Cook County Jail Inmates Have Been Escaping From Restraints, Using Them As Weapons On Transport BusesInmates at the Cook County Jail are getting out of their restraints and violently attacking other inmates – and when they’re hurt, you pay the bill.
Winnetka Man Charged With Sending Child Pornography To Undercover Agent On KikA Winnetka man stood charged with child pornography Wednesday, after authorities said he used the social media app Kik to send someone an explicit video of a minor.
Cook County Officer, Ronald Prohaska, Killed In Crash While Assisting Driver On Illinois River BridgeAn off-duty Cook County officer was killed in a fiery crash on the Illinois River Bridge while assisting another driver Sunday afternoon.
Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Charged With Reckless Homicide In Crash That Killed TwoCook County Sheriff's Police Officer Thomas M. Nortman has been charged in a September 2018 crash that killed two women in Niles.
Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Reintroducing Statewide Animal Abuser RegistryA statewide animal abuser registry could be in our future, with an Illinois state senator saying he has plans to reintroduce a bill that would make it happen.
Former County Commissioner Shocked Animal Abuser Registry He Worked To Create Was Never UsedCook County's animal abuser registry, meant to prevent convicted animal abusers from buying pets, has never been used since it was created.
Police Seek Public's Help Identifying 'Suspicious' Person Reported Near Morton Grove
Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Suspected CarjackerAn on-duty Cook County shot a suspected carjacker Monday night around 8:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Cermak, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Department.
Schaumburg Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman In Forest Preserve; 'This Is How I Get Turned On'More details have emerged in the case of a Schaumburg man who is accused of dragging a woman off a forest preserve running path in Hoffman Estates and sexually assaulting her last month.
Schaumburg Man Accused Of Dragging Woman Off Running Path, Sexually Assaulting Her Out On BondA Schaumburg man accused of dragging a woman off a forest preserve running path in Hoffman Estates and sexually assaulting her was out on bond Wednesday night, and police believe she is not the only victim.
Students Taken To Hospitals After Pepper Spray Incident On School BusTwelve students have been transported to area hospitals after a pepper spray incident on a school bus, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
UPDATE: Marienne Catanaoan, 15, And Jose Salgado, 17, Both Located In NilesUPDATE: Two teenagers reported missing from unincorporated Des Plaines were both located in Niles, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said Saturday afternoon.
Opioid Abuse Targeted On Prescription Drug Turn-In Day This WeekendAs the U.S. continues battling the opioid crisis, public agencies all over America on Saturday will give people a chance to rid their homes of unneeded drugs that sit in their medicine cabinets.
Donkey Found Wandering On I-90 Near Arlington Heights RoadA donkey was found in the middle of I-90 near Arlington Heights Road Wednesday, according to Cook County Sheriff's officer.
UPDATE: Reese Frolich, 16, Reported Missing From Palos Heights, Located SafeUPDATE: Reese Frolich, who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon, has been safely located, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said.