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Alvarez Questions Wisdom Of Suggested Alternatives To Jail For Some Inmates

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has expressed reservations about efforts to reduce the number of detainees being housed at the Cook County Jail. 212 more words


Dart Tells Congress 'We Have Criminalized Mental Illness In This Country'

WASHINGTON (CBS) – Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has taken his appeal for more help for mentally ill jail inmates to Capitol Hill.

WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Dart testified Wednesday morning before a Congressional subcommittee looking at mental health services. 266 more words


Sheriff's Deputies, State Comptroller Checking Harvey's Financial Records

HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) – Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and state officials have stepped in to make sure the cash-strapped city of Harvey is keeping its books in order, and properly disclosing how it’s spending money. 310 more words


Officers To Collect $2.4 Million In Settlement With Cook County

(CBS) – They say they were reprimanded for supporting Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s opponent and now 21 Cook County corrections officers are preparing to collect a $2.4 million settlement. 256 more words