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Cook County Forest Preserve

Cook County Forest Preserve
Cook County Forest Preserve

A Women Voters Group Is Urging Support For A Property Tax Hike For Cook County Forest Preserves

A referendum asks if voters would support a .025 tax increase to boost funding for the Forest Preserves. It would equate to about $1.66 a month for an average Cook County homeowner.

Citywide

Forest Preserves Employee Saves Drag Racer From Burning Car: ‘I Hope Someone Would Do The Same Thing For Me’

Chris Cammon shares his story of how he and other witnesses jumped into action to pull the 24-year-old driver of a wrecked Hyundai to safety early Sunday morning.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Coyote Pup Season In Chicago Means The Urban Predators Are Out And About. Here’s How To Avoid Hurting Them (And Yourself)

There may not be more coyotes than usual, but they're coming out of their dens, from the parking lot at Soldier Field to Humboldt Park.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

These New Dan Ryan Woods Stairs Are Made For Walking — So You Don’t Have To Trek To Swallow Cliff Anymore

County Commissioner Stanley Moore saw how walkers and runners flocked to the Palos Park stairs and pushed for a set in Dan Ryan Woods.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park