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Ford Heights Man Charged With Firing Shot At Sheriff’s Officer

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man has been charged with attempted murder for firing shots at a Cook County sheriff’s officer who was responding to a domestic disturbance at the suspect’s south suburban home. 160 more words

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1,020 Charged In National Sex Trafficking Sting; 141 In Cook County

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than 1,000 people were arrested—including 141 people in Cook County—in a national sex trafficking sting that started in June, authorities announced Wednesday. 232 more words

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Cook County Sheriff Investigating Lansing Cop Who Pinned, Threatened Teen

CHICAGO (CBS) — The village of Lansing has asked the Cook County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an incident in which a white off-duty Lansing cop pinned down and threatened a black teenager on the officer’s lawn. 147 more words

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Sheriff Dart: Preckwinkle's Layoff Plan "Beyond Reckless"

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said his office would be eviscerated if the Preckwinkle administration goes forward with a plan to lay off up to 925 sheriff’s employees due to budget cuts if a judge doesn’t allow the county’s sweetened beverage tax to go into effect soon. 538 more words

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Cook County Sheriff Braces For Layoffs

(CBS) — The Cook County Sheriff’s Office says it will be hit hard if the county’s sweetened drink tax is struck down, or even delayed by a few months. 230 more words

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Sheriff And Feds Bust 3 Reputed Brothels In Chicago Area

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three Chicago-area brothels have been shuttered and the people who allegedly ran them have been arrested after an 11-month investigation by Cook County sheriff’s investigators and federal agents, authorities said Wednesday. 297 more words

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Police Find 4,000 Pounds Of Fireworks In Home

(STMW) — More than 4,000 pounds of fireworks were seized Wednesday at a home in unincorporated Cook County near southwest suburban Lemont.

Sheriff’s police responded about 9:15 a.m. 158 more words

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