(CBS) — “How much of our rights do we give away just so that we can stay alive?” asks former Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, Ph.D. Dr. Enyia is referring to the death of Sandra Bland, whose arrest […]
Two female assistant state’s attorneys also received minor injuries during the fracas in courtroom 307, according to Sophia Ansari, a spokeswoman for Sheriff Tom Dart.
Marilyn Hartman was arrested after trying several times to get past security at O’Hare and Midway airports in April and May. She was released from jail this week.
A Chicago woman on trial in Indonesia for killing her mother last year, and stuffing her body in a suitcase, said she fears her newborn daughter is losing her hair, because she is drinking too much Coca-Cola while nursing.
(STMW) — A former correctional officer and aunt of Kamron Taylor has been charged with helping the convicted murderer escape from a Kankakee County detention center early Wednesday. Tonya D. Grant, 50, faces charges of […]
Internal investigators became aware of an inappropriate relationship between an officer and an inmate in Division II of the jail on earlier this month.
R.J. Vanecko punched David Koschman of Mount Prospect, in the face in a drunken confrontation early on April 25, 2004. Koschman fell, hit his head on a curb and died 11 days later of brain injuries.
U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman’s order that Trudeau be indefinitely held for failing to disclose where he’s hiding his immense wealth came a week after another federal judge ordered the Oak Brook resident locked up at the end of his criminal contempt trial.
He claimed he was “penniless and homeless.” But an overnight stay in federal jail seems to have had a remarkable effect on discredited TV pitchman and convicted felon Kevin Trudeau’s memory
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau was ordered back into federal custody on Tuesday, despite his pleas that he has no assets to pay off a multimillion-dollar judgment against him.
A Chicago woman is suing the village of Skokie, claiming one of its police officers used excessive force that left her in need of surgery.
Home visits for inmates? That’s right, in Lake County, IL. Home visits, with a caveat, via the Internet.
After a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson takes a poll of commuters about the former governor of Illinois.
Two convicted bank robbers remained at large on Wednesday, the day after a brazen escape from the federal jail in the Loop.
Aquarius! Crawl out the metaphorical slit your jailers call a window, down that imaginary rope made of your hopes, dreams and bed sheets, and live your life!
Two inmates escaped Tuesday morning from the federal jail in the Loop, using bedsheets tied together to rappel 15 floors to the ground.
Ald. James Cappleman (46th) has introduced an ordinance that would significantly increase the penalties for feeding pigeons – making it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
A judge in Las Vegas says she’ll decide by Thursday whether to ease jail conditions for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Some parents from west suburban Berkeley are angry, after their kindergarteners were taken on a field trip to a local jail.