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.
Good Samaritan Pulls Sheriff's Officer Out Of Burning Squad Car After Hoffman Estates CrashThe officer was responding to a call around 3:40 a.m., when she collided with an SUV at the intersection of Barrington and Golf roads.
New Images Of Unidentified John Wayne Gacy Victims ReleasedAuthorities have released highly detailed facial reconstructions of two unidentified victims of infamous serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Sheriff's Officers Hand Out Gifts To Homeless At Pilsen Tent CitySheriff’s officers brought coffee, donuts, warm socks, blankets, and more to those who call the tents at 18th and Canalport home.
2 Sheriff's Officers, Driver Injured In Jane Addams Tollway CrashThe conditions of the two deputies and the other driver were not available Wednesday morning, but all three victims were expected to survive.
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.
Two Horses Dead After Throwing Riders, Running Into TrafficOne of the horses was killed by a vehicle. A Hickory Hills police officer put down the other horse, authorities say.