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Cook County Sheriff's Office

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Downtown »

The Sheriff's Office wants to create a database for people repeatedly caught buying sex.

Roseland »

Sheriff's officers will now patrol the South Side and help Chicago police with other duties.

Little Village »

A fight broke out among detainees housed in Division 9, the jail's super-maximum security division. 

Little Village »

Jimmie Smith had a contraband laptop where he recorded "talk-show style" videos, officials said.

Little Village »

The inmates await trial and have not been convicted of a crime, which costs taxpayers a ton, Dart said.

Pullman »

Deonta Mackey, 16, was fatally shot during the attempted robbery at a gas station, officials said.

West Rogers Park »

More than 150 officers from across the county assisted in the operation. A shooting suspect was arrested.

Little Village »

The deputy was injured in the foot.

Little Village »

The brawl played out on a bus on the Dan Ryan and Stevenson expressways Wednesday afternoon.

Garfield Ridge »

Though the women were found in a suburban nature preserve, authorities said they were killed in Chicago.

South Shore (above 79th) »

Davenkeith Howard, 36, was charged with identity theft, police said.

Brighton Park »

Steven Derkits, 30, accidentally released in July, is accused of battering the same woman Monday night.

Woodlawn »

Ata Yousef El Ammouri is charged with the murder of Joe Harris.

Norwood Park »

No human remains were found at the Northwest Side home where Gacy once did 'odd jobs,' officials said.