The Dorothy Brown drama continues with damning new allegations that the Cook County Circuit Court clerk reached into her campaign war chest to pay her husband a total of $90,000. Read »
Nobody would trade places with Dorothy Brown this week. Or ever. A grand jury is investigating a seemingly shady land deal that put thousands into the pockets of Brown, the Cook County circuit court clerk,... Read »
The organization, Dream Catchers Community Development Corp., was founded by Brown's husband, Benton Cook III, and a 2012 report turned over to the now-defunct commission overseeing such programs showed Brown's... Read »
Whoever said "all press is good press" does not work in the administration of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. A new criminal probe and federal inquiry into the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative (NRI) are the latest (and... Read »
Tens of thousands of dollars earmarked for a Chicago anti-violence program launched by Gov. Pat Quinn in 2010 was paid to the husband of Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, causing at least one... Read »
The Circuit Court Clerk candidates spent most of a WTTW debate dogging each other about moral, ethical and political shortcomings. Read »
Ricardo Muñoz is running in the Democratic primary race for Cook County Circuit Court Clerk. Read »
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