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.
Woman Who Went Into Labor At Cook County Jail Remains Free On BondHad the sheriff and prosecutors not intervened, she would have been returned to jail and waited a month without bond before her next hearing
200 Cook County Jail Officers Call In Sick On Mother’s DayAbout 32 percent of the officers assigned to work from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. did not go to work, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office.
Pizza Shop Helps Cook County Inmates Learn Culinary Skills, Find JobsBruno Abate, owner of Tocco's Pizza in Wicker Park offers new pizza program for Cook County inmates and teaches a three-month course that leads to certificates in culinary arts.
8 Cook County Detainees Charged With Setting Uniforms On FireEight detainees have been charged with lighting their uniforms on fire last month at the Cook County Jail.
Inmates Charged With Attacking Of Cook County Jail Guards Denied BailA judge denied bond for the three inmates involved in a vicious attack of two correctional officers inside the Cook County jail on Wednesday night.
3 Inmates Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking DeputiesThree maximum security inmates have been charged with attempted murder for allegedly attacking two Cook County Jail correctional deputies.
Fire Started By Cook County Jail Inmates Caught On VideoInmates in the super maximum security division at Cook County Jail are caught on tape lighting their uniforms on fire using a microwave.
Cook Co. Detainees Try To Set Uniforms On Fire, 4 Officers HurtThe detainees were in the jail’s super maximum security division, designated for “problematic detainees who engage in sexual misconduct."