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'Significant Discipline' Expected From Sheriff's Timesheet Fraud Probe

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County Sheriff’s office said “significant discipline” is expected in the next week or so, when it wraps up the first part of a lengthy investigation into allegations of timesheet fraud by deputies and supervisors. 205 more words


Jail Job Offer "On Hold" For Wife Of Cop In Laquan McDonald Killing

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County Sheriff’s office said it has not revoked a job offer to the wife of indicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, but only put the hiring on hold to make sure it’s a safe fit. 442 more words


Blame Game Continues Over Released Accused Murderer

CHICAGO (CBS) — A week has passed since a 29-year-old accused murderer was mistakenly given his freedom. The Cook County Sheriff and the Illinois Department of Corrections are continuing to point fingers of blame at each other… 193 more words


Foxx: Some Nonviolent Cook County Inmates Might Get Out Of Jail Free

CHICAGO (CBS) — A few dozen inmates who remain locked up in Cook County Jail because they’re too poor to post their relatively low bonds may be out soon under a new program State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced for indigent, nonviolent offenders Wednesday. 389 more words


Suspected killer mistakenly released from custody

CHICAGO — Police are searching for a murder suspect who was mistakenly released from state custody in an apparent case of miscommunication, Illinois officials said Monday. 183 more words


Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Among 3 Shot In Gold Coast

CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer working security at a Gold Coast bar was among three men shot in a fight near a parking garage early Saturday on the Near North Side. 288 more words


CN January 19 2017

Our guest this week runs a mental health institution so vast that it’s been called the largest in the country.

He also runs a pretty significant job training operation, a substance abuse clinic, an anti-violence effort, and he’s a major health-care consultant, channeling tens of thousands of Chicagoans into the Affordable Care Act. 1,119 more words

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