Multiple Injuries Reported At Cook County JailThey were taken from the jail at 26th Street and California to Saint Anthony Hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening,
Terminally-Ill Inmate Dies In Police Custody; Couldn't Afford To Bond OutA terminally-ill Cook County Jail inmate died in custody. He, like hundreds of other low-level offenders, couldn't afford to bond out.
Man Held 4 Months On Theft Charge Dies In Custody“Unfortunately, Mr. Hanley’s death is another shameful reminder of how disgracefully unjust our bond system is,” said Cara Smith, chief policy officer for the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Nearly 400 Cook County Jail Workers Call Off, Possibly For Cubs GameThese unusually large amounts of call-offs are taking place during major sporting or weather events, and it's becoming an ongoing problem.
Unusual Amount Of Cook County Jail Staff Call Off, May Be For Cubs GameAn unusually large amount of guards and officers at the Cook County Jail have called in sick on Saturday, leading some to believe the Chicago Cubs mania has something to do with it.
Cook County Inmates Face Multiple Charges Of Aggravated Battery To StaffTwo detainees involved in separate incidents were charged Friday with aggravated battery to a peace officer, said Cook County Sheriff Thomas J Dart.
Willie Wilson To Bail Out Cook County Inmates Who Can’t Afford BondHe’s talking about inmates at the Cook County Jail booked on nonviolent, misdemeanor charges, who don’t have enough money to post bond.
Cook County Jail Dilemma: How To Deal With 'Savage Life' GangThese inmates have little to lose and act out in hazardous ways. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Two Inmates Charged With Taking Hostage At Cook County JailDivision 10 detainees Cordarryl Stevenson and Martin Alvarado took control of the housing unit about 4:30 p.m. on July 28, covering the floor with soapy water and obscuring the fixed cameras in the unit before tearing them down completely, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Inmate Charged With Throwing Feces At Jail Guard For Second TimeVermon Patterson threw feces at a deputy in the showering area of the Division 9 housing tier, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputy Fires Gun When Cook County Inmate Makes A Break For ItNo one was hit, and Chicago police captured the detainee.
Inmate Charged With Throwing Feces At Cook County Jail GuardA man already detained in the Cook County Jail was charged after he allegedly threw feces at a jail guard Tuesday afternoon.