Press Releases

August 1, 2017
During summertime months many homeowners search for a contractor to repair or renovate their homes, but property owners must be aware that a repair project could turn into a nightmare if you fall prey to a home repair scam.
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June 30, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx along with members of the Office’s LGBTQ  Advisory Council presented Pride Awards to Cook County Judge Colleen Sheehan, Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy (14th District) and community advocate Kim L.
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June 27, 2017
State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced today that her office is changing its approach to handling homicide cases in Chicago to prioritize effective and timely prosecution, and promote continuity and coordination among prosecutors, law enforcement, witnesses, and victims to ensure stronger prosecutions.
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June 22, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx filed a lawsuit against a basketball-centered, private Chicago high school and the chief executive of the school, for allegedly failing to refund thousands of dollars in tuition and fees to parents who paid to enroll their children in the school, which closed two weeks into the 2015-2016 school year.  
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June 15, 2017
Two Cook County Jail male detainees have been indicted on sexual assault charges in connection with a May 2017 attack on a female detainee which occurred in a lock-up area at the Markham Courthouse.  
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June 12, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced today that her office is recommending I-Bonds for defendants who don’t present a risk of violence or flight.
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June 6, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx recently honored 13 elementary school students for their award winning artwork that will be featured in the State’s Attorney’s 2018 Anti-Drug calendar.  
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June 1, 2017
“The Illinois legislature has taken important steps to move towards justice system reform and the restoration of trust. I thank the Illinois House and Senate for passing special prosecutor legislation that will allow my office to seek a secondary review in police-involved shooting cases; through this legislation, we will be able to continue to build transparency and legitimacy.
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May 31, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx honored three Chicagoans for their professional and personal contributions to the Asian community during a recent ceremony held in commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  
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May 25, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced today the hiring of Mark L. Rotert to serve in the newly-created position of director of the Office’s Conviction Integrity Unit.  
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April 28, 2017
In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago collaborated on a project to inform youth about cyber safety.
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April 27, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly M. Foxx today announced new legislation to add an additional layer of accountability in the prosecution of fatal officer-involved shootings.
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April 12, 2017
“After a thorough and deliberate review of the evidence and arguments presented to the circuit court, the State’s Attorney’s Office has concluded that the evidence presented could change the result of this case on retrial.
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April 12, 2017
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office is challenging the eligibility of Kenneth “Ken” Henderson, who was recently elected to serve as a Commissioner of the Harvey Park District.
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April 7, 2017
In honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx presented Victim Service Awards to five individuals who have shown tremendous resiliency and commitment to helping others as they journey towards justice and healing.
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