Cook County State’s Attorney
A total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez will dismiss criminal charges against a Chicago man in a 17-year-old murder case.
The Cook County State’s Attorney has announced the indictment of six people – all accused of using their positions in Chicago area school districts to steal money from taxpayers.
Investigators say they have cracked the case of an auto theft ring that stole some 200 vehicles in Chicago.
Jennifer Hudson recently befriended the victim of another horrendous crime, according to a report Tuesday.
Police won’t just be handling security and protecting visitors during the NATO Summit.
A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas says the State’s Attorney is working to recover almost $7 million her office overpaid to the City of Country Club Hills and has yet to get back.
In what her office is calling a “shift in philosophy,” Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez plans to form a new unit that will actively review criminal cases involving questionable or wrongful convictions.
A pre-holiday sting in Cook County targeting professional shoplifters in three locations has culminated in 59 arrests.
A federal judge won’t reconsider her ruling that former Mayor Richard M. Daley can be named as a defendant in a police torture case tied to former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
Prosecutors and police on Wednesday announced charges against Chicago gang members in a unique human trafficking investigation.
A federal judge has ruled that retired Mayor Richard M. Daley can be sued for alleged police brutality conspiracies that happened under former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
He was one of Chicago’s most colorful and controversial public officials. Now he’s charged with being one of the city’s top “deadbeat dads.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s security detail is not being reduced for now, but he indicated it would be soon.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has found a way to give some alleged first-time, nonviolent offenders a second chance before the case reaches the courtroom.
Men tortured under disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge gathered in front of the Criminal Courts Building on Sunday, calling on mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to take action.
Federal agents who track illegal immigrants are no longer working out of the Cook County Criminal Courts building where they were able to immediately check arrest records and begin deportations.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has asked Illinois State Police to look into the Chicago Police Department’s handling of a homicide case involving a nephew of Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said Wednesday that she was “disappointed” that Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois.