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Inmates flushing frustration for utility workers

It's a problem that's almost as old as indoor plumbing in jails, but it's becoming a frequent frustration for the Valparaiso utilities maintenance crews.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am
Grand jury adds kidnapping charges in teen's death

Grand jury adds kidnapping charges in teen's death

MARKHAM | A Cook County grand jury has indicted the man and woman charged in the strangulation of a pregnant teenager, adding kidnapping to the host of charges against the two.

May 25, 2011 11:15 pm Photos

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Senate OKs more penalties for sex offenders

SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Senate on Monday approved legislation to toughen existing laws for sex offender harassment.

May 24, 2011 7:00 pm
No bond for man, $3 million for girlfriend in Alsip woman's death

No bond for man, $3 million for girlfriend in Alsip woman's death

MARKHAM | A Cook County judge denied bond Friday for one of two people charged with the strangulation of a pregnant 18-year-old Alsip woman.

April 29, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Sheriff: Person of interest in custody in pregnant teen's death

CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Wednesday police have a person of interest in custody in connection with the strangulation death of a pregnant teen.

April 27, 2011 1:05 pm

Dog rescued from house fire in Ford Heights; man homeless

FORD HEIGHTS | A house fire Tuesday night left one man homeless, but firefighters were able to save a dog from the blaze.

December 29, 2010 9:00 pm

Sheriff: Cook County seizes pot in mail

An investigation into suspicious packages being mailed to Chicago days before Christmas has led to the seizure of nearly $3 million in drugs and the arrest of a Chicago man, said Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

December 28, 2010 12:00 am

Raid nets counterfeit sports garb

A suburban man has been arrested after an undercover investigation found he was manufacturing and distributing thousands of sweatshirts, T-shirts, jerseys and hats embroidered with counterfeit logos of the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and other popular brands, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart annou…

December 24, 2010 12:00 am

Jail flooding brings urgency to clothing drive

CHICAGO | Heavy summer rains that caused flooding in the basements of some buildings at the Cook County Jail destroyed dozens of boxes of women's coats and clothing. The coats and clothing were to be distributed to women leaving rehabilitative programs to begin new lives.

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
Cal City cops among those honored by sheriff

Cal City cops among those honored by sheriff

CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart and the Chicago-area law enforcement community gathered Tuesday to honor officers who exhibited courage and bravery over the past year.

November 09, 2010 11:25 am
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