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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...
  • Lawsuit: Ex-court worker was harassed for being Muslim

    A former child care attendant for the Cook County Circuit Court has sued the court, its chief judge and her former supervisor, alleging they harassed her because she's Muslim. In a suit filed last month, Fozyia Huri, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin,...
  • Cook County targeting employee sick day reduction

    Cook County government employees took an average of 6.7 hours a month in sick time last year, amounting to nearly 10 extra days of paid time off, according to a first-of-its kind county management report County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released...
  • 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&...
  • Few camera problems in Wisconsin courts

    Few camera problems in Wisconsin courts
    At the sentencing for the man who killed her daughter, Barbara Manhart testified about devastating loss. Minutes later, the defendant's mother also testified, offering condolences to Manhart. And in between those statements, the woman injured in the...
  • Phones, tablets, laptops banned in Cook Co. criminal courts

    Phones, tablets, laptops banned in Cook Co. criminal courts
    Citing an increasing concern that gang members are using handheld electronic devices to influence courtroom proceedings, the top judge in Cook County announced today the general public will be barred from bringing cell phones, tablet computers and other...
  • 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...
  • How clout keeps court cases secret

    How clout keeps court cases secret
    On the eighth floor of the Daley Center, behind a locked metal door, is a narrow room known as the vault. Within its walls reside files that Cook County Circuit Court judges have ordered hidden from the public, something they have done hundreds of...
  • County Board votes to merge job-training programs with city

    County Board votes to merge job-training programs with city
    Cook County commissioners voted Tuesday to combine job training programs with the City of Chicago in a bid to cut costs. A single not-for-profit organization would be created to administer all the job training in the county, rather than having separate...
  • Cook County judge faces battery charge after Daley Center incident

    Cook County judge faces battery charge after Daley Center incident
    A Cook County judge is free following her arrest on charges of misdemeanor battery for allegedly shoving a sheriff's deputy and tossing a set of keys at a security checkpoint in the Daley Center downtown. Judge Cynthia Brim was taken into custody by...
  • Cook County judge removed from duties following arrest

    Cook County judge removed from duties following arrest
    A Cook Countyjudge was removed from the bench Monday following separate incidents last week in which she was arrested after shoving a courthouse deputy and ordered to leave her Markham courtroom after launching a lengthy tirade. The Cook County circuit...