Cook County Jail
Part of the Cook County Jail has been placed under quarantine after an outbreak of stomach flu.
Authorities have captured a convicted murderer from Indiana who was mistakenly released from the Cook County Jail earlier this week.
Francis Cardinal George is not making his usual visits to see inmates at the Cook County Jail and hospitalized children during this holiday season.
Glenview native Paula Nixon was going to college, but now her future hinges on one thing: staying clean.CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart used the friendliest possible tone on Thursday to deliver the harshest possible message to inmates as he welcomed another training program to Cook County jail, this one providing guitar lessons.
Some inmates who are locked up at Cook County Jail are developing new careers with combs and scissors. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
A fight at the Cook County Jail has landed four inmates in the hospital.
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.