Lyvita Gomes

Prison fence

Attorney Hired To Probe Lake County Jail Deaths

Following the deaths of two people held at the Lake County Jail in Waukegan, a prominent attorney has been brought in to determine if any misconduct was involved.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012


Lake County Sheriff On Defensive After Woman’s Death From Hunger Strike

The Lake County Sheriff is defending his jail’s handling of an inmate who died after refusing to eat.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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

Woman Dead After Hunger Strike At Lake County Jail

Officials say they are still trying to find any family of a woman who died recently after going on a jail hunger strike in the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012