| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Cook County medical examiner will have the power to cremate bodies in some cases rather than letting them stack up in the morgue under a package of new rules commissioners approved Wednesday.
Medical Examiner Dr. Stephen Cina has said approving...
| Aug 28, 2013
As a Cook County Commissioner, I, along with my fellow Commissioners from the western and southwestern suburbs, have the responsibility to appoint a replacement to the Metra board to fill the vacancy left by former Chairman Brad O’Halloran. ...
| Jun 30, 2013
One is a labor lawyer. Another heads a company that sells firefighting equipment. One runs a construction company.
Of the 11, only five have held elective office. And just one has any railroad experience.
They are the board of directors of Metra,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:12 AM
A Cook County judge has set July 24 and 25 as the dates for the jury trial of former Cook County board member Anthony Peraica, who was charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property for allegedly destroying an election sign for his opponent...
| Aug 23, 2012
The son of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is forging a successful insurance career in the Chicago suburbs with the help of mayors who look to his powerful father to advance their political and legislative agendas.
Andrew Madigan, 26, joined the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted today to set a five-year term for the county medical examiner.
The ordinance, which also establishes explicit rules for removing the medical examiner from office, comes after reports in recent weeks that...