Many of you know Toni Preckwinkle as a longtime Chicago politician. Currently, she's Cook County Board President, a seat she's held since 2010.Before that, she served for almost 20 years as alderman of the 4th ward.But where was she at 25?
A national criminal justice agency is calling for the closure of Cook County's long-troubled Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and is suggesting the county needs to reform the way it deals with detaining juveniles.The JTDC has a storied past, complete with citations over unsanitary conditions and
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office will be getting an overhaul. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday there will be changes in personnel, policy and protocol in the medical examiner’s office.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is gearing up for a vote on her 2012 budget on Friday, even though the county still has not struck a deal with labor unions to avert nearly 800 layoffs.Preckwinkle’s administration estimates the layoffs will save $40 million next year, at a time when the