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.
2 Investigators: Inmates Eating Pieces Of Jail, Costing Taxpayers MillionsOne Cook County prisoner has had 20 surgeries. Why are he and others purposefully ingesting the items? CBS 2's Dave Savini talks with Sheriff Tom Dart.
Family Of Woman Who Hanged Herself In Cook County Jail Files LawsuitJaclyn Clair was booked Jan. 27, 2015, for a retail theft charge in Norridge and was found hanging in her cell Feb. 5, authorities said at the time.
Inmates In Parts Of Cook County Jail Under Isolation After Some Show Flu-Like SymptomsDetainees in three living units at the Cook County Jail are under isolation after some have exhibited flu-like symptoms, according to the Cook County Sheriff's office.
Suit: Cleared Defendants Continue To Be Detained At Cook County JailThe lawsuit seeks $10,000 for each man who's been back to jail after being cleared. That would be more than $600 million taxpayers would have to pay.
Lockdown Lifted At Cook County JailAfter nearly 20 percent of the staff at Cook County Jail failed to show up for the morning shift on Tuesday, the facility was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning.
Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Drugs Into Cook County JailA former Cook County corrections officer pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to smuggling marijuana, tobacco and alcohol into the Cook County Jail.
Man Held At Cook County Jail For Domestic Battery Dies In CustodyA 55-year-old Cook County Jail inmate died in custody early Wednesday. A death investigation is underway, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.
"Rocket Docket" Law Aiming To Keep Low-Level Defendants From Languishing In JailThe new law creates a special court, dubbed the “rocket docket,” for non-violent inmates charged with minor retail theft, or trespassing; many of whom now have to wait behind bars for months, because they cannot afford even a low bail.
Good Samaritans Save Suicidal Man Sitting In Middle Of Busy StreetA couple on their way to work Friday stopped to help a man sitting in the middle of busy Cicero Avenue, but little did they know, they had already him.
Correctional Officer Accused Of Watching Porn With Jail InmatesOscar Taylor, 53, was a correctional officer assigned to monitor detainees receiving haircuts at the Division 6 barbershop, according to a statement from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

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