Cook County Jail
Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.
Wathena Young, 48, who had an extensive criminal history, died on her birthday Sunday while in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff’s Department after being arrested for shoplifting.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has found a new way to keep gang members off their street corners.
A Cook County Jail officer faces prison time for allegedly hitting an inmate and knocking him down.
Chicago police confirm they are talking with a “person of interest” in the hit-and-run that killed a Cook County correctional officer Wednesday night.
More than 400 Cook County Jail inmates had to be shifted to different facilities Friday night when air conditioning units in the building they were housed in overheated.
Charges have been dropped against a Los Angeles man who had been accused of attacking a Chicago Police officer during a protest in the days leading up to the NATO Summit.
A Cook County Jail inmate was rescued from a hole in the ground after jumping in Saturday afternoon.
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Wednesday claiming that a Cook County Jail inmate died because he did not receive medical attention last year.
Inmates at Cook County Jail are being charged up to $15 per call for local phone calls, and the company that operates the jail’s phones and the county are both raking in huge profits because of it.
Authorities hope to teach Cook County Jail inmates some lessons about patience, responsibility and learning from mistakes – by having them play chess.
It seems that the Cook County Jail is unintentionally taking on a new role as a mental health facility.
Expect heated debate on immigration issues at a Cook County Board hearing Thursday morning.
Although Larry Roberts doesn’t profit from the jail house barber college, he’s happy that those who become his students do. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.
An escape at the Cook County Jail on Sunday put the entire building on lockdown and left officers wondering one question: why?
A special committee meets Thursday to decide where to put a transgender inmate.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle lashed out Thursday at critics of a county ordinance that some have blamed for allowing an illegal immigrant to flee the country after he was released on bond in a fatal drunk driving case.
A Des Plaines attorney got a different view of the justice system as he spent the night in the Cook County Jail last week.
Michael Saunders and Harold Richardson left Cook County jail after being released on bond by a judge. The men had been convicted for the 1994 murder of 30-year-old Nina Glover on Chicago’s South Side.