Electronic Monitoring

The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and Juvenile Court building. (Credit: CBS)

Critics: Juvenile Offender Monitoring Needs Overhaul In Wake Of Roseland Rape

Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.

09/18/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Probation Officer For Teen Charged With Assaulting CSU Student Suspended

The probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.

09/16/2014

The assault occurred in an alley near 99th and South Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime

The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.

09/15/2014

David Jordan (left) and Peter Williams (right) have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, kidnapping and sexual assault. The pair shot two Harvey police officers who were responding to a robbery call, then took eight people hostage in a standoff that lasted nearly 24 hours. (Credit: Harvey Police)

Two Gunmen Charged In Harvey Hostage Standoff

A convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week.

08/22/2014

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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Warns Officers To Watch For Parolees Tampering With Electronic Monitoring

The Cook County Sheriff’s office is warning its officers to watch out for state parolees who have tampered with their electronic monitoring.

07/15/2014

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Chief Objects After Suspect Who Threatened To Kill Cop Released

In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.

05/28/2014

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Bars Former Lawmaker Facing Child Porn Charge From Using Own Patio

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert said the measure was necessary to protect the public because the patio at former state Rep. Keith Farnham’s condo is shared with a family that has a 7-year-old boy.

05/07/2014