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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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March 29, 2017

The last several months have been busy for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. Meetings. Surveys. Conference Calls. More meetings.

It’s the groundwork that made up the first 100 days of Foxx’s new career as the county’s top prosecutor. They are the first steps that Foxx hopes will lead to a prosperous era at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.


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March 17, 2017

It was tough talk that could have come straight from the mouth of President Donald J. Trump or Attorney General Jeff Sessions, our nation’s top law enforcer.

Instead, it came from Cook County’s top law enforcer, State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx, in a report last week on her first 100 days, delivered in a speech at the City Club of Chicago.


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March 15, 2017

Caling gun violence a "crisis," Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Wednesday her office has launched a unit targeting gun crimes in Chicago's historically two most violent police districts on the South and West sides.


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March 15, 2017

In her first 100 days in office, Cook County State Attorney's Kim Foxx says she's shaken up the office with new hires, made the office more transparent and rolled out new strategies to promote public safety.


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March 13, 2017

What defines a woman?

Is it the way she conducts herself? Is it her education? Is it her dress code?


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March 1, 2017

Movers. Shakers. Way makers. Ebony highlights 20 business owners and executives who are not only breaking down barriers but are also building bridges so others can join them.

09: Kim Foxx, Cook County State's Attorney


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February 27, 2017

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said the nation’s prison system “defies logic” at an event last week hosted by Chicago Ideas and the New York-based Vera Institute of Justice.


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