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CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, under the spotlight for his management of one of the nation's largest jails, is being challenged in Tuesday's primary election by three people who know his department well.
ROBBINS, Ill. | The rape evidence was stored in the police department's musty basement: Brown paper shopping bags, stuffed with sneakers, bras and underpants, jammed on metal shelves. Scattered blood vials and swabs covered with dust and mold — an inventory amassed over more than 25 years.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Thursday rejected a request by 3rd Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones to have a committee study hiring the Cook County sheriff’s police as an inspector general for municipal government.
FORD HEIGHTS | Cook County Sheriff's police are investigating three arson cases in Ford Heights. All occurred during one week.
CHICAGO | It’s not every government official who is eager to have law enforcement officials come into his municipality and investigate government activity.
MARKHAM | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's office will provide free child identification kits from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Sixth District Cook County Circuit Court, 16501 S. Kedzie Parkway, allowing parents to store critical identifying information about their children that would ass…
FORD HEIGHTS | A 21-year-old Hazel Crest man was arrested and charged with armed robbery and vehicular invasion in connection with an incident in Ford Heights.
FORD HEIGHTS | A Highland man admitted to being involved in a string of burglaries after he was arrested for allegedly buying crack cocaine, Cook County police said.
CHICAGO | After her older brother disappeared in 1976, Laura O'Leary suspected the 19-year-old construction worker probably had died at the hands of John Wayne Gacy. But the family was never able to prove it.
MARKHAM | A South Holland man was convicted of 74 counts of aggravated cruelty to animals Wednesday in connection with a dog-fighting operation at his home.
CHICAGO | More than 30 years after a collection of skeletal remains was found beneath John Wayne Gacy's house, detectives secretly have exhumed the bones of eight young men who were never identified in hopes of answering a final question: Who were they?
The Cook County Sheriff's first sex offender roundup of the year successfully tracked dozens of registered offenders across unincorporated Cook County on Saturday.
CHICAGO | After 42 hours, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart lifted the lockdown at Cook County Jail about 9 a.m. Thursday.
STEGER | Bond has been set at $400,000 each for five men who were charged with distributing cannabis from a Steger home, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday. Dart's office said the bust was worth $4.9 million.
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.
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…
Bond has been set at $250,000 for a Ford Heights man arrested after robbing a liquor store at gunpoint, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Monday.
A south suburban veterinarian accused of failing to report suspected dogfighting and lying about administering rabies vaccines has been arrested after a five-month undercover investigation, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday.
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.
DOLTON | A local teen killed in a hit-and-run accident Sunday while on his bicycle was identified Monday.
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