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Information Sought in Armed Robbery

Information Sought in Armed Robbery

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who robbed a gas station in unincorporated Palatine Township. At approximately 3 a.m. on Feb. 14, Sheriff’s Police received a report of a masked male offender armed with a...

Information Sought in Cemetery Shooting

Information Sought in Cemetery Shooting

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who shot a man at a cemetery. At approximately 2:50 p.m. on Feb. 4, a 36-year-old Chicago man, who had attended a funeral, was shot multiple times at the Oakridge Cemetery,...

Unidentified Victims  of John Wayne Gacy

Unidentified Victims of John Wayne Gacy

Six victims of the serial killer John Wayne Gacy remain unidentified. Originally recovered from Gacy's residence in late 1978 and early 1979, the remains of six Gacy victims have never been identified. DNA technology has advanced to supplement the techniques used...

Unjust Incarceration

Unjust Incarceration

A NOTE ON UNJUST INCARCERATION   Our nation’s jails hold more than 731,000 people on any given day. More than 7,500 are right here in Cook County Jail – the largest single-site jail in the United States. With over five million people, Cook County is the America’s...