A Cook County commissioner has proposed the county help non-violent criminal defendants post their bail, in order to ease overcrowding at the jail.
A Gage Park High School student forced a learning disabled girl to perform a sex act on him in the South Side school’s band room while his classmate acted as a lookout, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.
One of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing from drug dealers is getting out of jail today.
A veteran Cook County Circuit Court employee was ordered held in lieu of $750,000 bail Saturday for allegedly taking court files from work and then shredding them at her kitchen table.
A federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he’s out of prison on bail.