Five Cook County Jail Inmates Sickened By SalmonellaThe sheriff's office said 54 inmates in the jail's Division XI began experiencing symptoms of a gastrointestinal illness last week.
Man Back In Custody After Being Accidentally ReleasedThe manhunt was launched after Sleeper was released from Cook County Jail on Tuesday, even though he had no bail.
Police Search For Missing Inmate, Accidentally Set FreePolice are searching for a Cook County Jail inmate who was accidentally let go.
Bill Seeks Harsher Penalties For Indecent Exposure By Cook County InmatesA bill seeking to enact harsher penalties on detainees who expose themselves and conduct lewd behavior while in custody was unanimously passed out of the Criminal Law Committee in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday night.
Cook County Jail Detainee Indicted For Attempting To Bring Cannabis Into JailA Cook County Jail detainee has been indicted after being identified as the second person involved in an incident where marijuana was left in an inmate-only bathroom at Stroger hospital.
16 Cook County Jail Inmates Indicted For BrawlCook County Sheriff’s officials said the fight happened on Feb. 16 in a dayroom in the jail’s maximum security Division 9.
Cook County Jail Prepares For Blitz Of 'Sick Calls' During Super BowlLast year, approximately 350 correctional officers called in "sick."
Detainees Charged In Attacks Against Cook County JailersThe Cook County Sheriff's Department released video of three of the incidents.
Cook County Jail Population Sees A Record LowThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office said the number of inmates in county jail is the lowest it’s been in decades.
Positively Chicago: Art Rehabilitating PrisonersArt is bringing joy and fulfillment to men in the most unexpected place: Division 11 of the Cook County Jail.
Fired Sheriff's Officer Returns To Work After Judge Orders Her ReinstatedCook County Judge Diane Larson ordered Dixie Rios be reinstated as an officer on Friday, ruling she was illegally fired by the sheriff’s merit board.
Man Dies In Cook County Sheriff’s Custody After DUI CrashA man died in the custody of the Cook County sheriff’s office Wednesday afternoon after he was involved in a DUI crash.
Judge Orders Masturbating Inmates HandcuffedCook County jail detainees with a history of indecent exposure, masturbation or sexual misconduct will remain handcuffed “at all times” during courthouse visits while a series of recent lawsuits play out, a federal judge said Tuesday.
Another Lawsuit Filed Over Inmates Masturbating At Cook County JailThe lawsuit is the third filed in recent weeks over what is described as a phenomenon that began roughly two years ago, and has continued almost unchecked since.
Jail Inmate Who Fell From Top Bunk Gets $4.75M SettlementCook County jail guards were supposed to put Michael Borys in a lower bunk because he has a history of seizures.