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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

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  • Body Of Missing Northwestern Student From L.I. Found In Harbor

    Body Of Missing Northwestern Student From L.I. Found In Harbor
    A mother's worst fears have come true. The body of a 18-year-old Northwestern University student who had been missing since last weekend has been found. University official Alan Cubbage made the announcement during a Thursday night news conference. "A...

    Employees sue Cook County sheriff for discrimination

    Employees sue Cook County sheriff for discrimination
    Opening arguments are expected Monday afternoon in a federal trial stemming from a lawsuit accusing Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart of political discrimination. The suit was filed by 21 employees from the department's elite Special Operation Response Team,...

    Closing arguments in sheriff's discrimination suit

    Closing arguments in sheriff's discrimination suit
    Closing arguments are set to begin at 10 a.m. in the federal lawsuit accusing Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and others of discrimination. 21 sheriff's deputies filed the suit, claiming they were harassed and passed over for promotions after they supported...

    Weight loss pioneer: 'Drop the fork!'

    Weight loss pioneer: 'Drop the fork!'
    Five minutes with Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch: Weight loss pioneer Jean Nidetch, who once weighed 214 pounds, founded the Weight Watchers organization in 1963 after following an eating regimen prescribed by the New York City Board of Health. Now...