Police continue to investigate the deaths of two men, one a Cook County records clerk, discovered inside a white Camaro in the West Englewood neighborhood.
A few stories of interest - the Cook County Morgue can't seem to do anything right. Now they're giving away dead bodies: According to records from the Cook County Public Administrator, in many cases family members did not give permission...Show More Summary
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Chicago, IL – Cook County prosecutors say Scandale Fritz, 16, Kenneth Brown, 15, and Justin Applewhite, 16, raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint, then posted a video of the sexual assault on their Facebook pages. It happened in December of last year when the victim went to Fritz’s home to talk to him. Show More Summary
Russian Prisoners Take On Cook County Inmates In Chess MatchMay 15, 2013 12:29 PMCHICAGO (CBS) — This was not Boris Spassky vs. Bobby Fischer.First, it was a match between prison inmates, not world-class chess masters. Second, the Russians won this time. Show More Summary
Bradley Cooper is in talks to lead John Wells’ (August: Osage County) Chef, which is one of two projects going by the same name, currently being developed by different studios. The other Chef belongs to Jon Favreau. The former comes … Continue reading ?
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle is temporarily reversing her signature initiative to shrink the Juvenile Detention Center because a federally-appointed administrator says there are too many kids being detained there to safely reduce its size.
A 19-year-old volunteer with Willow Creek Community Church's special needs child care program has been released from a Cook County, Ill., jail after being arrested and charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child.
A bill attempting to allow nonviolent, first-time offenders to avoid paying a bond so they could leave the jail while awaiting trial died an unceremonious death at its third reading in the Illinois House of Representatives last month. Show More Summary
African Americans in Chicago suffer from high rates of HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension, as well as childhood obesity and infant mortality. Because they’re disproportionately low-income, they are less likely to have health insurance,...Show More Summary
Chicago, Russian inmates to play online chess May 14, 2013 @ 01:40 PMCHICAGO — Inmates in the Cook County jail are readying for an online chess match against inmates in Russia. The Cook County Sheriff's office says the games will be played Wednesday morning. Show More Summary
Almost two years ago to the day, Derek Boogaard died in his Minneapolis apartment. Late Friday afternoon, his family filed suit in Circuit Court of Cook County (Illinois) for his wrongful death. Read more...
Be aware, be very aware - remember, this is from Sneed....and Dart: Sneed has learned a street gang directive ordering a hit squad to kill law enforcement officers was intercepted by the Cook County Sheriff’s Intelligence unit.The deadly...Show More Summary
Cook County commissioners were asked about Sheriff Tom Dart’s conceal carry proposal to be implemented in case Illinois state lawmakers do not pass their own conceal carry law by the June 9 deadline. Right now, Illinois is the only state that does not allow their citizens to conceal carry. Show More Summary
The tarnished legacy of indicted community officials no longer lies in Chicago ranks but has indeed spread to the south suburban areas of Cook County. Three villages are now victim of the all too familiar spirit of greed and exploitation...
Cook County's sheriff is asking the county to adopt its own concealed-carry gun ordinance if Illinois lawmakers fail to craft one by a court-imposed deadline.
While boarding a flight around 8 pm Friday at the O’Hare airport for what would have likely been a fun-filled Las Vegas vacation, four Chicago women were detained. Cook County court documents state the troop – Latonya T. Darwish, 37, Saunsierica L. Duncan, 19, Mahogany R. Banks, 21, and Tabitha A. Harris, 36 – were [...]Show More Summary
Mayor's disclosure statement lists accommodations, transportation provided by financial, entertainment execs Mayor Rahm Emanuel's annual economic interest statement filed this week with the Cook County clerk's office requires disclosure of any gifts valued at more than $500 and any capital asset from which he earned at least $5,000 during the year. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: After helming August: Osage County for Harvey Weinstein, John Wells is getting ready to take on another big film for The Weinstein Company. He’s making a deal to direct Chef, the Steven Knight-helmed drama that Bradley Cooper will star in next year. Show More Summary
Plus, Cook County judges help protect the secrets of the rich and powerful, a Little Village teacher has launched a neighborhood library on her porch, and other news. [ more › ]