Sheriff's Officers Rescue Man From Fiery Crash On I-80Shortly 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.
County Commissioner Wants Sheriff's Police To Help CPD Patrol West SideCook 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.
Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South SuburbsAbout 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 Arrested After Shots Fired At Cops In RobbinsTwo 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.
Man Kills Wife And 2 Kids In Robbins, Dies Of Unknown CausesPolice 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.
Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Police Discover Emaciated DogA Dolton woman has been charged with animal cruelty after the discovery of an emaciated dog outside her home, according to Sheriff Tom Dart.
Police Bust Dolton Dog Fight, 8 ArrestedA call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.
Bears' Success Breeding More Ticket ScamsRoughed up, but back to their winning ways, the Bears are the big ticket in town. However, with the success comes more trouble.
Sheriff's Police Keeping Tabs On Sex Offenders On HalloweenThe 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.
No Matches In Latest Lab Test To Identify Gacy VictimsThe 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.
Preckwinkle Delays Plan To Charge Unincorporated Areas For Police ServiceCook 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.
Sheriff’s Police To Visit Registered Sex Offenders On HalloweenAbout 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.