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.
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.