Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart Tests Positive For COVID-19, Recovering At HomeCook County Sheriff Thomas Dart has tested positive for COVID-19, his office confirmed Saturday.
Early Voting Begins For Detainees In Cook County JailEarly voting for the general election began Saturday for hundreds of inmates at the Cook County Jail. It is the first time inmates in the jail will get a chance to vote early in a general election.
Federal Judge To Hear Arguments On Cook County Jail Social Distancing PracticeThe battle for the wellbeing of the inmates at Cook County Jail continues Thursday.
Tails Of Redemption: A Jail Sentence Saves Dogs With Days LeftThey were dogs with days left until they were saved -- by a jail sentence.
Cook County Sheriff Working To Shut Down Sex Trafficking WebsitesBackpage.com, a website at the center of a sex and human trafficking investigation, may be offline, but authorities say other copycat websites are now posing the same threat.
Man In Courthouse Bathroom Overdose Video Shares Story On Opioid PodcastThe growing opioid crisis has prompted Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to make a podcast to spread awareness of the dangers of abusing the drug.
Backpage Shut Down By The GovernmentThe federal government sealed the website known for selling sex.
Chicago-Area Sheriffs Praise Las Vegas Sheriff After Shooting MassacreTwo area sheriffs are giving a thumbs-up to the way the head of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has dealt with the media since Sunday's massacre.
Cook County Officials Call For Statewide Bail ReformCook County officials are calling for statewide bail reform, in line with a report authored by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Sheriff Dart Says Gun Offenders Are Bonding Out Too EasilyCook County Sheriff Tom Dart says too many people accused of gun crimes end up back on the street, because their gangs put up bond money.
Cook County Demolishes 3 Jail Buildings As Inmate Population ShrinksCook County is demolishing three divisions, representing close to a half-million square feet of cell space, as the jail population has hit the lowest level in 25 years.