Survivors Of Bucktown Baseball Bat Attack Receive Awards For CourageThe Cook County State's Attorney's Office Tuesday night presented an award for courage to two women who survived being beaten with a baseball bat and left for dead by a thief in Bucktown five years ago.
Relatives Of Murder Victims Gather For Memorial Service At UIC ForumHundreds of relatives of murder victims in Cook County gathered for a memorial service yesterday at the UIC Forum.
Police, Prosecutors, Welfare Groups Launch New Campaign Against Sex TraffickingAlthough numbers are vague, the crime of human trafficking presents a real challenge to law enforcement and welfare agencies, who have teamed up to try to raise awareness of troubled children who end up being manipulated or forced into prostitution.
Prosecutors To Again Interview Man Convicted Of 1982 Double MurderCook County prosecutors were taking another step Wednesday toward possibly releasing a man from prison - 15 years after he confessed to two murders.
Prosecutor Who "Threw Away" Koschman File ResignsThe prosecutor who declined to charge former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew in the killing of David Koschman — and apparently “threw away” the case file — has left the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Special Prosecutor's Report On Koschman Case To Be Released TuesdaySpecial prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.
State’s Attorney Offering Free Internet Monitoring Software For ParentsThe software, called “ComputerCop,” provides a quick and easy way for parents to review what their children are doing while using the internet and to assess if kids are being exposed to inappropriate or harmful content.
Authorities Seek To Exhume Body Of Poisoned Lottery WinnerIt's a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.
City, County Hold Vigil For Victims Of Domestic ViolenceFor seven years, Shemaraya Mannie was a victim of domestic violence.
County Prosecutor Accused Of Biting Man’s Leg Outside Lingerie ShopAn off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.
Men Accused Of Stealing Over $50K In Checks From Obama Campaign HQTwo south suburban men were due in bond court Saturday, charged with stealing checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters.
Cook County State's Attorney Gets $500,000 To Fight Human TraffickingA total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.