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March 24, 2021

State’s Attorney Foxx spoke with WBEZ’s Sasha-Ann Simons about the importance of getting the criminal justice system back up and running through in-person jury trials, how her office is addressing the recent spike in carjackings, the appointment of...
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March 19, 2021

Cook County courts are scheduled to resume jury trials on Monday, but it will be a slow start that doesn’t offer much hope for relieving the massive case backlog that’s built up over a yearlong pandemic shutdown.


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March 3, 2021

This is a story about Los Angeles — but to fully understand it, let's start halfway across the country, in Chicago, where Kim Foxx was elected the top prosecutor five years ago.


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February 20, 2021

Nine more convictions connected to disgraced former Chicago Police Sergeant Ronald Watts were thrown out at the request of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Friday.

Tinere Johnson was two months pregnant when she said Watts set her up on drug charges during his reign of terror.


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February 19, 2021

Nine more people saw their drug convictions tossed Friday by the Cook County state’s attorney’s office as part of an ongoing review of cases tied to former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts.


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February 1, 2021

A bill in the Illinois General Assembly right now could change criminal justice policies and policing.

Lawmakers held a hearing on the amendments for House Bill 163 Saturday.


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January 29, 2021

With 166 carjackings so far in 2021, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joins John Williams to explain how her office is handling carjacking cases.


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January 13, 2021

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Wednesday she has appointed prosecutor Alyson Miller to the newly-created hybrid role of chief of staff and policy.


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January 13, 2021

Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday used the final hours of the general assembly’s lame duck session to pass a sweeping and controversial criminal justice reform bill that would eliminate cash bail, make it easier to ban officers from working at police departments across the state and allow for anonymous complaints against cops.


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January 12, 2021

In 2019, protesters gathered outside the office of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to object to dropped charges against former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.


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January 7, 2021

To understand what happened in the nation’s capital this week, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx suggests people look to a rally held outside her office nearly two years ago.


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December 21, 2020

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx detailed a bold vision for drug enforcement as she laid out a plan to automatically wipe clean the records of convicted weed dealers and opened the door to expunging offenses for heroin and cocaine possession.


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December 16, 2020

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has her critics, but she easily cruised to reelection. 

Only days into her second term, Foxx sat down with WGN’s Tahman Bradley to answer questions about violence in Chicago and other issues facing her office:


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