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.