Business Booming For Cell Phone Storage Entrepreneur Outside Cook County CourthouseIt has been almost a month since the cell phone ban went into effect at 26th and California - and business is brisk outside the courthouse where an entrepreneur has set up a storage locker on wheels.
Evans: 'No Question' Witnesses Have Been Killed After Courtroom Cell Phone RecordingsCook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans on Friday defended the decision to begin implementing a ban on cell phones and other electronic communication at courthouses, saying he’s concerned about witnesses being intimidated, or worse.
County To Begin Enforcing Courthouse Cell Phone Ban At 26th & CalFollowing a three-month grace period, Cook County will begin phasing in a ban on cell phones and other Internet-capable electronic devices at courthouses next week, starting with the Leighton Criminal Court Building at 26th and California.
2 Investigators: Civilian Motorists Get A Free Ride, With Cop Shirts On The DashSome drivers are playing the system by displaying police uniforms or other material -- suggesting they are members of law enforcement -- to avoid parking regulations and fines at a Cook County courthouse. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Man On Crutches Escapes CourthouseThe 49-year-old ex-convict was on crutches, but that didn’t keep him from escaping custody.