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Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Guard Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Bullet, Pills Into Cook County Jail

A Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly trying to bring a 9mm bullet and dozens of pills into Cook County Jail over the weekend.

08/13/2013

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in an apparent case of road rage, then crashed into this gas pump in Hammond, Ind., on Aug. 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Jail Guard Charged In Fatal Road Rage Shooting In Hammond

On Thursday, 23-year-old Montrell Moss was shot and killed, after throwing a cup of water at a van that had twice cut him off along Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, Ind.

08/11/2013

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Cook County Jail Guard Remembered A Year After Fatal Hit-And-Run

A memorial service was held Thursday morning for a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy killed by a hit-and-run driver as she was crossing the street to go to work exactly one year ago.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2013

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Corrections Officer Remembered After Hit-And-Run That Took Her Life

Police on Friday morning were questioning a suspect in the deadly hit-and-run crash in which a Cook County corrections officer was killed.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Special Prosecutor May Probe Death Of Lake County Jail Inmate

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s office wants a special prosecutor to look into the death of jail inmate.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Jason R. Cozmanoff, 42, of Crown Point, Ind. has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run incident that left a correctional officer dead. (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

No Plea Agreement In Crash That Killed Correctional Officer

A guilty plea had been expected Wednesday morning, but no agreement was ultimately reached, in a hit-and-run crash that left a correctional officer dead last week in Crown Point, Ind.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

Britney Meux With Daughter

Family, Friends Pay Respects To Correctional Officer Killed In Crash

Loved ones gathered Monday to remember a 25-year-old Lake County, Ind., correctional officer, who was killed instantly when a vehicle slammed into her last week.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Darnell Crume

Parolee Charged With Robbing Off-Duty Correctional Officer

A parolee is charged with trying to rob a man who turned out to be a Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer in the Englewood neighborhood.

10/07/2011

Timothy Fuller

County Correctional Officer Arrested In Drug Sting

A correctional officer at the Cook County Jail was busted accepting marijuana and cocaine to deliver to an inmate, and now stands charged with four felonies.

10/07/2010