Toni Preckwinkle, husband Zeus Preckwinkle divorcing after 44 years of marriage

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle says her new budget reduces the deficit and doesn't include any new taxes, fines or fees.

December 15, 2013 7:51:12 AM PST
Cook County Board Pres. Toni Preckwinkle is getting a divorce.

She issued a written statement saying she and her husband, Zeus Preckwinkle, have decided to end their marriage. "It is with a heavy heart that today, after much thought and consideration, I am announcing that my husband and I have decided to divorce after 44 years of marriage. This is a mutual decision. Please respect my privacy, as well as that of my family. There will be no further comment on this matter," the statement read. The two have two adult children.