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  • County colleagues honor -- and kid -- John Daley

    County colleagues honor -- and kid -- John Daley
    John Daley’s fellow Cook County Board commissioners surprised him Tuesday with a resolution honoring his two decades as a county leader — and being “human.” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle let out a big laugh when...
  • Suburban Cook gun owners to face fines for not reporting stolen guns

    Suburban Cook gun owners to face fines for not reporting stolen guns
    Firearms owners in suburban Cook County will face fines up to $2,000 if they don't report to police when their guns are lost, stolen or sold under an ordinance commissioners approved today. The plan, pushed by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle,...
  • Prosecutors: Beavers used campaign funds at casino

    Prosecutors: Beavers used campaign funds at casino
    In one afternoon in April 2007, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers cashed three checks from one of three campaign funds – for a total of $6,000 – and went to the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond to gamble, prosecutors alleged today as his...
  • New Cook County budget includes $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike

    New Cook County budget includes $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike
    The cost of buying cigarettes and guns in Cook County will rise next year after commissioners today voted 16-1 to approve County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's $2.95 billion budget. In addition to the $1-per-pack increase on a pack of smokes and a...
  • Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley

    Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley
    Cook County’s top Democrats overwhelmingly endorsed incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn for re-election Friday in a repudiation of the primary challenge offered by an absent Bill Daley, the son and brother of two former mayors. Party leaders in the state&...
  • Emanuel touts bank bailout of Southwest Side arts center

    Emanuel touts bank bailout of Southwest Side arts center
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel headed to the far Southwest Side this afternoon to announce a deal to help bail out the financially struggling Beverly Arts Center. As first reported by the Tribune, city will kick in $250,000 in leftover money from the 2012 NATO...
  • Somebody Nobody Asked™ has advice for Rahm Emanuel

     
    By America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist, for the Sunday paper Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Do not appoint Democratic State Rep. Deb Mell of Chicago to the City Council vacancy created by the retirement of her father, Ald. Dick Mell (33rd).......
  • Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley

    Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley
    The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans. “She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
  • Beavers says feds indicted him on tax charges when he wouldn't wear wire

    Beavers says feds indicted him on tax charges when he wouldn't wear wire
    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted Thursday on charges he failed to pay taxes on tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds that he used to pay off personal expenses. But the storied, tough-talking 77-year-old Democrat denied the...
  • William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges

    William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges
    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, an old-school ward boss who often bragged about his political dominance with a barnyard reference to his virility, was indicted Thursday on charges he pocketed campaign funds and a county stipend without paying...
  • Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares

    Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares
    Instead of icy stares or worse, Cook County Commissioners  William Beavers and John Daley had smiles and a handshake for each other Wednesday when they met face-to-face for the first time publicly since Beavers was indicted and promptly said prosecutors...