Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Police Officers In Hyde ParkAaron McNeil, 27, faces two counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and one count each of aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member and unlawful use of a weapon, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Suit Accuses Chicago, Cook County Cops Of Kidnapping Woman, Extorting Mother For GunsA 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.
Cook County Sheriff's Office Holding Workshops For Colleges On Handling Sexual Assault CasesAs 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.
No Disciplinary Action For Jail Staff After Visitor Trapped For 32 HoursThe 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.
Sheriff's Officer Fires Gun In Foot Crash Following Chase On Eisenhower Expressway A car crash - then a foot chase on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning just east of First Avenue.
Jail Inmate Charged With Murder For HireA 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.
Sheriff's Police Want To Know If Suspect Victimized Other GirlsA 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.
Cook County Getting High-Tech Crime Tip AppA new crime-fighting tool in Cook County might soon be in the palm of your hand.
Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Says Colleagues Harassed Him Because He's GayA 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.
Jail Inmates: We Were Held An Extra Day Because Of Computer ProblemFive former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
Corrections Officer Remembered After Hit-And-Run That Took Her LifePolice on Friday morning were questioning a suspect in the deadly hit-and-run crash in which a Cook County corrections officer was killed.
Former Buddhist Priest Returned To Chicago To Face Sex Abuse ChargesA former Buddhist priest from the southwest suburbs has been brought back to the Chicago area to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl.