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Chicago Man Charged with Attempted Criminal Sexual Abuse

March 6, 2020

A 60-year-old Chicago man has been charged with multiple felonies after he solicited an undercover Cook County Sheriff’s Police officer who was posing as a teenage boy on a dating app, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. The man, identified as Zasimo Bahonsua was arres... [Read More]

Two Charged with Murder of Des Plaines Man

March 4, 2020

Two teenagers have been charged with murder in connection with a man found shot to death in unincorporated Maine Township, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Feb. 28, Sheriff’s Police received a report of a person laying in th... [Read More]