jail

Tony Peraica Mugshot

Ex-County Commissioner Peraica Jailed For Being Late To Court

Former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was tossed in jail for a brief time on Tuesday, after showing up late for a hearing in a misdemeanor case against him.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Denies Peterson’s Bid For Release

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson’s request to be released from jail while he awaits trial on charges that he killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

Drew Peterson

Peterson To Ask State Supreme Court For Release From Jail

Former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson is taking his case to the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday, in an effort to get out of jail.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Plaxico Burress

Burress Released From Jail After 20 Months

Former New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress was locked up for 20 months for illegally carrying and firing a gun at a Manhattan nightclub.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Cook County Jail

Cook County Has New Policy For Transgender Inmates

Transgender inmates at Cook County Jail can now be housed, dressed and searched according to their gender identity rather than their sex at birth, under a new policy.

04/10/2011

Plaxico Burress

Should The Bears Be Thinking About Plaxico?

The Chicago Bears will have a number of options to improve their offense, defense and special teams. Receivers are always risky picks in the NFL Draft, so the best upgrade at that position might come via free agency.

670 The Score–01/27/2011

Jail/Prison

Homeless Man Arrested, Can’t Sleep In Jail

Police said a homeless man who was arrested after refusing to leave the northwest suburban Elgin police station’s lobby Monday told them he wanted to sleep in the building’s jail.

01/27/2011

Cook County Jail

Hydrant Break Wreaks Havoc On Cook County Jail Intake

Steve Patterson with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department says a construction crew working near the jail hit a fire hydrant line and 4 to 5 feet of water came gushing into the basement of intake.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

Jail/Prison

Jail A Moneymaker For Kendall County

In an economic climate that has government struggling to raise revenues, Kendall County has one funding source all locked up, as it were.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2010

Photo Of Man Behind Jail Bars (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Burglary Suspect Walks Out Of Gary Jail

Police arrested two burglary suspects, including one with a prior burglary conviction, inside a vacant house after officers saw the pair hauling appliances from an east side home Friday.

11/23/2010

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