Cook County News

Costly and Chronic, Urban Flooding Not Correlated with Recognized Floodplains

A recent report on urban flooding conducted by the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) found that, when aggregated by ZIP code, there is no correlation between property damage claims and recognized floodplains. According to the report, when it comes to …

Cook County Board to Vote on $20M Settlement

Cook County, Ill., commissioners vote this week on a proposed $20 million settlement in a medical malpractice suit against a Chicago hospital brought by the family of a boy who suffered brain damage while receiving care. The Chicago Sun-Times reports …