Cook County Jail Guard Charged With Felony In Inmate BeatingA Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer has been charged with official misconduct — a felony — for allegedly punching a detainee seven times in a beating captured on video.
Cook County Jail Inmate Diagnosed With Legionnaires’ DiseaseThe inmate was hospitalized July 6 with symptoms similar to those of pneumonia, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office. Tuesday, the inmate tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease, a severe bacterial infection.
Cook County Inmate Stabs Detainees With Pen, At Least One Guard InjuredAmbulances could be observed taking patients away around 4 p.m. at 31st and California.
Feces-Throwing Inmate Injures Three Cook County Jailers In Scuffle Inmate Tacorey Killebrew has been involved in more than 50 altercations with jail staff since his arrest, authorities say.
Sheriff's Office Releases Videos Of Inmates Attacking Jail GuardsThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released several videos showing inmates attacking guards at Cook County Jail
Cook County Jail Forgot About Inmate, Kept Him Months Past Release Date: SuitMilan James Brown, jailed for a probation violation, was feeling good. Until nobody showed up to release him.
Sheriff Looking Into Mass Sick Calls Behind Mother's Day Lockdown At Cook County JailA lockdown was lifted at Cook County jail on Monday, a day after a huge wave of sick day call-ins on Mother’s Day, and Sheriff Tom Dart said he’s trying to determine if any of those who missed work should be disciplined.
Staffing Shortage Leads To Lockdown At Cook County JailCook County Jail has been placed on lockdown as a result of a staffing shortage, according to a statement on the Cook County sheriff's office's website.
Activists, Family Members Hold Vigil For Moms Incarcerated At Cook County JailForty activists and family members gathered Saturday outside the Cook County Jail to try to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to women who are incarcerated.
Former Cook County Jail Inmate Sues Guard Over Beating Caught On TapeA former Cook County Jail inmate has sued a correctional officer over a beating at the jail three years ago.
Sheriff Releases Videos Of Excessive Force Against Cook County Jail InmatesInmates being dragged, manhandled, and forced to the ground; Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has released six videos showing deputies using excessive force, saying the public has the right to know.
Cook County Jail Inmate Dies, Cause UnknownQuestions remain about the death of a 20-year-old Chicago area man who had been in custody for several days before he died.

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