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Toni Preckwinkle

Toni Preckwinkle
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010.
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010. « Show less

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  • Preckwinkle chooses Fla. doctor to be new medical examiner

    Preckwinkle chooses Fla. doctor to be new medical examiner
    Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle has appointed a new county medical examiner. Dr. Stephen Cina is currently the Associate Medical Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the University of Miami`s tissue bank. If approved by the Board of...
  • Teen dies at youth lockup: 'They knew he was not well'

    Teen dies at youth lockup: 'They knew he was not well'
    Last week, Georgia Bell promised her 16-year-old grandson that she would visit him in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center on Saturday. But just as the 62-year-old Gresham woman was preparing to leave her home, where Terry Bell Jr. had lived since...
  • U.S. report criticizes Cook County's discontinued police car camera program

    U.S. report criticizes Cook County's discontinued police car camera program
    A troubled Cook County program put faulty camera equipment in police cars, wasting perhaps millions of federal dollars, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said in an audit released this morning. Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Michael...
  • Federal immigration official warns Preckwinkle about policy

    The nation's top immigration official has written a stern warning to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle about her policy that allowed Saul Chavez to skip bail and run out on felony charges. "This ordinance undermines public safety in Cook...
  • Convicted briber back on the job

    Convicted briber back on the job
    Americans believe in second chances, but a WGN investigation reveals this probably wasn’t the kind of second chance most people had in mind. The story begins with Chicago’s infamous “Operation Incubator” and the man who got...
  • Democrats build campaign staffs for 8th Congressional race

    Tammy Duckworth, preparing for her second run for Congress, is hiring polling, media and direct mail firms for a highly anticipated race against Raja Krishnamoorthi in the newly drawn 8th Congressional District. The new 8th District, located in the...
  • Pot citations possible instead of booking, top cop says

    Pot citations possible instead of booking, top cop says
    In a potential shift in attitude, Chicago police may begin issuing citations to people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of locking them up and booking them, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today. The superintendent’s remarks...
  • Saturday, August 20, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:10 a.m.  What is it like to have the President of the United States visit your company in a small rural Illinois community? You’ll find out when Orion visits with Bill Wyffels...
  • Chicago Live!, a little bit newsy, a little bit rock 'n' roll

    Chicago Live!, a little bit newsy, a little bit rock 'n' roll
    I really despise the term “variety show” with all its kitschy “Sonny and Cher,” “Captain & Tenille” and “Carol Burnett Show” connotations. But how else to describe this week’s Chicago Live! lineup?...
  • Cook County board chief announces 'overhaul' of morgue

    Cook County board chief announces 'overhaul' of morgue
    Saying she was "disturbed and discouraged and disappointed," Cook County board president Toni Preckwinkle promised to "overhaul" the medical examiner's office -- and fire some workers -- because of crowded conditions in the morgue. "I've been as...
  • Metra alters ticket policies in addition to fare hikes

    Metra alters ticket policies in addition to fare hikes
    With Metra's biggest-ever fare hikes taking effect today, some riders may be wondering, "What about that old 10-ride ticket I have in my wallet?" Answer: Ten-ride tickets purchased before Nov. 12, 2011, are good for one year from the date of sale stamped...
  • Join us to talk about Public Safety and Chicago's future

    Join us to talk about Public Safety and Chicago's future
    On January 18, Chicago didn’t have a single murder or shooting. That was so unusual -- first time it had happened in nearly a year -- that the Police Department put out a statement letting everyone know what a great day it was. The rest of...