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.
More Female Professionals Sue Cook Sheriff Over Sex Misconduct At JailThe latest lawsuit alleges authorities haven't done enough to stop the detainees from exposing themselves, masturbating and threatening female employees.
Female Public Defenders File Lawsuit Over Inmate 'Indecent Exposure'Hundreds of women working at the Cook County Defenders Office allege the office has not done enough to stop sexual advances by male inmates.
Public Defenders Pushed To Breaking Point By Masturbating InmatesMasturbating inmates have become a common sight on the walk to and from holding cells, at the jail and in courthouse lockups.
New Ordinance Could Prohibit Private Drones From Flying Over Cook County PropertyA Cook County Board Committee has approved a measure prohibiting most private drones from flying over Cook County Jail and other County property.
Inmate Dies After Collapsing At Cook County JailA 47-year-old inmate died Sunday night after collapsing at the Cook County Jail.
Inmate Charged After Handgun Found At Cook County Jail Causing LockdownThe Cook County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a prisioner has been charged for leaving a loaded handgun in a jail garbage can prompting a lockdown on Tuesday.
Cook County Jail Locked Down After Gun Found In TrashThe sheriff's office a handgun small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, was found in a holding area between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m.