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Dart: Concealed Carry Law Fell Short On Review Process

CHICAGO (CBS) – A year after the state began allowing people to carry firearms in public in Illinois, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart suggested some counties might not be as thorough in reviewing concealed carry applications as Cook County. 219 more words


More Than 91,000 Applied For Concealed Carry Permits In 2014

CHICAGO (CBS) – More than 91,000 people applied for permits to carry concealed weapons last year in Illinois, the first year the state allowed people to carry guns in public. 314 more words


Former Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced For Using Excessive Force

(CBS) — A federal judge says “what happened here was extremely serious,” as she sentences a former sheriff’s deputy for brutalizing a prisoner in the Maywood lockup, reports WBBM’s John Cody. 155 more words


Cook County Sheriff's Officer Charged With Attempted Sexual Assault

CHICAGO (STMW) – A Cook County sheriff’s officer who was in bond court Thursday is facing a charge of attempted sexual assault, authorities said.

Fernando Rodriguez, 52, was charged with attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault; aggravated unlawful restraint; and official misconduct — all felony counts, Chicago Police said. 256 more words



I want to tell you this and I want you to remember that it happened just over 20 years ago…so please no tears….we have recovered and some very good things came out of it.  2,464 more words

Cook, Lake Counties Put Evictions On Hold Until Jan. 5

CHICAGO (CBS) – People facing eviction from their homes have been getting a small break for the holidays. Sheriff’s officials in Cook and Lake counties have placed an annual moratorium on evictions until early January. 182 more words


Veterinarian Charged With Felony Animal Cruelty After Four Dogs Found Dead

CHICAGO (STMW) – A veterinarian is facing felony animal cruelty charges after four dogs were found starved to death at a south suburban facility.

Dr. Amardeep Sangha, 54, faces three counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animals, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office. 165 more words