Lotisha Myers (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Sheriff: Cook County Jail Officer Had Sexual Relationship With Inmate

Internal investigators became aware of an inappropriate relationship between an officer and an inmate in Division II of the jail on earlier this month.



VIDEO: County Drug Officers Conduct Raids In South Suburban Harvey

As Cook County’s war on drugs heats up, even in the cold, narcotics officers never know what they’re going to find during raids. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards tags along.


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More Detainees Allege Illegal Strip Searches By LaSalle Deputies

In the latest 30-page, 14-count civil complaint, filed Thursday, three women and a man claimed they were stripped by sheriff’s deputies without provocation and left naked in their cells for anywhere from 12 hours to two days.


Still photos of the basement of a building where John Wayne Gacy's mother lived. (provided photo)

VIDEO: The Home, And Basement, Where Gacy Visited His Mother

John Wayne Gacy was known to have worked inside and around a home where his mom once lived. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has exclusive video from inside that building.


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Probationer Grabs For Officer’s Gun At Courthouse

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports the incident has probation officers renewing calls for more staff.


Jeanine Nicarico

DuPage County To Honor Jeanine Nicarico With New Police Building

Next month, DuPage County plans to begin building a new $5 million facility where police will investigate crimes against children.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

Paul Arnold (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

After Crashing Five Times, Indiana Sheriff’s Officer Loses Job

A northwest Indiana sheriff’s officer, who has been involved in five work-related crashes in three years, is out of a job.


Cook County sheriff's police conduct a raid on grocery store operators recently. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Benefits Fraud Runs Rampant

Local convenience store operators are getting their hands on food-stamp benefits and profiting without selling any food, 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.


Joe Arpaio

Protesters To Follow Sheriff Arpaio To Kendall County GOP Event

Protests are expected at the Kendall County Republican picnic Saturday, as the man known as “America’s toughest sheriff” is expected to attend.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

Photo Of The U.S. Flag. (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

A Good Day For County Incumbents In Suburbs

Sheriffs hold onto their jobs in some close races.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2010

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Group Demands Moratorium On Evictions

The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign delivered a 5 day notice to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart demanding he impose a moratorium on all financially motivated evictions.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2010

Pete Piazza

Will County Sheriff Challenger Says It’s Time For Change

Will County arrested and charged the wrong man. It’s not the first time, and now, a challenger to the sheriff says it’s time for change.

CBS 2–10/13/2010

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Lake County Sheriff Restores Police Patrols For Winfield

The Lake County sheriff has restored patrols to a cash-strapped town after its council agreed to pay for the service.