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Board of Commissioners

County morgue gets new cooler, more workers

Editorial: Cook County's next top doc

Preckwinkle takes aim at high incarceration rate

Chief Judge Evans escalates feud with Preckwinkle over court backlog

Editorial: Preckwinkle takes on a dangerous situation at Cook County Jail

Troubled juvenile detention center in spotlight at Cook County Board meeting

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved on Wednesday a one-year contract extension for security services at the county’s Juvenile Temporary Detention Center despite vocal opposition from a handful of commissioners and broader questions about the facility, which is under federal control.

Beavers asking to stay free pending appeal

Cook County budget passes unanimously

Cook County Board spends $11.5 million on cameras for court and corrections facilities

The Cook County Board on Wednesday approved a contract for the purchase and installation of some 1,950 security cameras for Circuit Court and Department of Corrections sites within the county.

The procurement contract, which is comprised of two separate bid packages totaling $11.5 million, was awarded to Elk Grove Village-based Broadway Electric Inc. The firm is expected to complete installation of the cameras within the next10 months.

Preckwinkle stands by Berrios in latest flap -- so far