Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.
The Chicago area’s Cook County has filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co., accusing the nation’s biggest mortgage lender of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending practices
Kevin Malone of Hanover Park, Illinois, was arrested Thursday in the small town of Marston, Missouri.
A former Cook County Jail inmate has filed a lawsuit alleging that for much of the time he was locked up he was denied, food, water and was forced to sleep on the floor.
Tom Dart is scheduled to testify before a congressional committee about access to mental health services.
Former Cook County official has been sentenced because of collecting thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered that four lawsuits challenging Illinois’ new pension reform law be consolidated.
More than 80 same-sex couples from Illinois and have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including several from other counties who apparently didn’t want to wait until June 1, when gay marriage becomes legal throughout the state.
Ed Murnane of the Illinois Civil Justice League says this is enemy territory when businesses are hauled into court.
Illinois public health officials say the state’s confirmed the year’s first batch of mosquitoes that have the West Nile virus.