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Alvarez said there were no Illinois charges pending against convicted murderer Steven Robbins, because a January 1993 arrest warrant for armed violence and cocaine possession had been dismissed in 2007.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Thursday that a former top aide, now serving in the Illinois Senate, will sponsor legislation allowing police to confiscate guns from homes of people who have lost their state permit.
Police are looking for Joseph L. Lopez, who is suspected of beating a woman inside a car in an unincorporated area near Palatine.
Investigators learned Joseph O’Brien is a registered sex offender – classified as a “sexual predator” – who had been staying at a motel near the restaurant and not at his registered address in Maine Township.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office is seeking help in identifying the skeletal remains of a man found four years ago near west suburban Cicero.
For decades, Sherry Marino doubted that her son was one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims — and on Thursday, DNA tests confirmed the remains she received were not her son, her lawyers told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has made a new request to the State’s Attorney’s office to search the backyard of a Northwest side apartment building in hopes of finding new evidence in the murders of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
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.
Cook County Sheriff’s investigators trying to identify victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated case of a missing man from Peoria, whose body was found on a mountainside in Utah two years ago.
Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
A federal jury awarded $1.6 million Tuesday to 21 Cook County sheriff’s employees who claimed they were demoted by Sheriff Tom Dart for supporting his main opponent in the 2006 election.
A man taken into federal custody in Streamwood Friday afternoon allegedly phoned in a bomb threat to an Iowa shopping mall earlier this week.
A man impersonating a dentist may have performed hundreds of procedures on patients before being arrested on Thursday, police said on Friday.
Nearly 150 angry homeowners and renters, many facing foreclosure, jammed a near West Side union hall to demand a moratorium on evictions.
A trial is underway at the Federal Building in a lawsuit against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
A federal lawsuit about to go to trial alleges Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office has retaliated against employees who didn’t support Dart politically.
The possibility that more victims of John Wayne Gacy could be buried on the Northwest Side has prompted the Cook County sheriff to push once again for a dig on private property.
Police say Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park is getting hit hard by thieves looking to cash in on bronze grave markers. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
A Brookfield man stands accused of neglecting the medical needs of his bedridden wife for years, refusing to even purchase a proper bed or basic first aid products while spending his wife’s disability checks.
Monday was painful for the nurses, doctors and staff who worked with, knew, loved and respected Heidi Roseen. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.