Terminally-Ill Inmate Dies In Police Custody; Couldn't Afford To Bond OutA terminally-ill Cook County Jail inmate died in custody. He, like hundreds of other low-level offenders, couldn't afford to bond out.
Cook County Inmates Face Multiple Charges Of Aggravated Battery To StaffTwo detainees involved in separate incidents were charged Friday with aggravated battery to a peace officer, said Cook County Sheriff Thomas J Dart.
Feces-Throwing Inmate Injures Three Cook County Jailers In Scuffle Inmate Tacorey Killebrew has been involved in more than 50 altercations with jail staff since his arrest, authorities say.
Attorneys For Newly Released Chicago Man: Why Did It Take So Long?Ben Bakers says he was railroaded by a corrupt Chicago cop, one who was later disgraced. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Attorney Joseph “The Shark” Lopez Charged With Hitting Client“The Shark” has gotten hooked. Well-known criminal defense attorney Joseph “The Shark” Lopez was charged with one count of simple battery for allegedly striking an inmate in the holding area at the Cook County criminal courts building late last month, authorities said Thursday.
Prison Inmate Diagnosed With Legionnaire's DiseaseThe Illinois Department of Corrections said an inmate at Stateville Correctional Center, located in Crest Hill, has been transferred to an outside hospital for treatment of Legionnaire's Disease.
From Wrongfully Convicted To Law School Grad: 'I Couldn't Have Imagined This Day'Saturday morning, Jarrett Adams received his law degree from Loyola after spending 10 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Exonerated Inmate Adapting To Life -- And Smart Phones -- After 21 Years Behind BarsOn Friday, Angel Gonzalez talked with CBS 2's Mai Martinez about what it's like to finally be free.
Inmate's Letters Claim Glasgow Helped Set Up Peterson In Murder-For-Hire SchemeLetters written by a prison inmate allege Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow was in on the planning of his own murder-for-hire, leading to new charges against the man he put in prison, convicted killer Drew Peterson.
Jail Inmate Solicited Murder From Behind Bars: SheriffGeorge 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.
Inmate Dies On Medical Furlough In ChicagoDariel 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.”
Driver Arrested After Showing Convict's ID To CopA routine traffic stop last week in Antioch proved that even an inmate in the Illinois Department of Corrections has to worry about identity theft.