Officials at Cook County Jail suspect many correctional officers called in sick Saturday and Sunday so they could watch the long-anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight.
Two Cook County Jail guards were charged Thursday with arranging the beating of an 18-year-old inmate after he short-circuited power in the jail.
Two Cook County correctional officers were charged Thursday with gathering a group of inmates to beat anther prisoner inside the jail last year.
Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.
The warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.
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.
There are reports that a person of interest is being questioned in connection with a hit-and-run crash this week that killed one Lake, Ind., County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others in Crown Point.