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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Now on iTunes, Spotify

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today that the office’s opioid crisis podcast is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play Music. The announcement comes along with the release of a second episode – "Highs and Lows" – that brings listeners...

Spectator Sign-Up Process for People vs. Van Dyke

Spectator Sign-Up Process for People vs. Van Dyke

Members of the public who wish to observe the upcoming People vs. Van Dyke criminal trial will be required to register for a seat in advance. The trial will be held at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Avenue, Chicago. The defendant is...

National Sex Buyer Sting Nets More Than 450 Arrests

National Sex Buyer Sting Nets More Than 450 Arrests

COOK COUNTY, IL – More than 450 sex buyers have been arrested by two dozen police agencies as part of an ongoing national effort to reduce sex trafficking, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. The 16th National Johns Suppression Initiative (NJSI) ran...

Driver Charged in Fatal Worth Township Crash

Driver Charged in Fatal Worth Township Crash

A 44-year-old Chicago man has been charged with aggravated DUI causing death in connection with a fatal crash in unincorporated Worth Township, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 12 Cook County Sheriff’s Police...

Two Charged in Ford Heights Armed Robbery

Two Charged in Ford Heights Armed Robbery

Two teens have been charged with armed robbery after a Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigation found they had robbed another man at an ATM in Ford Heights, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 8:55 a.m. on Aug. 8, two males approached a...