Coronavirus In Chicago: 89 Inmates, 12 Staff At Cook County Jail Test Positive For COVID-19The cases among inmates more than doubled in one day. There were 38 cases as of Friday.
Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said there are currently about 5,000 inmates being held within the walls of the jail, the lowest population it’s ever had.
6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For CoronavirusMeantime, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has prepared a barracks facility on the site of the jail complex to be used as a hospital and/or isolation facility for inmates who test positive for COVID-19.
Cook County Suspends Jail Visits, Court-Ordered Evictions Amid Coronavirus ConcernsCourt-ordered evictions and visits for jail detainees have been suspended in Cook County amid growing coronavirus concerns.
Officer Describes Close Call On The Road: 'If I Had Been Standing There, I Wouldn't Be Standing Here Today'If he'd been outside his patrol car then, he wouldn't be here today.
Court Clerk's Office Says Animal Abuser Registry Unused Because It Did Not Know About The Ordinance Requiring ItThe Cook County animal abuser registry has gone unused for its years of existence because the court clerk's office didn't know it existed, officials say.
County Registry Meant To Prevent Convicted Animal Abusers From Buying Pets Goes UnusedThe Cook County Sheriff's Office's database meant to prevent convicted animal abusers from buying pets has never been used during its years of existence.
Calvin Butler, Of Bellwood, Charged With Animal Cruelty After 1 Of 2 Pet Dogs Starved To DeathA Bellwood man has been charged with animal cruelty, for allegedly neglecting his two dogs, allowing one to starve to death.
Man Killed In Harvey Hit-And-RunA 58-year-old man was killed early Wednesday, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in south suburban Harvey.
State Health Officials To Probe Christ Medical Center's Handling Of Marlen Ochoa Case, After Alleged Killer Passed Baby Off As Her OwnThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office is asking the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to look into how Advocate Christ Medical Center handled the Marlen Ochoa case.
Police Catch Berwyn Man Attempting To Meet Up With Minor Jon Bilich, 53, responded to an advertisement and exchanged messages with an undercover Sheriff's Police investigator, who he believed was a minor.
Rochelle And Gilmore, Two Dogs From Jail Training Program, Need Forever HomesTwo dogs who recently completed a new obedience training program at the Cook County Jail are looking for their forever homes.
Patient Missing From Maywood Mental Health CenterChristian Olson, 49, ran away from the Madden Mental Health Center early Tuesday morning.
Cook Co. Sheriff Tom Dart Sues Officer For DefamationAlso named in the $300,000 defamation suit officer Howard Denham's wife, and the company she works for.
2 Women Killed, Sheriff's Officer Injured In Squad Car Crash In NilesNiles police said the crash happened around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Dempster Street and Harlem Avenue.