assist cook at The Hatch
CPD releases plans for police department reforms...
Good to be at an event supporting who has been an inspiring public servant for Cook County!
Next U.S. attorney in Chicago must be an anti-violence warrior...
Bernardine Dohrn says bulldoze Cook County Jail & turn it into a park, we couldn't agree more
Chicago is 50% of the Cook County population but over 80% of the jail population. 86% are black and brown.
Grandmother tries again for custody of Heather Mack's baby...
BREAKING: Cook County Chief Judge appoints counsel for all arrestees; public defenders can represent arrestees at the…
Congratulations to our Senior VP Kathy Donahue for being named a Cook County unsung heroine!
Lawsuit asks court to order Cook County to look into alleged discrepancies in Circuit Clerk funds
Rikers Island is Homan Square is what is likely happens at Cook County
Chicago man who beat murder case killed minutes after leaving Cook County Jail:
of Cook County n when Mayor Emanuel has 4 sports stadiums n 2 airports & city gets
2nd case of mumps confirmed at Barrington school...
Breaking report on Evanston policing shows real and serious racial inequity. We need new leadership, real progress.
Jets to release former Bears receiver Marshall...
Senate confirms Carson, Perry for housing, energy posts...
I forget the book, but remember World Book Day...
Islamic State dumped bodies in desert sinkhole. Full scale of killings might not be known for years.
Man, 20, shot in leg in Fernwood...
Katie you can go to south central LA or Cook county in Chi to see real death & despair in USA
EPA warns of lead in water in East Chicago...
With no 'glimmer of remorse,' man who killed Naperville roommate gets 20 years...
nah (I also live in Cook county, so I saw the games/news)
Jason Heyward staying with the process after 0-for-11 start to spring...
At least 15 cold deaths reported in Cook County this winter. Read Blog:
Immigration, music bookings and a SXSW music conference controversy...
Betsy DeVos was on to something; bear put two Connecticut schools on lockdown...
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Total species found in Cook County during the Big Year Count: 250+:
Silencing the Guns: Our silence will continue to equal death...
Editorial: Bring on a special prosecutor to probe Russia scandal...
Senate toys with tax on private eyes, piercings — but little else...
Offduty Cook County Sheriff deputy shot in leg
3 seriously injured in rollover crash in Austin...
Varsity wins at Ware County 9-4. On to Adel tomorrow night to face Cook. 5:30 start.
Anti-Cruelty Society reopens after dog flu outbreak...
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx talks about her new program for non-violent offe... Read Blog:
HHGregg to close almost 90 stores...
Take a spin on these 15 light-up musical seesaws headed to Navy Pier next week...
Steinberg: But who WANTS Oprah as president? Or Trump in Chicago?...
What is the earliest-in-the year date for severe weather in the Chicago area?...
Addison Russell, big bopper? It sounds like a good plan to him...
Big Shoulders Fund receives grant for Catholic schools...
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ to make Disney history with first openly *** character...
Cook County inmates who are too poor to post bond may soon get a reprieve
Former Little League coach charged with sexual abuse, assault of 2 boys...
Pence, not Trump, to give Notre Dame commencement address...
The Cook County Sheriff and the Corrections Department continue to play the blame game with each other
Layoffs in Philadelphia raise concern about impact of Cook County soda tax - Chicago Tribune
Accused killer mistakenly released from prison prompts change in old Cook County and Illinois Corrections policy.…
ICYMI: The Cook County Record talked with Diane Romza-Kutz about a new whistleblower suit
Possible plane engine explosion under investigation at O'Hare...
Charges dropped against man accused in shooting that left teen paralyzed: Cook County prosecutors dropped felony…
Project that could raise Peoples Gas bills under investigation...
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx alters bail system; suspects who can't post bonds up to $1,000 could be freed
Lackey brings the edge back to Cubs’ repeat effort in 2017...
Cook County Jail is a joke they let another murder out by mistake as they say get rid of sheriff and deputies start over
Man, 18, charged with attempted murder in Gary triple shooting...
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Cook County inmates unable to post some bonds to be released
Cubs’ Zastryzny exits game with bruised calf in Cubs loss to Reds...
Turbulence forces flight from San Diego to Chicago to divert to Denver...
Suspected killer mistakenly released from custody...
Wolfgang Puck asks court to reduce heat in trademark fight over 'The Kitchen' - Cook County Record
Joe Maddon says Cubs have more young talent on the way...
Former dem, Cook County, IL. I know. MI recount was canceled bc of more votes than registered.
White Sox get glimpse of future vs. Cubs with Lucas Giolito, Yoan Moncada...
Bobby Portis unclear on demotion, happy to be back in Bulls rotation...
At least 1 dead after small plane crashes into California home...
1 dead, 5 injured as small plane crashes into two homes in California...
The Cook County Jail now houses the largest MI population anywhere in America. It's bad. https…
Rick Renteria's return to Cubs complex sparks talk of a beer with Joe Maddon...
Police searching for inmate mistakenly released from state custody
Raven wants more than a rose from Nick on 'The Bachelor'...
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Chris Emma looks ahead to Bears free agency on Sports Feed...
Cook's book brought to life at Bell Field...
Temperatures set to roller coaster into March...
A Cook County Jail inmate got 4 years in prison for an attempted armed robbery. Then he was accidentally set free…
Des Plaines man gets probation for lying in probe of Cook County court clerk
Dr Shannon, CEO of Cook County Hospital System says been transformational to giving healthcare. https:/…
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. speaks about his divorce...
Uber exec out after failing to disclose sexual harassment allegation at Google: report...
Born on the north side (Wicker Park), grew up in Palatine in Cook County, went to Bradley in Peoria and U of Ill. in Springfld
Usually it's Cook County with the accidental release.
Home care aide providers convicted for defrauding Medicaid funds...
wow, WGN.you guys have really gone downhill... IDOC released him, not Cook County.
Weeks before fire killed 2 children, complaint about lack of heat filed...
and the conflict continue over Can a county impose law on the cities within?…
SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year...
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For me, the huge wards and dark tunnels of Cook County Hospital in the same time period.
Today my staff & the cook county assessor office assisted 30th ward & 8th district constituents with there tax exem…
"I was from the sticks - the Appalachian sticks - and Cook County Courthouse was a real eye-opener..." Gail, at
Any major Democrat run city has voter fraud. Can't wait for an investigation into Cook County's dead voters. Jail 'me all!
Cook County Jail released inmate by mistake - WGN-TV
Cook County Jail released inmate by mistake
Spy themed restaurant ‘SafeHouse’ brings mystery and espionage to Chicago...
Chicago murder suspect mistakenly released by IDOC in Will County...
A Cook County Sheriff was rear ended by the offenders vehicle - He's okay
Chicken at Subway restaurant found to contain about 50 percent chicken DNA...
Cook County Jail released inmate by mistake via
Murder suspect is mistakenly released from jail.
Roussel has hat trick, Benn lifts Stars over Lightning in OT...
Lawmakers say Trump's words matter — and hurt the country's standing abroad...
Simply stated, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is steadfast and surprising...
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An off-duty Cook County Sheriff's deputy was shot in the leg about 8:30 tonight. In good condition
the after party is at Cook County Saloon. See you there
Man shot while driving on Dan Ryan...
2 women wounded in Park Manor shooting...
Dear Abby: Late to bed, late to rise makes mom, kids tardy...
'California is a nation, not a state': A fringe movement wants a break from the U.S.
No. 8 Evanston shines in rout of No. 5 Simeon in City-Suburban Showdown...
Man, 26, wounded in Wrightwood drive-by shooting...
CHICAGO A Cook County Sheriffs Deputy was shot this evening. Now on
Cubs don’t let rain make their day a complete wash...
IL - Cook County correctional officer was shot in the leg Saturday evening on Chicago's South Side, police said.
I have a weapon Lenny Bruce had on him when he was arrested in Chicago (inherited from a Cook County Sheriff). Its…
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WGN’s Larry Potash Pat Tomasulo make the list of 50 Hottest News Anchors in the World...
Off-duty Cook County Sheriff deputy shot in leg:
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“Revise the Psalm”: Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks as she turns 100...
Glitter Hatchimals on the way for summer 2017...
Off-duty Cook County correctional officer shot in Englewood
(Chicago Tribune) filing provides insight into how 5 shot during drug robbery : A Cook County Judge on..
Wolves win in Texas for the first time in three seasons...
JUST IN: Phone records show Cook County Clerk Dorothy Brown was in close contact w/ hiree who paid $15,000 "bribe" for clerk…
Blackhawks play well in return to ice but fall to Oilers 3-1...
BREAKING: Cook County Sheriff's Dept says off-duty officer was shot in leg at 73rd and Aberdeen; transported to hospital in…
Education Secretary DeVos criticized teachers at D.C. school she visited mdash: and they're not
Not only can I cook really intricate dishes I can also make ramen, goldfish, and cheese taste good. Thanks summit county jail!
Man charged with killing an 11 year old girl in Chicago was attacked in Cook County Jail before bond court:
Chicago police: Off-duty Cook County officer shot in the leg on the South Side -
Brown loses as Cook County commissioners vote down $37,000 photography contract for court clerk
CHICAGO (WLS) -- More than 100 people were arrested in Cook County, Lake County and northwest suburban Arlington...
Mystery voicemails about ComEd bills lead to another company's urgent sales pitch...
My question is when Cook County is going to broken up. It's an anchor around the waist of IL.
Please join when it meets on 2/16, at 4 p.m. in the Cook County Board Room, Room 567, 118 N. Clark,
What do Abraham Lincoln, Mary Baker Eddy, and a chaplain at Cook County Jail have in common?
Mystery Voicemails about ComEd bills to another company's sales pitch...
It's back. Officials urge Cook County dog owners to vaccinate for canine flu.
Man charged with hate crime in synagogue vandalism out on bond...
108 arrested in Illinois in sex sting; 752 arrested across US
Even in Cook County there are maybe 25 gun shops and they still are required to abide local law. Ind doesn't.
. So now that you can own guns in Chicago they come from where ? Non-Chicago Cook County?
Chicago and Cook County has some of the strongest gun laws in the book, but Indiana doesn't. 4/x
Arrest in Los Angeles, Tennessee, and now Chicago. These pedophile rings are under attack. Go Trump!
Turning cooler as winds pick up out of the northeast...
Let's hope we can have some success in putting an end to the violence plaguing Chicago, and at times other cities... h…
They gone beat his *** in Jail, especially if he in Cook County lmao
An opinion piece on a Cook County judge giving 10 days in jail to the guy who crushed a cyclist while driving drunk
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Lakeview Christian Academy has announced that their boy's basketball game in Cotton vs Cook County has been canceled for tonight.
Stand up for women! Let's get on Cook County Jail today and tell them what animals they are for forcing a woman to give birth in her cell.
Andersonville's Swedish Bakery to close after 88 years...
they dug her up in Cook County IL she voted 10x
Former Cook County Medical Examiner Dr. Nancy Jones - the first woman in the prestigious position – has died…
Blackhawks hold on for harrowing win after great start...
16-year-old girl reported missing from Jefferson Park...
Explosive findings about thousands of gas leaks in Chicago area...
Music student with asylum fears leaving country to perform, visit family after travel ban...
U of C terrorism research raises questions about executive order...
Today in the sketchy parts of southern Cook County I saw a bald eagle and 3 coyotes, so the world isn't entirely terrible.
Wauconda High School students evacuated for bomb threat...
Students charged in Wauconda High School bomb threat...
Cook County area in Chicago and suburban. They can keep it even if they gave it away who would move their .OBUMER 3rd world.
Hoping for an "adrenaline boost" in flagging neighborhoods, Cook County is selling more than 4,000 vacant lots
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Police need help identifying woman found in Lakeview...
Why is your cell phone bill skyrocketing?...
Illinois State Redbirds play in memory of late coach...
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The Carry Out 2-2-17: “There’s nothing worse than having a great photo sharing app only to see
But doctors in hospitals like Cook County (which is fictional) don't see a ton of the money. It goes a lot of places. Medication is $
The people of Chicago and cook county should be protesting in the streets for what the left-wing Democrats did to them🤡
Michael Cerami looks ahead to the Cubs’ 2017 season on Sports Feed...
remember the game when that catcher from the Cook County Cubs sucker punched AJ ?
I live in Cook county and border one of Chicago's most dangerous hoods. We do need help, as in education and jobs.
2 seriously wounded in Grand Crossing shooting...
Detained Jordanian teen sent to Chicago couldn't talk to lawyers for days...
Sneed: Ditka defends Brady after QB ripped for backing Trump...
Streamwood man gets 26 years for robbing cop, firing gun...
Snapchat's parent company files for IPO, seeks to raise $3 billion...
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That will not ever be looked into! Calfornica is controlled by a very corrupt Democratic Party machine!!! Worse tha…
Krispy Kreme giving away free doughnuts until Feb. 28...
1-0 starting off against cook county. Starting region tomorrow with Camden!🎾
Northwestern needs Welsh-Ryan crowd to roar while it still can...
Cook County Jail braces for blitz of "sick calls" during Super Bowl ...
Man charged in Gold Coast shooting that wounded off-duty Cook County deputy:
Buffalo Grove police searching for 2 suspects in robberies...
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s officer was among three men shot in a fight in Gold Coast.
In its 1st year 40K uninsured below 200% FPL will be moved from Carelink to the new cook county direct access progr…
Project also involves and city of Chicago.
Cook County courts double bonds for gun crimes, but suspects getting out twice as fast by me, ht…
Two robberies reported overnight in Buffalo Grove...
Get your MEN WHO COOK for the Will County Children's Advocacy Center yummy fundraiser tickets TODAY!
Three home burglaries reported in Ashburn...
UPDATE: 1 questioned in Gold Coast shooting that wounded 3, including off-duty Cook County courts deputy
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Cook County courts deputy, 2 others wounded in off-duty shooting outside McFadden's
In Chicago, a revolving door in the criminal justice system keeps gang members out of jail on bond
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She is the Detective for the Dead in Cook County, Illinois.
CHICAGO-Cook County courts raise bonds for gun crimes — but suspects getting out faster
Friendship forms when ailing 89-year-old moves in with young neighbor in Calif.
3 people shot in Gold Coast overnight. One of the victims is an off-duty Cook County Correctional officer.
3 shot outside busy Gold Coast bar overnight, including an off-duty officer
Possible aces Lucas Giolito and Michael Kopech at core of White Sox rebuild...
Tech coaches of Lake/Cook County meetup this Friday, 2-4pm at Hawthorn Middle North in Vernon Hills. Be there! htt…
Bruce Rauner would surrender Cook County. I have no doubt.
I'm at Cook County 6th Municipal Court in Markham in Markham, IL
another Forgotten American, Joe has experienced the racist corrupt Cook County court system by too famil…
campaign!! That's why I changed my address from my parents house 2 d Reynolds office cuz d Cook County Sheriff ws dropping court
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Top Five(1/18/17): President Obama meets the press one last time, Lady Gaga promises a great
Kim Foxx, Cook County States Attorney, tells us, "I need you to hold me accountable." h…
Moving companies are vowing not help the Chargers move to L.A.
losing his job/being indicted. Nor the Cook County States Attorney. Does that happen in ANY other city in ANY other state?
Today in 2008 alum John H Stroger Jr died 1st African-American president of the Cook County (IL) Board of Commissioners.
Take a look inside most expensive home in US; $250M mansion includes helicopter...
5th guilty plea in sub sandwich pot smuggling scheme at Cook County Jail
Cook County Sheriffs deputies searching area in Indian Head Park - possible home invasion
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It’s time for seniors to apply for their senior and senior freeze exemptions by Feb. 8.
Discontent in DC: Lawmakers, citizens protest Trump inauguration as celebrations begin...
4 cops at Laquan McDonald shooting suspended for faulty dashcams...
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