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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


Former Correctional Officer Suing Sheriff Dart Over 2015 Firing

CHICAGO (CBS) — A former Cook County correctional officer has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Tom Dart, alleging he was “illegally fired” by an “unlawful merit board.” 186 more words


Sheriff's Officers Scanning Des Plaines for Cameron Sanders

A Cook County Sheriff’s officer looks over a bridge spanning the Des Plaines River at 31st Street on May 17. | Bob Uphues/Wednesday Journal 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || … 286 more words


Fourth Day Of Search Underway For Teen Missing In Des Plaines River

CHICAGO (CBS) — The search for a missing teen who went for a swim in the Des Plaines River has entered its fourth day, as the Cook County Sheriff’s office has taken over the effort to find the boy. 232 more words


Dart Slams Wisconsin Officials For Response To Runaway Foster Child

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart blasted Wisconsin child welfare authorities for refusing to pick up a runaway foster child arrested last week in Chicago. 218 more words


'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