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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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February 19, 2019

It’s Monday. You pick up the paper or scroll through Twitter. The mayor made an announcement. The Cubs won a double-header. It will be sunny today. Four people were murdered over the weekend.

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October 5, 2018

As the chief prosecutor of our county and someone who grew up in a community plagued by violence and police distrust, I’ve seen firsthand the fractured relationship between community and law enforcement.

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September 24, 2018

Our image of a prosecutor is a relentless enemy of lawlessness, someone who works with police to investigate criminals, convict them and send them off to serve their time. That’s what every prosecutor wants to do.

What don’t prosecutors want to do? Make apologies for the criminal justice system. Absolve convicted criminals of guilt. Publicize wrongdoing by police officers.

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September 25, 2017
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, was a special guest of “Dwayne Hirsch’s: Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) Happy Hour,” networking event on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Hyatt Place Chicago, 5225 S. Harper Ave.

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September 19, 2017

In this episode we talk with Cook County States Attorney Kimberly Foxx, the County's first African American State's Attorney, who at the time of this broadcast has been in office for 9 months & 19 days.

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July 26, 2017

Touching on an issue often raised by police when discussing Chicago's ongoing problem with gun violence, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Tuesday that she was "stunned" to learn how few gun cases that go to trial result in convictions.

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July 13, 2017

WBEZ Morning Shift interviewed SA Foxx on changes to the SAO under her administration, programs to reduce gun violence, and the consequences of a Cook County soda tax not going into effect.

On how her office is approaching police-involved shootings differently than her predecessor 

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July 9, 2017

States Attorney Kim Foxx talks about making changes in the way her office investigates and prosecutes crimes. She also talks about confronting gun violence, police misconduct and an inequitable Bail system.

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June 8, 2017

La nueva fiscal del condado Cook Kim Foxx, nos habló en exclusiva de los pasos que toma para revisar decenas de casos de posibles convicciones erroneas. Lleva 6 meses a cargo de la segunda oficina fiscal más grande del país.

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May 18, 2017

Since taking office as Cook County state's attorney, Kim Foxx, 45, has pushed through bond reform, launched a unit targeting gun crimes and started revamping how wrongful convictions are handled. The mother of two says she deals with the stress of her new job by picking up an old habit: journaling.

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May 15, 2017

Middle schoolers at James Madison Elementary may be a few years away from entering the workforce full time, but that isn’t stopping them from getting a leg up on the interviewing process.

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April 27, 2017

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has repeatedly stressed her commitment to rebuilding trust in her office, including in cases involving fatal police-involved shootings.

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April 17, 2017

For the first time ever, ESSENCE honors the women who are blazing trails for equal rights and inclusion for Black people in America.

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