Another Lawsuit Filed Over Inmates Masturbating At Cook County JailThe lawsuit is the third filed in recent weeks over what is described as a phenomenon that began roughly two years ago, and has continued almost unchecked since.
Jail Inmate Who Fell From Top Bunk Gets $4.75M SettlementCook County jail guards were supposed to put Michael Borys in a lower bunk because he has a history of seizures.
More Female Professionals Sue Cook Sheriff Over Sex Misconduct At JailThe latest lawsuit alleges authorities haven't done enough to stop the detainees from exposing themselves, masturbating and threatening female employees.
Female Public Defenders File Lawsuit Over Inmate 'Indecent Exposure'Hundreds of women working at the Cook County Defenders Office allege the office has not done enough to stop sexual advances by male inmates.
Public Defenders Pushed To Breaking Point By Masturbating InmatesMasturbating inmates have become a common sight on the walk to and from holding cells, at the jail and in courthouse lockups.
New Ordinance Could Prohibit Private Drones From Flying Over Cook County PropertyA Cook County Board Committee has approved a measure prohibiting most private drones from flying over Cook County Jail and other County property.
Inmate Dies After Collapsing At Cook County JailA 47-year-old inmate died Sunday night after collapsing at the Cook County Jail.
Inmate Charged After Handgun Found At Cook County Jail Causing LockdownThe Cook County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a prisioner has been charged for leaving a loaded handgun in a jail garbage can prompting a lockdown on Tuesday.
Cook County Jail Locked Down After Gun Found In TrashThe sheriff's office a handgun small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, was found in a holding area between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m.
Woman Who Went Into Labor At Cook County Jail Remains Free On BondHad the sheriff and prosecutors not intervened, she would have been returned to jail and waited a month without bond before her next hearing
200 Cook County Jail Officers Call In Sick On Mother’s DayAbout 32 percent of the officers assigned to work from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. did not go to work, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office.
Pizza Shop Helps Cook County Inmates Learn Culinary Skills, Find JobsBruno Abate, owner of Tocco's Pizza in Wicker Park offers new pizza program for Cook County inmates and teaches a three-month course that leads to certificates in culinary arts.