CITY OF CHICAGO MAYOR’S OFFICE – Mayor Rahm Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, and Family Rescue announced the city’s domestic violence pilot program — designed to build a more proactive and coordinated response between police, social services agencies, and prosecutors — has now expanded to the 003 Police District. 1,089 more words
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COOK CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE – The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Cook County Office of the President, is exploring the implementation of an advanced visitation technology which would provide friends and family members of Cook County Jail inmates with another option for communicating with their loved ones. 218 more words
(CBS) — More criminal defendants than ever before in Cook County are being placed on electronic home monitoring. WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports the county sheriff says it’s a mixed blessing. 201 more words
Getting a property-tax bill is never fun; in Chicago, it’s excruciating. The debt summary printed on every bill packs quite a wallop. It’s truly frightful to behold. 478 more words
(CBS) – A Cook County prosecutor got more action than he bargained for today, when a murder suspect bolted from bond court.
Deshawn Johnson, 26, is accused of shooting an employee at a West Side Chinese restaurant in the course of robbing it last Halloween. 86 more words