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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: "I'd Look At The Mayor's Race Down The Road...I Won't Dismiss It"

Cook County Sheriff, Tom Dart, talked with Steve Cochran  and the morning crew about what’s been keeping him busy. He has been focusing on efforts to better the “Rocket Docket,” being fiscally smarter about our criminal justice system, and his… 22 more words

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Ceremony Planned For Desecrated Remains From Burr Oak Cemetery

ALSIP, Ill. (AP) — A re-internment ceremony is scheduled for the human remains and grave items recovered when desecration was found in 2009 at a cemetery in suburban Chicago. 125 more words


Sheriff: Man Tried To Abduct Boy In Northwest Suburbs

(CBS) – Cook County police are on the hunt for a suspect who reportedly tried to abduct a boy in unincorporated Des Plaines Monday morning. 83 more words


Sheriff Releases Videos Of Excessive Force Against Cook County Jail Inmates

CHICAGO (CBS) — Inmates being dragged, manhandled, and forced to the ground; Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has released six videos showing deputies using excessive force, saying the public has the right to know. 322 more words


CPD, Sheriff's Officers To Increase Coordinated Efforts To Target Gangs

CHICAGO (CBS) — Amid a spike in shootings and homicides to start the new year, the Chicago Police Department has forged a new partnership with the Cook County Sheriff’s office to target gang violence that affects both the city and suburbs. 372 more words


Former Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Drug Rip-Off

CHICAGO (STMW) — A former Cook County sheriff’s police officer admitted in federal court Wednesday that he stole marijuana from a man he believed to be a drug dealer so that he could later sell the drugs for profit. 215 more words