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  • Report: No 'Council Wars' with Cook County Board for Preckwinkle

    Report:  No 'Council Wars' with Cook County Board for Preckwinkle
    When it comes to rubber stamp legislative bodies, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has only a slight edge over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, according to a new report set to be released today by the political science department at the University of...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Sentenced to 6 months, Beavers still swaggering

    Sentenced to 6 months, Beavers still swaggering
    Minutes after he was sentenced Wednesday to six months in prison on tax evasion charges, an unrepentant former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers stood in the lobby of the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, flashed a grin and insisted life was good.    ...
  • Bail denied for Beavers pending appeal

    Bail denied for Beavers pending appeal
    Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers will have to report to prison next week after a federal judge denied his bid Tuesday to remain free while appealing his tax conviction. Attorneys for Beavers argued that he deserved to remain free on...
  • 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...