CPD Dispatch Supervisor Guilty In Jail Smuggling SchemeA former dispatch supervisor with the Chicago Police Department pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to charges that she was part of a scheme to smuggle contraband into Cook County Jail.
Cook County Jail Inmate Charged With Attacking Correctional OfficerJamara Rhone, 40, who is being held on a retail theft charge, is now facing a felony charge of aggravated battery to a peace officer after a correctional deputy was injured in the attack, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Cardinal Cupich Holds A Christmas Mass At Cook County JailAs Christians across Chicago celebrate Christmas in churches, the head of the Archdiocese said mass with inmates at the Cook County jail on Saturday morning.
Inmates Help Baby Whose Mother Was MurderedDoctors delivered Miracle after Parasha Beard was shot and killed in September. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Detainee Charged With Battery Of Correctional LieutenantA detainee in Cook County Jail has been charged with the aggravated battery after punching a correctional lieutenant
Cook County Jail Discover Laptop In Inmate's CellCook County Jail officials are trying to figure out how an inmate who was allowed access to a laptop to prepare for his criminal case was able to keep it there long enough to record homemade talk shows on it.
Cook County Inmate Escapes From Markham CourthouseVivian McGee slipped out of her handcuffs around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and left the courthouse, apparently still wearing her Cook County Jail-issued blue uniform, said Cara Smith, chief policy officer for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
Cook County Demolishes 3 Jail Buildings As Inmate Population ShrinksCook County is demolishing three divisions, representing close to a half-million square feet of cell space, as the jail population has hit the lowest level in 25 years.
Cook County Pays $600,000 After Trapping Visitor In Jail For 32 HoursFarad Polk was accidentally locked in an 8-foot-by-8-foot cell at Cook County Jail, a year and a half ago, for 32 hours. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Two Inmates Injured After Fight, Fire At Cook County JailTwo detainees were hospitalized after a fight broke out in a cell and one of them started a fire early Wednesday at the Cook County Jail.
Cook County Jail Population Drops With More Electronic MonitoringThe population at the Cook County Jail has dropped below 8,000 for the first time in years due to more detainees being sent home on electronic monitoring.
Officials Celebrate New Mental Health Clinic In RoselandThe new Community Triage Center at 115th Street and Indiana Avenue will provide services for people who are at risk of going to jail because of a mental health condition or substance abuse problem.

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