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A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Chicago Police Department and Cook County Sheriff’s office by a woman who alleges officers kidnapped her daughter and extorted her into buying illegal guns for them.
As colleges gear up for a new school year, the Cook County Sheriff’s office is offering them guidance on how to deal with cases of rape on campus, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office has decided not to take any disciplinary action against jail employees, after a 51-year-old visitor was trapped for 32 hours in a small room at the jail last month.
A car crash – then a foot chase on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning just east of First Avenue.
A Melrose Park man being held at the Cook County Jail on charges that he raped an 11-year-old girl is now charged with seeking to hire a hit man to kill the girl, her sister and her mother.
A west suburban man is behind bars Thursday, charged with having a sexual relationship with an 11-year-old girl, and police believe he may have had contact with other young girls.
A new crime-fighting tool in Cook County might soon be in the palm of your hand.
A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, claiming that supervisors have done nothing to stop his co-workers from making his life miserable because he is gay.
Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
Police on Friday morning were questioning a suspect in the deadly hit-and-run crash in which a Cook County corrections officer was killed.
A former Buddhist priest from the southwest suburbs has been brought back to the Chicago area to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl.
Police are making a big effort this coming weekend to get unused prescription drugs out of people’s homes.
A 25-year-old woman whose rape kit went untested for 10 years sues the city of Harvey.
A program at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood Tuesday attempted to teach students the lesson that texting while driving can be deadly.
A man came all the way from Wisconsin to sell his pit bull for dogfighting, and he likely won’t be going home anytime soon.
The Cook County sheriff’s office is warning of a scam targeting elderly men in the suburbs, using middle-aged women to seduce them.
Dewayne Yarbrough kept the alligator in a fish tank at his Ford Heights residence because “chicks dig it,” he told authorities.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Monday that archeologists have uncovered bodies and bones in an unused section of the historic Burr Oak Cemetery, in far greater numbers than previously believed.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office has caught someone pretending to be an attorney in real courtrooms – for the second time in six weeks.
Tahir Malik of Skokie was a familiar face before several Cook County judges, from Traffic Court to criminal cases. But it turns out he wasn’t really a lawyer.