Coronavirus Chicago: Cook County morgue preparing for surge in bodies amid COVID-19 outbreak

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<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=6047049″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> CHICAGO (WLS) — With Chicago and Cook County being hit hardest by COVID-19, the ABC7 I-Team has learned that the county morgue is preparing for a grim possibility: more bodies than they have room to handle. There are 101 county coroners in Illinois and one medical examiner, here in […]

Dr. Howard Cooper: Candidate profile

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Incumbent Republican Dr. Howard Cooper of Wadsworth faces a challenge from Democrat Jennifer Banek of Green Oaks in the race for Lake County coroner. Q: Why are you running for this office, whether for reelection or election for the first time? Is there a particular issue that motivates you? If so, what? A: I am […]

Campaign Reception on June 21st

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You are cordially invited to a reception for Dr. Cooper’s campaign for County Coroner. The event will be held on June 21st, 2016 at Mickey Finn’s Brewery in Libertyville. Tickets start at $75. Click here for more details.

Help Us Get Signatures !

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 Join our crew of volunteers in obtaining candidate petition signatures before the weather gets too cold. The best way for volunteers to help out between now and November 1st is to download the petition from this website and collect 10 signatures (or more) from friends and neighbors living in Lake County. Click here to download […]

Cooper Receives Key Endorsement

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Republican State Central Committeeman Mark Shaw (C.D.10) today endorsed Dr. Howard Cooper’s bid for the Republican nomination for Lake County Coroner in next year’s election. In so doing, Shaw noted that “Dr. Cooper is an exceptional healthcare practitioner who will apply his professional expertise in medical forensics, his practical experience as a small business owner, […]

In Case You Missed It – – More Trouble at Coroner’s Office

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The Chicago Tribune recently wrote an article highlighting more trouble facing the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Lake County coroner: Toddler’s death ‘undetermined’ in day care murder case The Lake County coroner’s office — citing new evidence in the case of a toddler whose death resulted in the controversial murder conviction of a suburban day care […]