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  • Death of Harold Washington, Chicago's first black mayor, stunned the city

     Death of Harold Washington, Chicago's first black mayor, stunned the city
    The death of Chicago's first black mayor was marked by tears of sorrow, words of praise — and down-and-dirty politicking. A few days after Harold Washington had a fatal heart attack in his City Hall office, 25 years ago Nov. 25, a Tribune reporter...
  • Panic in the court! Cellphone ban should be a last resort, not a first step

     
    Earlier this week, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans wisely delayed implementation of a policy that, with few exceptions, will prohibit the public from bringing cellphones into county courthouses. Wiser still would have been a decision to scrap the...
  • Evans makes a bad call

     
    In the posts below you will another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans: Brace yourself. That’s all I can say, since you ignored...
  • Dart v. Evans v. Preckwinkle

     
    Originally published April 17; moved to the top of the blog because it's the subject of my Friday print column. I've been meaning to get to this extraordinary spat on "Chicago Tonight" earlier this month. WTTW-Ch. 11 invited Cook County......
  • Common sense locked out in Cook County Jail dispute

     
    Judges, not law enforcement officials, need to take responsibility for which prisoners get released on home monitoring Friday's print column Something extremely odd happened in the Cook County criminal court system in November: Suddenly, and without...
  • Voters: It’s time to say ‘when’ to the insiders

     
    For those in Cook County who care about the state of our politics — and I’ll offer evidence in a moment to demonstrate how depressingly small your number is — here’s a helpful slogan to remember as you prepare to......
  • Judge steps aside in case involving Daley nephew

    Judge steps aside in case involving Daley nephew
    The special prosecutor in the case of Richard Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley, is asking that a judge from outside Cook County be assigned to the case to avoid the appearance of impropriety. Cook County Judge Arthur Hill has recused...
  • Chief judge asks state high court to put judge outside Cook Co. on Koschman case

    Chief judge asks state high court to put judge outside Cook Co. on Koschman case
    Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans said today he has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to name a judge from outside of Cook County to preside over the trial of a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in a 2004 death of David Koschman. Evans agreed to a...
  • Probationer held after taking cell phone photo in court

    Probationer held after taking cell phone photo in court
    Two days after Cook County rolled out the first phase of its cellphone ban, a former convict from Chicago was taken into custody today after he used his phone to take photos of a circuit judge in a suburban courthouse, authorities said. While Judge...
  • Electronics ban starts today at Cook County courthouse

    Electronics ban starts today at Cook County courthouse
    A crackdown on cellphones and other electronics in Cook County criminal courthouses begins Monday at the busiest criminal court facility in the country. The ban on smartphones, computer tablets and other electronic devices takes effect Monday at the...
  • Cook County Board wants more details on foreclosure program

    At a time when more than 75,000 mortgage foreclosures are pending in Cook County, commissioners are asking for more scrutiny of a mediation program designed to help homeowners navigate the foreclosure process. Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans&...