News & Events

August 8, 2019
Today Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx filed a motion to join in the Village of Melrose Park’s efforts to hold the owners of Westlake Hospital in contempt of court for violating the May 7 order which prohibited the owners from taking steps to close the hospi
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July 12, 2019
Regarding news of the federal indictment of Robert Kelly, Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx released the following statement:
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July 11, 2019
As the Trump Administration continues to attack and threaten America’s immigrant communities with ICE raids, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) is strengthening its efforts to build trust and ensure equitable outcomes for non-citizen defendants in the criminal justice system.
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June 25, 2019
“My office is proud to have helped develop this historic legislation, which will provide conviction relief to hundreds of thousands of Illinois residents in the most extensive and equitable way possible,” said Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
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June 22, 2019
We are deeply concerned that the proposed immigration raids by the Trump Administration will lead to further distrust between immigrant communities and law enforcement. Our office remains committed to ensuring public safety, and these targeted and unfair policies are putting people at risk.
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June 21, 2019
“I am pleased that the court agreed there was no conflict of interest here. Regarding recusal, I followed the advice and counsel of my then Chief Ethics Officer. In any event, I respectfully disagree with the court's conclusion that, in the absence of any conflict, the appointment of a special prosecutor is required,” said State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. “As always, I remain committed to transparenc
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June 14, 2019
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx filed a motion today seeking a preliminary injunction to stop the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from adopting a dangerous Final Rule that would expand the ability of businesses and individuals to refuse to provide necessary health care on the basis of businesses' or employees’ “religious beliefs or moral convictions.”
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May 31, 2019
“I applaud the Illinois General Assembly for passing legislation that legalizes recreational cannabis and provides conviction relief to hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans with low-level charges of cannabis possession. I am proud of the role the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office played in working to advance this legislation.
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May 31, 2019
  On May 23, 2019, Judge Steven Watkins issued an order lifting the seal on the files and documents related to the criminal prosecution of Jussie Smollett. On May 31, 2019, the Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney will release over 2,000 pages of documents related to the case.  
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May 29, 2019
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced an indictment for the murder of a Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation employee who was killed in a 2018 shooting that occurred in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Chicago’s south side.
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May 22, 2019
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx today filed a lawsuit against an immigration assistance service provider and her company for alleged violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and common law fraud.  
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May 21, 2019
HHS Final Rule Seeks to Expand Ability of Businesses and Individuals to Refuse to Provide Necessary Health Care on the Basis of Their “Religious, Moral, Ethical, or Other” Beliefs 
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May 20, 2019
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx today announced that the Office has launched a dynamic dashboard which provides the community with easy access and rich information on how the office prosecutes felony cases.
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May 1, 2019
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx reiterates her commitment to improving the Office’s work related to mental health and is pleased to announce the members of the first ever Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Mental Health Advisory Board. 
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