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Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Harvey Mayor Eric J. Kellogg, left, and city spokesman Sean Howard, second from left, stand by as Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart speaks Wednesday at a news conference after about two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Harvey to free four remaining hostages and captu…

August 20, 2014 1:33 pm
Cook Co. sheriff's gun team seizes 200th illegal gun in Harvey

Cook Co. sheriff's gun team seizes 200th illegal gun in Harvey

COOK COUNTY | The Cook County Sheriff's Gun Suppression Team confiscated its 200th illegally owned gun Friday in Harvey.

August 13, 2013 9:13 am
Cook County cop charged with murder in Hammond road rage case

Cook County cop charged with murder in Hammond road rage case

More details emerged Monday about what sparked a fatal road rage shooting last week in Hammond.

August 12, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Offenders clean up abandoned Dolton homes

DOLTON | About 20 offenders with the Cook County Sheriff's Work Alternative Program cleaned up a dozen abandoned homes in Dolton this week, the sheriff's office has announced.

July 19, 2013 6:45 pm

Sheriff's dept. sweep through south suburbs nets guns, revoked FOID cards

A Cook County Sheriff's Police Department sweep through the south suburbs this week ended in more than 22 arrests and the recovery of weapons and revoked FOID cards.

April 26, 2013 12:04 pm
Prostitution sting nets four arrests in Lansing

Prostitution sting nets four arrests in Lansing

LANSING | An undercover sting operation targeting prostitutes at area hotels resulted in four arrests in Lansing last week.

March 25, 2013 8:46 am Photos

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Cook County sheriff warns of 'lottery' scam

CHICAGO | Two women from Lansing and Palos Heights have lost a combined $172,000 to a scam where "winners" are told they are entitled to a large lottery prize even though they did not buy a ticket, said Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

December 26, 2012 6:00 pm
Cops: 8 in custody after officers bust Dolton dogfighting ring

Cops: 8 in custody after officers bust Dolton dogfighting ring

DOLTON | Cook County police were questioning eight people Thursday morning after officers busted a dogfighting ring Wednesday night in Dolton.

December 06, 2012 10:30 pm
Feds: Lansing man tried to cross state lines to have sex with teen

Feds: Lansing man tried to cross state lines to have sex with teen

CHICAGO | A Lansing resident is being held without bond on charges he tried to get a 14-year-old girl to travel into Indiana with him for sex.

August 28, 2012 12:43 pm

Cook County sheriff leads nationwide campaign to end sex trade

CHICAGO | Cook County sheriff’s police are working with law enforcement agencies across the country to arrest more men who solicit prostitutes, while also helping the women to quit prostitution.

August 21, 2012 4:15 pm
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