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Cook County

Cook County
Cook County is the biggest county in the state of Illinois and includes Chicago and many of the surrounding suburbs in the northeast corner of the state. According to the U.S. Census, the county covered about 945 square miles and its population was 5,288,655 in 2006. The county was named after Daniel Pope Cook, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the early 1800s. Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President.
Cook County is the biggest county in the state of Illinois and includes Chicago and many of the surrounding suburbs in the northeast corner of the state. According to the U.S. Census, the county covered about 945 square miles and its population was 5,288,655 in 2006. The county was named after Daniel Pope Cook, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the early 1800s. Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. « Show less

Top Cook County Articles

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  • Couple, Baby Girl Killed in Crash on 710 Freeway

    Couple, Baby Girl Killed in Crash on 710 Freeway
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A baby girl, her father and a woman were killed in a crash on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach late Monday night. Firefighters arrived at the scene, just south of Long Beach Boulevard, shortly before 11 p.m. Monday. According...
  • Artists for the Arts

    Allie Mac Kay was live with international recording artists "Venice" for a preview of their annual benefit concert "For The Arts" concert. SMMUSD Student Musicians will join international recording artists Venice, singer/songwriter Glen Phillips (Toad...
  • Supreme Court to Rule on Crack Cocaine Sentences

    Supreme Court to Rule on Crack Cocaine Sentences
    WASHINGTON -- Nearly two years ago, President Obama signed into law a "fair sentencing" act to reduce the long prison terms meted out to people who were caught with small amounts of crack cocaine. But the law did not make clear whether it should apply...
  • Cops: Charges filed in fatal Lakeview stabbing

    Cops: Charges filed in fatal Lakeview stabbing
    A 52-year-old man has been charged with murder after police said he fatally stabbed his roommate during a violent domestic quarrel inside their Lakeview neighborhood home Monday night. Authorities approved murder charges about 3:30 p.m. for Herbert Van...
  • DCFS director: High caseload problem 'out of hand'

    DCFS director: High caseload problem 'out of hand'
    The caseloads of state child-welfare investigators have "gotten out of hand," climbing so high in many cases that they no longer comply with federal requirements, an official said Wednesday. Richard Calica, the director of the Illinois Department of...
  • The Voter Blind Spot

    The Voter Blind Spot
    Ever stand in the voting booth on election day wondering why in the world you're asked to select from dozens of judges of whom you know nothing?  A judge has one of the most important jobs in society.  Balancing the scales of Lady Justice while holding...
  • Autistic Child Found Safe After Wandering From Cumberland County Home

    Autistic Child Found Safe After Wandering From Cumberland County Home
    A 4-year-old autistic child is back home safe after he wandered away from his family's Cumberland County home. This occurred around 10:45 a.m. on Monday morning when state police say he opened a locked door and walked away. It happened along the first...
  • April 17: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Are you concerned about security in Chicago during the NATO summit? Yes: 40% No: 60% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Until this scandal, were you aware of what the General Services Administration did with your tax dollars? Yes: 10% No: 90%...
  • Oklahoma Woman Finds Dog, Ring in Tornado Rubble

    Oklahoma Woman Finds Dog, Ring in Tornado Rubble
    WOODWARD, Oklahoma -- Emilee Neagle and her family had just 26 minutes to leave their house the night a tornado hit her town of Woodward, Oklahoma. "The wind was blowing and it woke me up," Neagle said of the moments before she fled. She heard that...
  • 17-Year FDNY Vet, 9/11 Hero Dies While Battling Brooklyn Blaze

    17-Year FDNY Vet, 9/11 Hero Dies While Battling Brooklyn Blaze
    Firefighters are in mourning today following the death of Lt. Richard Nappi of Engine Company 237 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The 17-year veteran died Monday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while fighting a stubborn box fire in a warehouse. Nappi, a...
  • April 17: Author - Peter Nolan, Campaign

    April 17: Author - Peter Nolan, Campaign
    Peter Nolan To purchase a copy of the book: Campaign!: The 1983 Election that Rocked Chicago
  • April 17: Focus on Family - Father and Son Outings

    April 17: Focus on Family - Father and Son Outings
    Kidwinks Father and Son Outings First Division Museum at Cantigny Park Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...