Cook County Sheriff’s Police
Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver of a four-door sedan was heading east on I-80, near the Interstate 57 junction, when he lost control of the vehicle. The driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a coyote, and crashed through a guardrail.
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (D-Oak Park) has written a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, asking him to allow the Sheriff’s Department deploy additional officers on the streets of the Austin neighborhood.
About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
Two people were in custody and police were conducting a manhunt for a third suspect who went on the run after shots were fired at police in south suburban Robbins on Friday.
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.
A Dolton woman has been charged with animal cruelty after the discovery of an emaciated dog outside her home, according to Sheriff Tom Dart.
A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.
Roughed up, but back to their winning ways, the Bears are the big ticket in town. However, with the success comes more trouble.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man from west suburban Elmwood Park is charged with trying to solicit sex with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.
Cook County Sheriff’s Police have busted up a burglary ring that targeted homes across the near western suburbs.
The Bloods street gang has never had a presence in the Chicago area. That’s changing.
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.