Group Demands Improved Release Conditions For Cook County Jail Inmates, Including Provided Coats When ColdVolunteers in Little Village are calling on the Cook County Jail to make improvements for inmates when they are released -- specifically when it is cold outside.
Cook County Jail Inmates Competing In Online Chess TournamentIt's part of the "Chess for Freedom Program."
Court Date Moved To Friday For Eric Morgan, Suspect In Murder Of CPD Officer Ella FrenchOne of the brothers charged in the death of Chicago police officer Ella French will appear in court on Friday.
Maximum-Security Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In Chicago: Inside Victor Woods' Unorthodox ApproachIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail.
Man Shot Outside Cook County Jail Had Up To 64 Bullet WoundsThe killing comes amid a rise in shootings this year in Chicago and broader concerns nationwide about increasing violence.
1 Killed, 2 Others Hurt In Shooting Outside Cook County JailA man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting right in front of the Cook County Jail Saturday night.
Decision Delayed Again On Mental Health Treatment In Jail For Serial Stowaway Marilyn HartmanSerial stowaway Marilyn Hartman’s attempt to get access to mental health counseling in jail was again delayed on Monday.
Lawyer Asks For Mental Health Counseling For Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman While She's In JailSerial stowaway Marilyn Hartman’s lawyer wants mental health counseling for her while she is in custody at the Cook County Jail, the CBS 2 Investigators have learned.
Cook County Jail Inmates Participate In International Chess CompetitionThe Cook County Jail started the chess program in 2012.
Defense Attorney Asks To Have Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Released From Jail And Returned To Halfway House; Judge RefusesA defense attorney on Monday asked to have serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman released from jail and placed back on electronic monitoring, but a judge refused.
Activists Call For Independent Monitoring Committee To Conduct Inspections At Cook County JailA push has been launched to get more inspections at the Cook County Jail from a different set of eyes.
Cook County Jail To Allow In-Person Visits For Vaccinated Detainees Starting SundayDetainees who have been vaccinated can get up to two in-person visits per week, and the visits will be held outdoors in large tents.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Sheriff Tom Dart Says Containment Has Been Success At Cook County Jail, But Worry Mounts About UptickFor months, Sheriff Tom Dart has been trying to keep cases under control at the Cook County Jail. And as CBS News’ Adriana Diaz reported, Dart said he has had success despite a recent uptick.
Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct At Cook County Jail Settled
Cook County Jail Suspends In-Person Visits With COVID-19 Rates Skyrocketing In City, Suburban Cook CountyIn-person visitation is being suspended at the Cook County Jail with COVID-19 rates spiking in both Chicago and suburban Cook County.