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Most court operations delayed into July, per extended order

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(Matt Masterson / Chicago Tonight)

The announcement comes one day after the Office of the Chief Judge announced the extension of a modified court schedule postponing most criminal and civil cases across the Cook County court system into July.

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Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Aug. 8, 2019.

By a vote of 143-102, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans’ peers on Thursday voted for him to keep the job he’s held since 2001 for another three years.

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Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Aug. 8, 2019.

Chief Judge Timothy Evans responds to Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s concerns about suspects with illegal guns getting out on bail.

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A new program aims to get all arrestees a defense attorney while in police custody.

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Toni Preckwinkle

A new plan to reform Cook County's bond court system could mean fewer inmates at County Jail. We hear from Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Chief Judge Tim Evans.