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County Circuit Clerk's Office Promises Big Changes Amid Missing Records 'Crisis'

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Patrick McCraney/BGA and Dane Placko/FOX 32 | Posted 10.25.2013 | Chicago

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County Court Employee Allegedly A Gang Leader

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

Though he was identified by the Chicago Crime Commission as a leader of a powerful gang in its most recent "Gang Book," a clerk at the Cook County Cir...

Cook County Seeking Former Homeowners: Please Come Claim Foreclosure Cash

Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

Two years after Cook County launched a search engine to help people with foreclosed homes or businesses claim the profits earned in their property sal...

Independent Alderman Leaving Council, Taking On Dorothy Brown

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A longtime independent voice on the Chicago City Council, one who often spoke up against Mayor Richard M. Daley and who seemed poised to be a similar ...

Inspector Finds No Wrongdoing In Dorothy Brown's 'Jeans Day' Program

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown released a report Thursday she said "vindicates" her handling of the "Jeans Day" program in which her employe...

Dorothy Brown's 'Jeans Day' Being Investigated By County

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown may have scrapped her controversial "Jeans Day" fund-raisers, but the county's inspector general is conf...

Todd Stroger: Cook County Board President 'The Lamest Duck Ever'

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger isn't accustomed to getting a lot of respect. Since taking over the job his father once held, he's been ridi...

Illinois Primary 2010: Pat Quinn, Other Candidates Cast Their Ballots (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Candidates gave themselves all the help they could on Tuesday, casting their ballots and sending out final messages to voters as the Illinois primarie...

Campaign Reform

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

All of the candidates in this race were dead, dull and boring.

Toni Preckwinkle Wins: Unseats Todd Stroger For Cook County Board President Nomination

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a sweeping victory over her competitors, Toni Preckwinkle is the predicted winner of the Democratic nomination for Cook County Board President Tues...

Todd Stroger Fires 'Project Shield' Head With Primary Approaching

suntimes.com | Turning Left | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the cusp of the February primary, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has fired the chief executive of one of the county's most controversial ...

Dorothy Brown Sues O'Brien Over Campaign Ad

Chicago Current | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board hopeful Dorothy Brown is fighting mad about a statement made in an opponent's campaign ad -- and she's taking the matter to court. ...

Preckwinkle An "Aunt Jemima": New Fliers Stoke Racial Tension In Cook County Board President's Race

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fliers comparing Ald. Toni Preckwinkle to Aunt Jemima are being distributed in the South Side. The fliers, designed to resemble parking tickets and p...

Preckwinkle, O'Brien Lead In Fundraising, Stroger Trails Badly

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More bad news Friday for Todd Stroger's bid for re-election as Cook County Board President, and it comes in the form of dollars and cents: Stroger was...

Cook County Board President: Toni Preckwinkle Wins Fundraising Battle In Primary Race

chicagopublicradio.org | Produced by Hunter Clauss on Thursday, January 21, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

So far, Chicago Alderman Toni Preckwinkle took in more money in 2010 than any other Democratic candidate for Cook County board president....

Cook County Board President: Toni Preckwinkle, Terrence O'Brien Hit Dorothy Brown On 'Jeans Day' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Jeans Day" could very well be Dorothy Brown's Dukakis-in-the-tank. While her failed oversight of the $3 fines she charged employees for wearing je...

Toni Preckwinkle Emerges As Cook County Board President Front-Runner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Many new indicators released Friday give Toni Preckwinkle a strong lead in the Cook County Board President's race. Most telling among them is a new p...

Preckwinkle Ahead In County Board Race: New Poll Shows 'Significant Lead'

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Ald. Toni Preckwinkle has surged to a significant lead in the Democratic primary for Cook County Board president as she has become better know...

Cook County Board President: Todd Stroger Disputes Preckwinkle's Lead, Says His Own Poll Shows A Tie

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Todd Stroger this morning is touting a new poll that shows a closer race for the Cook County Board President than the Chicago Tribune reported. ...

Dorothy Brown Charges Workers For Wearing Jeans; Where's The Money?

FOX Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I wanted to write a check for $10," said a second employee who spoke on condition of anonymity. "And (the supervisor) said 'why don't you go to the A...

O'Brien, Brown Campaigns Sharing Volunteers, Deny Collaboration

Chicago Sun-Times | TIM NOVAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Political double agents -- that seems the right phrase to describe some volunteers working on the Cook County Board president's race. Their true alle...

Who Should Claypool Voters Choose? Probably Preckwinkle

Paras Bhayani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paras Bhayani

The voters who would have backed Claypool, many of whom live on the North Side and in suburban Cook County, might well be the swing votes in this election.

Danny Davis Hedging On Run For County Board President

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congressman Danny Davis may be backing away from a run for Cook County Board president in order to keep his seat in Washington. Davis has said repeat...

Stroger Rebuffed As Democrats Don't Endorse For County Board President

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a major disappointment for Cook County Board President Todd Stroger, the county's Democratic leaders today have declined to endorse him for re-elec...

Stroger Blames Zell, Bad Data For Low Poll Numbers

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger downplayed his dismal approval rating in a Tribune/WGN poll Thursday and alleged that the low numbers were pa...