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Backpage Executives Decline To Testify On Child Sex Trafficking Report

CHICAGO (CBS) — Backpage.com took down its adult advertising section this week, and officials declined to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, in the face of a blistering report accusing the website of facilitating child sex trafficking. 587 more words


Backpage.com Shuts Down ‘Adult’ Ads After Senate Committee Report

CHICAGO (CBS) — The owners of Backpage.com on Monday shut down the “adult” section on the online-classified advertising site, just hours after a U.S. Senate committee released a report that found the site knowingly aided users in posting ads for prostitution and child sex trafficking. 486 more words


Woman Held With No Bond For Incomplete Community Service In 1994

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County sheriff’s office calls it “outrageous”: A recent audit of jail inmates turned up a Chicago woman who’d been held for seven weeks without bond, and she was only accused of not completing court-ordered community service almost 23 years ago. 315 more words


City Club of Chicago: A Candid Conversation with Tom Dart and Eddie Johnson

December 6, 2016

A Candid Conversation with Tom Dart and Eddie Johnson – Moderated by Mary Mitchell


Hon. Thomas Dart

As Cook County Sheriff, Tom Dart has brought an aggressive, yet innovative approach to law enforcement. 570 more words

City Club Of Chicago

Cook County Sheriff Sets Up Hate Crime And Discrimination Hotline

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County Sheriff has started a hotline that people can call to report what they perceive as hate crimes or incidents in which race, gender or religion is used to discriminate. 238 more words


Man Briefly Escapes Custody After Court Appearance On Far South Side

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County Jail detainee got a brief taste of freedom after a court appearance Wednesday morning.

Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sofia Ansari said 21-year-old Brandon Crosby had appeared in court at 727 E. 113 more words


Sheriff Tom Dart Wants Ability To Seek Lower Bails For Poor

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart plans to push for legislation allowing his office to seek lower bails for financially strapped detainees, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. 424 more words