News & Events

January 19, 2018
As the agency responsible for making criminal charging decisions under Illinois law, the Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney has reviewed the investigation surrounding the shooting death of Paul O’Neal on July 28, 2016 by Chicago Police Officers.
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January 18, 2018
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against a local business consultant and her company for alleged violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
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December 27, 2017
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and State’s Attorney Kim Foxx today announced the County has filed lawsuits against some of the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies over the manufacture and aggressive marketing of prescription opioid painkillers and the resulting climb in overdose and fatality rates that are ravaging families and communities throughout Cook County
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December 4, 2017
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against two Oak Park contractors charging that they engaged in deceptive business practices.  Named in the lawsuit are Sharon Simek, President of Anthony’s Remodeling Painting & Decorating, Inc., and Anthony Taglia, who is doing business as Anthony’s Remodeling Painting & Decorating.
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December 2, 2017
Six defendants are facing up to life imprisonment after a Cook County jury found them guilty of racketeering conspiracy and drug conspiracy following a ten-week trial.
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November 27, 2017
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly M. Foxx today announced that they are filing a consumer fraud lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc.
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November 16, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx released the following statement about the SAO’s motion today to vacate convictions for 15 defendants:
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October 25, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx presented awards to citizens who have made contributions to the Hispanic community through their professional and personal lives during a recent ceremony held in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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October 17, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx today announced the release of a first-ever data report, which will provide information about felony cases handled by the State’s Attorney’s Office in 2016.  Accompanying the report is a release of over six years of de-identified case data, which the public can access online.
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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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