2 Investigators: Criminals Are Hacking Electronic Monitoring SystemsElectronic ankle monitoring bracelets keep criminals under close watch, but CBS 2 investigators found many criminals discovered a way to beat the system.
Cook Co. Officials Alarmed By Number Of Violent Offenders On The Loose From Electronic MonitoringThere is a call for change following the CBS 2 Investigator report Monday that showed how dangerous offenders and gun offenders are cutting and running from electronic monitoring.
The Bracelet Cutters: 25 Violent Or Gun Offenders Are On The Loose From Electronic Monitoring In Cook CountyMore than 80 people have disappeared while on Cook County’s electronic monitoring program since last September.
Cop Charged In Fatal Off-Duty Shooting Will Be Released On Electronic MonitoringA Cook County judge has allowed a Chicago police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed man to go free on electronic monitoring.
Cook County Jail Population Drops With More Electronic MonitoringThe population at the Cook County Jail has dropped below 8,000 for the first time in years due to more detainees being sent home on electronic monitoring.
Electronic Monitoring Surge In Cook County A Mixed Blessing, Dart SaysThe sheriff’s office says last year judges in Cook County ordered 70 percent more defendants to stay at home and wear ankle bracelets than the year before.
Police Discover Loaded AK-47, Crack Cocaine During Home-Monitoring Check On West SideCook County Sheriff’s officers doing a home-monitoring check on Chicago’s West Side found an assault rifle and drugs in the home of a man who is now calling home the county jail, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Critics: Juvenile Offender Monitoring Needs Overhaul In Wake Of Roseland RapeSome county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.
Probation Officer For Teen Charged With Assaulting CSU Student SuspendedThe probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.
Teen Charged In Roseland Sex Assault Was On Electronic Monitoring For Unrelated Crime The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.
Two Gunmen Charged In Harvey Hostage StandoffA convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week.
Cook County Sheriff's Office Warns Officers To Watch For Parolees Tampering With Electronic MonitoringThe Cook County Sheriff's office is warning its officers to watch out for state parolees who have tampered with their electronic monitoring.
Chief Objects After Suspect Who Threatened To Kill Cop ReleasedIn an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
Judge Bars Former Lawmaker Facing Child Porn Charge From Using Own PatioU.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert said the measure was necessary to protect the public because the patio at former state Rep. Keith Farnham’s condo is shared with a family that has a 7-year-old boy.