Sheriff Tom Dart
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has taken his appeal for more help for mentally ill jail inmates to Capitol Hill.
This week in south suburban Robbins, the police chief is expected to be gone, and a police captain was fired: accused of claiming he once carried LAPD Badge Number 714, which is a fictional badge from the 1950s TV show “Dragnet.”
He was brought back into custody after the mistaken release was discovered. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a look at how this could even happen.
A Cook County corrections officer who claimed to be so prolific at faking injury that he nicknamed himself the “Duty Injury King” has been suspended without pay.
Beginning Jan. 14, cell phones will be banned for most people at Cook County courthouses. Sheriff Tom Dart is concerned about the logistics of the policy shift.
A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart used the friendliest possible tone on Thursday to deliver the harshest possible message to inmates as he welcomed another training program to Cook County jail, this one providing guitar lessons.
The same cemetery that has been handling indigent burials for Cook County will continue to do so despite earlier criticisms of its operations.
A federal jury awarded $1.6 million Tuesday to 21 Cook County sheriff’s employees who claimed they were demoted by Sheriff Tom Dart for supporting his main opponent in the 2006 election.
A trial is underway at the Federal Building in a lawsuit against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
A total of 80 “deadbeat dads” who owe more than $1.7 million in child support were arrested in a two-week Cook County Sheriff sting.
The Cook County Jail is now housing transgender inmates based on their gender identity, rather than their sex at birth.
In an effort to improve safety for inmates and officers, the Cook County Jail has installed new high-tech body-scanning machines, Sheriff Tom Dart said Tuesday.
A lockdown was lifted Thursday morning at the Cook County Jail, after part of the facility lost power during the blizzard this week.
Cook County Sheriff’s investigators are considering charges against everyone who forwarded a photo of a teenaged girl engaged in a sex act with a 24-year-old man.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he will provide spiritual guidance, but not holiday celebration, for 10,000 inmates in the jail under his control.