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Robbins police and Cook County Sheriff's deputies investigate after at least three people were shot and killed inside a home in Robbins. (Credit: CBS)

Man Kills Wife And 2 Kids In Robbins, Dies Of Unknown Causes

Police were hailing a 14-year-old boy as a hero, for saving his own life and the life of his 5-year-old nephew, after his stepfather had killed his mother and two siblings.

02/03/2014

Police Generic

Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Police Discover Emaciated Dog

A Dolton woman has been charged with animal cruelty after the discovery of an emaciated dog outside her home, according to Sheriff Tom Dart.

07/10/2013

One of the dogs rescued from a dog fight in south suburban Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police Bust Dolton Dog Fight, 8 Arrested

A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

Bridget Murphy purchased these tickets for Sunday's game between the Bears and Vikings for $800, only to learn at the gate that they were fake. (Supplied to CBS)

Bears’ Success Breeding More Ticket Scams

Roughed up, but back to their winning ways, the Bears are the big ticket in town. However, with the success comes more trouble.

CBS 2–11/27/2012

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Police Keeping Tabs On Sex Offenders On Halloween

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is going to try to have sex offenders under its watch when most kids will be out trick-or-treating today.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012

John Wayne Gacy

No Matches In Latest Lab Test To Identify Gacy Victims

The Cook County Sheriff’s office has received more lab test results, as they try to attach a name to John Wayne Gacy’s seven unidentified victims.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Delays Plan To Charge Unincorporated Areas For Police Service

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle is delaying, but also expanding, plans to charge residents of unincorporated Cook County for services they now get for free, such as police protection.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

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Sheriff’s Police To Visit Registered Sex Offenders On Halloween

About 100 Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers will be visiting the homes of registered sex offenders in unincorporated parts of Cook County Monday, but they won’t be looking for Halloween treats.

10/30/2011

A gravemarker of one of the John Wayne Gacy's unknown victims.

Sheriff: 25 Legitimate Leads On Unidentified Gacy Victims

In the first 24 hours of the latest attempt to identify the eight unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says authorities have received a flood of calls.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Begins Training New Police Officers

For the first time in nearly three years, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police will be getting 26 new officers, as the department figures a way around belt-tightening.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Jail/Prison

Sheriff’s Warrant Database Leads To Dozens Of Tips, 5 Arrests

Within three days of posting active arrest warrants on their website, Cook County Sheriff’s police have received more than 100 tips and made at least five arrests of wanted fugitives.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Lorraine Nocek describes how a scam artist robbed her Leyden Township home. (CBS)

Mafia-Style Ring Scamming, Robbing Elderly Residents

One suburban couple describes how a man claiming to be a new neighbor coaxed them from their house while someone cleaned out their valuables. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/24/2011

Louis Kostelaz

Man Caught In Sting Soliciting 12-Year-Old Girl

A man from west suburban Elmwood Park is charged with trying to solicit sex with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Alfredo Ramirez

Police Bust West Suburban Burglary Ring

Cook County Sheriff’s Police have busted up a burglary ring that targeted homes across the near western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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Members Of Bloods Street Gang Found In Chicago Area

The Bloods street gang has never had a presence in the Chicago area. That’s changing.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Police Arrest 9 In Counterfeit Apparel Sales Ring

Police arrested eight men and a woman who were allegedly operating a counterfeit apparel sales ring out of stores in Chicago and suburban areas, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.

04/16/2011

Jail/Prison

Sheriff: Man Stole $900,000 From Aunt With Alzheimer’s

A Melrose Park man has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 from his late aunt, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011

Robert McMath

Police: Man Held Woman Hostage After Meeting Online

A convicted felon from Chicago Heights has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman against her will, beating and choking her after meeting her on the Internet.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

New Charges Against Animal Shelter Owner Revealed

The owner of a suburban animal shelter has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license, providing rabies inoculations without a license and forging rabies certificates.

04/01/2011

Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

Painted Pastures Owner Vows To Fight Charges ‘Tooth And Nail’

Cook County sheriff’s police handcuffed the owner of Dazzles Painted Pastures near Tinley Park and drove her away in a squad car Wednesday morning.

03/31/2011

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