George Krueger of Blue Island has been held in the jail since Aug. 24, when he was ordered held on a $100,000 bond on charges of telephone harassment, criminal damage to property and criminal trespass, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Dariel White, 38, was on furlough from Pontiac Correctional Center, where he was serving a six-year-sentence for delivery of heroin. Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer said White had been ill and that his death “was not unexpected.”
A routine traffic stop last week in Antioch proved that even an inmate in the Illinois Department of Corrections has to worry about identity theft.
Eugene Gruber, who was 51, died from a spinal cord injury suffered during a take down in a shower area after he was sprayed with pepper spray for allegedly fighting correctional officers trying to process him into the jail.
Kenneth Conley will be in federal prison for an extra 3 1/2 years, thanks to his daring 2012 escape from a federal lockup, the Sun-Times is reporting.
A convicted murderer who slipped out of a Michigan prison Sunday, sparking a multi-state manhunt, has been captured in LaPorte County, Ind.
Lester Hill, 27, is accused of having sex with a 23-year-old detainee of the jail on Jan. 13 and 15.
The young man — whose name has not yet been released — hanged himself with a bedsheet in his cell, and that he was in the cell by himself.
Officers were moving Jamal Haskins from court to a van to take him to jail when he broke out of his handcuffs. Two officers were hurt in the scuffle.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Department found an inmate who walked away from a work site Saturday.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office has suspended a high-ranking jail officer who kept up a secret relationship with a female inmate awaiting trial for the alleged murder of her 6-year-old daughter
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.
Andrew Thomas, 18, was being held on an aggravated battery charge for an alleged attack on his girlfriend.
A Cook County Jail inmate was rescued from a hole in the ground after jumping in Saturday afternoon.
The Lake County State’s Attorney’s office wants a special prosecutor to look into the death of jail inmate.
A special committee meets Thursday to decide where to put a transgender inmate.
When Rod Blagojevich put his Ravesnwood Manor home on the market, the 3,800 square foot home was described as being “built like a fortress.” So is a federal prison.
An inmate at an Illinois maximum security prison serving a life sentence is in trouble over a drawing celebrating life.
A defense attorney is accused of loaning her cell phone to a jail inmate who made personal calls. The detainee was eventually charged with killing a Chicago police officer and a former CHA cop.
An Indiana man being held for the 2008 murder of a Lakeview restaurant manager faces new charges for allegedly taking part in a scheme to smuggle weapons into the Cook County Jail in an effort to arrange a plead deal.